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Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser

Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser

Microsoft’s new Edge browser will discard two of the oldest browser technologies found in the aged Internet Explorer (IE) and replace them with add-ons based on HTML5 and JavaScript. The new extensions model won’t be added to Edge until after ...

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Windows 10: What You Missed at the Microsoft Event

Windows 10: What You Missed at the Microsoft Event

Microsoft wasn’t kidding when it billed its Windows 10 event today as the “next chapter” for the software company. From hardware to holograms, the company packed a slew of announcements into a feature-packed presentation that lasted around 2 hours and ...

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What’s At Stake For Google & Android In Rockstar’s Patent Lawsuit

What’s At Stake For Google & Android In Rockstar’s Patent Lawsuit

Google’s Android operating system may be the rock star of mobile world, but it has another group of rock stars that are trying to knock it from its perch. Google, Samsung, HTC and basically every major Android hardware manufacturer have ...

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Discoverly Is The Social Networking Tool That Makes Work Intros Easier (And Creepier)

Discoverly Is The Social Networking Tool That Makes Work Intros Easier (And Creepier)

I’m looking at the Facebook page of a well-known angel investor in Silicon Valley, staring at a little icon silhouette of a person next to his profile picture. It’s faded out and grey, meaning he’s eluded the networking efforts of ...

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How does a small company make a big company successful?

How does a small company make a big company successful?

Every single day I have multiple conversations and emails from CEOs and people at companies I work with about how to work with Big Tech Companies. You know — Google, Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce, SAP, LinkedIn, Cisco, Yahoo, ...

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Internet Explorer Security Bug: How to Protect Yourself

Internet Explorer Security Bug: How to Protect Yourself

Microsoft over the weekend admitted to a huge vulnerability in Internet Explorer that allow hackers to set up malicious websites in order to gain complete access to visitors’ PC, provided they visited the page with a IE (version 6 and up). From there, ...

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Google’s dreaded ‘blacklist’

Small businesses are reeling from an increase in cybercrime, but a hacked website can have even greater consequences if Google lists you as “infected.” The search giant is constantly scanning the web’s 60 trillion URLs for malware and phishing scams. ...

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The battle between Customer Privacy and Government Scrutiny continues…

The battle between Customer Privacy and Government Scrutiny continues…

Our work, our plans, our memories, our every little secret is safe with our online confederates – or is it? Federal Government has been requesting personal customer information, in the name of national security, from the online giants that are ...

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“Microsoft Surface: A Sleeper?”

“Microsoft Surface: A Sleeper?”

Enter: The Microsoft Surface, Microsoft’s answer to Apple- and not just the iPad. As a transforming device, one which is both laptop and tablet, the Surface has essentially created a new category previously unknown to the technology world. Yet, this ...

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