Cyberculture agenda: “Advocacy groups call on Twitter to restore API access to Politiwoops

Advocacy groups call on Twitter to restore API access to Politiwoops

A collection of advocacy groups from around the world on Friday released anopen letter to Twitter, calling on the company to restore API access to Politiwoops, a site that archived politicians’ deleted tweets.

How Google’s latest redesign shrank its logo from 2,145 bytes to only 305

goBit conservation! The redesign makes more sense now.

5 Extremely Risky Black Hat SEO Practices You Should Avoid

You have may heard about black hat SEO but you don’t have any idea about it. Well, to be brief, black hat SEO is term used to refer the utilizing of aggressive yet irrelevant SEO techniques that focus only on the search engine and not on the human users and usually does not obey the Webmasters Guidelines. Black hat SEO comes into a good number of types, some includes keyword stuffing, the use of invisible texts, doorway pages, adding irrelevant keywords to the page content and page swapping.

Is It Time to Appoint a Data Security Czar?

Cybersecurity needs to become more of a priority for the government and private corporations. Whatever the solution, public and private officials need to do a better job of weighing the risk-benefit calculation of storing data on Internet-accessible computers and justifying data-handling protocols.

Google’s new logo is friendly, not evil


Google just had its biggest makeover in a decade and a half, trading its iconic rainbow letters for a blockier, serif-free update.

Google’s look, evolved

Google has changed a lot over the past 17 years—from the range of our products to the evolution of their look and feel. And today we’re changing things up once again:

Wikipedia bans editors suspected of being paid shills

1441111781929101381 accounts believed to be “socks”–used by editors to make paid-for changes to the site–have been cast out.

Google’s New Logo Is Trying Really Hard to Look Friendly

Google’s New Logo Is Trying Really Hard to Look Friendly

“[Google] wants to make people feel like they are more human and less about being in the guts of the computer.”

The new Google logo in motion.
Google has a new logo or rather a new wordmark, if you want to be pernickety about it. And let’s be honest, when it comes to typefaces and logo design, people always want to be pernickety.
Seven of the largest tech companies have formed the new Alliance for Open Media, an open source project to develop new formats, codecs and technologies for viewing ultra high definition video and other media on the Web. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix have joined forces to contribute their tech expertise to try and meet online demand for high-quality — including ultra high-definition — video, audio, images and streaming across numerous devices to serve users worldwide.

Twitter: Beyond the hashtags

We look at the micro-blogging site and how it has changed the way breaking news is reported.

We’re at Cyberwar: A Global Guide to Nation-State Digital Attacks

We’re at Cyberwar: A Global Guide to Nation-State Digital Attacks

In recent years, more than 20 countries have announced their intent to launch or beef up their offensive cyber capabilities. The result is a burgeoning digital arms race that presents a major threat to the security of our data.

Is Twitter dividing its userbase over hearts and stars?

The dawn of the war between hearts and stars may soon be upon us. Prepare yourself, and be ready to choose a side. This morning, in a blog post on the MTV Video Music Awards, the company showed off tweets featuring the customized moonman emoji for the event.

Twitter Wants to Be (Slightly) More Diverse by 2016

Twitter Wants to Be (Slightly) More Diverse by 2016

Twitter announced its latest diversity goals today. But the company’s goals aren’t that far off from, well, right now.

While WordPress powers 23% of all websites on the internet, it’s not the only open source content management system in the market. There are some other really awesome software like Joomla and Drupal. All three of them have a lot in common, but they still have their own pros and cons. In this article, we will compare WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal to find out which is the best.

WordPress vs Joomla vs Drupal

The 20 Most Infamous Cyberattacks of the 21st Century (Part II)

The number of cyberattacks are on the increase. Here is the second part of a list of the the most egregious attacks this millennium.


Google rejects EU’s abuse complaint

Google formally rejects the EU’s allegations that its shopping links service amounts to an abuse of its dominance of search.

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