Weekend tech reading: Alibaba criticizes Yahoo's statement on Google

By on January 16, 2010, 1:01 PM
Alibaba slams Yahoo's statement on Google China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, in which Yahoo Inc owns a 40 percent stake, has called the search giant's comments on Google "reckless." Reuters

U.S. plans formal complaint over Google attacks The U.S. government plans to ask China for a formal explanation regarding the cyberattacks against Google and other U.S. companies, according to a State Department spokesman. CNET

German government: Do NOT use Internet Explorer until it is fixed Internet Explorer just cannot catch a break these days. The German Federal Office for Security in Information Technology has officially advised people to stop using Internet Explorer, all versions, until Microsoft releases a new patch for the latest gaping security hole. The Next Web

Apple files new trade complaint with US agency against Nokia Apple Inc. filed a new patent- infringement complaint against Nokia Oyj, seeking to block U.S. imports of mobile phones and increasing the legal battle between the two over smartphone technology. BusinessWeek

Unauthorized Mac clone maker Psystar appeals Apple lawsuit Thursday Psystar officially filed a notice of appeal regarding the permanent injunction against the company prohibiting it from selling hardware with Apple's operating system. AppleInsider




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Wendig0 Wendig0, TechSpot Paladin, said:

Not surprising considering that Alibaba is full of scams and counterfeits.

Puiu Puiu said:

It seems this has become a global problem. Maybe something good will become of it.

twite twite, TechSpot Paladin, said:

Google and Government? Hmm

Guest said:

"Google was contracted by the government to provide computer servers to support Intellipedia. Google also provides the software to search Intellipedia, which ranks results based on user created tags."

Intellipedia wiki entry

Notice was which meant they had worked with US government but not now, unless it's kept secret...

twite twite, TechSpot Paladin, said:

That is interesting. And kind of enhances the point..

Connections between big business and government.

Monopoly?

Wendig0 Wendig0, TechSpot Paladin, said:

twite said:

That is interesting. And kind of enhances the point..

Connections between big business and government.

Monopoly?

Private companies are contracted by the government all the time. Lockheed, Boing, Microsoft, it's all the same. However, when the government gets those companies into its pocket and takes control of them, like GM, that's something completely different. It's called fascism. Thankfully, GM is doing everything they can to pay the government back and regain control from the government.

Google isn't in the government's pocket, but they have subcontracted for them.

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