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Mozilla opens up more on Firefox 4: Content Security, WebGL coming

The keyword for the introduction of Mozilla Firefox 3.5 was speed. That helped start a whole new race in which Firefox led early, but fell soon behind Apple Safari, Google Chrome, and later even Opera. Now with even Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 looking to erase the speed gap, and then some, a newly published Mozilla developers’ page characterizes Firefox 4 — whose first public...

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Don’t Wait for Windows 8, Dump XP by 2012, Start Upgrading to Windows 7 in 2010

Microsoft has already started building Windows 7’s successor, a release referred to as Windows 8, but the company is keeping all details under a tightly closed lid. This is, of course, of no surprise, especially considering that the company is mum on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), which, by all accounts, is much closer. Market analysis firm Gartner is telling business customers not...

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Windows 7 SP1 Features to Be Discussed at TechEd US 2010

In mid-March 2010, Microsoft started the discussion on the first service pack for Windows 7. While announcing that the successor of Windows Vista was poised to get nothing more than a minor upgrade with SP1, the Redmond company did indicate that new features would be introduced, but focused on Windows Server 2008 R2. Because they share the same core, Windows 7 and Windows Server...

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Microsoft plans gigantic Patch Tuesday next week

Microsoft said it will deliver 10 security updates next week to patch a record-tying 34 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, and SharePoint. The patches will also quash two bugs that Microsoft acknowledged in February and April. “I’d actually call this a moderate month,” said Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Security. “Looking at the criticality of the bulletins, and the fact...

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware now available in retail stores

Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware has been an excellent anti-malware application since it was first released to the public in January of 2008. Previously you had to purchase a license online. But now, that’s changing. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware is now being sold in retail stores for around $29.99. A few of the benefits of the paid version over the free version are is that the paid version provides...

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New VLC Version Supports WebM, H.264 Hardware Decoding

The developers of the open-source cross-platform video player VLC have released a version that supports the new WebM video format, which Google open-sourced at its developers conference last week. VLC 1.1.0 Release Candidate 1 also comes with support for hardware-based decoding of H.264-encoded video on some platforms. The new version of the software can be downloaded here (hat tip to The H). The release...

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Windows XP SP2 retirement looms, puts users in tough spot

Half of the enterprise computers running the aged Windows XP operating system are still relying on the soon-to-be-retired Service Pack 2 (SP2), a researcher said today. According to security risk and compliance management provider Qualys, 50% of the several hundred thousand PCs it monitors for its clients are still running Windows XP SP2. “The normal thing for IT is not to muck around with...

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Anti-Malware Toolkit 1.13.326

For several years, Lunarsoft has helped members rid their computers of malware by suggesting a variety of tools. Users would then have to search the internet for these tools and download them separately. The search for the right program can be daunting for some users, and takes valuable time. Lunarsoft is proud to announce the release of the Anti-Malware Toolkit – a program that...

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What you need to know about the Microsoft and Yahoo Search deal

With the deal signed and ink drying, you may be wondering about the details behind the historic Microsoft and Yahoo search agreement, which may finally begin to put some pressure on Google’s dominance in search. We break it down for you. The Basics Yahoo will adopt Microsoft’s new Bing search engine. Yahoo will take over premium search advertising on both Yahoo! Search and Bing....

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Windows 7 is finished and has been released to manufacturing

Microsoft today announced that Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have hit the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) milestone. The software giant still has a lot of work to do, but the bigger responsibility now falls to OEMs that must get PCs ready, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) that are testing their new apps, and Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs) that are preparing their new hardware....