The upcoming version 18 of Firefox will break animated themes in sacrifice of performance and load time improvements. Users who wish to keep their animated themes can find a workaround within.
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Microsoft's "Bing It On" promotion has returned, challenging users to choose between search results from Bing or Google, with the chance to win some nice prizes as well!
The CTO of Serious Sam developer Croteam has voiced his opinions of the Windows 8 certification process and it's not pretty, calling it a "broken concept" that "should be abolished."
A cryptographic key used to validate Adobe applications has been compromised, and was used to sign at least two malicious utilities. Adobe will recall the affected certificate and publish an update.
Dropbox and Facebook have teamed up to provide integrated file sharing between users in Facebook Groups. The feature, rolling out today, will let users collaborate on files together over Facebook.
The catalyst for Apple dropping Google Maps for its own in-house developed solution was apparently a disagreement over voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation, a feature not included in the contract.
Photographs with EXIF data pointing to a successor to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone have been uploaded to Picasa, spurring speculation that the Galaxy Nexus 2 is imminent.
Support for Google Apps will be dropped from Internet Explorer 8 after the upcoming release of Internet Explorer 10. As a result, Google Apps will no longer be supported in Windows XP.
The iPhone 5 will not be able to simultaneously transfer voice and data on the Verizon and Sprint networks, representatives from the companies confirmed. The feature will be available on AT&T.
Astute players of World of Warcraft have discovered that watermarks are being inserted into screenshots taken of the game. The watermark data includes identifying player and server information.
Google has added The Pirate Bay's domains to its blacklist, censoring the BitTorrent website from appearing in autocomplete suggestions - but TPB say they've seen no major drop in traffic so far.
A video that supposedly demonstrated the impressive PureView image stabilization feature of the Nokia Lumia 920 was found to not be recorded by the actual device. Nokia apologized after the discovery.
After fighting back a giant wave of illegitimate submissions to the Steam Greenlight program, Valve will institute a $100 submission fee (that is donated to charity) to cut down on the noise.
Researchers have found that monitoring companies, including copyright-enforcement authorities, monitor popular BitTorrents closely, and most users have their IP address logged within three hours.
Are Google's Larry Page and Apple's Tim Cook having secret discussions about the patent issues between the two companies? According to several anonymous sources, the answer is yes.
Google has initiated the process of finding a buyer for the Home Business unit of recently acquired Motorola Mobility, which sells set-top boxes and other cable equipment to television providers.
Tired of having to put away your electronic devices during takeoff? Eventually you might not have to, as the FAA is studying the safety of allowing passengers to use their devices mid-flight.
The FCC is considering a tax on broadband Internet services that would fund expansion of high-speed Internet access in the country for the 19 million Americans without access.
During Tuesday's second-quarter earnings call, Michael Dell commented on the potential market performance of upcoming competitor product Microsoft Surface, saying sales will be "relatively small."
IEEE has formed a group to develop the next generation of Ethernet technology, which could potentially support network transfer speeds of up to 1 terabit per second.
After tracking image links on Facebook for more than three years, Ars Technica has learned that the social network is finally deleting images - for good - in a timely fashion.
Final Fantasy VII's PC re-release is available for pre-purchase officially, after an error last week made the game available before intended. It costs $11.99, with a $2 discount for the next month.
Want to try out SimCity early? Electronic Arts is taking applications for a closed beta of the upcoming city-building simulation, for Windows PC only.
After a rocky launch, Apple invested more heavily into iPhone security, which is now so good that security experts believe it to be impossible to crack by the NSA's standards.
Battle.net has been breached, and encrypted passwords, email addresses, personal security question answers, and authenticator information has been taken. Update your passwords.
A Demonoid staff member was apparently arrested in Monterrey, Mexico in October 2011, and a criminal case of intellectual property rights violations is being built against the site's owners.
After years of anticipation, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is finally imminent. The game will release on August 21 for $14.99, but pre-orders gain early beta access one week ahead of launch.
After an extended period of downtime from a DDoS attack, followed by a period of malicious redirects to malware and spam sites, Demonoid has been shut down by the Ukrainian government.
Almost two months after its official launch, IPv6 adoption is growing steadily, according to new research. The US currently leads the field by users, with over 3.3m users adopting the new protocol.
Anonymous sources have indicated that Google will be penalized $22.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission for violating the privacy settings of users of Apple's Safari web browser.
The first lawsuit alleging insider trading has been filed against Zynga. The suit alleges that insiders at the company had prior knowledge of poor results and sold shares at higher prices.
A reporter for The Independent had his Twitter account suspended, under the pretense that he violated Twitter's terms of service by tweeting the email address of an NBC executive.
A New York ruling that Twitter must hand over tweets and user information of an Occupy Wall Street protester will be appealed by the company, as announced Thursday morning.
YouTube is adding a feature to blur out faces in videos, citing the growing human rights need for protecting the identities of people involved in activism around the world.
Links to Imgur were blocked by Facebook for a period of time on Monday, because the site was accidentally deemed "spammy." The engineer responsible for the error apologized on Reddit.
Marissa Mayer, a vice president at Google, has resigned from the search engine company to helm one of its rivals. She starts as President and CEO of Yahoo! on Tuesday.
Steam's annual summer sale has finally started, and this time there are even more ways to save. Flash sales and community choice deals feature, in addition to the traditional bundles and daily deals.
Apple's upcoming Mountain Lion operating system update will drop support of some older Mac models, even though they have 64-bit processors. The reason is likely due to older 32-bit graphics drivers.
Dropbox is doubling the capacity of its subscription accounts for all existing and future users, with no price increase. Dropbox Pro accounts will now hold 100 GB, 200 GB or 500 GB depending on plan.
Phantasy Star Online 2, Sega's free-to-play action online RPG, will be released in North America and Europe in early 2013 for Windows PC.
The patent suits keep coming for Apple in China. This time, Zhizhen Network Technology is suing Apple for infringing on its patent for an instant messaging chat bot system, and the culprit is Siri.
The PC remake of Final Fantasy VII has finally been confirmed, packing achievements, cloud saves, and a character booster to bypass grinding. Release date unannounced.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom claims to have information that shows that US Vice President Joe Biden is the man who ordered the raid on Megaupload, possibly with influence from the MPAA.
Twitter's first biannual transparency report sheds light on the number of government requests for user information or content removal, as well as data on DMCA takedown notices from copyright holders.
First details of Google's futuristic wearable technology have emerged - current prototypes of Glass do not include any built-in WWAN connectivity, some local storage is built-in, and more.
Google has announced a free online course to teach users how to use advanced search techniques on the world's most widely used search engine. Registration is open now.
Facebook abruptly changed the default contact email address of all its users to its own @facebook.com email addresses. Find out how to reverse this change in this post.
The next version of Android might have been accidentally revealed to be code name Jelly Bean, leaked by Google itself in the product description of the Galaxy Nexus phone on the Google Play store.
According to three independent manufacturers that spoke with TechCrunch, Apple is planning to replace its current 30-pin cable ports with a smaller 19-pin version in the new iPhone.
Websites that provide the service of downloading audio tracks from YouTube videos have recently been contacted by YouTube parent company Google, which is threatening legal action against the sites.