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Indian hacker lords have Symantec antivirus code

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Indian hacker group called The Lords of Dharmaraja has laid claim to Symantec’s antivirus software code. Symantec, confirming the theft in an e-mail posted Friday, said the chunk of ...

Jan 07, 2012 report
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Microsoft to use AMD software

Redmond, Wash., software giant Microsoft announced it would use AMD's virtualization technology for an upcoming service pack.

Sep 01, 2006
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Apple to unleash Snow Leopard on August 28

Apple announced on Monday that its next-generation Snow Leopard operating system tailored for the California company's Macintosh computers will be unleashed on the market on Friday.

Aug 24, 2009
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Opera plans transition to WebKit engine

(Phys.org)—Opera will ditch its web browser rendering engine called Presto and instead will switch over to WebKit in a planned 2013 phase-out. The decision was announced this week. WebKit is the rendering ...

Feb 13, 2013 weblog
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Microsoft cloud computing gets down to earth

For the last year, the tech world has buzzed with talk of the next big thing: cloud computing. Hailed as a breakthrough that will allow companies to compute without much hardware, the technology has pushed companies such ...

Jul 16, 2009
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Windows 8 readies push-button PC refresh, reset

(PhysOrg.com) -- Windows 8 is to deliver two new features that could help mute a past history of being the company that delivers blue screens of death and malware magnets. Briefly, Windows 8 is going to make ...

Jan 05, 2012 report
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Maps fiasco mars Apple's big iPhone launch

Melting bridges, misplaced landmarks, and major cities disappearing: Apple's glitch-ridden maps program released in its new mobile software has customers fuming and analysts puzzled.

Sep 21, 2012
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