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Chrome to hit Mac OS, Linux before the summer
— 12:58 PM on January 12, 2009

Chrome may have reached 1.0 status a little quickly, but Google is far from done with the web browser's development. CNet News has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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UPDATED: Patch looms for IE7 zero-day security flaw
— 6:00 AM on December 17, 2008

Look out, Internet Explorer users. eWeek reports that Microsoft will release a patch for a zero-day IE vulnerability later today. Apparently, the vulnerability has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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UPDATED: Chrome comes out of beta stage
— 6:00 AM on December 11, 2008

Some Google products just never seem to make it out of beta—just ask Gmail users. With Chrome, however, Google doesn't seem interested in having another...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Nvidia plans beta OpenCL support for next quarter
— 2:21 PM on December 10, 2008

With the OpenCL specification now complete, the spotlight is turning toward AMD and Nvidia and their plans for supporting the new general-purpose GPU programming...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Second Firefox 3.1 beta released
— 11:12 AM on December 9, 2008

Thinking of switching to Google Chrome for the mind-blowing browsing speed? Hold that thought. Mozilla has released the second beta version of Firefox 3.1, offering...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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OpenCL 1.0 spec released, AMD and Nvidia are on board
— 6:00 AM on December 9, 2008

Right on schedule, the Khronos Group has released the first version of the OpenCL specification. The 1.0 spec has been ratified by a large...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Badaboom 1.1 to come out in mid-December
— 5:03 PM on December 8, 2008

When we spoke in October, Elemental Technologies CEO Sam Blackman revealed that a Badaboom update with support for new video formats would come out...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Could the next μTorrent slow down Skype, games?
— 6:00 AM on December 4, 2008

The next version of μTorrent might put Internet service providers in a pickle. According to an article on The Register, the developers behind the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer 8 will go gold next year
— 4:50 PM on November 20, 2008

Microsoft has revealed more details about its release roadmap for Internet Explorer 8. In a post on the official IEBlog, Internet Explorer General Manager Dean...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Gmail gets video chat functionality
— 11:06 AM on November 12, 2008

Google just keeps adding features to its web-based apps. This time, as CNet News reports, the company has built video and voice chat features...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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AVG anti-virus mistakenly tags system file
— 6:00 AM on November 11, 2008

Generally speaking, anti-virus software contributes to keeping PCs up and running smoothly. Occasionally, however, things don't quite go as planned. As the Security and the...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Ballmer: We're looking at WebKit for IE
— 4:39 PM on November 7, 2008

Microsoft vowed to build a state-of-the-art, standards-compliant rendering engine into Internet Explorer 8. As we've seen in the latest IE8 beta release, however, the new...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Android source code hits the web
— 12:09 PM on October 21, 2008

On the eve of the first Android phone launch, Google has released the source code for the mobile operating system to the public. Here's...

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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Adobe Flash 10 delivers GPU acceleration
— 2:42 PM on October 15, 2008

After some uncertain beginnings in "multimedia" websites and poorly designed website navigation menus, Adobe Flash has become the de facto platform for streaming video online....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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First Firefox 3.1 beta speeds up JavaScript
— 6:00 AM on October 15, 2008

If you like living on the edge and browsing your Web 2.0 sites as fast as possible, Mozilla has something for you. Ars Technica points...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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OpenOffice.org 3.0 lands, imports Office 2007 docs
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2008

Some people are perfectly happy to shell out a hundred bucks or more for...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Opera 9.6 brings speed improvements
— 10:27 AM on October 8, 2008

With Microsoft, Mozilla, Apple, and now Google fighting it out in the browser arena, one could easily forget the perpetual underdog: Opera. Despite having been...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Ballmer sheds more light on 'Windows Cloud'
— 11:11 AM on October 3, 2008

At a conference in London earlier this week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer mentioned an intriguing piece of software. He nicknamed the software "Windows Cloud"...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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