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Chrome 4.0 beta web browser launched

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google has released its latest beta version of its Chrome browser for Windows, which promises faster browsing, bookmark synchronization and more.

Nov 04, 2009 weblog
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Ubuntu 9.10 just released

(PhysOrg.com) -- Canonical is releasing Ubuntu 9.10, the Karmic Koala, the latest version of its open-source operating system, and it aims to attract business and enterprise users to join the growing numbers ...

Oct 29, 2009 weblog
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Superior 3D Graphics for the Web a Step Closer

(PhysOrg.com) -- The development of improved three-dimensional graphics in Web-based applications took a step forward recently, when programmers began building WebGL into the Mozilla Firefox nightly builds, ...

Sep 22, 2009 weblog
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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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Microsoft Reviews HTML 5 Standards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft's Internet Explorer Program Manager, Adrian Bateman will be reviewing the specifications for HTML 5 that has been taken more seriously by Apple, Google, Opera, and Mozilla.

Aug 11, 2009 weblog
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New technology enables high-speed data transfer

GridFTP, a protocol developed by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, has been used to transfer unprecedented amounts of data over the Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), which provides a ...

Jun 18, 2009
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China deploys secure computer operating system

China has installed a secure operating system known as "Kylin" on government and military computers designed to be impenetrable to US military and intelligence agencies, The Washington Times reported on Tuesday.

May 12, 2009
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Conficker worm hits hospital devices

A computer worm that has alarmed security experts around the world has crawled into hundreds of medical devices at dozens of hospitals in the United States and other countries, according to technologists monitoring the threat.

Apr 30, 2009
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Windows 7 Virtual XP Mode

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has decided to give Windows 7 users a tool that will allow them to run Windows XP applications in a virtual machine. The tool is free with Windows 7 but will only be available to ...

Apr 28, 2009 weblog
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Google Gets Ready For The Next Version of Android

(PhysOrg.com) -- Android 1.5 is right around the corner and this version promises better camera and GPS performance, support for video recording and Bluetooth stereo. Also included in this new version is support ...

Apr 14, 2009 weblog
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