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Google's Tim Bray drafts new HTTP status code for censorship

A Faster Emulator with Better Hardware Support

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[This post is by Xavier Ducrohet and Reto Meier of the Android engineering team. — Tim Bray.]The Android emulator is a key tool for Android developers in building and testing their apps. As the power and diversity of Android devices has grown quickly, it’s been hard for the emulator keep...
A Faster Emulator with Better Hardware Support

Android Design V2: Now with stencils

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[This post is by Android designer Alex Faaborg, on behalf of the entire User Experience team. —Tim Bray]When we initially released Android Design, by far the number one request we received was for us to release stencils as well. The fine folks on the Android User Experience team are pleased today...
Android Design V2: Now with stencils

Google’s KeyChain API makes Android more attractive for the enterprise

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Google has been working to ease manageability issues for Android developers focusing on enterprise environments, and now with ICS (Android 4.0), a new KeyChain API should help break down a few barriers that have previously made Android less than compatible with the corporate world. Of course, the average user and...
Google’s KeyChain API makes Android more attractive for the enterprise

Truth In Erroring: IETF Proposal Includes New 451 Censorship Error Code

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As nations around the world work to chip away at the liberated internet for such compelling reasons as "um, children!", or "um, cyberwar!", or even "um, piracy!", all while lambasting other countries for censorship mind you, the general population may still be shrugging their shoulders in confusion. One reason for...
Truth In Erroring: IETF Proposal Includes New 451 Censorship Error Code

Judge orders Google, Oracle to disclose payments made to bloggers

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Disclosure: I was in the pay of Google throughout the Oracle litigation.But <sob> I couldn’t say anything. — Tim Bray (@timbray) August 7, 2012 A judge ruled today that Google and Oracle must disclose any payments made to Internet authors, journalists, or bloggers for published commentary related to the Google vs. Oracle lawsuit...
Judge orders Google, Oracle to disclose payments made to bloggers

Google Developer Drafts a New Code To Let You Know When Sites Have Been Censored

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With all the court-ordered censorship of file-sharing sites like The Pirate Bay and MegaUpload, Google's Tim Bray has decided your standard 403 status code just won't do. As the Verge reports, Mr. Bray, who co-invented XML and now works as a developer advocate for Android, is submitting a draft for...
Google Developer Drafts a New Code To Let You Know When Sites Have Been Censored

Error 451: A Proposed Change To Web Standards Would Make Bradbury’s Story Denote Censored Content

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Google employee and creator of XML, Tim Bray, has proposed a new error message for the web. Rather than hiding censored websites behind a generic 403 error – “the server understood the request, but is refusing to fulfill it” – these websites would return 451 – “Unavailable For Legal Reasons.”...
Error 451: A Proposed Change To Web Standards Would Make Bradbury’s Story Denote Censored Content

Tim Bray, internet trailblazer, seeks to eliminate usernames and passwords

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Tim Bray, the Googler most famous for his prior role in editing the XML language, has set his eyes on a new challenge: eradicating usernames and passwords, at least as we know them today, from the Internet. Bray, who landed at Google in 2010 as an evangelist for the...
Tim Bray, internet trailblazer, seeks to eliminate usernames and passwords

Google: Android Won't Share Personal Info With Apps Unless You Let It

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In response to the uproar over how mobile iOS applications have had access to address-book data without having to inform the user, Google (NSDQ: GOOG) was all too happy to confirm Wednesday that its development model for Android applications makes it impossible to share personal data with an app...
Google: Android Won't Share Personal Info With Apps Unless You Let It

Tim Bray Joins Google

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Tim Bray, on joining Google as a “developer advocate”, specifically relishing the competition between Android and iPhone: The iPhone vision of the mobile Internet’s future omits controversy, sex, and freedom, but includes strict limits on who can know what and who can say what. It’s a sterile Disney-fied walled garden...
Tim Bray Joins Google

Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job

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The co-inventor of XML likes Google's philosophy overall, and especially how it applies to competing against the 'Disney-fied walled garden' of Apple's iPhone....
Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job

The Oracle Effect: Sun's Best and Brightest Move On to New Places

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What is the effect of the Oracle acquisition of Sun Microsystems on cloud computing? Well, there have been quite a few if you look at where Sun's best and brightest have moved on to in the past few months. Tim Bray is the latest Sun star to move on. You...
The Oracle Effect: Sun's Best and Brightest Move On to New Places

Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job (Stephen Shankland/CNET News)

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Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job (Stephen Shankland/CNET News)

Apple vs. Google gets personal: "Steve Jobs simply hates Eric Schmidt" (video)

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Nothing sells papers (or ads) like turning a little corporate competition into something personal. Case in point, a New York Times piece from the weekend titled "Apple's Spat With Google Is Getting Personal," that opened with this rather ominous, one-sentence paragraph: "It looked like the beginning of a beautiful...
Apple vs. Google gets personal: "Steve Jobs simply hates Eric Schmidt" (video)

Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job. http://r2.ly/2p8z

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Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job. http://r2.ly/2p8z

Tim Bray on the iPhone vision

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XML co-inventor Tim Bray, on leaving Sun to be Google's Android developer advocate: "The iPhone vision of the mobile Internet's future omits controversy, sex, and freedom, but includes strict limits on who can know what and who can say what. It's a sterile Disney-fied walled garden surrounded by sharp-toothed lawyers....
Tim Bray on the iPhone vision

★ This Apple-HTC Patent Thing

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There are two aspects surrounding Apple’s patent litigation against HTC that demand further consideration. First, the severe problems with the U.S. patent system as a whole, particularly with regard to software patents. Second, the strategic implications of Apple’s decision to file suit. Smart writers with first-hand experience with software patents...
★ This Apple-HTC Patent Thing

Google Denied Trademark on Android Nexus One

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It's been a rough day for Google's Android phone, the Nexus One. First we learned this morning that initial sales have been far weaker than the iPhone saw when it first came out of the gate. Now it's being reported that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected its...
Google Denied Trademark on Android Nexus One

Tim Bray on Android and Private APIs

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Shared by djacobs So wrong! Nice explanation from Tim Bray on Android programming APIs: The Google-provided SMS app has its own database that it uses to stash away the SMS history, and it sets up its own Content Provider for its own internal use. It turns out that if you...
Tim Bray on Android and Private APIs

Why Stephen O’Grady Is Against Software Patents

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A comprehensive look at just how broken the system is. (Via Tim Bray.)  ★ ...
Why Stephen O’Grady Is Against Software Patents

ongoing by Tim Bray · HTML5 and the Web

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Let’s Do Scenarios · What’s the best thing that could happen? Some widely-interoperable dialect of HTML5 becomes broadly usable quicker than expected, and we get decent tooling around it quicker than expected, and the nature of the devices evolves slowly enough so as not to outpace heavyweight browser technology....
ongoing by Tim Bray · HTML5 and the Web

Tim Bray on the Style of the HTML5 Spec

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Tim Bray on the Style of the HTML5 Spec

Ex-Sun man Bray takes on paranoid Android role at Google

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Disses Apple iPhone's 'Disney-fied walled garden' XML co-inventor and languages expert Tim Bray has taken a job at Google just a month after he left Sun Microsystems Oracle.… Case Study: WhatsUp keeps Legoland turnstyles ringing...
Ex-Sun man Bray takes on paranoid Android role at Google

In pursuit of root

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Tim Bray asks how to root the Nexus One. The process is a bit complicated, but (unlike most other Android phones) it does not rely on exploiting security holes. Android and Me has a great tutorial, so I won’t repeat them here. The key is in step 1, the fastboot...
In pursuit of root

Tim Bray on Life at Google

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Tim Bray on Life at Google
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