services

Thu
16
Apr
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Cloud Computing

Cloud computing or cloud services is a style of computing in which dynamically scalable and often virtualized resources are provided as a service over the Internet. Examples of cloud computing include Google Apps which provide common business ... applications online that are accessed from a web browser, while the software and data are stored on the servers. The term cloud is used as a metaphor for the Internet, based on how the Internet is depicted in computer network diagrams, and is an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it conceals. Users need not have knowledge of, expertise in, or ... (view more)

Mon
23
Mar
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'Vista Services Optimizer', and 'Softswitch'

Vista Services Optimizer There are many performance issues in Windows Vista, including services that continually run in the background, consuming a lot of CPU power and eating system memory (RAM). Vista Services Optimizer tweaks Vista by stopping ... and disabling unwanted services in order to reduce CPU usage and save space in the system memory. http://smartpcutilities.bravehost.com Softswitch Run your own VOIP server with Mizu Server, a software soft switch solution running on Microsoft Windows. It can replace traditional hardware-based PBX and ISDN solutions. Extremely useful for small ... (view more)

Wed
18
Mar
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Social People Search Engines: Stalking Made Easy

With the growing popularity of social networking comes a growing list of social search engines that can turn up all kinds of embarrassing and potentially invasive information about you. The issue raises questions about what other revealing ... information is out there and what can be done to protect oneself. Besides making online stalking easy , specialized search engines are making it increasingly easier to combine socially shared information together into a highly detailed profile of our virtual lives. These specialized search engines go by a variety of terms such as "social search" ... (view more)

Tue
03
Mar
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Microsoft Opens Online Services to 18 New Countries

Software giant Microsoft has expanded its tentacles over an even greater part of the earth's crust this week, after it announced that the Business Productivity Online suite has been made available on a trial basis for businesses around the world. ... The plan has, according to some insiders, been in the works for some time. Most believe Microsoft began preparing itself for this step when it extended hosted software services to companies across the United States late last year. Also in the works is a worldwide release for Microsoft's Office Communications Online tool, which allows users access to ... (view more)

Thu
13
Nov
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'Bacula', and 'Azure Services Platform'

Bacula Bacula is a set of computer programs that permits the system administrator to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula can also run entirely upon a single computer and ... can backup to various types of media, including tape and disk. In technical terms, it is a network Client/Server based backup program. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files. Due to its modular design, Bacula is scalable ... (view more)

Thu
13
Nov
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Craigslist Hookers Need Credit Card And Phone

The classifieds site Craigslist is changing its rules on advertisements by skin-trade workers following pressure from state governments. Escorts will still be able to advertise, but must provide details which could make prosecution easier where they ... break local laws in doing so. The crackdown follows complaints by Connecticut's attorney general Richard Blumenthal who contacted the site in March 2008, highlighting advertisements which gave specific details about certain services for offer and the rates the prostitutes charged. This was deemed illegal under the state's law and one woman was ... (view more)

Thu
06
Nov
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'Softperfect Network Scanner', and 'Vista Services Optimizer'

Softperfect Network Scanner SoftPerfect Network Scanner is a free multi-threaded IP, NetBIOS and SNMP scanner with a modern interface and several advanced features. It is intended for both system administrators and general users who are interested ... in computer security. http://www.softperfect.com Vista Services Optimizer Vista Services Optimizer is a tweaking utility that can improve your Windows Vista performance and security by tweaking Windows services in an automatic and a very safe way. Vista Services Optimizer also enables you to tweak Windows Vista services manually. http:// ... (view more)

Wed
22
Oct
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'Shoot', and 'Vista Services Optimizer'

Shoot Shoot is a speech recognition program that translates your voice commands into arbitrary keystrokes, and is perfect for commanding AI buddies in your favorite flight simulator or first person shooter! Forget about having to memorize all those ... keyboard shortcuts, now you can just say what you want to happen. http://clans.gameclubcentral.com Vista Services Optimizer Vista Services Optimizer is a free tweaking utility that can improve your Windows Vista Performance and security with a simple mouse click. Vista Services Optimizer also enables you to tweak Windows Vista services manually for ... (view more)

Thu
18
Sep
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'MZ RAM Booster', and 'MZ Services Control'

MZ RAM Booster MZ RAM Booster is a memory optimization tool that works on Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista. Also, it comes along with some useful tweaks. MZ RAM Booster features System Information, System Tweaks, Cpu Control, Tray Icon Options, and ... special MZ RAM Booster Options. http://www.mztweak.bravehost.com MZ Services Control The MZ Services Control application was designed to help you enable or disable Windows services. That kind of customization allows unprecedented control of your system interface and makes executing certain applications a whole lot easier. http://www.mztweak. ... (view more)

Thu
04
Sep
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Comcast's Bandwidth Limits Could Change Web Forever

The battle lines have now been drawn clearly. Wide-open Internet usage could easily, and soon, become a thing of the past. On October 1, one of the nation's largest Internet providers will implement a new bandwidth limit policy for its residential ... customers. According to reports, by this time next month Comcast will introduce a 250 gigabyte-per-month limit. (Source: nytimes.com ) The Comcast move follows a recent dispute about its 'throttling' policy where the company limited bandwidth for customers using the BitTorrent file-sharing program. On August 1, the Federal Communications Commission ... (view more)

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