TechByter Worldwide 2013.07.07: Xara Photo and Graphic Designer Hits an In-the-Park Home Run; Farewell to AltaVista; Short Circuits.
The latest version of Xara Photo and Graphic Designer tries to do everything and fails at nothing. The first big search engine, AltaVista, died many years ago and now even the name is being retired. In Short Circuits: Facebook says that it will shield ads from controversial content, but is less adamant about users. Apple is a step closer to creating a watch and has now applied in Japan for a trademark of Iwatch. The tech sector moves toward using more renewable power sources.