الاثنين، 18 مارس، 2013

Google plans to get rid of passwords

Indicated a research note by two security experts in Google Inc. that traditional passwords are no longer sufficient to keep users safe. Instead, put the company envisions new forms of authentication that would allow users quick access to their accounts with the help of a USB port. And depending on the site of Wired, who explained that this note is supposed to be published later this month.
The researchers found in the company that it only requires some amendments to the Chrome browser for the login process smoothly through a physical element. But Google is trying to make things as easy as possible, and considering the development of physical security code in the form of a small circle (ring) finger placed in, or perhaps merge security code in smart phones directly.
The company will need to do so to gather endorsements and support for the idea widely across the Internet, and it seems they are trying to lay the foundations soon.Special protocol has been established new authentication method which works independently from Google, and to allay the fears of those who feel that the company collects personal data significantly.
It is expected to be disposed of passwords soon, but there are reasons to believe that the idea of the future able to replace the two-step authentication feature that is used in the e-mail service "Gmail" which offers random symbols appear only once.

Google acquires e-commerce services

Acquired company "Google" on Wednesday the company "Channel Intelligence" competent in the area of electronic commerce.

The company operates "Channel Intelligence" since its inception ten years ago in helping product owners and retailers to increase their sales through the Internet.

And pushed the "Google" of $ 125 million in cash to acquire a company that operates in 31 countries with 850 retailers around the world.

The organizers of the company "Channel Intelligence" official transaction via their blog, and stressed that they are looking forward to working with Google to serve consumers to buy the products from the Internet as well as serve their customers to expand their trade.

It is believed that the deal will mainly support e-shopping service to "Google" and known as "Google Shopping" to expand the U.S. company in the field of e-commerce.

Google spoke site service "Gmail" for smart mobile devices


Occurred company "Google" today, e-mail service "Gmail" dedicated to smart mobile devices such as the phones tablet computers, where the company has launched a new interface easier to use the service.

She explained, "Google" via a post at the expense of "Gmail" in the network "Google Plus" that the new update happened next to the new design, the improvements in the search feature by mail, in addition to integrating service "Google Calendar" with e-mail services.

The new update became available on the site "Gmail" dedicated to mobile devices, whether operating system "Android" or iOS system or "BlackBerry."

She added "Google" that the new features obtained by the application of the "Gmail-of-Line" to check e-mail without the need to connect to the Internet, and dedicated to the browser "Chrome".

It is noteworthy that the new interface, which happened on "Gmail" for mobile devices, smart is the same interface allocated by the company for the application site system iOS, which launched last December, where the company unveiled it got many comments from users demanding circulate that interface easy to use and this What has responded "Google".

Thousands of users sign a petition calling for non-stop service "Google Reader"


I got the broad claim non-stop service "Google Reader" on Change.org so far more than 117 thousand signatures demanding Google keep newsfeeds service work, and that out of the 150 thousand signatures required to complete the petition.
The petition came in response to Google's decision to stop servicing the famous read newsfeeds on July 1, so that justified the service and over the recent years number of users began to decline, so the company decided to stop it.

Page petition were seen more than 400 thousand times since it was launched last Wednesday, when users rammed to serve the "Reader" recent decision by Google, and went to the site Change to make their voices heard, according to the spokesman pointed out the site.

The Google has launched this service in 2005, but the number of users began to decline, so the company decided to stop, and the company said that it is possible for users interested in exporting Erhifam Services read news alternative use the service "Google Tech Out" Google Takeout that allow them to save a copy of these extracts.

The company "Fidela" Feedly Feedly application developed to read news feeds, recently announced that it is working on a project called "Normandy" Normandy, and who will work on cloning the interface code for service "Google Reader" for service "Fidela."

جوجل تُحدث تطبيق “YouTube Capture” لنظام iOS

 Divorced "Google" today the new version 1.2 of the application registration and post videos via "YouTube", known as "YouTube Capture", the "Apple" smart operating system iOS.

And supports the new version of the application to work on version "iPad mini" computers "Apple" tablet, also bore some of the improvements in services.
And got the new version on the possibility of the amendment on the recorded video through the application either by adding background music to him or amendment to the colors before being posted on YouTube.

The company added that U.S. advantages for publishing on social networks to the new version of the application "YouTube Capture" where he became a user can publish video with a single click on the three networks are "Facebook" and "Twitter" and "Google Plus" through feature "All in One" .

The new issue is available on the App Store "August Store" for free, and the size of 28.2 MB, with the support of a large number of languages​​, including Arabic.

The "Google" had occurred days before the application of "YouTube" basic system iOS, which requires the application of "YouTube Capture" for the dissemination of videos recorded by the user directly via his computer.

Update Google Chrome


To ensure your protection through the latest security updates, Google Chrome happens itself automatically in case of discovery provide the latest version of the browser. The update process is in the background and does not require any action on your part.

Find updates

If updates are available Chrome menu in your browser toolbar display a small arrow. To apply the update, follow the steps below.

Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
Select Update Google Chrome.
In the confirmation dialog box that appears, click on the restart. Keep your browser tabs that were opened and also restores windows open automatically when you restart it. If you prefer not to restart now, click Not now. The next time you restart your browser, the update will be applied automatically.
Users of Windows 8: Be sure to close all windows and tabs Chrome on the desktop and in the application of Windows 8, and then returned running Chrome to apply the update.

More information for users of Mac and Linux

Find updates manually and look at the current browser version

Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar, then select About Google Chrome.Chrome will look for updates when you are on this page. Click on Restart to apply any update is available.

More information

Do you have problems in the update? See information Troubleshooting
Learn about the features and fixes that are included in all updates through a code versions of Google Chrome.
Google Chrome uses a process called "Update Google" to search for updates periodically. Send this process information such as the version number, language, operating system and other details relating to the installation process or the update again to Google's servers. This information shall not be linked to your Google account. Know more information about how to update Google.

