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May 28, 2009  5:12 PM

Bing – Your new verb



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Bing, Google, Microsoft, Online advertising, search engine

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May 4, 2009  2:46 PM

Windows 7 – Get your free ‘release candidate’ tomorrow



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Homegroup, Microsoft, Scott Fulton, Windows, Windows 7, XP mode

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March 24, 2009  1:31 PM

Overheard – The role of ActiveX in browser exploits



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
ActiveX, IE 7, IE 8, Internet Explorer, Malware, Security

Because so many ActiveX controls turn out to be malicious, Microsoft designed Internet Explorer 7 so that it displays...


January 29, 2009  12:57 PM

Overheard – Wikimedia and Mozilla hook up to shake up



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
compression, container format, Firefox, streaming media

Today, video and audio on the web are dominated by proprietary technologies, most frequently patent-encumbered...


January 22, 2009  2:29 AM

Overheard – Confliker / Downadup worm alert



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Internet Explorer, Malware, network security, Security, web-based malware, worms

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January 9, 2009  3:42 AM

Overheard – Move over Second Life. Web Alive has come to town.



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Laptops, Lenovo, netbooks, Project Chainsaw, Virtual Trade Show, virtual world, Web Alive

Lenovo unveiled a virtual world called eLounge, which is powered by...


December 30, 2008  3:31 PM

Oveheard – Google Chrome is out of Beta



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Google Chrome

patrizio-andy.gif It's not too often Google shocks people these days, but declaring its Chrome browser a finished,...


December 23, 2008  3:00 PM

Overheard – Top 5 tech stories in Australia



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Bluetooth, IT careers, NAS, Security, software comparisons, Windows

In case you weren't one of the readers stampeding these stories, here's are the most popular tales from across TechTarget's five Australian sites in 2008: 1. SearchCIO readers could not get enough of this...

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December 16, 2008  6:12 PM

Overheard – Firefox wins No. 1 spot for critical vulnerabilities



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Bit9, Firefox, Security, Trojans

Bit9's come out with their list of 2008’s Popular Applications with Critical Vulnerabilities. Top of the list? Mozilla Firefox.  Is IE even on the list? Nope. This caught my attention because I'm just about to FedEx back my...


November 20, 2008  2:32 PM

Overheard: Azure grew out of Red Dog – gotta love those code names



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Azure, Microsoft, Red Dog

maryjofoley.jpg The goal of Azure is to provide developers who want to write applications that run partially and/or entirely...


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