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Google fixes security flaw in Reader

Posted in Technology News by priyangpatel on November 28, 2006

Google said it fixed a security flaw in Google Reader on Wednesday that could have allowed a hacker to steal sensitive information from Web surfers.

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Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft join forces on sitemaps

Posted in Technology News by priyangpatel on November 23, 2006

That sound you hear? It’s the sound of a million webmasters shouting for joy. I certainly didn’t see it coming, but Microsoft, Yahoo!, and Google have entered an agreement to support a single, unified sitemap protocol, which webmasters can use to give all three companies’ search engines a complete listing of their site’s pages.
Microsoft’s Live Search Blog, the Yahoo! Search Blog, and Google’s Webmaster Central Blog all have announcements about the unified effort, and the companies have launched sitemaps.org to promote the protocol. The protocol itself has been released under the Creative Commons license and other search engines have been invited to use it as well. Search Engine Watch has the press release.

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Searchdotnet.com – Google Custom Search Engine For .NET

Posted in Technology News by priyangpatel on November 23, 2006

Appleman, president of Desaware has published Searchdotnet.com. Using the Google custom search engine technology, this site enables developers to easily search for .NET specific information over 400+ web sites. He has also created a specific search engine for .NET components http://searchdotnet.com/components/default.aspx. Developers are invited not only to utilize the sites but also to suggest web sites for inclusion.

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