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Technology News Archive - October 14, 2012

Antitrust Allegations Against Google

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is likely to recommend that the government bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google.

YouTube Changes The Way It Ranks Video Views

YouTube has announced changes to the way that its videos are ranked, with the amount of time that users spend watching content now outweighing raw number of views in terms of importance.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.