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LowEndLOLs: "Incognito Mode"

Private browsing aka incognito mode has been around since 2005, depending on your browser. But its purpose has grown a little over the years...

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H1-B Visas: Indentured Servitude for 195 Years?

Companies can bring foreign nationals over to work in the US on various programs, most prominently in this discussion, the H1-B visa.  It's designed for situations where the US lacks engineers, scientists, or technical specialists in critical skills. But at its worst, the program is a form of modern-day indentured servitude.

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H1-B Visas: Indentured Servitude for 195 Years?

Google: Let's Use Our Hiring Process For Our Firing Process

Google has turned its hiring process into its firing process. Why? It's bizarre but Google always wants to show that it's different and better. Unfortunately, those interviewing (again) for their jobs and then losing them are not likely to be impressed.

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Google: Let's Use Our Hiring Process For Our Firing Process

The Google Professional Cloud Architect Journey Begins: raindog308's Quest for the Title

Starting later this week, I'm beginning my journey towards the Google Professional Cloud Architect certification. In this article I'll go over the path and training plans, and share some thoughts on certifications in the industry in general.

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The Google Professional Cloud Architect Journey Begins: raindog308's Quest for the Title

Google is Upgrading Your Storage for Free

Kiss that 15GB of free Google storage goodbye...it's being upgraded to 1TB! Your favorite editor is hoping that this applies to grandfathered accounts as well.

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Google is Upgrading Your Storage for Free

Google, Bing Suppress Searches for Domain Names Used in Media

Will this page show up in Google?

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Google, Bing Suppress Searches for Domain Names Used in Media

Web Sites You Visit Are Telling the Russian Government All About You

Why is a local shop in Portland sending my data to Russia?

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Web Sites You Visit Are Telling the Russian Government All About You

When Akamai is Bought, What Happens to Linode?

A mysterious private equity buyer has been stalking Akamai (Linode's owner) for months.

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When Akamai is Bought, What Happens to Linode?

Review: React for Beginners by Wes Bos (Plus FREE Javascript and Markdown Courses You Can Take!)

I've recently been writing some web apps.  I'm not a web pro, but have done software development non-professionally since before the personal computer existed.  Back when I started emitting HTML in th...

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Review: React for Beginners by Wes Bos (Plus FREE Javascript and Markdown Courses You Can Take!)

Have You TrieId Northflank? Microservices Platform with a Free Tier!

I have not, but maybe you have.  If so, please comment and let us know what you think.  I just stumbled across them while browsing tonight and when I saw free tier I knew I had to write it up for the...

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Have You TrieId Northflank?  Microservices Platform with a Free Tier!

Google Still Addicted to Third Party Cookies, May Need to Go to Rehab

Everyone is making too much money using third party cookies so they're not going away "yet". You may recall that back in January of 2020, Google announced that they were going to remove third party co...

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Google Still Addicted to Third Party Cookies, May Need to Go to Rehab

TikTok Won't Stop Sending US Data to China, So Gov't to Force App Ban

Goodbye, TikTok. According to news reports, both Apple and Google have received letters from the FCC requesting they remove the TikTok app from their app stores.  Neither Apple nor Google has commente...

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TikTok Won't Stop Sending US Data to China, So Gov't to Force App Ban

Microsoft Paid Me $400 to Use Bing. They'll Pay You, Too!

Microsoft's Bing search engine launched in 2009 and has been a distant number two to mighty Google.  One might say that Google is the Microsoft of search engines and Microsoft is the Apple...well, if...

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Microsoft Paid Me $400 to Use Bing.  They'll Pay You, Too!

Get a FREE MONTH of Cloud Storage from Privacy-Obsessed Internxt!

Today we have an interesting deal from Internxt to tell you about.  For a long time, €8.99/mo or €9.99/mo for 2TB of cloud storage has a been a standard price point - OneDrive, Google, Dropbox, etc. N...

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Get a FREE MONTH of Cloud Storage from Privacy-Obsessed Internxt!

Google Relents: Gmail Legacy Will Remain Free for Personal Accounts

By now, you've probably owned up to the fact that G Suite Legacy accounts are going away and you're going to have to pay $5/head/month because you want a custom domain.  Maybe you've even converted ov...

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Google Relents: Gmail Legacy Will Remain Free for Personal Accounts

USENET Part 2: Spambots, Scientology Wars, and the Internet's First Deity

Would you like some more USENET lore?  OK, let's talk about Menudo (note the capital letter) green card lawyers kooks and spambots war with Scientology Joel Furr T-shirts eternal September how Google...

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USENET Part 2: Spambots, Scientology Wars, and the Internet's First Deity

You Need to Update Chrome ASAP

Word is out of a new vulnerability in Chrome, and it sounds serious.  If your browser has an update, you should definitely restart to apply to reach version 99.0.4844.84.  New updates are out for Wind...

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You Need to Update Chrome ASAP

Is the End of Third Party Cookies Finally Near?

Sometime in "late 2023", Google will finally phase out third party cookie for Chrome. Finally.  Firefox has been blocking them since 2019, and Safari does as well.  No one uses Edge, which leaves Chro...

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Is the End of Third Party Cookies Finally Near?

Cloud Providers Prepare to Pull the Plug on Putin

Major cloud services companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Oracle may cut off Russia's access to cloud services in days to come.  Already, Amazon has suspended new service signups. This is...

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Cloud Providers Prepare to Pull the Plug on Putin

Google GSuite Legacy Free Edition Class Action Lawsuit is Going All the Way...

...down the toilet. A legal firm named Chimicles, Schwartz, Kriner and Donaldson is taking a break from chasing ambulances to conduct a "class action investigation" to decide if it will commence a cla...

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Google GSuite Legacy Free Edition Class Action Lawsuit is Going All the Way...

Will Germans Put You in Prison if You Don't Self-Host Your Own Fonts? Probably Not.

The growing tide of marijuana legalization seems to have an effect in the Munich legal system, as a group of jurists there who were clearly high out of their minds when they handed down a death senten...

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Will Germans Put You in Prison if You Don't Self-Host Your Own Fonts?  Probably Not.

Gmail Legacy Free G Suite : No Longer Free...or is it?

We reported earlier that Google is changing the terms of their "G Suite" legacy free edition to be...well, no longer free. But now there are reports that Google has changed its mind. On the other hand...

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Gmail Legacy Free G Suite : No Longer Free...or is it?

GSuite Free Legacy: No Longer Free

If you had a grandfathered GSuite free legacy account, it's time to say goodbye. Google says: "If you have the G Suite legacy free edition, you need to upgrade to a paid Google Workspace subscription...

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GSuite Free Legacy: No Longer Free

AMD's Server Market Share Hits New High at 16%

According to market research group Omdia, AMD has surged to a historically high server market share of 16%. "In the server CPU market, AMD scored its best-ever quarter from a market share and sales pe...

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AMD's Server Market Share Hits New High at 16%

Microsoft Azure is the World's Largest Cloud

According to recent data, Microsoft Azure is the world's largest public cloud with $17.7 billion in quarterly revenue.  Amazon AWS trails not far behind at $13.3 billion.  The top five (which also inc...

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Microsoft Azure is the World's Largest Cloud

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