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Chrome 18 is here – Faster Graphics Acceleration

Chrome 18 is here – Faster Graphics Acceleration

Chrome 18 is Here Yesterday, Google launched its very latest version of the Chrome browser which apart from the usual bug fixes and security patches added important hardware graphics acceleration for both Mac and Windows based system. Chrome 18 brings ...

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Firefox 11 is Here

Firefox 11 is Here

Firefox 11 is Here Another month another new release of Mozilla Firefox browser. The current release, which should be officially available in the next few hours, will bring a number of relatively minor changes and fixes Firefox users as well ...

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Seeing Wildfires via Google Earth

Seeing Wildfires via Google Earth

Google, the U.S. Forest Service, and NASA have teamed up to make sure that people all over the world can see one of the largest forest fires in history via their personal computers. The United States Forest Service is now ...

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Angry Birds Comes to the Computer – Free

The most popular mobile game in history has officially made the move from mobile platforms to the personal computer thanks to some help from Google. The new version of Angry Birds can now be downloaded for the app store of ...

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JetBlue High Speed In-flight Internet by 2012

JetBlue High Speed In-flight Internet by 2012

After Boeing’s failed attempt to bring satellite internet into commercial aviation it now seems possible that the idea might still have a chance after JetBlue Airways has announced plans to bring In-flight high-speed Internet service to more than 170 of ...

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Social Networks Predict Disease Spread

Social Networks Predict Disease Spread

Scientists at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and The University of California at San Diego determined a method of predicting the spread of contagious diseases using social networking theories. Utilizing the friendship paradox – the idea that a person’s friends ...

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Shared Website Code Security

Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, California and Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington have developed a new security system for monitoring and controlling the shared code on websites. Their new application would identify external shared code ...

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Modeling User Interactions with Search Engines

Researchers at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania have developed a new way to gauge user satisfaction with search engine results. Based on results garnered from treating searching like a neural network, they hope to use these new metrics ...

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