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Apple Microsoft Software & Hardware

Day 18 version 1.0

What a difference a day makes. And in the computer industry, a day can be a lifetime in which acrimonious battles between arch enemies can be revived, fought over again and a victory claimed. Enter the stalwarts of the creative software market, Adobe and Macromedia. For a not-so trivial sum of $3.4 billions dollars, Adobe […]

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Technology

Tech’ news in brief…

British banks to provide extra Web security: “Major British banks are set to agree on a physical security device for all UK online customers to use. This move to two-factor authentication could make customers more secure when banking online. Such systems use a physical security device that generates a password to be used only once. […]

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Blogging Google Internet Yahoo!

A divided ‘Net?

Karl Auerbach’s prediction that the internet is balkanizing into groups of people who only accept traffic from each other took another step closer to reality today. The veteran TCP/IP engineer and ICANN board member has warned of the effect for years. “The ‘Net is balkanizing. There are communities of trust forming in which traffic is […]

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Apple

Apple to do for video what they did for music?

Could well be. Like the author of this article states and I myself have pondered several times, it seems an inevitability. Now with Apple incorporating the new and vastly superior H.264/AVC video format into their new operating system, it seems even more of an inevitability that Apple will build a video version of iTunes…

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Science & Physics

Life’s top 10 greatest inventions

Life is an amazing thing. However often some of us bemoan the monotony of our brief, fleeting existence, we are the privileged byproduct of an amazing lineage of creatures that have lived out their lives in the ignorant, yet no-less important goal of giving rise to the likes of you and me. And out of […]