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Netflix Ditches MS Silverlight For HTML5
2013-04-16 08:41:23

For years Netflix has relied on Microsoft’s Silverlight plugin, but according to a recent blog post, the movie streaming service will be moving away from all plugins and begin using the friendlier HTML 5 to stream their movies to the web.

New Trojan Malware Targeting Mac Computers
2013-03-21 15:47:27

Russian antivirus company Dr. Web has discovered a new Trojan in the wild which is actively targeting Macs. The most prominent example of this Trojan is called “Trojan.Yontoo.1” and has been found to install an adware plugin on infected machines.

Mozilla Looks To Unplug Firefox Plug-Ins To Improve Security, Reduce Crashes
2013-01-31 12:12:13

Mozilla is getting “foxy” as it looks to improve security and reduce crashes on its Firefox browser. Beginning soon Mozilla will in essence unplug most browser plug-ins, and users will have to manually approve any content via a so-called “Click to play” action.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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