Idea of ​​chrome OS


Operating system Google Chrome OS, answered Google's global and through official source for some inquiries we brought her around the major characteristics of the system and highlight the entry in the competition for industry operating systems desiring According to source pointed to improve the user experience on the Internet, also referred Source to that seen in the Middle East and North Africa from the growth in the number of Internet users is the largest growth rate in the world, and that the company initiatives to facilitate the development of Arabic content on the Internet to serve these numbers increasing from users seeking information online, and " Riyadh "carried a series of questions posed to the company to have the following dialogue:


* Why is Google embarked on the development of the operating system Chrome OS? And why in this particular time?
- In the beginning Google has developed a Web browser Chrome to improve the user experience on the Internet, and it soon became clear her the possibility of the application of these improvements on a larger scale of an expanding web browsing in the field of technology run computers and components. It is known that most of the operating systems currently available have been invented 40 years ago, before the widespread use of the Internet and its applications. Since then the Internet evolved to become a place where where computer users are spending most of their time, but these operating systems have not adapted to suit the habits of its users. For this reason, Google has taken this new trend in the field of operating systems and has developed Google Chrome OS to support a new class of computers that are based on the Internet.

* What are the major characteristics of the new system?
- I have invented a new system design starts from a web browser run towards gradual pattern computer components that provide the performance features speed, simplicity and security. The operating system of this open source initiative will build on the great work done in the open source community.

* What is the difference between the two operating systems Google (Chrome OS and Android), do not you think that the presence of Google's two operating systems will confuse or distract users?
- The system of Google Chrome OS new project is completely separate from Android. Initially designed Android to run on various devices from smart phones and television broadcast receivers and notebook computers. The Google Chrome OS has created for users who spend most of their time on the Internet, and is designed to support a large segment of computers ranging from small notebooks to desktop computers. Although operating systems involved in some of the features and functions, but we are confident that it will not create confusion for users, choices available to stimulate creativity that benefit everyone, including Google.

* It was announced that the new operating system Chrome OS from Google will be cheaper than the systems available in the market now, and very simple so you will not be using the advantages that parallels what is currently available in the other, and will have a user Chrome OS to purchase many of the programs and additions that complement system in this case will fetch up to a rate close to that of other operating systems, what is your comment on this topic?
- The operating system is designed Chrome OS to enhance work on the Internet and to support working applications. The unveiling of the exact details about how applications on the operating system when we launched the open source code, but the system will be designed web applications can work efficiently.

* System Chrome OS and also announced that it will be an operating system on the devices that deal with the Web applications, and the question here is what is the fate of this system in the light of poor services connect to the Internet and whether users can in areas that suffer from weakness in the services connect to the Internet to rely entirely on online applications in With frequent interruptions, is not the existence of applications installed on computers is essential unavoidable for business continuity?
- There are several techniques that support the operational capacity without an Internet connection in the event of users Tadhirh. Like Gears application that provides the ability to work without Internet connection (such as those supporting the e-mail service gmail without an Internet connection) and pre-installed on the Google Chrome browser. In addition, part of the HTML programming language specifications 5 seeks to prepare and software interfaces for applications local storage APIs are standard (known as "AppCache") available in all browsers. So we are working on developing a number of techniques to assist in the delivery of content available when you connect to the Internet without the need to make the connection in some cases.
Although we have mentioned, the Google Chrome OS system has been developed and designed for users who spend most of their time on the web browser, even if they possessed the capabilities of browsers provide services without contact on the Internet, this browser works perfectly when it is connected to the network.

* Many talk of the Google giant search engines began to announce Chrome OS in an attempt to confuse Microsoft, which announced earlier in the engine's New Bing and compete explicit advertising market on the Internet, which is controlled by Google and represents income President has what is your comment on this Thread?
- Our goal is simple: It is to live up to the Internet and to enhance the user experience. And embodies the browser we made Google Chrome our efforts to enhance the experience for users of the browser more quickly and simply bigger and better security. When our understanding that enhance the Internet experience for users requires a wider range of browser development, we have expanded our efforts embedded in the operating system Google Chrome OS to deliver an innovative experience in the use of computer-based at its core on the Internet.

* Have you been agreements with manufacturers of Netbook devices to the new system is loaded on its mainly?
- At present, the team Google Chrome OS to work, along with a number of technology companies to design and manufacture devices will give users unparalleled experience.

* What is the quota target Google in the operating systems market?
- We hope to achieve the operating system to accept and use proportions high, but we do not expect to achieve specific percentages or numbers.

* Many observers believe that Google got itself into embarrassment by announcing that raising the expectations of the users, so many questioned Google's ability to achieve those promises, at least in the period start?
- We are excited to launch this operating system, we are determined to provide a sturdy product effectively characterized by lightness providing Google Chrome OS in the market.

* How do you see Google to the IT market in the Kingdom specifically and the Arabian Gulf in general?
- Depending on the statistics of the recent studies, has seen the Middle East and North Africa's largest growth rate in the number of Internet users worldwide by more than 1000%, and though the Arabic content on the Internet did not reach 1%, so we are committed to work to facilitate the growing Arabic content on the Internet to serve the increasing numbers of users seeking information online.
To our knowledge the role Developmental big plays Gulf countries in the region, we invest in the GCC and across the region as a whole believing the possibility of filing a valuable addition, and by helping users to access information and enable companies to reach out to its audience more effectively. As we do not have regional offices to believe equality of all countries in the region is important.

* When going to see Chrome OS is sold in commercial markets?
- According to our plans, we will provide the system as open source later this year, to be the launch of the operating system for users in the third or fourth quarter of 2010.