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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...

2012-11-08 08:41:21

LONDON and PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Skype today launched to the public Skype in the workspace (SITW), a new online platform for small businesses to instantly connect with potential customers, partners and suppliers across the globe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The free-to-use tool makes use of the huge network already offered by Skype, allowing millions of small businesses to promote their products and services to new networks and...

2012-11-07 12:22:14

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AppNexus, the world-leader in real-time advertising, today announced the appointment of two new board members who are widely known for their trailblazing contributions to the digital space, Brian McAndrews, the former CEO of aQuantive and Edwin J. Gillis, former executive advisor to Skype. Brian McAndrews is a venture partner with the Madrona Venture Group and is also on the boards of portfolio company AdReady, The New York Times Company, Clearwire...

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,...

2012-11-05 12:20:38

LONDON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, has introduced a portable Wi-Fi service in Australia in a first for the country's car rental industry. Hertz has introduced pocket-sized 3G units for rent to enable customers to connect to the internet from anywhere in Australia for a fraction of the cost of mobile roaming or hotel internet charges. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/NY50373LOGO) The...

2012-11-01 07:38:21

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that its next service update for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online will be released in December 2012. This new service update comes on the heels of continued success that the Microsoft Dynamics CRM business is experiencing in the market, as it completes its 33rd consecutive quarter* of double-digit revenue growth and closes the gap on its 3 millionth seat. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO)...

2012-10-30 15:25:10

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the official launch of Windows 8, Voxofon, a voice and messaging OTT provider, has released the first free messaging app for the new Windows operating system. The app is Voxofon's tablet debut, joining the company's already robust lineup of smartphone apps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121030/DA02764) The app's main focus is messaging, providing a simple way for users to text their friends at little or no cost....

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...

Botnet Infects Skype Users Who Click Picture Links
2012-10-09 12:43:11

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A good rule of thumb when surfing about this great wide web of ours: Be wary of what you click. More specifically, be particularly careful when the link alleges to lead to a picture. If, for instance, you see a link promising a gruesome or shocking picture, such as a spider underneath someone´s skin, best not to click. Skype users have recently been under attack with the promise of pictures of themselves, assumedly in...

2012-10-09 07:25:21

NEW YORK and BUDAPEST, Hungary, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TheEndApp presents: For the first time in the history of mobile games a free-to-integrate SDK offers one-click purchase of physical goods. What physical goods exactly? Here is where this gets interesting: branded products related to the app, in this case TheEndApp branded iPhone cases both for iPhone 4 and 5. LoopJoy, a newcomer to the mobile industry, helps developers monetize their apps. LoopJoy works with selected developers on...


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Kobo Arc
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Arc is a tablet computer produced and released by Kobo Inc. in November, 2012. It has a 7-inch screen and uses Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It is the second model produced by Kobo, the first was the Kobo Vox. It comes in black or white with Wi-Fi, a micro USB port, a headphone jack, and dual speakers. It has a dual core CPU, 1 GB Ram, and 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage. It has a rechargeable battery with ten hours of reading and two weeks stand by. It is capable of...

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