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  • Fedora tips its hat to mobility, cloud, big data

    The latest release of Fedora, nicknamed "Heisenbug," is a step towards making Fedora a player in the mobile arena. Fedora 20 also includes more support for cloud, and this is also the first release that supports cheap, low-power ARM processors as a primary architecture, in addition to Intel and AMD chips.

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • HTML5 and the future of the web

    HTML5, the latest version of the HTML web mark-up language, promises to provide businesses with powerful, cross-platform tools for their web and mobile applications, and give developers an alternative to Adobe?s more popular Flash environment.

  • Six ways to prevent drive-by download malware attacks

    In the first quarter of 2011, enterprise users encountered an average of 274 web-based malware attacks, a 103 percent increase over 2010, according to research from Cisco ScanSafe. Why the dramatic increase? One major cause is the growing number of drive-by download attacks. Drive-by downloads are an especially pernicious method cybercriminals use to install viruses and spyware, and otherwise take control of unsuspecting end users' computers.

  • Web developments: 3 cool new features for Internet users

    It isn't often that software companies listen closely to their customers. Sure, every software exec I've ever met pays lip service to that, but few actually do it. So it's great to report that the Mozilla Foundation, which publishes the Firefox browser and the Thunderbird mail client, is responding to numerous complaints that its rapid upgrade cycle is causing big headaches for users.

  • Ten Firefox extensions you can't live without

    Using browser extensions is a lot like tricking out your car with a new air spoiler, tinted windows, chrome rims, and big flame decals. Too much junk, and you bog down your ride and look silly. With thousands of Firefox extensions to choose from, the main challenge is finding the right ones and avoiding the lame ones.

  • Aggressive Firefox release schedule ignores the reality of business

    Mozilla has committed to a more aggressive release schedule for the Firefox web browser. There were nearly three years between the launch of Firefox 3 and Firefox 4, but Firefox 5 is expected to be introduced in a matter of months at the end of June. There are some benefits to the rapid release schedule, but also some potential pitfalls.

  • 10 great keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7

    For all you mouse-happy Windows 7 users who click the day away, save time with these 10 keyboard shortcuts for opening, moving, minimising and switching between apps.

  • HTML5 causes security concerns

    As HTML5 enhances the web, so too will it bring new vulnerabilities, security experts warn.





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