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Microsoft's security software fails certification

@ 2012/12/03 read/post comments(0)
German antivirus lab AV-Test has failed to give Microsoft's free security software any certification. The group, which tests security suites against real world threats and reports the results every two months, looks at the software's ability to… Go To Full Article

Facebook makes cash from cyber-stalking adverts

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Social not-working site Facebook is answering Wall Street's demands to make more dosh by coming up with adverts that cyber stalk its customers. According to Wired, the adverts follow you as you browse the world wide wibble… Go To Full Article

RIM could be a new bubble

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If losing money in the Facebook IPO were not enough, it appears that investors are rushing to lose a fortune on the train wreck which is RIM. Reuters is reporting a sudden wave of optimism that RIM's… Go To Full Article

IBM is now mostly Indian

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IBM has moved so much of its staff to India, it is now mostly an Indian company. According to Computerworld, an internal document which its hacks have got their paws on shows that IBM has 112,000 workers… Go To Full Article

Ballmer wants a new Windows every year

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The shy and retiring Microsoft CEO Steve "there's a kind of hush" Ballmer is taking his cunning plan of copying Apple to another level of absurdity. Seeing how Apple can make a bob or two by releasing… Go To Full Article

Apple confirms iPhone 5 coming to China on December 14th, iPads due December 7th

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Tim Cook may love secrecy, but those pesky government notices always seem to rain on his classified parades. Apple has confirmed that the fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini will arrive in China on December 7th, while the iPhone 5 turns… Go To Full Article

Scientists take photo of DNA for first time

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Scientists have known about the shape of DNA molecules for several decades, but for the first time, a photograph of the molecule has been taken, spiral and all. Go To Full Article

North Korean archiologists find... a unicorn lair

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North Korea's central news agency has reported that archeologists have found a mythical unicorn lair belonging to an ancient King. Go To Full Article

Gigapixel image lets you take close look at difference engine

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Charles Babbage's difference engine is the forefather of today's modern computers, and now, there's a Gigapixel photo of it for you to check out every detail of. Go To Full Article

New iMacs on sale now starting at $1,299, we unbox both of them

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This is more of a PSA than anything else: just like Apple said they'd be, the new iMacs are on sale today, with the 21.5-inch model available right away and the 27-inch version shipping in December. The smaller guy starts… Go To Full Article

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