News tagged with free software

The Free Software Foundation takes aim at Gmail

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Free Software Foundation is at it again, promoting their laudable, if potentially unrealistic, goal to have all software released under a free software license. Their latest target for information freebies ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Software weblog
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AOL offers video chat with no log-in, download

In a move to become more competitive in the fast-growing field of video chat, the team behind AOL Inc.'s AIM instant messenger rolled out the first version of a free video chat service on Thursday that doesn't require users ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Internet
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Skype founders looking to buy back company

The two founders of Skype are seeking to buy back the hugely popular Internet telephone service that they sold to online auction giant eBay in 2005, according to US media reports.

dateApr 11, 2009 in Internet
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Microsoft says Vista buyers to get free Windows 7

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that prices for the Windows 7 computer operating system are largely in line with those for Vista, and that people who buy PCs before the new system goes on sale in October ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Software
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Get dialed in on how to safeguard your smartphones

Remember the sneaky trick played by software makers? Download a free program and somehow it would automatically install an unwanted "search toolbar" on your computer's Internet browser. That annoying ploy hasn't disappeared ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Software
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'Killer app' for research launched

(PhysOrg.com) -- New free software, launched by Oxford University scientists, gives researchers the tools they need to collaborate more efficiently and quickly with colleagues scattered around the world and ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Software
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