Steve Ballmer talking about Windows 7

Video: Steve Ballmer talking about Windows 7 at CES 2009 in Las Vegas:

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Google Chrome Download

Google Chome (the new browser by Google) was officially launched! You can download it here. It looks great and the websites load so much faster. It still lacks a lot of features though, there’s much room for improvement.

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Firefox 3 Download. NOT!

The attempt to set a world record with the number of downloads for Firefox 3 today seems to have caused a crash to all Mozilla websites.

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Vista SP1 Targets Pirates

Microsoft has big plans in store for its Windows Vista operating system. The company released a release candidate version of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Vista in mid-November. SP1 is supposed to address a number of performance-related issues with Vista and includes a number of security update and bug fixes that have been rolled […]

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Microsoft’s Response to Piracy

Microsoft Corp. is pulling back from a system that disables programs on users’ computers if it suspects the software is pirated, opting instead for a gentler approach based on nagging alerts.Microsoft said late Monday it will roll out the new version of Windows Genuine Advantage with the first “service pack” for Windows Vista, due in […]

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Activision and Vivendi merge

In the most shocking and important news of the year publishers Activision and Vivendi have merged, dethroning Electronic Arts as the world’s biggest games publisher. The shock power-shifting deal is worth $18.9 billion and sees the two form into Activision Blizzard, ‘the world’s largest pure-play online and console game publisher’. This deal comes a few […]

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PDF Ads

Yahoo! and Adobe are bringing pay-per-click ads to Adobe’s Portable Document Format so that publishers can serve up ads inside PDFs distributed on Web sites and over e-mail that are contextually relevant to the content. The text advertisements appear in a panel to the right of the content in the PDF and are subject matter […]

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Silverlight 2.0

Microsoft Corp. is raising its Silverlight rich-media delivery software to a new level — in name, at least. Instead of calling the next release of the cross-platform browser plug-in Version 1.1, as previously planned, Microsoft will bestow a Version 2.0 name on the upgrade, according to a blog posting├é┬átoday by Scott Guthrie, a general manager […]

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XP SP3 Faster than Vista SP1

Microsoft Corp.’s Windows XP operating system is about to get faster and Windows Vista isn’t, according to a report that caused a stir online this week as industry watchers speculated that a zippier XP could keep customers from upgrading to Vista. Microsoft, however, said it’s too early to evaluate the two service packs it plans […]

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Google, Mozilla – No Match for Microsoft

In a brief submitted to federal court, state antitrust regulators dismissed companies such as Google and Mozilla, and technologies such as Ajax and software-as-a-service, as piddling players that pose no threat to Microsoft’s monopoly in the operating system and browser markets. Ten states and the District of Columbia made the unusual claim to try to […]

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