News: Internet

Monday, 1 Jul 2013

Yahoo Retiring AltaVista and 11 Other Products

Yahoo Retiring AltaVista and 11 Other Products

Yahoo has recently announced that it will be shutting down a total of 12 products in order to concentrate on products that have more value to the company.

Friday, 28 Jun 2013

Internet Explorer 11 Adopts Open Standards, SPDY and WebGL

Internet Explorer 11 Adopts Open Standards, SPDY and WebGL

Microsoft has announced Internet Explorer 11 will support SPDY and WebGL. Early adopters can look forward to speedy web browsing, and interactive 2D and 3D graphics without the need for any plug-ins.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla announced last week that they will be collaborating on the Cookie Clearinghouse, or CCH, with Stamford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CiS). However, this development will mean more delays to the launch of its cookie-blocking feature that was announced in February this year.

Thursday, 20 Jun 2013

Yahoo to Free Up Inactive Email Addresses

Yahoo to Free Up Inactive Email Addresses

Yahoo has just announced that inactive (for at least 12 months) Yahoo IDs will be freed up so that new or current users can sign up for the Yahoo ID they have their eye on.

Feedly Cloud Now Available for Google Reader Import

Feedly Cloud Now Available for Google Reader Import

With less than two weeks until Google Reader shuts down, Feedly has announced that their cloud service is now live, providing users a way to import their Reader feeds and replace Reader's backend completely. Nine first apps running on Feedly cloud have been announced, as well as a new Web version.

Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013

Population Data Now on OneMap

Population Data Now on OneMap

Singapore's population data is now on OneMap through the new Population Query service. This is a collaboration between the Department of Statistics and the Singapore Land Authority to enable users to visualize demographic data on a map.

Monday, 17 Jun 2013

Singapore White Spaces Pilot Group Announces New Commercial Pilots & 9 New Members

Singapore White Spaces Pilot Group Announces New Commercial Pilots & 9 New Members

The Singapore White Spaces Pilot Group has today announced nine new members and its next wave of TV White Space commercial pilot deployments. The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore has also announced the start of a public consultation on the use of TVWS technology in Singapore.

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

Pipe Lets Users Share Files with Their Friends via Facebook

Pipe Lets Users Share Files with Their Friends via Facebook

Box, Dropbox and Google Drive are the many cloud storage services that let users share files with their friends. But not everyone uses these services, so with that in mind Pipe is ready to launch a file transfer service built around a Facebook app. After all, we're sure most people do use Facebook, don't they?

Monday, 3 Jun 2013

Yahoo Drops Classic Mail Interface and Implements New Terms of Service Agreement

Yahoo Drops Classic Mail Interface and Implements New Terms of Service Agreement

Yahoo will be dropping its Mail Classic interface on 3 June. Once users have upgraded to the new interface, they will be presented with a new terms of service which includes automated content scanning and analyzing of your communications content. Hit the jump for more details.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Accessing Overseas Content Is Now Even Easier with ViewQwest TV and Freedom VPN 2

Accessing Overseas Content Is Now Even Easier with ViewQwest TV and Freedom VPN 2

ViewQwest has launched ViewQwest TV, a media entertainment platform that uses a custom-developed Android set top box and ViewQwest's Freedom VPN 2 service, to allow users to catch geographically specific content from the U.S., U.K., China, and Hong Kong. More details after the jump.

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