A list of some references to/appearances by Walter Cronkite, the anchor of the CBS Evening news from 1962 to 1981, in comics and animation.
A look at this week’s Google keynote announcements, including: the new Pixel smartphone; a new Chromecast model that supports 4K TV resolution; and Google Assistant, an improvement on the Google Now voice feature.
Google’s pushing for HTTPS usage on websites much harder. Soon, Google’s Chrome browser will start indicating HTTP-only pages as being “broken” or insecure, starting with the January 2017 release of its browser.
Here’s a list of Chrome extensions I enjoy using. Note some of these are also available (or have counterparts) for Firefox. All are available for installation from the Chrome Web Store, and work across operating systems (including Linux) on all Chrome browsers.
Much has changed in both technology and in the business world since 2006. A decade ago, the smartphone boom hadn’t started, Apple started its MacBook series of laptops (replacing the previous iBook and Powerbook lines), and social media was just taking off.
On the business side, the most valuable public companies in 2006 were mostly energy companies or banking. However, the next 10 years would see big changes for both sectors.