Category: Websites

Google is experimenting with hiding full website addresses Google recently began testing a new change to full URLs in Chrome Dev/Canary 85. The change hides part of the website address and shortens what is viewed down to the actual website domain name. For example https://rhynonetworks.com/blog/, would just show https://rhynonetworks.com. Google responded to criticism of the […]

WhatsApp was showing private user data in Google search WhatsApp has finally resolved an issue that caused the phone numbers of some of their users to appear in Google search results. Click to Chat, a feature that WhatsApp designed to help users communicate more readily, was at the base of the issue. This communication feature […]

Facebook’s chatbot utilized 1.5 billion Reddit posts in its creation Facebook has launched a new chatbot that used 1.5 billion Reddit exchanges in order to successfully create its intelligence. The chatbot is lauded as being able to demonstrate empathy, knowledge, and personality. From a survey of users, Facebook has reported that 49% of people surveyed […]

Increasing security complaints to Zoom has prompted big changes With current events requiring many businesses to transition their employees to telecommuting, the amount of Zoom daily users has jumped from 10 million to a staggering 200 million. While this has been fantastic news for Zoom, it may not be great for the users of Zoom. […]

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft pauses Edge release Microsoft announced that they are pausing the rollout of Edge v81. They cited the ongoing “global circumstances” surrounding the coronavirus outbreak as to why they’ve decided to pause the rollout. Software updates, including the new Edge release, usually require security reviews and compatibility testing to ensure […]

The U.S. Government is urging users to update Chrome 80 for their own security Google’s newest version of Chrome, Chrome 80, offers numerous high-rated security flaw fixes. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been encouraging all Google Chrome users to update to version 80.0.3987.122. With this version, no less than 56 high-rated vulnerability […]

Microsoft will no longer make Bing the default for Office 365 ProPlus On January 22, 2020, Microsoft announced that Bing would be the default browser for Office 365 ProPlus. Many users voiced objections about Office 365 ProPlus changing the search defaults without an opt-in option and a way to govern the changes Office 365 ProPlus […]

What’s the difference between web hosting and domain hosting? Web hosting and domain hosting often get confused, but are very different services. The problem is all in the name. While the name ‘Web Hosting’ accurately describes the service of the provider hosting your website on the internet, Domain Hosting is better understood when it’s referred […]

Blue light may not be as disruptive to sleep as night mode is Researchers at the University of Manchester have found that blue light may not be as disruptive to our sleep patterns as originally thought. The team found that using dim, cooler lights in the evening and bright warmer lights in the day may […]

Google and Mozilla’s plans for encrypted DNS upset big ISPs When you visit a new website and your computer submits a request to the domain name system (DNS) to translate the domain name to an IP address, most of those DNS queries are unencrypted. This of course raises privacy and security concerns. Google and Mozilla […]