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The latest Firefox 4 Beta is now available to download and test.

The latest Firefox 4 Beta is now available to download and test. This release continues Firefox work to improve performance and stability in Firefox 4 Beta by including improved memory usage, remote blacklisting for hardware acceleration and better Flash support for Mac OS X users. Mozilla  couldn’t do this without the help of our millions of(…)

PHP 5.3.5 and 5.2.17 Released!

This release resolves a critical issue, reported as PHP bug #53632 and CVE-2010-4645, where conversions from string to double might cause the PHP interpreter to hang on systems using x87 FPU registers. The problem is known to only affect x86 32-bit PHP processes, regardless of whether the system hosting PHP is 32-bit or 64-bit. You(…)

Google awards $100 million to Eric Schmidt

Google Inc. has awarded $100 million worth of equity toEric Schmidt, who is stepping aside as CEO but will stay with the company as executive chairman. Google said in a regulatory filing on Monday the stock and stock options will be granted on Feb. 2 and will vest over four years. The magnitude of the award(…)

Twitter users are being targeted by Goo.gl Fake Antivirus Worm

Twitter and Twitter users are being targeted by a malicious worm. The worm sends out tweets which has a goo.gl shortened URL website link directed to a rogue antivirus application. The assault demonstrates the moment once more how URL shortening may be a Pandora’s box as customers click on links without any clue in which(…)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Pivot 2.0

Apache Pivot provides a professional-grade foundation for easily building and deploying sophisticated and engaging GUI applications that can be downloaded and installed like traditional desktop or mobile applications. Apache Pivot combines the enhanced productivity and usability features of a modern user interface toolkit with the power of Java or any other JVM-compatible language, such as(…)

The Next Major Version of latest Firefox 4 Beta is Ready to Test

The latest Firefox 4 Beta is available to test the cool features and improvements in the next version of Firefox. As  Firefox  continue to refine features and performance in Firefox 4 Beta, this release includes faster start-up time, bookmarking and makes complex animations smoother. Firefox 4 Beta is built for the way people use the Web(…)

Apache Tomcat 7.0.6 released – the first stable Tomact 7 release

The Apache Tomcat team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Tomcat 7.0.6, the first stable release in the Tomcat 7 series. Apache Tomcat 7.0.6 contains further performance improvements in session management, a new binary distribution targeted at users embedding Tomcat in other applications and several enhancements to the memory leak detection and prevention(…)

Apache Tomcat 6.0.30 released

The Apache Tomcat team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Tomcat 6.0.30. This is primarily a security and bug-fix release with one moderate security vulnerability addressed and around 100 bug fixes and enhancements.

Is Google Android More Vulnerable Than IPhone

Google Inc.’s Android operating system for mobile devices is more vulnerable to hackers and viruses than Apple Inc.’s iPhone platform, according to security-software maker Trend Micro Inc. “Android is open-source, which means the hacker can also understand the underlying architecture and source code,” Steve Chang, chairman of Trend Micro, the world’s largest provider of security(…)

Joomla! 1.6 open source CMS now available, with more granular controls

Joomla 1.6 is designed to offer better site control and a more polished user experience. There are a variety of improvements to the software, enhancing website management and access, a more robust organizational structure for content control, and various other user-experience improvements throughout the software. “With new features and capabilities such as the hierarchical design(…)

AdSense will not serve on sites with auto-generated content

Sometimes we come across sites that are using software to generate automated content. These sites might look like normal news sites, but the information is completely plagiarized. Scraping content and passing it off as one’s own is not only wrong, but it also happens to be a serious violation of our policies. AdSense depends on(…)

Meet the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011

Your votes are in. The professionals have had their say. And now, 101 people from more than 30 countries around the world are heading to Sydney Opera House to perform together in March as the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011. Congratulations to the 101 musicians from 33 countries who will make up YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011(…)