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Microsoft previews Skype for Outlook.com

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Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, allowing users to make calls and send instant messages from within the webmail service using a browser plugin.The preview is available to U.K. customers users and is coming to the U.S. and Germany in the coming weeks with...
Microsoft previews Skype for Outlook.com

Three Startups That Are Making It A Lot Easier To Remember Stuff

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As our inboxes and noggins get overloaded with stuff, there's an increasing number of attempts to solve the problem with technology. There's Evernote, of course, whose motto is "remember everything." But two other startups, Clipboard and Snip.it, have started tackling the problem. And they're far from alone. Clipboard lets users...
Three Startups That Are Making It A Lot Easier To Remember Stuff

Search: Google boosts lead vs. Microsoft and Yahoo in U.S.

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New numbers from comScore Networks show Google pulling further ahead of Microsoft and Yahoo in the U.S. search market in May, claiming its largest lead over its rivals since December 2010. Google climbed to 66.7 percent of the market during the month, according to the comScore numbers. That was an...
Search: Google boosts lead vs. Microsoft and Yahoo in U.S.

Leaning left or right? Browser plugin looks to bring balance to political news

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It’s an election year, which means a lot of mud is being slung in various media outlets. Oftentimes, it’s hard to find the truth among all of the clutter. But a new online tool could help identify biases in news reporting, pointing consumers of news to other viewpoints, especially when...
Leaning left or right? Browser plugin looks to bring balance to political news
Samba ad-supported free mobile broadband service goes live in the UK

Apple asks Internet security company Kaspersky Lab to advise it on OS X security

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With the recent spate of Mac malware occurrences, including two variations which leveraged vulnerabilities in Java, it’s become a matter of necessity for Apple to be more proactive about OS X security. The company has decided to do so by enlisting the help of security company Kaspersky Labs, reports Computing. After...
Apple asks Internet security company Kaspersky Lab to advise it on OS X security

Why The Hell Did I Save This? Annotary Adds Context To Your Bookmarks By Letting You Highlight Them

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Bookmarking things is one of those quiet, thoughtless interactions with content that probably peppers your days without you even being aware of it. Did you just discover an awesome recipe for tabbouleh? Cmd (or Ctrl) + D that thing. Does some newly-found bit of literary criticism seem tailor-made for your...
Why The Hell Did I Save This? Annotary Adds Context To Your Bookmarks By Letting You Highlight Them

Plugin Replaces Gmail Ads With Social Context

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Rapportive is a browser plugin that replaces the ads that appear in Gmail messages with contextual information about the sender....
Plugin Replaces Gmail Ads With Social Context

Microsoft previews Skype for Outlook.com

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Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, allowing users to make calls and send instant messages from within the webmail service using a browser plugin....
Microsoft previews Skype for Outlook.com

Flash player 11.3 will support sandboxing in Firefox on Windows

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Giltronix Several changes that Adobe made in Flash 11.3 aim to boost the browser plugin’s security and reduce its susceptibility to attacks. The most significant of those changes is the introduction of sandboxing on the Windows platform. Due to the frequent discovery of Flash vulnerabilities and the relative ubiquity...
Flash player 11.3 will support sandboxing in Firefox on Windows
Web forum for iPhone developers hosted malware that hacked Facebook

Is Brightcove the Next Flash?

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It was just a few years ago that Adobe’s Flash revolutionized video publishing by enabling media companies to reach a vast number of consumers with a plugin that ensured a consistent rich media experience across multiple operating systems and browsers. Now, Brightcove might be at the forefront of the next...
Is Brightcove the Next Flash?

Handy Gmail Plug-In Etacts Made My Week

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I love it when I write about something I need and some developer out there builds it. It happens all the time and it never ceases to amaze me. This week it happened as a result of my email bankruptcy post. I wrote this in that post: I have a...
Handy Gmail Plug-In Etacts Made My Week

GetGlue Expands From Toolbar to Popups

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GetGlue, the social network and recommendation engine, has launched some new features that it hopes will broaden the appeal of its service by adding popup content widgets to any page that contains a link to Wikipedia, the Internet Movie Database, Last.fm and dozens of other popular sites, with related...
GetGlue Expands From Toolbar to Popups

MonkeyFly: A Browser Plugin That Lets You Customize Your Twitter Experience…Dramatically.

