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I found +Mr. Jingles !
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“If people go to Facebook or Google or Pinterest or whatever and they search for consumer stuff, there is a common expectation that the business model is funded by ads. I think everybody recognizes that,” White said. “But when I'm at home and I go to WebMD… there is a strong expectation that my ISP is the transport layer and not trying to monetize that. I think it's very different. I think it's a very dangerous place to go when consumer websites that are ad-driven become the model our basic Internet connectivity is based on.”
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Join the Google Developer Community in Africa
Developers in Africa now have a new community - the Google Developers Africa G+ Community - to connect, share ideas, learn about events, and ask questions of our experts and devs across Africa. g.co/dev/africa.

The community is kicking off with the first monthly Hangout on Air - a livestream event featuring Google Developer Experts +Dale Humby+Johann du Toit+Hiren Patel and +Alex Koller on developing Androids apps with low bandwidth and awesome design.

Wherever you are, join their G+ community at g.co/dev/africa and tune into the show on Tuesday at 5:00PM WAT / 6:00PM SAT / 7:00PM EAT (http://goo.gl/V6UIeE). 
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The chromium team is currently experimenting with First-Party-Only cookies in the last chromium build². The goal of these new type of cookies is to allow web servers to mitigate the risk of cross-site request forgery (CSRF) and related information leakage attacks by asserting that a particular cookie should only be sent in a "first-party" context.

If you're not sure yet what is CSRF, here's a good introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRBihr41JTo
After that, you might want to read the short draft specification¹ and learn more about the motivations and the limitations of these cookies.

¹ https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-west-first-party-cookies-00
² https://download-chromium.appspot.com/
Source: https://codereview.chromium.org/1032063002
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AKA disable RC4 support on your TLS implementations.
Exploits pluck passwords and other sensitive data out of encrypted data streams.
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Clearly an invitation to move to a different location while you still can.
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Developers "big or small" will be able to apply possibly as early as next week.
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On this episode of #CoffeewithaGoogler  +Laurence Moroney chats with +Scott Jenson about the Physical Web -- what it is, what it does, and how it can enable cool new mobility scenarios.

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It's concentrated coffee so think of it a concentrated trust.
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Keep in mind that this is not a security tool but it should help protect you from attack on wifi as HTTP connections will be tunneled through an HTTPS connection to Google. 
 
Reduce your internet data usage in Chrome Desktop by using Google servers to optimize pages you visit with the brand new Data Saver (Beta) Chrome Extension available now.

When this extension is enabled, Chrome will use Google servers to compress pages you visit before downloading them. SSL and incognito pages will not be included.

Are you eager to see what is happening behind the scenes? Check out the internal chrome page chrome:net-internals#bandwidth. It contains Data Reduction Proxy settings such as primary and secondary URLs and recent events so that you can debug by yourself proxy issues you may have.

Be aware this extension is still in Beta mode, please send the chrome team any feedback you may have by pressing <Alt>+<Shift>+i. 

Data Saver (Beta) is available now on the Chrome Web Store at https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/data-saver-beta/pfmgfdlgomnbgkofeojodiodmgpgmkac
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sort of funny, just noticed that almost all the pages I now use are https, the majority are Google pages...
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Amazon doesn't believe in limits, not anymore—not when it comes to storage space. The company has stripped Cloud Drive of its storage limitations. No... by Bertel King, Jr. in Applications, News
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Urges other IN tech companies to follow suit; Gen Con CEO also responds.
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Startup founder, Google Developer Expert, Glass Pioneer, and profesional bearder
Introduction
Unicorn herder, web API geek, hacker advocate, and web developer. Builder of Awesome by day and TwitterOauth, and many other interesting projects at night. I generally work with Python, JavaScript, and web APIs but I'll hack anything once.

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Bragging rights
TIME's Person of the Year for 2006
Work
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Web Engineer
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HTTP APIs, JavaScript, Python, PHP, MongoDB, Developer Communities, boxing
Employment
  • Addvocate
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • InboundScore
    Lead Developer, 2010 - 2012
  • Brazen Careerist
    Drupal Developer, 2008 - 2009
  • Consultant
    Web Developer, 2007 - 2010
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4braham, mr4braham, thorbraham
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Urges other IN tech companies to follow suit; Gen Con CEO also responds.