The nagware announcements are gone, but Microsoft, along with AMD and Intel, has made darn sure you’ll be running Windows 10 and not Windows 7 on the next PC you buy.
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The company is in the midst of a great transition, and current indications are that it is going well.
Google last week did something that is really hard to find objectionable: It said it deleted quite a few ("tens of thousands") nude pictures stolen from celebrities. But as with anything that involves such an influential company as Google, this move creates a precedent, and it's a dangerous one.
A vulnerable person. A sociopath or two on social media tormenting that person without consequence. That's trolling in a nutshell.
Facebook has grown and evolved in recent years. In addition to connecting people online, it bombards users with unnecessary ads and useless sponsored stories. And it runs experiments on its users. Columnist Alex Burinskiy is not amused.
Facebook's Anonymous Login is designed to create scarcity in the user data market, which increases the value of that data, and forces more small companies to get that data through Facebook's ad network, rather than from the users directly.
The social networks are falling apart -- breaking up into multiple sites and apps that do in a scattered way what used to happen centrally.
How are your freestyle llama wrestling skills? Worthy of endorsement by members of your LinkedIn network?