Technology - Software news

Adobe shows off new 'undo photo blur' feature

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite all the advances in digital photography, most people are still plagued by the problem of blurry photos, a problem compounded by the use of cameras embedded in cell phones due to their small size. ...

Oct 13, 2011 report
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India State to Dump Windows for Linux

(AP) -- A southern Indian state plans to switch all school computers from Microsoft Windows to the free Linux operating system, an official said Thursday.

Aug 31, 2006
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Method to Better Predict Software Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability defects in software that can allow hackers to bypass security measures have emerged as a significant threat in a society that increasingly relies on computer systems and the Internet for commerce and other uses.

Jun 29, 2006
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Adobe plugs Flash webcam spy hole

(PhysOrg.com) -- Adobe engineers on Thursday fixed a vulnerability in its Flash software that could enable attackers to use a person’s computer webcam or microphone feeds for spying on the person. Adobe made changes ...

Oct 22, 2011 report
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Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet ...

Sep 30, 2014
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Mozilla's Shumway pushes Flash to off-ramp

(Phys.org) -- Mozilla’s experimental project on GitHub, a hosting service for development projects, is taking on a happy buzz where developers look at a future that may not include Adobe Flash. The project, ...

Jun 07, 2012 report
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