Smart TV Is Almost Here: Do you wish your television set was connected to the Internet? Google and Intel hope you do. They’ve got a new web TV platform in the works and Sony will be the first consumer electronics company to offer the Smart TV service. Paul Otellini, Intel chief executive said, “The revolution we’re about to go through is the biggest single change in television since it went colour,” OK then.
Set A WiFi Password Now: Google admitted that its Street View Vans unknowingly gathered data, like emails, from unsecured WiFi networks, mostly from people’s homes. The moral of this story, stop right now and go set a password on your WiFi router!
NYT Will Charge For Online Content: After many rumors, the New York Times announced that the NY Times.com will start charging users to read articles beginning in January. The Times has yet to reveal how much it will cost to access certain content or whether it will be a pay-per use or subscription model.