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Skype Finally Fixes Security Flaw In Its Software
2012-11-14 14:51:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For over two months, there has existed a large security hole in video chatting and messaging service Skype. Until today, hackers could break into any Skype account with only the target´s email address. Popular Website The Next Web first found mention of the flaw on Russian forums and have been able to replicate it on their own. The Next Web said it was shocking just how easy it was to break into one another´s...

Windows Live Messenger Users Told To Move To Skype
2012-11-07 06:31:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed recent rumors that it would retire its Windows Live Messenger and migrate nearly all of its users to Skype. “We've got good news to share! Skype and Messenger are coming together. Millions of Messenger users will be able to reach their Messenger friends on Skype,” wrote Tony Bates, President of the Microsoft´s Skype division, in a blog posting. “By updating to Skype,...

New Windows 8 Skye App
2012-10-22 20:14:46

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you were wondering when you'd see the reason Microsoft acquired Skype, wait for the Windows 8 launch later this week. The VoIP provider will launch Skype for Windows 8, the company said this week. Skype promises the new app will deliver "an experience that is simpler, faster and easier to use," it says in Microsoft's news center. Skype for Windows 8 offers IM, audio and video calls, and also takes advantage of new features and...

2012-10-22 04:02:25

The Chatwing team has launched an effective yet simple chat widget for websites under the green living niche. With the Chatwing tool, website owners can now benefit from uninterrupted and stable website chat. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 Green living is becoming an active niche that is continuously gathering supporters from different online sectors. This is according to the observation of many professionals and green living experts. Chatwing–a company known for creating...


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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