Despite some success in controlling the Coreflood botnet, the Justice department told a court last weekend that some more time will be required to completely nullify this “Zombie Network”. Coreflood is a botnet that has plagued hundreds of thousands of computers since it came into existence.
Google has finally released a Google Docs app for its Android mobile operating system. In a blog post, Google said that the app will allow users to access, edit and share the documents uploaded on Gmail or created using Google Docs web app. Users will be able to filter and search for documents across all of their Google accounts and begin editing them.
Barnes & Noble has claimed that Microsoft's deal with Nokia to share patents is illegal because it unfairly hurts other firms' competitiveness, a move that some see as bald retaliation. Microsoft filed a lawsuit last month against Barnes & Noble and two other firms alleging that they had violated numerous patents in their eBook reader and tablet devices powered by the Android Operating System.
A new service is about to be launched that will allow users to keep track of the daily deals and discounts being offered by companies like Groupon and its rivals. ChoozOn, which is being started by Yahoo veterans Nick Weir, Usama Fayyad and Hunter Madsen, is a platform that aggregates the data from daily deals websites like Groupon and coupon providers like RetailMeNot.
Yahoo-owned social bookmarking service Delicious has been acquired by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen for their new internet venture. Delicious was set to be shut down by Yahoo, who is revamping its entire mode of operations in an attempt to increase profits.