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Mozilla contemplates faster release pace
— 3:52 PM on January 25, 2011

Are we headed for a world where major new browser versions pop up every couple of months? Will we find ourselves talking about Firefox 23...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: AOL gets much of its cash from duped subscribers
— 11:51 AM on January 24, 2011

Now that AOL has struck out on its own, the firm's business model seems to be attracting more attention, not all of it positive....

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Eric Schmidt steps down as Google CEO
— 6:00 AM on January 21, 2011

Are we witnessing the great CEO exodus of January 2011? First Dirk Meyer gets fired from his post as AMD chief, then Steve Jobs...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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BitTorrent creator demos live streaming protocol
— 11:10 AM on January 20, 2011

Bram Cohen, the brain behind the BitTorrent file-sharing protocol, is at it again. According to TorrentFreak, Cohen has been working on a peer-to-peer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Hardware WebM video decoder design released
— 6:00 AM on January 13, 2011

As low-power devices like netbooks and tablets become increasingly popular, the need for hardware-accelerated web video playback becomes more apparent. High-definition Flash can bog...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet

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AOL spent 'over $300 million' on those trial CDs
— 6:00 AM on December 28, 2010

If you weren't in diapers in the 1990s, odds are you remember seeing AOL trial discs on a regular basis. How much did it cost...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Gmail voice calls will remain free in 2011
— 9:24 AM on December 21, 2010

When Google added voice calling to Gmail this summer, it lured in users by announcing that calls to the U.S. and Canada would be...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Amazon MP3 sales up, Apple still rules market
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2010

More than a few of you will probably get iTunes gift cards in your stockings this year. And why not? With a whopping...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Gawker leak reveals password trends
— 1:20 PM on December 14, 2010

Earlier this week, blog publisher Gawker Media suffered a leak that released information about its users to the Internet. More than a million user...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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68% of US broadband connections have less than 4Mbps down
— 11:01 AM on December 13, 2010

According to an FCC report (PDF) on the state of Internet access in the United States, 68% of high-speed connections are too slow to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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OnLive bringing games, Windows apps to tablets and smartphones
— 11:19 AM on December 8, 2010

The OnLive cloud gaming service is coming to tablets. As GamesBeat reports, an iPad app has already been released, and a beta version...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Personal tech

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Poll: How big is your CPU fan?
— 1:14 PM on December 2, 2010

As CPUs have become more power efficient, the fans used to cool them have grown in size. That might seem counter-intuitive, but it speaks...

Poll Question: • How big is your CPU fan?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Flash Player 10.2 beta improves hardware acceleration
— 9:34 AM on December 1, 2010

Are we nearing the end of the road for sluggish Flash video playback on low-end systems? Adobe has released a beta version of the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet Software

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Internet braces for new Netflix unlimited-streaming plan
— 1:48 PM on November 22, 2010

According to network equipment and software vendor Sandvine, Netflix accounts for 20% of all downstream traffic in the US during peak hours. As...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Deal of the week: Storage, cooling, RAM, and IPS displays
— 4:53 PM on November 19, 2010

We've got a smorgasbord of deals for you this week—and, in what will hopefully become a regular feature, some deals for our Canadian friends, as...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Displays Memory

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IE9 alleged to be cheating in JavaScript benchmark
— 9:32 AM on November 17, 2010

We've all heard of graphics card makers optimizing their drivers for various benchmarks—some of you might recall the Quack story as one of the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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MediaShare Mini offers bite-sized NAS functionality
— 5:19 PM on November 12, 2010

Verbatim has introduced its new MediaShare Mini NAS server. Unlike most network-attached storage devices, this product doesn't include any storage out of the box—the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Mozilla releases Firefox 4 beta 7
— 4:36 PM on November 10, 2010

A new beta version of Firefox 4 hit the web today, and it's packing the new, faster JägerMonkey JavaScript engine. You can download the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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