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2014-05-12 23:04:12

Temasys, a world leader in WebRTC, announced that it now provides universal support for webRTC video and audio across all major desktop web browsers, including Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari web browsers. Singapore (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Today, Temasys announced that it now provides universal support for webRTC video and audio across all major desktop web browsers, including Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari web browsers. The Temasys plugin will let...

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2011-08-03 13:56:31

The study that claimed Internet Explorer users had a lower IQ than other web browser users was a hoax. Alleged research by AptiQuant, a Canadian company, showed that IE users had a below average intelligence than users of Firefox, Safari, Chrome and other Web browsers. The company claimed it had given free online IQ tests to 100,000 people, and then compared scores against different web browsers. It said it found that Internet Explorer users scored lower than average, while Chrome, Firefox...

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2011-06-03 13:35:00

Google will be phasing out support for older browsers starting on August 1. Those using Internet Explorer 7, Safari 3, Firefox 3.5 and their earlier versions of web browsers to view Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites will lose some function. Google said these web services will stop working for those sticking with older browsers. The move is seen as an attempt to stop the use of aging browsers, which can be insecure and not sophisticated enough to handle the latest web...

2011-05-23 14:35:00

Books to be Distributed to Programs Serving Children in Need by First Book CHICAGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For 25 years, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" has inspired millions of viewers and set a tremendous standard for charitable giving and raising awareness of critical issues. First Book is proud to have been a part of one of the iconic program's final episodes, providing 13,000 brand-new books for today's broadcast -- one for each member of the live studio audience. Those...

2011-03-24 14:56:34

A Binghamton University computer scientist with an interest in "green" software development has received the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award for young researchers. Yu David Liu received a five-year, $448,641 grant from the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. The highly competitive grants support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research. He...

2011-03-14 17:00:13

Mathematical model of species competition finds that biodiversity is unlimited According to classical ecology, when two species compete for the same resource, eventually the more successful species will win out while the other will go extinct. But that rule cannot explain systems such as the Amazon, where thousands of tree species occupy similar ecological niches. The childhood game of rock-paper-scissors provides one solution to this puzzle, report researchers at the University of Chicago...

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2011-02-16 11:58:39

On Tuesday, Microsoft advocated fighting pernicious computer viruses with public health tactics used to stop the spread of SARS, H1N1 and other dangerous real world bugs. Microsoft vice president of Trustworthy Computing, Scott Charney, said at a RSA computer security gathering in San Francisco, California that computers could be granted health certificates to be used online to show they were checked for viruses, AFP reports. "There are a lot of parallels to the health model," Charney...

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2011-01-31 14:40:00

Microsoft issued a "critical" warning over a loophole that could be used by malicious hackers to steal private information on computers. The bug potentially affects every user of the Internet Explorer web browser, which is about 900 million people around the globe. Microsoft has issued a software patch to defend against attacks, and it said that it was working to try and develop a long-term fix for the problem. Security advisors said that the vulnerability can be used to manipulate users...

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2011-01-13 14:01:55

A new study released this week states that web filters are not 100 percent foolproof against harmful sites. According to the study, released by the European Commission on Thursday, a solid 84 percent of programs restrict access to websites like porn pages. However, they still leave a 20 percent chance for sites with content unsuitable for children to escape the filters. The study also found that few Internet filters can block "Web 2.0" content including blogs, forums and social networking...

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2011-01-04 08:30:00

Microsoft's Internet Explorer online browser suffered its largest loss of market share in two years, and has been replaced by Mozilla's Firefox as the most popular Web-surfing software in Europe, web tracking firm StatCounter is reporting. Internet Explorer lost 1.4% of its usage share in December 2010, Gregg Keizer of Computerworld wrote in an article Monday. Benefiting from Microsoft's misfortune were Google and Apple, whose Chrome and Safari browsers saw their market share increase to 10%...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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