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Tue
02
Aug
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Report: WinXP Loses Majority Share; IE User IQs Lower

For the first time in years, Microsoft's Windows XP operating system has sunk below a majority share of the operating system market. The report comes just as a new study finds that Microsoft Internet Explorer users are slightly less savvy than users ... of other web browsers. According to Microsoft, Windows XP is now used by 49.84 per cent of all Internet users world-wide. Although the operating system (OS) is still the most widely-used system in the world, that percentage of the total market represents its lowest point in several years. Luckily for Microsoft, the damage hasn't been done by ... (view more)

Tue
17
May
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New Google Netbooks Won't Need Antivirus: Report

The man who co-founded Google believes that just one in five of the company's employees still use Windows. Sergey Brin also described Windows as a fundamentally flawed operating system. Brin was promoting Chromebooks, the first range of machines ... that will ship with Google's Chrome operating system built-in. The system works on the basis that the user is always online, and is effectively a glorified version of the Chrome web browser with built-in links to online applications such as Google Docs. The theory is that the majority of computer users spend most of their computing time using their ... (view more)

Tue
10
May
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Security Experts Stunned as Google Chrome Hacked

A French security firm says it now knows how to hack its way into Google's Chrome browser. If the claim turns out to be true, it would represent a surprising weakness for a web browser considered by some to be the safest available. The hack report ... comes from France's Vupen, which says it was able to sidestep Chrome's defenses -- including the highly reputable sandbox design -- as well as Windows 7's built-in anti-exploit infrastructure. Report Stuns Security Experts The exploit is "one of the most sophisticated codes we have seen and created so far, as it bypasses all security features ... (view more)

Fri
11
Mar
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IE8, Safari, iPhone Easy Pickings for Hackers

For the third year in a row, Google's Chrome web browser has put in an impressive performance at the Pwn2Own hacking challenge. Indeed, after two days nobody had even attempted to breach the browser's security, despite an increased reward of $5,000. ... The contest involves hackers attempting to exploit security loopholes on the four major web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari) to win a $15,000 prize, along with the computer used for the challenge -- hence the contest name. Contestants are allowed to give judges a website address to visit, simulating the process of a web ... (view more)

Fri
11
Feb
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Hackers offered Big Payout to Poison Web Browsers

Elite hackers and ethical computer security enthusiasts are preparing themselves for the Pwn2Own competition, which challenges participants to break through security of popular software programs (such as web browsers). Once software is breached, it ... is referred to as an "exploit", in which hackers are then able to gain access to other areas of the computer's operating system without restrictions. It's these types of attacks which occur on web sites frequently, where visitors become instantly infected just by visiting a malicious website containing an unknown exploit (also referred to ... (view more)

Thu
03
Feb
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Internet Explorer 9 Arrival Looms, as IE Shares Dip

Despite Microsoft's recent success of Kinect and Windows 7, the once-dominant web browser Internet Explorer (IE) has fallen on tough times. According to a recent report, Internet Explorer market share has fallen to new lows -- despite a newsworthy ... IE9 beta debut, which had 2 million users download Internet Explorer 9 beta in just two days. In contrast, Google's Chrome browser is steadily advancing in popularity. January 2011 represented a record month for Chrome, which cracked the 10 per cent market share barrier for the very first time. Chrome's first public release was September 2, 2008. ... (view more)

Tue
19
Oct
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'OpenOffice.org For Windows 3.3.0 RC 1 Beta', and 'Google Chrome Beta 8.0.552.5'

OpenOffice.org For Windows 3.3.0 RC 1 Beta OpenOffice.org 3 is a full Office Suite (similar to MS Office), but based on Java technology. It's easy to learn, and if you're already using another office software package, you'll take to OpenOffice.org 3 ... straight away. Our world-wide native-language community means that OpenOffice.org 3 is probably available and supported in your own language. http://www.openoffice.org Google Chrome Beta 8.0.552.5 Google Chrome is an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, which browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated ... (view more)

Thu
30
Sep
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'BleachBit 0.8.1 Beta 1', and 'Google Chrome BETA 7.0.517.24'

BleachBit 0.8.1 Beta 1 BleachBit quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and helps to guard your privacy. Features include: erase cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, remove unused localizations, shred logs, and delete temporary ... files. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean 70 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Adobe Reader, APT, and more. http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net Google Chrome BETA 7.0.517.24 Google Chrome is Google's web browser. The new feature offers the newest tools, and features, but likely has ... (view more)

Thu
26
Aug
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First Look at IE9 Leaked on MS Russia Site

Microsoft has voluntarily leaked more details about its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser via a Russian Internet portal. The company revealed several new features related to the browser's overall look, which is heavily inspired by a ... rival. To date, Microsoft has yet to reveal a user interface for Internet Explorer 9, even though several developer previews of the browser have emerged since the spring. This means the Russian leak gives us our first glimpse of IE9's navigational model. IE9 Navigation Similar to Google Chrome First impressions suggest Microsoft's next browser -- ... (view more)

Wed
28
Jul
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'TSR Watermark Image 1.7.1.5', and 'Google Chrome Portable 5.0.375.125'

TSR Watermark Image 1.7.1.5 TSR Watermark Image software, is a free program (for personal use) that can add digital watermarks to all your images, photos and pictures with the transparency you decide. The program can also resize the images before ... the digital watermark is added. http://www.watermark-image.com Google Chrome Portable 5.0.375.125 Google Chrome Portable is a web browser that runs web pages and applications with lightning speed. It's designed to be simple and stylish. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browsing experience with you. http://portableapps.com This ... (view more)

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