Sep 9, 2008 | 1
Google announced on its blog yesterday that it's halving the amount of time it retains data on user searches. The move comes a year after the company said it would keep this info on file for 18 months before stripping out any identifying information about Google users (something they called "anonymizing" the server log data they collect). Under the new plan, Google will keep such data for nine months. It was "a difficult decision," the blog states, "because the routine server log data we collect has always been a critical ingredient" in efforts to enhance Google's search engine, secure data, fight fraud and reduce spam (Google says it analyzes log data for trends and anomalies that might suggest its software has been infected with viruses or to uncover new security threats).
Aug 6, 2008 | 8
Imagine taking the social experience of a site like Facebook or MySpace and integrating it into a Web browser so that collaboration and communication with friends and colleagues is completely seamless.
Adaptive Path, a Web design company, in partnership with the people at Mozilla Labs (a virtual lab connected to the Mozilla Foundation, the Firefox browser creators), want to do just that. In this video, they show one possible future scenario of the Web: Aurora.
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