networkBoy writes: Wil Wheaton attacked Google after he discovered that anyone wanting to click on the "like" button on the video-sharing site is shepherded into Google+ – the company's latest attempt at trying to out-Facebook Facebook.
networkBoy writes: ISO has ratified the latest C++ standard, C++11. It brings C++ into managed language territory (the story compares it to Java and.NET). Among the improvements is better support for concurrency and multithreading. Automatic garbage collection was set to be part of the standard but was cut.