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Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Gateway 11g

To help enterprises secure their service-oriented architecture (SOA) deployments on-premise, across domain boundaries or in the cloud, Oracle today announced the Oracle Enterprise Gateway. Oracle Enterprise Gateway, a key component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, secures, accelerates, integrates and routes XML, Web Services and other types of data in a simple, easy-to-use manner to help significantly lower(…)

HP Research Identifies Web Exploit Toolkits as Top Cybercrime Weapon

HP today published its 2010 Top Cyber Security Risks Report, identifying a significant increase in the volume of organized cybercrime targeting data centers and networks, which can lead to financial and data loss. While there were more attacks recorded in 2010, the number of discovered vulnerabilities remained relatively stable, but high. The new report indicates(…)

Gmail Motion – A new way to communicate – control Gmail with your body

Google, introduce  first attempts at next generation human computer interaction: Gmail Motion. Gmail Motion allows you to control Gmail — composing and replying to messages — using your body. To use Gmail Motion, you’ll need a computer with a built-in webcam. Once you enable Gmail Motion from the Settings page, Gmail will enable your webcam when(…)

HP ePrint-enabled Printers First to Support Google Cloud Print

HP today announced that Google Cloud Print users can print directly to any HP ePrint-enabled printer from any Google Cloud Print supported app on any computer or smartphone. HP’s portfolio of web-connected and cloud-aware printers for home and business are the first to support Google Cloud Print out of the box. The combination of Google(…)

Google Introducing the +1 Button

Google announced on the Google Webmaster Central blog that they will start introducing a +1 button to Google Search and as a button for websites. Google +1 seems awfully similar to Facebook Like. It enabling you to share recommendations with the world right in Google’s search results. It’s called +1 – the digital shorthand for(…)

Google Launched Two new domains for Search: Iraq and Tunisia

Google launched two more Domains: google.iq for Iraq and google.tn for Tunisia. This brings the number of local Google search domains worldwide to 184, with 15 domains in Arab countries. The new domains will help people in Iraq and Tunisia find locally relevant information, faster. For example, a search for [central bank] on the Iraq domain yields results(…)

Mozilla Launches Firefox 4 for Android

Mozilla, a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to making the Web better, is excited to release Mozilla Firefox 4 for Android. Firefox delivers an intuitive interface, unparalleled customization and support for modern Web technologies. To make mobile browsing effortless and fun, Firefox provides seamless and secure access to personal data across desktop and mobile devices, including(…)

World’s biggest source of spam e-mails shut down

The world’s most prolific source of spam e-mails — an international network of virus-infected computers — has been shut down in a series of coordinated raids by Microsoft and US federal authorities. The Rustock botnet had for years generated billions of e-mails per day, promoting unlicensed online pharmacies and cut-price anti-impotence pills. A botnet is(…)

EBay to buy GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion

Online marketplace operator EBay said Monday that it will pay $2.4 billion for GSI Commerce, which operates websites for retailers like Toys R Us and Bath & Body Works. EBay Inc., which runs its namesake site where users buy and sell items through auctions and fixed-price “Buy it Now” formats as well as online payments(…)

Firefox 4 downloaded 21823558 Times Till Now

Open-source Web browser, Firefox 4 downloaded 21823558 Times Till Now .  It downloaded around 5 million times in its first 24 hours. The latest version of Firefox features full support for emerging coding language HTML 5, tabs for apps, a redesigned user interface and a feature that helps users organize tabs for the websites they visit frequently. It(…)

Duran Duran’s UNSTAGED concert streams live on YouTube tonight

Duran Duran, the iconic ’80s band who’s returned with a new album and tour, will be broadcasting their UNSTAGED performance live at 7 p.m. PT tonight, March 23, on their YouTube channel. The show is part of YouTube’s UNSTAGED concert series, presented in partnership with Amex and VEVO, and it will be directed by famed cult(…)

Page Speed, Page Speed for Chrome – Now available as a Chrome extension

Google launched the most requested feature for Page Speed, Page Speed for Chrome. Now Google Chrome users can get Page Speed performance suggestions to make their sites faster, right inside the Chrome browser. We would like to thank all our users for your great feedback and support since we launched. We’re humbled that 1.4 M unique users(…)