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Google Drive launches website publishing

Google Drive launches website publishing

There have long been methods to publish web content via Dropbox, and it's actually really easy to do, but Google Drive users haven't had the same luck. However, Google today announced that Google Drive is getting support for website publishing. All you have to do is upload your HTML files and assets, and simply change the permissions to make them public.

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Adobe’s Connectusers.com shut down due to breach

Adobe’s Connectusers.com shut down due to breach

Adobe has stated that its user forum was breached, prompting the company to shut down its Connectusers.com website. The Connect conferencing service itself was not compromised, nor were any of Adobe's other websites. The hacker claimed to have gotten ahold of 150,000 log in credentials from customers and partners.

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Kim Dotcom’s “Mega” site overloaded soon after launch

Kim Dotcom’s “Mega” site overloaded soon after launch

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has created another new file-sharing website, only this time he dropped the "upload" from its name. The service is set to officially launch in January, but Dotcom launched the Mega domain name and put up a splash page for the time being. However, the website soon became overloaded and went down shortly after.

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Hurricane Sandy knocks out Huffington Post, Gawker, and Buzzfeed

Hurricane Sandy knocks out Huffington Post, Gawker, and Buzzfeed

Hurricane Sandy did its work over the night, and Twitter has been more busy than usual, with users reporting power outages, flooding, and other weather-related damage in their area. Some of those users are actual websites and even entire website networks. Gawker, Buzzfeed, and the Huffington Post have reported outages of their respective websites due to Hurricane Sandy.

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Hulu CEO reportedly on the way out

Hulu CEO reportedly on the way out

Hulu might be going through some big changes within the next month, Variety reports. According to an uncovered internal memo, Hulu may find itself without a CEO at some point September, and the company may end up with less content to offer its viewers. If all of this is true, it could potentially change the streaming service as we know it.

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Demonoid taken down by Ukrainian authorities

Demonoid taken down by Ukrainian authorities

Chalk another one up for the governments waging this anti-piracy war we keep hearing so much about, as Ukrainian authorities have taken down Demonoid. The raid on Demonoid's servers comes after the torrent tracking giant suffered a large-scale DDoS attack a few days before, and it seems that the US may have been involved in some way. Reports say that Anti-Cyber ​​Research Affairs of Kiev conducted the raid on Demonoid host ColoCall, copying all of the information on Demonoid's servers before shutting them down.

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Twitter introduces Simple Search

Twitter introduces Simple Search

Representatives from the Twitter empire have today spoken of a new era of search within the home website of the 140 character titan. This upgrade within the site's codes will allow for "Simpler Search" as they put it, it including both search autocomplete and 'People you follow' search results. This update will require no additional effort from you, the user, with all of the newness coming from Twitter's own developers on their side of the web.

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Qualcomm and Akamai aim to reduce mobile internet load times

Qualcomm and Akamai aim to reduce mobile internet load times

It’s all about the need for speed in the world of the smartphone, and we’re certainly not going to say no to anything that makes the overall experience faster. Qualcomm and Akamai have teamed up to try and further optimize mobile page load times across devices. The duo are working on new protocol optimizations that will improve page load performance and save on bandwidth in the process.

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ICANN suspends domain sales amid address spill

ICANN suspends domain sales amid address spill

When the companies applying to purchase such internet addresses as .google, .apple, and .shop, signed up to get in on the sale this season, they didn't expect to have their own physical addresses leaked in the process. That's what appears to have happened as the organization responsible for commanding the universe of domains, ICANN, has suspended sales until it's able to erase their private information spill that occurred this week. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers have promised that this gaffe was non-intentional and the postal addresses leaked this week will not be visible in the future.

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Google picks up domain names galore

Google picks up domain names galore

This week Google is working with ICANN to expand the diversity of the web, applying for more than 50 domain names in all including but not limited to ".google", ".youtube", and ".lol". Google has let it be known that because half the world's websites are in the .com TLD, they're seeking to expand. Google was thrilled back in 2008 when ICANN announced that they'd be opening the flood gates, so to speak, and expansion began - now Google is submitting applications for TLDs that will have you browsing the Google web more than ever before, and relatively soon as well.

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NBCUniversal in talks to buy back MSNBC.com

NBCUniversal in talks to buy back MSNBC.com

We've had quite a few changes going on in the online environment over the last two years with websites being purchased left and right. More changes are coming apparently with sources claiming to have knowledge of the negotiations reporting that NBCUniversal is in negotiations Microsoft to buy back MSNBC.com. The MSNBC television network and the MSNBC.com website launched in 1996 as a joint venture between NBC and Microsoft.

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Anonymous not finished with China – More attacks coming soon

Anonymous not finished with China – More attacks coming soon

Those popular hacktivists are at it again this past week, hacking hundreds and hundreds of Chinese government websites recently. While they managed to deface well over 500 sites we are now hearing they aren't finished yet and have even more plans for the Chinese government coming soon, and bigger targets.

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