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There are a lot of interesting and useful browser plugins out there, but very few can actually change the way that you experience a webpage or service.In this case the plugin is for Twitter, and it creates a whole new easier and faster experience somewhat comparable to Tweetdeck but without...
MonkeyFly: A Browser Plugin That Lets You Customize Your Twitter Experience…Dramatically.

Addvocate: Salesforce’s Former Head Of Social Marcus Nelson Preps A New Enterprise Social Media Startup

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Marcus Nelson, co-founder of customer service startup UserVoice, left his role as head of social media at Salesforce.com back in April to start a company called Addvocate — and now he’s starting to talk about what he’s up to. When I met with Nelson yesterday, he gave me a quick...
Addvocate: Salesforce’s Former Head Of Social Marcus Nelson Preps A New Enterprise Social Media Startup

MonkeyFly: A Browser Plugin That Lets You Customize Your Twitter Experience…Dramatically. http://j.mp/c7pTh0

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MonkeyFly: A Browser Plugin That Lets You Customize Your Twitter Experience…Dramatically. http://j.mp/c7pTh0
Java still has a crucial role to play--despite security risks
Animate your memes with Vimeo creator's new project, Moonbase

Hands on with Remote Desktop for Google+ Hangouts

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Family support technicians the world over gave a cheer about 18 months ago when Google released Remote Desktop, a free remote-access Chrome extension that let you support PCs from afar. While Google's solution was helpful, it wasn't perfect. Remote Desktop still required the non-techie on the other end to...
Hands on with Remote Desktop for Google+ Hangouts
Apple removes Java applet plugin from OS X, continuing push for plugin-free web

Wajam Partners With Shopping.com To Add Comparison Shopping To Its Social Search Engine

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Wajam, one of the most promising players in social search besides Google and Microsoft, today announced that it is partnering with Shopping.com to add comparison shopping to its social search results. With this, the browser plugin now goes beyond just showing you relevant social media posts from your friends when...
Wajam Partners With Shopping.com To Add Comparison Shopping To Its Social Search Engine

.Pirate Domains Now Available Through OpenNic

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Despite the best efforts of Dutch lobby groups, and American entertainment cartels, the internet is a place where barriers don’t stay barriers for long. Throw a roadblock out and a new route is recalculated. So it is with DNS. Add blocks in the ICANN systems, and people work their way...
.Pirate Domains Now Available Through OpenNic

Unpolitic.me: a Chrome extension that removes politics from your Facebook and Twitter feeds

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The US Presidential election has certainly heated up. Just earlier this week, President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney squared off in their last presidential debates before the election. But with the introduction of social media, people around the world have felt enamored to voice their opinions in favor or...
Unpolitic.me: a Chrome extension that removes politics from your Facebook and Twitter feeds

Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks

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Mac users running the latest version of Apple's OS X are now fully protected against an attack that allows hackers to hijack some encrypted browsing sessions. Apple OS X users also received new defenses against malware attacks that exploit Oracle's frequently abused Java browser plugin. In all, an OS...
Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks

Etacts Builds What I Want

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I love it when I write about something I need and some developer out there builds it. It happens all the time and it never ceases to amaze me. This week it happened as a result of my email bankruptcy post. I wrote this in that post:I have a list...
Etacts Builds What I Want
Are we ready to archive our online lives? Archify hopes so

Why Your Web Traffic is Going to Nosedive Thanks to Google

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Take a look at the Google Analytics chart to the right. Now imagine yourself waking up one day to see your web site’s traffic taking such a dramatic drop. Did you get banned by Google? Is your site down? Nope! But everyone just opted out of Google Analytics–rendering your...
Why Your Web Traffic is Going to Nosedive Thanks to Google
Yahoo Axis impresses on iPad, stumbles on desktop and iPhone (hands-on)

Are The Privacy Nuts Being Unfair To Google? Here's A Test (GOOG, FB)

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Google made some changes to its privacy policy last month, and from the outrage one would think they'd announced they were conducting warrantless wiretaps. The changes have drawn the attention of state attorneys general, French privacy regulators -- who submitted a detailed questionnaire for Google to fill out --...
Are The Privacy Nuts Being Unfair To Google? Here's A Test (GOOG, FB)
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