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Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla Corp. on Tuesday patched 12 security vulnerabilities in Firefox 3, just days before it hopes to roll out the newest beta of its next open-source browser, Firefox 3.5.
Premium-Inhalt. Did you hear? Britney Spears had a fatal run-in with a pretzel, a guy named Homosexual ran in the Olympic 100-meter dash, and President Obama attended a Muslim academy.
Premium-Inhalt. China has detained or sentenced nearly 30 members of pirating rings in recent months after seizing hundreds of thousands of audiovisual discs, some containing pornography, a government censorship agency said late Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. A new series of Intel microprocessors aimed at the computer server market has caused a spike in demand for DDR3 (double data rate, third generation) DRAM chips, according to Samsung Electronics.
Premium-Inhalt. Within the next few years, companies from Taiwan may begin selling LCD TVs with 3D (three-dimensional) viewing technology that does not require the special glasses normally used in movie theaters to show 3D films.
Premium-Inhalt. If your appetite for post-nuclear world roaming wasn't sated by Monday's news about , then perchance you'd find yourself interested in a little deal has going on . For a paltry US$14.37 you can nab , and until Monday, April 27th. Fans of Fallout 3 who haven't had an opportunity to see the have a chance to do that for less than the price of an IMAX movie ticket.
Premium-Inhalt. , a game that combines Harmonix's best-selling music series (Rock Band, Rock Band 2) with Traveller's Tales' LEGO video game franchise (LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Batman, LEGO Indiana Jones) is coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, and DS.
Premium-Inhalt. Sun Microsystems, , is proceeding with plans to ramp up its Sun Cloud service for cloud computing. But even a leading Sun executive for cloud computing acknowledges Oracle can do whatever it wants with Sun Cloud, including making changes or even eliminating it.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has applied for a trademark for for "operating system software for mobile phones; computer search engine software; computer programs for searching email, text messages, address and contact information."
Premium-Inhalt. iPhone apps such as Tweetie may or may not make their creators rich. It's safe to say most iPhone app sellers won't be able to quit their day jobs. But that hasn't stopped both geeks and non-geeks alike from pouring their enthusiasm into thinking up, designing, and building iPhone applications that they sell or give away in Apple's .
Premium-Inhalt. McAfee announced expansion to the McAfee SIA program. Under this, the vendor has added 14 new "McAfee Compatible" solutions from its current SIA partners, including ActivIdentity, AET Europe, Aladdin, Arxan, Catbird, Charismathics, Gemalto, HP, Kobil, Luxtrust, Oberthur Technologies, SCM Microsystems, Secerno and Vasco.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's taken plenty of flak over its policies lately. The company's this February led to a , a , and ultimately, a decision to let the community help.
Premium-Inhalt. The media reform group is asking Congress to investigate the usage of controversial that have recently caused public relations problems for ISPs such as and .
Premium-Inhalt. LogLogic Wednesday entered into an agreement to acquire for an undisclosed sum Exaprotect, a security event management company.
Premium-Inhalt. The largest U.S. carriers -- including AT&T, Qwest and Sprint -- are deploying special-purpose, intrusion-detection systems dubbed Einstein boxes in their networks as part of an 18-month-old effort to tighten security on federal networks.
Premium-Inhalt. In a move obviously meant to attract more mainstream users to and salvage some of the realm's lost momentum, within the virtual world. This has got to be a relief to all those businesses that wasted precious resources building digital offices and outlets in the pixel-based universe over the last few years.
Premium-Inhalt. The Obama administration is considering a new military cyber command for protecting Department of Defense networks and developing offensive cyber war capabilities, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Premium-Inhalt. Eastern and Southern African countries have started implementing telecommunications projects aimed at connecting rural areas to cities, as well as international networks, in order to accelerate the growth of ICT.
Premium-Inhalt. Yahoo chief technology officer Ari Belogh has been charged not only with keeping Yahoo's search engine up and running, but with , according to a Bloomberg report. Last month, CEO Carol Bartz a "wall of shame" for underperforming products.
Premium-Inhalt. Responding to a request from several consumer groups to waive early termination fees for people who have lost their jobs, mobile operators said no, although not so succinctly.
Premium-Inhalt. A leading telco analyst has expressed surprise and disappointment at Optus' decision to join the Federal Government's controversial Internet filtering trial.
Premium-Inhalt. Google Australia Wednesday announced it will offer a free A$75 (US$53) search marketing campaign to help more than one million Australian small and medium businesses.
Premium-Inhalt. Instead of issuing its second-quarter earnings report on Wednesday, Qualcomm abruptly rescheduled it, citing advanced settlement discussions with rival Broadcom.
Premium-Inhalt. The lurking Trojan and the password-hungry keylogger are only the tip of the iceberg.
Premium-Inhalt. Panasonic's just got more interesting. Viera Cast expands its offerings today with the availability of Amazon Video on Demand on select current and future TVs. Even on last year's Viera Cast series, the Viera PZ850 (the service requires a free software update in order to register the TV with Amazon Video on Demand), will be able to access Amazon Video on Demand services. The Amazon support will be extended to Viera Cast-enabled Blu-ray Disc players, such as the .
Premium-Inhalt. Edit-compile-test-edit-compile-test. This is the "software development cycle" all programmers know well, from "Hello World" onwards. (US$59 for a one-year personal license, $129 for a one-year corporate single-user license) is a JAR file which will allow you to skip directly from "edit" to "test" while eliminating "compile" at least most of the time.
Premium-Inhalt. Who cares about when there's big web-browser news afoot? It's true: Mozilla has released a new maintenance and security update for Firefox.
Premium-Inhalt. Palm has yet to announce a launch date for its much-anticipated , but the blogosphere rumor mill is expecting a . If true, Palm's competitors are running out of time to develop counterattack strategies to persuade current and potential customers that the Pre isn't all that.
Premium-Inhalt. In a question and answer session with financial analysts during Wednesday's , Apple COO Tim Cook revealed that sales have "more than doubled year over year." Combined, and iPod touch sales total about 37 million units.
Premium-Inhalt. As someone who's fascinated by the idea of Apple doing some sort of small device--not necessarily a netbook, but something bigger than an iPod touch and smaller than a MacBook--I pay close attention to what Apple says about the whole netbook market.
Premium-Inhalt. I call it the Google Effect -- the mishmash that occurs when folks search for you on the Web and find other people who share your name but none of your charming personal traits. Sometimes this is an improvement, but it can also have a disastrous effect on your reputation.