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Internet Explorer 9 release candidate available for download
— 12:06 PM on February 10, 2011

A press release just hit my inbox proclaiming that an official release candidate for Internet Explorer 9 is now available for download. Microsoft's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 4 beta 11 released; Mozilla readies Firefox 7
— 9:19 AM on February 8, 2011

For now, Mozilla is retaining a cautious approach to major new releases—Neowin reports that the organization has put out its 11th beta of Firefox...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Steam generated $1 billion in sales in 2010
— 11:42 AM on February 4, 2011

While gorging on today's helping of shortbread, I stumbled upon an interesting story claiming that Valve's Steam content delivery service raked in nearly...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Chrome 9 brings Google Instant, WebGL support
— 9:28 AM on February 4, 2011

Yes, another major new version of Chrome is already out. If you're a Chrome user, chances are the browser has already updated itself and you...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft provides H.264 extension for Chrome
— 9:31 AM on February 3, 2011

A little less than a month ago, Google announced that it was going full steam ahead with its WebM video format and dropping H.264...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome breaks 10% usage share, says Net Applications
— 5:05 PM on February 2, 2011

Although Microsoft still dominates the web browser arena, it now has to contend with two rival browsers whose usage shares have climbed into the double...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Google claims Bing is copying its search results
— 11:26 AM on February 1, 2011

Who knew the world of search engines was filled with such suspense and intrigue? Danny Sullivan over at Search Engine Land has published a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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$5 game rentals come to Direct2Drive
— 10:22 AM on January 27, 2011

Game rentals have come to online distribution service Direct2Drive. As Rock, Paper, Shotgun reports, a $5 rental will get you access to five...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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BitTorrent lawsuit targets 1337 file sharers
— 9:32 AM on January 27, 2011

Content creators continue to target BitTorrent pirates who distribute their work. Some do so with more of a sense of humor than others. ...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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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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