Google, Bart Simpson, Obituaries, More: Morning Buzz, October 2nd, 2014

Google has launched Drive for Education with unlimited storage.

The University of Vermont Libraries has launched an online alumni publications collection.

Yahoo Answers is getting new navigation.

You can now open GMail images in the Google Drive viewer.

More Google: it has tripled its Chrome bug bounty payments to $15,000. “Chrome Security Team hacker philanthropist Tim Willis announced in a blog post that Google will increase the payments from $500-to-$5,000 per bug to $500-to-$15,000 per bug.”

More More Google: it has dropped its Compute Engine prices by 10%.

FamilySearch and GenealogyBank are teaming up to make obituaries more findable online. “The tremendous undertaking will make a billion records from over 100 million US newspaper obituaries readily searchable online. The newspapers are from all 50 states and cover the period 1730 to present. The completed online index will be fairly comprehensive, including 85% of U.S. deaths from the last decade alone. The death collection will easily become one of the most popular online genealogy databases ever, detailing names, dates, relationships, locations of the deceased, and multi-generational family members.”

Library and Archives Canada has put up a small set of World War I posters on Flickr.

Got a Mac? Worried about Shellshock? keep patching.

So there’s a guy out there cultivating an online collection of bootleg Bart Simpson stuff.. I love the Internet.

The UK’s Canal & River Trust has launched a digital archive. “We’ve digitally published over 37,000 archive records and over 22,000 historic images from our archives for the first time ever. The £50,000 project is the first phase of a major project to open up public access to the national waterways collection.”

Microsoft has launched a new composing/presentation tool called Sway. Good morning, Internet..

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