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  1. Adobe Flash flaw allows code execution

    29.05.2008

    According to an announcement by the United States Computer Emergency Response Readiness Team (or US-CERT), the latest version of Adobe's popular Flash Player 9 has a flaw which is currently being exploited to install malicious software on ...

  2. More on Windows 7

    27.05.2008

    Despite what Bill Gates said in Miami, Windows 7 is timed to come out by the end of January 2010, not "in the next year or so." Here's what Sinofsky, Windows engineering head, had to say on the matter. Windows 7 is an evolutionary improvement ...

  3. Microsoft Confirms IE8 Beta 2 for the Third Quarter of 2008

    27.05.2008

    Internet Explorer 8 is nearing its next public development milestone at fast pace. Following the general availability of IE8 Beta 1 starting on March 5, 2008, the first day of MIX 2008, Dean Hachamovitch, IE General Manager, indicated the summer of ...

  4. New MT9 Digital Audio Format Has Six Channels

    27.05.2008

    Watch out MP3, AAC, WMA, FLAC, and Ogg Vorbis - there's a new digital audio format about to be introduced and it's creators are setting their sites on it becoming the new "de facto standard" for digital audio. The new format is called Music 2.0 and ...

  5. Photoshop to get GPU and physics acceleration

    27.05.2008

    GPU acceleration is one of the most significant trends in today hardware industry, opening the doors to an entirely new class of software. It appears that the next Photoshop will be one of the first mainstream applications that will tap into the ...

  6. Microsoft to add PDF, ODF support to Office 2007

    25.05.2008

    Microsoft announced that it will extend the file format range supported by its Office 2007 package. ODF 1.1, PDF 1.5 and XPS will be added with the next service pack, but the integration of Microsoft’s own and recently standardized Office ...

  7. Newest Firefox Beta has Critical Flaws, Mozilla Admits

    25.05.2008

    Mozilla has identified 10 high-priority bugs in Firefox 3.0, three of them pegged "critical," but won't decide until next week whether to release the browser anyway or restart the final stretch by issuing a second release candidate (RC2). "We ...

  8. Internet Explorer 8 Incompatible with Yahoo Mail And Gmail

    25.05.2008

    Microsoft recently released a beta version of Internet Explorer 8 and, since we're talking about one of the most popular browsers on the web, lots of people downloaded, installed and tested it. However, some of them may encounter unexpected ...

  9. Mozilla considers tracking Firefox browsing habits

    23.05.2008

    The Mozilla Foundation, the organisation behind the Firefox web browser, is considering tracking its users’ browsing habits on a voluntary basis. Last week, Mozilla’s CEO John Lilly revealed that the organisation was working on a ...

  10. Microsoft to pay users to use Live Search

    23.05.2008

    In a move that will give Google a few laughs, Microsoft has announced plans to woo web users over to Live Search by paying them to use the service through its Live Search cashback scheme. Yes, you read that right – Microsoft wants to pay ...

  11. Symantec disses Vista, says corporations 'not comfortable'

    21.05.2008

    Microsoft seems to be fighting a losing public relations battle for Vista, as companies continue to criticize the latest Windows operating system. In an interview with InformationWeek, Symantec's chief operating officer Enrique Salem said his ...

  12. Sign-ups begin for beta of EA's Battlefield: Heroes

    21.05.2008

    EA DICE announced early this year that it would be releasing a free, ad-subsidized version of its Battlefield franchise by summer. Sign-ups for the beta of this upcoming game have opened. Battlefield: Heroes has drawn a lot of comparison to ...

  13. Napster challenges iTunes by opening its own MP3 store

    21.05.2008

    With six million tracks accrued in its library, Napster's new online retail venture boasts the largest selection of MP3s of any retailer to date, taking a bold step by marketing itself to iPod and iPhone users. Songs will be made available at 99 ...