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Google to announce a mechanism for consumers to request removal of links to personal information

Google to announce a mechanism for consumers to request removal of links to pers

After a recent ruling from European court, Google revealed on Thursday that it will come up with a mechanism for link removal by the end of this month. Internet search giant Google will introduce easier way for consumers to request that links featuring their personal data be removed from the company's search engine.

Twitter’s ‘mute’ button is now official

Twitter’s ‘mute’ button is now official

In a recently-released official blog post, popular microblogging service Twitter has announced that its much-anticipated 'mute' button has been formally launched by the company. The 'mute' button will give Twitter users - both on the Web as well as on mobile - the ability to 'silence' the tweets of other users with just a few clicks.

IBM launches a suite of new security tools and services for businesses

IBM launches a suite of new security tools and services for businesses

On Monday, IBM launched a suite of new security tools and services to help businesses protect themselves against data theft.

US Department of Homeland Security warns IE users of potential risk due to security flaw

US Department of Homeland Security warns IE users of potential risk due to secur

The US Department of Homeland Security said in a Monday warning that Americans should, till further notice, avoid using Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) web browser because of a potential hacking risk resulting from a security flaw.

Vic Gundotra’s departure triggers speculations about the future of Google+

Vic Gundotra’s departure triggers speculations about the future of Google+

Google's Senior Vice President Vic Gundotra announced his departure from the company last Friday. Gundotra's announcement has triggered all kinds of assumptions about how his departure will affect the Google+ social networking platform, which had been his primary project for the major part of his 8-year stint at the company.

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