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Yahoo to lay off 2,000 employees
— 9:42 AM on April 4, 2012

After giving CEO Carol Bartz the boot (via phone call) last year, Yahoo is now gearing up to let go another 2,000 employees. The...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Mozilla shows Firefox-on-Metro progress
— 12:20 PM on April 3, 2012

Last month, we told you all about Mozilla's plans for a Metro version of Firefox. Now, Mozilla's Brian Bondy has updated his blog...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer is gaining share again
— 11:56 AM on April 2, 2012

After many months of slow decline at the hands of Firefox and Chrome, Internet Explorer might be starting to gain popularity again. The latest...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Friday night topic: the online privacy apocalypse is upon us
— 5:19 PM on March 30, 2012

I have to admit, I generally start to roll my eyes and tune out whenever a certain brand of Linux-loving, introverted geek starts lecturing about...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Google Drive rumored to offer 5GB of free storage in April
— 12:51 PM on March 30, 2012

Google has long been rumored to be working on a Dropbox-like cloud storage solution. Last month, the Wall Street Journal said the so-called Google...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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Windows blocks IMs with links to The Pirate Bay
— 9:34 AM on March 27, 2012

I suppose this counts as a new kind of copy protection. Or is it malware protection? According to The Register, Microsoft has confirmed that it...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Arctic, fiber optic cables to link Japan and the UK
— 11:24 AM on March 21, 2012

This summer, work will begin on a trio of undersea cables linking Japan to the United Kingdom. Two of those lines will make their...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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Etc.
— 10:16 AM on March 20, 2012

Howdy, all. I know you've not seen many articles coming out of Damage Labs lately, but I assure you I am hard at work. In...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming The Tech Report

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Firefox to gain H.264 video support
— 9:29 AM on March 20, 2012

Right now, Firefox is in a bit of an odd place when it comes to HTML5 video: it supports Ogg Theora and Google's WebM codecs,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 13 will introduce silent updates
— 6:00 AM on March 15, 2012

Last year, in an apparent display of one-upmanship, Mozilla decided to speed up Firefox's release cycle dramatically. The result? We went from Firefox 4 to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 11 arrives with snazzy 3D dev tools
— 9:27 AM on March 14, 2012

A new version of Firefox has arrived, and users have two major new features to look forward to: add-on sync, which lets you synchronize...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome, too, is coming to Metro
— 9:50 AM on March 13, 2012

Yesterday, we told you all about the upcoming version of Firefox for Windows 8's Metro environment. Well, we told you as much as Mozilla's...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox coming to Metro in Windows 8
— 4:56 PM on March 12, 2012

Good news, Firefox users. If you plan to use Windows 8 on a touch-enabled system, you won't be stuck with Internet Explorer. Firefox Platform Engineer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Epic Citadel now available in a web browser near you
— 6:00 AM on March 12, 2012

We've known it was coming since last October, but witnessing it first-hand is something else. I'm talking, of course, about the Flash version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

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Chrome ''first to fall'' in hacking competition
— 6:00 AM on March 8, 2012

Google loves to brag about how secure its Chrome browser is, and the results of last year's Pwn2Own hacking competition only gave the company...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Etc.
— 10:36 AM on March 2, 2012

Wow. Long week here in Damage Labs, and I'm pretty shattered as a result. We were working late last night, recording the podcast,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs The Tech Report

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Etc.
— 10:06 AM on February 28, 2012

Morning, all. For what it's worth, this week is one of those strange ones where all of our editors are occupied with big projects....

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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WSJ: Google to offer Dropbox-like 'Drive' service
— 9:35 AM on February 9, 2012

Watch out, Dropbox. You're about to get some competition from Google. At least, that's what the Wall Street Journal says, quoting "people familiar with the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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