Week 40: Google Warns Of Cyber Attacks, Microsoft Opens New Stores, EBSCO With Complete Education Source, Japan With Harsh Anti Piracy Law

We are at week 40.

Google Warns Thousands Of Users About Potential State-Sponsored Cyber Attack( TechCrunch)
If you see the following message on your PC"“Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer", it means that somewhere in your PC, there is a malicious code that is trying to capture your credentials and engage your

Microsoft Prepares For Holiday Push With 32 New Pop-Up Stores Just In Time For Windows 8 (TechCrunch)
I had a chance to visit one of the newly opened Microsoft stores and wasn't impressed very much. Unless Microsoft can offer significant savings throughout the store, I don't see how sales figures will go up .

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Reviews Windows 8: Elegant, Innovative And Puzzling(GeekWire)
Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft expressed some criticism over the weekend for the new Windows 8, with apps, including Internet Explorer, coming in both Metro and Desktop mode versions and more.

EBSCO Publishing Introduces Education Source – most complete collection of full text journals devoted to study of education(Library Technology Guides)
"Designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers, Education Source is the largest and most complete collection of full text journals in education research. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over four million articles including book reviews and over 100,000 controlled and cross-referenced names of educational tests."

Watch A YouTube Video, Go To Jail(ReadWriteWeb)
A new law in Japan, against downloading of copyrighted material, "calls for two years in prison or fines of up to 2 million yen, or about $26,000, for unauthorized downloading"

Google Catalogs makes web-based catalog browsing a reality(Engaged)
Google enabled a new service through Google Shopping, allowing interactive browsing and shopping trough Google Catalogs with more than 300 catalogs for companies , including Williams Sonoma and Eddie Bauer.

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