YouTube, the Web's de-facto video service, is turning 10 this year. The site has become so indispensable that it feels like a basic part of the Internet itself rather than a service that lives on top of it. YouTube is just the place to put videos, and it's used by everyone from individuals to billion-dollar companies. It's obvious to say, but YouTube revolutionized Web video. It made video uploading and playback almost as easy as uploading a picture, handled all the bandwidth costs, and it allowed anyone to embed those videos onto other sites.
The European Commission has officially accused Google of unfair and monopolistic search practices and concerns regarding the way the giant company affects competition. The authorities have also launched an investigation into Google’s mobile service through Android apps and services.
As part of Google’s continued commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, Google is offering ten grants to women in security to attend the Hack In The Box Security Conference in Amsterdam at the end of May.
As founder of an Internet-based events marketplace I have always loved Google unquestionably because without them my company would not exist. For years, through the magic of organic SEO, we’ve derived the vast majority of our customers from Google. Put simply: without Google, there would be no GigMasters.
In the latest security lapse involving the Internet's widely used encryption system, Google said unauthorized digital certificates have been issued for several of its domains and warned misissued credentials may be impersonating other unnamed sites as well.