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A compact resource of Internet-based tools for information retrieval, interaction, and computer-mediated communication (human communication via computers.

Jan 15 2014

Firefox 3.0.2 update fixes security bugs

Critical security advisories for Firefox are described as: “Vulnerability can be used to run attacker code and install software, requiring no user interaction beyond normal browsing.”

Firefox critical advisory MFSA 2008-41 is described as “Privilege escalation via XPCnativeWrapper pollution,” while the second critical advisory MFSA 2008-42 is described as “Crashes with evidence of memory corruption.”

Jan 13 2014

The DIGG death list expands

It’s seems every now and then , DIGG seems to invoke a mini revolt from their community; the latest offering being over 80 power users scrapped from the database!?

Jan 10 2014

Voice Broadcasting solutions from Voice Relay

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Offering a voice broadcasting service which enables companies, sports clubs, charities and government to reach new and current customers in an engaging and seriously cost-effective way.

Voice Relay shows us just how easy it is to reduce rates over the normal broadcasting techniques such as flyers, letters, e-mail etc.

Jan 10 2014

GAudi searchable audio and video from Google

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The way it works is through basic speech recognition technology which crawls through audio and video segments and makes all audio content searchable!!, just like text.

Jan 09 2014

Google web Browser Chrome uses some Microsoft Code

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Scott Hanselman, a senior programming manager for Microsoft, found that Googles new ‘open source’ browser uses a chunk of Microsoft code. Google also apparently used an undocumented interface from Microsoft to get the feature working in Windows XP SP2.

Jan 08 2014

Google Pagerank update July 2008

For those of you not yet aware or totally missed it again (like we did) as of July 27th 2008, Google is updating its toolbar PageRank.

Jan 06 2014

Two security updates for Mozilla

Firefox 2.x reportedly updates automatically if the user has left update checking enabled. However, it’s reported that automatic updates are disabled in Firefox 3.0, so users must download and install the updated Firefox 3.0.1 manually.