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

Jan 26 2014

sakui web, web validator

sakui web, a new web validator, they seem to pop up every five minutes, normally from a new web design company who wants some more hits. We thoroughly enjoyed web-a-gogo, but they seemed to have gone-a-byebye of late.

Jan 25 2014

Excel - File not loaded completely - error message

This is normally caused by trying to load a large csv file into an older (pre 2007) version of Excel - rest assured the data is still available. Older versions of Excel were limited to reading in 255 variables. That happens to include all versions of Excel prior to version 2007. You can test this yourself by opening the .csv file in a text editor rather than in Excel. So, how do you access the remaining data if you do not have Excel 2007 or later?

Jan 23 2014

Spammers reach new lows FTC warns Bank merging customers

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The Federal Trade commission (FTC) warns that spammers are targeting confused bank merging customers to reveal their bank account details

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.