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Microsoft Fined $732 Million For Antitrust Violations In Europe
2013-03-06 13:09:44

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tech giant Microsoft has been handed, and apparently accepted, a giant-sized fine by the European Union (EU) for failing to offer users a choice of browsers on its Windows operating system (OS), breaking a legally binding commitment that had been in place since 2009. As a result the European Commission has fined Microsoft $732 million US. The announcement was made Wednesday by Joaquin Almunia, the European Commission´s top...

Google Offers Pi In Chrome OS Hacking Contest
2013-01-29 12:18:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google is looking for someone to hack their Chrome OS, and are willing to pay big bucks if anyone is able to do so. According to a company blog post, Google will be hosting their third annual “Pwnium” hacking competition in Vancouver, B.C. in March. Here, hackers will be asked to locate and demonstrate any critical security vulnerabilities in their software. Armed with a Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook, those...

Hacking The Cloud
2012-11-29 18:46:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Our mobile devices (smartphones, tablets and the like) give us access to the Internet anywhere there is a connection. Not all devices are created equal, however, and some are simply better suited than others to handle the task of browsing the web. To level the playing field, some browsers, such as the browser on Amazon´s Kindle Fire tablets, work in the cloud. Rather than depend on the device to render the content (text,...

2012-09-22 23:03:15

Computer Resources LLC announces to K-12 school and district administrators that The MMS For Schools Student Information System now supports the Google Chrome and Apple Safari web browsers. Barrington, NH (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Computer Resources LLC, a developer of K-12 student information system software, is pleased to announce that their flagship software, MMS For Schools, now supports both the Google Chrome and Apple Safari web browsers. School personnel expect information to be...

2012-09-18 23:03:19

Webstagram launches a community blog to better serve the social and creative needs of a growing community of Instagram users on the web. Singapore, Singapore (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 Instagram website viewer Webstagram launched its official blog Blog.Stagram on Tumblr last week, serving as a platform to facilitate more interaction among Instagram users outside the application. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had recently announced that the photo-editing application has just reached 100...


Latest Web browsers Reference Libraries

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic for offering the Kindle Fire at such a low cost, was to make their profits from the sale of the...

Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

Hypertext Transfer Protocol, HTTP
2013-01-30 14:36:19

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributing images, videos, text, and other content for communicating over the worldwide web (Internet), through a web browser. The HTTP is a request to a server in the form of text and the response from the server will be in the form of a web page, usually a website, with the content containing the information requested. The HTTP is designed to permit communication of resources between clients and servers. These...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.