Tag Archives: Google

  • Where In The World Is Tech Man?

    Since I know all my loyal fans who love reading my articles are probably wondering where I’ve been for the past month, I thought I’d write a little article explaining what I’ve been up to. What has been going on in my world involves great research and tech work, taking on large and small jobs […]

  • Learning Computers: Search Engines

    Links to all articles included in this series: The Beginning: Opening introduction to the series Browsers: What are they? How to make them a safer door to Web. Search Engines: The Good, Bad and Ugly. Understanding search results. (you are here) Malware and Virus: What is Malware? – What is a Virus? What is the difference […]

  • 6 Google Search Tips You Should Know

    We all know how versatile Google search is but here are a number of additional tips that you may or may not be aware of. Math in a Search Box Did you know that answers to mathematical calculations are instantly available right there from within Google search? Simply type your calculation into the Google search […]

  • DCTech News and Views

    AT&T Set to Acquire DirecTV for Almost $50 Billion Seems most transactions these days are counted in the billions. Rumors of the DirecTV acquisition have been circulating for the past few weeks and AT&T has finally confirmed the details. The deal came together at roughly $95 per share, which tots up to $48.5 billion dollars. […]

  • Google’s Self Driving Car – Awesome Technology (video)

    Google’s self-driving cars, of which there are usually a dozen on the roads of California and Nevada at any given time, have now logged 700,000 miles of accident-free autonomous driving. Google has released a new video to demonstrate some of the impressive software improvements implemented over the past couple of years. Most notably, these self-driving […]

  • Judy’s Tech News Digest

    Microsoft Completes Nokia Acquisition Microsoft has completed its acquisition of the Devices and Services division of longtime Windows Phone advocate, Nokia.  Stephen Elop, who served as Nokia’s president and CEO, will be reporting directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella as  executive VP of Microsoft’s Devices Group. In his new role, Mr. Elop will oversee the company’s entire hardware lineup of phones, tablets, […]

  • Judy’s Tech News Digest

    Michaels Confirms Malware Attack This week, Michaels confirmed that payment card information, including payment card number and expiration date, was obtained through a malware attack.  There is no evidence that other information, such as name, address or PIN, was obtained. At Michaels stores, the attack occurred at various stores between May 8th of last year through […]

  • Judy’s Tech News Digest

    Facebook Getting Into Virtual Reality After recently purchasing Whatsapp, Facebook bought a virtual reality company, Oculus VR, this week for $2 billion in stock and cash.  Mark Zuckerberg’s plans for Oculus include having it provide “completely new kinds of experiences”, of which gaming will obviously be one. Mr. Zuckerberg is certainly no stranger to controversy and […]

  • Judy’s Tech News Digest

    Yahoo Mail Users Are Latest Hacking Victims In what has unfortunately become a weekly news item, Yahoo Mail users are the latest victims of hacking.  In a tumblr posting, Jay Rossiter, Yahoo’s Senior Vice President of Platforms and Personalization Products, stated that “a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts” was discovered.   […]