Stories by Richard Plant

YouTube launches Leanback for home TV viewing

Online video sharing website <a href="http://search.techworld.com/tag/youtube">YouTube</a> has launched a new user interface option, dubbed 'Leanback'. Designed to be more easily browsable at a distance than the site's default layout, the design has sparked speculation that it is intended to complement the first generation of <a href="http://features.techworld.com/personal-tech/3217833/five-big-questions-about-google-tv/">Google TV</a> devices.

Google lets users opt out of Analytics web tracking

Google has released an add on for web browsers that allows users to opt out of its Google Analytics website tracking service. Google's <a href="http://analytics.blogspot.com/2010/05/greater-choice-and-transparency-for.html">blog post</a> announcing the software claims the move is calculated to "provide even more choice and transparency for both website owners and users".