networking

Mon
08
Feb
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How to Fix: Safe Mode Windows 10 (F8 Menu) Missing

Infopackets Reader Jim S. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10. In all previous versions of Windows, pressing F8 during boot would display a menu, where I could then choose 'Safe Mode', 'Safe Mode with Command Prompt', and 'Safe Mode ... with Networking' - however, pressing F8 during the Windows 10 boot does absolutely nothing. How can I get the Windows 10 Safe Mode during boot? " My response: You are correct; the F8 boot menu option is no longer available in Windows 10. Microsoft did away with that option for two main reasons: one being that the F8 menu makes the system less ... (view more)

Fri
22
Jul
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Microsoft Preps for its Own Social Network: Report

Microsoft might be experimenting with its own take on social networking after an image resembling a new platform was accidentally leaked to the public. Called "Tulalip" after the name of a group of Native American tribes in Washington state, the ... social networking service is designed to enable users to "find what you need and share what you know easier than ever." These images were first found on the Microsoft-owned domain socl.com. Microsoft did not reveal whether the images of the platform suggested a social network or a social search site, which would mean some kind of association with the ... (view more)

Tue
17
Mar
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Facebook: 20.5 Billion Minutes Served Online

Nielsen.com reports that social networking and blogging have overtaken email to become the world's fourth most popular online sector after searching portals and PC software applications. Online networking sites are used to post gossip and other ... details about peoples' lives, but they have also become a crucial means of communication during disasters as they unfold. Time accounted for by 'Member Communities', or Facebook-like sites, has more than doubled in most of the countries monitored. 51% of Germans now access the sector, compared to 39% a year ago, giving Germany the strongest growth rate ... (view more)

Fri
09
Mar
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Cisco Reveals Latest Social Networking Venture

The details of an unusual agreement have been released to rest of the technological world, as industry analysts learned that networking equipment manufacturers, Cisco Systems, are in the final stages of acquiring technology from social networking ... minnows, Tribe.net. Cisco Systems specializes in producing networking equipment for telecommunication providers and other large corporations. Currently, 55,000 people are employed by Cisco. Tribe.net provides social networking services that have been continually rejected by consumers, in favor of other immensely popular social networking alternatives ... (view more)

Thu
17
Aug
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Cyworld to Rival MySpace

Korea's number one online social network, Cyworld, recently launched into the U.S. market on August 15, competing with the U.S.-based MySpace.com. What is Cyworld? Cyworld, which was started in 1999, leads Asia's social networking scene with ... localized sites in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and China. In the Korean language, Cyworld means "relationship world" and the media is touting its U.S. debut as a "refreshing and essential platform for the burgeoning online U.S. social networking sector." (Source: biz.yahoo.com ) Entering into the U.S. Market The U.S. Cyworld team is based in San Francisco ... (view more)

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