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Adobe plugs Flash webcam spy hole

( -- 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 ...

dateOct 22, 2011 in Software report
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Adobe shows off new 'undo photo blur' feature

( -- 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. ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Software report
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Android suited up for C-level security

( -- Android is enterprise-ready, with this week's announcement of a new security platform for Android, from Motorola Mobility's subsidiary, 3LM (stands for Three Laws Mobility). This is a potential milestone ...

dateOct 11, 2011 in Software report
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HTML5 OS is set to disrupt platform lock-in

( -- A Canada-based startup founded in November 2010 arrived at TechCrunch Disrupt last week to debut its "HTML5 operating system" called Carbyn. To get this system, there is nothing to install; you use your browser ...

dateSep 18, 2011 in Software weblog
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Intel-McAfee preview new rootkit weapon

( -- Letting everyone know that today's computing is no longer about running good anti-virus software, McAfee this week presented a new technology approach in computer protection called DeepSAFE, designed to combat ...

dateSep 16, 2011 in Software report
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Study linking browser choice and IQ level a hoax

In a truly bizarre case of what is both right and wrong with modern technology, a hoax has been uncovered regarding a story about a psychometric consulting company that had supposedly undertaken a study correlating IQ levels ...

dateAug 04, 2011 in Software report
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IQ level tied to choice of internet browser

In a study that is likely to incite controversy, AptiQuant, a Vancouver, British Columbia based Psychometric Consulting company has released a report that it says shows users of Microsoft Internet Explorer have lower Intelligence ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Software weblog
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