Twitter, Bots, BitTorrent, More: Monday Morning Buzz, December 30, 2013

Google’s Street View case is going back to court: “The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday agreed to rehear the issue, but refused Google’s request to grant for an “en banc” review. The court also issued an amended opinion (PDF) that reaffirmed its ruling in September that Google violated the US Wiretap Act when it collected data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks while capturing Street View images.”

Apparently the FamilyHistory catalog is now a part of OCLC.

BitTorrent has released its 2013 Zeitgeist. World War Z, Iron Man 3, Game of Thrones, etc etc.

MakeUseOf has a nice article on increasing your ebook reading with IFTTT.

Turn your top Instagram pix into a video.

Is Twitter testing recommended accounts?

Over half of Internet traffic is bots?

In case you’re thinking of switching – 10 Linux Distros to keep an eye on in 2014.

An interesting roundup of 14 digital currencies currently worth more than $1.

From CNET: Best free sites for learning how to write code.

Something old, something new. Something borrowed, something Google to wear on your face. Good morning, Internet…

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About Tara Calishain

Covering the world of search engines, databases, and other online information collections since 1996.

Posted on December 30, 2013, in morningbuzz. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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