Google’s Advanced Technology And Projects (ATAP) group is easily one of the most exciting divisions we know about at Google. The teams there are working on nothing short of shaping our future, and some of the technologies they’re developing seem like they are straight out of a science fiction movie. In fact, some of them are straight out of a science fiction movie.
Facebook Inc. is offering to let publishers keep all the revenue from certain advertisements, in a bid to persuade them to distribute content through the social network, according to people familiar with the matter.
The biggest webmail providers in Germany will soon encourage their customers to use full-blown end-to-end email encryption.
The demographics of who's on what social network are shifting — older social networks are reaching maturity, while newer social messaging apps are gaining younger users fast.
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Last week I logged into LinkedIn and saw that one of my relatives had endorsed me for blogging. I like my relative a lot. But he’s not a tech blogger, and he’s not a colleague of mine at GigaOM either. In fact, we’ve never even worked together. I assumed he endorsed me because he’d read some of my articles, or he just wanted to be nice. But really, I had no idea why I got the endorsement.