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Report: Facebook hired PR firm to smear Google
— 9:24 AM on May 12, 2011

You know the tagline—you don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies. Mark Zuckerberg might have made a mighty foe indeed out...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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UPDATED: Microsoft announces Skype buyout
— 6:00 AM on May 10, 2011

Over the past little while, I've caught glimpses of rumors about Skype being up for grabs. Well, last night, the Wall Street Journal chimed in...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Microsoft posts record results; Windows sales dip
— 6:00 AM on April 29, 2011

Apple and Intel aren't the only tech companies posting eye-popping financial results every quarter. Microsoft is part of the club, too, and it has once...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Internet Software

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Microsoft to drop Vista support with IE10
— 5:38 PM on April 14, 2011

Vista users getting the short end of the stick? Truly shocking, I know. Still, Microsoft has made it official: the next version of Internet Explorer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft shows IE10 running on x86, ARM
— 6:00 AM on April 13, 2011

The Mozilla folks aren't the only ones trying to keep up with Chrome's frantic release schedule. Microsoft is hard at work on the next version...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Screenshots show alleged Windows 8 app store
— 6:00 AM on April 12, 2011

You know what they say—good artists copy, great artists steal. Microsoft might be about to prolong its history of goodness and greatness by building an...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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AMD, Nvidia working to enable QuickSync with discrete graphics
— 1:45 PM on April 8, 2011

At the moment, Lucid's Virtu software is the only way to enjoy Sandy Bridge's video-encoding logic in systems running discrete graphics cards. Licensing the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Firefox 5 may take cues from Chrome, IE9
— 6:00 AM on April 4, 2011

No doubt about it, Firefox 4 is a worthy competitor to other browsers out today. Mozilla still appears to be in partial catch-up mode, though....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google adds motion-sensing technology to Gmail
— 11:13 AM on April 1, 2011

Reading and replying to e-mails with your keyboard and mouse is so last century. Google has announced the addition of a new, Kinect-like motion-sensing technology...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Intel licenses Lucid's Virtu software for Sandy Bridge mobos
— 9:53 AM on April 1, 2011

Intel motherboards tend to be shunned by enthusiasts, but select models based on H67 and upcoming Z68 chipsets will look a little more appealing thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Software

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Microsoft compares browser power consumption
— 10:58 AM on March 30, 2011

When comparing web browsers, most folks tend to focus on features, user interfaces, standards compliance, and how quickly pages are rendered. What about power...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Poll: What's the best new web browser?
— 12:25 PM on March 23, 2011

In the last few weeks, we've been treated to a bevvy of major browser releases: Chrome 10, Internet Explorer 9, and Firefox 4. If...

Poll Question: • What's the best web browser?

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Mozilla releases final Firefox 4.0
— 9:53 AM on March 22, 2011

After 12 betas and two release candidates slowly let loose over the course of eight months, Firefox 4 has gone gold at last. You may...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Futuremark: PCMark 7 is coming soon
— 6:00 AM on March 22, 2011

Breaking news in the benchmarking world. Futuremark has announced the incoming release of PCMark 7, the next major version of its popular PC benchmarking suite,...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Completed Firefox 4 to be released March 22
— 9:45 AM on March 17, 2011

By now, you probably already know that Internet Explorer 9 beat Firefox 4 to the finish line. Microsoft released the latest version of its browser...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer 9 arrives for Vista, Win7
— 10:15 AM on March 15, 2011

Almost a year to the day after the release of the first platform preview, Microsoft's new-and-improved web browser is out in completed form. ...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Seagate revamps enterprise storage lineup
— 7:00 AM on March 15, 2011

In what is being called the biggest enterprise launch in company history, Seagate is releasing details on four new storage products designed for the server...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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OCZ buys Indilinx for $32 million
— 12:19 AM on March 15, 2011

OCZ's original Vertex solid-state drive can probably be credited for popularizing Indilinx's controller design. Turns out, OCZ liked the controller so much, it

Type: News story Tags: Software

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