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Fix – Adobe Flash Player Plugin Crash

I recently had updated flash player and all the browsers just stopped responding when any flash content was on the page. This kept happening for all the browsers, Updating the flash player and the browser does not help. After a lot of searching the culprit was found to...
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Mac Defender Crashes Apple Security Myth

Mac Defender is turning out to be somewhat of an epidemic that neither Apple, nor Mac users seem prepared for. The Mac malware has caught the Apple ecosystem off guard and threatens to shatter the reality distortion field that Apple thrives on. Apple, and the Apple faithful would...
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DNA-Based Computing Could Replace Silicon

“DNA is the future of computing,” Jian-Jun Shu tells PhysOrg. And why not? Silicon is slow by comparison, computes in a binary system, creates waste heat, and is not particularly easy on the environment. DNA-based computing can perform better than silicon in several respects, Shu says, and he...
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NVIDIA launches GeForce GTX 560 graphics card

Nvidia launched its GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics card recently but for people who don’t have $250 or so to buy a new graphics card, Nvidia has a new product that might be more to your liking. The company announced today that it has launched its GeForce GTX...
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Increase in attacks on Social Networking Sites

According to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, volume 10, there is a steady increase in social engineering attacks in 2010. The data was pulled from Microsoft’s customer base as well as partners and Internet Service providers. Most of the attempts or attacks are made to churn out the...
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Microsoft’s Antitrust Saga Finally Comes To An End

Microsoft’s historic and prolonged dispute with U.S. regulators over antitrust violations has finally come to an end. And how things have changed. May 12 marks the expiration of a consent decree the software giant signed with the Department of Justice in 2002, an agreement that narrowly saved Microsoft...
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Angry Birds for free on Chrome app store

Bosses beware! Gaming sensation Angry Birds is now available on the Web browser. This could very well mean that employees, who till now played solitaire or switched tabs to move to other gaming sites at work, now have a killer of a game to kill their time with....
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PC sales slump likely to affect windows

When Microsoft announces its fiscal third quarter earnings after the market closes today, most analysts will zero in on one data point–how Windows is selling. Windows–one of the three engines that powers Microsoft sales and profits, along with Office, and server software–seems likely to have a sluggish quarter....
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