Facebook to kill Facebook Connect

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Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced today that Facebook will be launching their new Open Graph protocol and APIs, eliminating Facebook Connect, according to Mashable, via the F8 conference. Facebook Open Graph is set to lockdown on...

OpenID is an untrusted protocol, says Sun

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OpenID is an untrusted protocol. Sun has no liability for what happens to any information you give to a third-party web site using this service. Most OpenID-enabled sites are genuine but some may be phishers...

Samba Team Receives Microsoft Protocol Documentation

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Today the Protocol Freedom Information Foundation (PFIF), a non-profit organization created by the Software Freedom Law Center, signed an agreement with Microsoft to receive the protocol documentation needed to fully interoperate with the Microsoft Windows...

"JAR:" protocol vulnerability discovered in Firefox

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A vulnerability, which could be exploited to conduct cross site scripting attacks and gain knowledge of sensitive information, has been identified in Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9,. This issue is caused by an input and origin validation...

Skype Protocol Has Been Cracked

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At the end of 2005 I made some predictions about the VoIP industry which I will review further in a day or two. While a couple of my predictions have already proved correct, perhaps the...

Alpha Black Zero: Intrepid Protocol demo

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A playable demo for Alpha Black Zero: Intrepid Protocol is now available, offering a chance to try out the squad-based third-person sci-fi shooter by Dutch developer Khaeon. This humongous download features Parts 1 through 3...

New Web Protocol May Leave DSL in the Dust

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With the click of a BIC, speeding along the information superhighway may begin to feel like zooming down Germany's no-holds-barred Autobahn. BIC-TCP (binary increase congestion transmission control protocol) is a new data-transfer protocol that "makes...

U.S. Prods Microsoft to Widen Protocol Disclosures

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U.S. antitrust authorities are prodding Microsoft Corp. to disclose more to rivals who license key Windows computer code under the company's landmark antitrust settlement, according to court papers filed on Wednesday. Microsoft has agreed to...

Sun Pushes P2P With New Protocol, Verizon Partnership

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Sun CEO Scott McNealy will bring service provider partner Verizon on stage during his keynote at JavaOne on Friday to demonstrate how Juxtapose (JXTA) peer-to-peer technology better enables collaboration between corporate users, Sun executives said....

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