Some may think this newsletter spends too much time talking about Google, and maybe that's true. But Google is encroaching on more and more aspects of our lives and at the same time becoming more and more of an alternative to Microsoft.
But my main concern is privacy, and here is where I fear Google is far from sincere.
Angela Levin, a commentator for The Daily Mail was a Gmail fan until she realized Google robots were reading her mail, gathering keywords and selling them to advertisers. After writing his lawyer about a sensitive issue, Gmail suddenly started serving up ads for every kind of jurist.
Levin has since switched back to Outlook.
Do you mind Google reading your mail and targeting ads based on the content? Yays and nays equally welcome at [email protected]
Posted by Doug Barney on 12/13/2010 at 1:18 PM
Microsoft this week included some Windows 11 client news amid its many Build announcements for developers, promising to soon deliver new features to Windows 11 version 22H2 users.
Microsoft this week announced a few product additions to Microsoft Entra, which is Microsoft's branded suite of identity and access management solutions.
Microsoft this week described a bunch of Microsoft Edge browser enhancements as part of its Build developer event announcements.
Microsoft Mesh, the company's mixed reality communication and collaboration platform, will be hitting private preview this week.
"It does feel like every week, there is something new," said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday, during the opening keynote of Build 2023.
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