Better watch where those fingers fall on the keyboard next time you type out a URL. Security researchers have discovered a new trend they’re calling typosquatting, where users are attacked after they mis-type web addresses.
A minor tussle broke out in Gizmodo comments today when one of our writers dared to write the phrase “an URL.”
At least it isn't just me! TheNextWeb is reporting a problem with Google Chrome's beloved URL bar search feature. The beauty of Chrome is that you don't need to open a tab and go to Google in order to search something. It's already Google! It understands. Usually.
QR codes have fallen out of fashion and sunk to an all-time low. But Wikipedia and its QRpedia service may change all that.
Does the world really need another URL shortener? One backed by Lady Gaga, 50 Cent and Pepsi, at that? One that's run by a CEO described almost entirely by the fact that he lives on New York's hipster-laden LES (Lower-East Side)?
"What image would you like on the cake, sir?" "I'll shoot you the URL." And with these simple, misunderstood words, an epic cake wreck was born. So what was supposed to be on the cake? This: