Firefox users gain location tool

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Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, has released technology that helps websites detect the physical location of computers. The system will allow users, for instance, to find local restaurants when they travel to a...

Yahoo Mail to Gain New Features

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Yahoo Inc. is introducing new features Monday for its popular Web-based e-mail program, including software that allows computer users to type text messages on a keyboard and send them directly to someone's cell phone. The...

Silverlight To Gain Support for Opera Browser

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When Microsoft unveiled Silverlight at the MIX07 conference in Las Vegas last week, the new cross-platform browser plug-in for rich media content lacked support for the popular Opera Web browser. Instead, Redmond announced that Silverlight...

Dell, HP gain over IBM in server market

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The overall market grew 4.1 percent to $12.3 billion compared with the year-earlier quarter, a rate that was slower than that of each quarter since the second of 2003, according to figures Gartner released Wednesday....

Firefox 1.0 to Gain More Mac OS X Features

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For a product that can count a double-digit market share only through the generous rounding of numbers, the release of Version 1.0 of the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox Web browser was met with great enthusiasm and...

Online ad sales gain again

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Online advertising was up for the fourth quarter in a row, with the third quarter showing 20 percent growth compared to the same period last year. Sales from online advertising hit an estimated $1.75bn (£1bn)...

AMD ekes slight gain against Intel

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Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices gained a pinch of market share year over year against rival Intel in a market that seems to be improving. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD saw its market share in the...

Hackers 'could gain missile secrets'

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In its latest act in the 'war on terror', the US government has ordered officials to check that any information held about "weapons of mass destruction" is stored securely. The government fears that hackers...

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