Once again social media have been used to highlight how
irrelevant many of the privacy laws around the world have
The ongoing battle for search engine supremacy continued last
week with Microsoft's Bing search engine to lean more heavily
on Facebook to make its results more meaningful than
Excuse me for thinking the world of technology has gone
slightly crazy in the past week or two.
A question posed to Mackline this week should have been easy
to answer. Alas, it was not something that could be solved.
By the time this column gets printed, you would like to think
Sony had fixed the massive data hack that compromised the
personal information of PlayStation gamers.
Trapped as I was on a plane heading to Auckland, I found
myself cut off from the web. Not really a hardship, as I
turned to an actual magazine to read. Yes, one with paper
pages that you turned without double tapping your screen.
Teachers caught the interest of Mackline recently with a
theme of dissent with completely different outcomes.
Google is dipping its toes back into social networking at the
same time as it has settled with United States regulators
investigating privacy problems that appeared in the
rolling-out of Buzz.
Microsoft last week released IE9 with a hiss and a roar.
Two reports out last week offered some insights into the way
we use the internet.
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