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Report: E-mail declines, but e-commerce up

Tweet Various surveys around the world are trying to analyze and present performance analyses of various segments of the markets with information technology, Internet, mobile phones, smartphones and PCs / laptops use as a base. CommScore US survey of 2010 shows a pattern of e-mail usage – web based e-mail usage in various age segments in the US. The report shows the use of web based e-mail reducing... Read More »

Hotmail™ launches multiple aliases for e-mail accounts

Tweet Microsoft is aware about the fact that people are using multiple e-mail accounts and it desires to make the process easier. On 3rd February, Hotmail has launched a new type of feature, which allows people to create multiple e-mail accounts, which can be replied to, and managed from one’s everyday inbox for e-mail. These additional types of e-mail addresses may be had in the manner like signing... Read More »
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Malware increases by 46% in only one year

Tweet According to a report by McAfee, there has been a steady growth in the number of security threats to mobile platforms. Cisco has warned one and all to be cautious about malware as miscreants have become more and more creative by exploiting networks, systems and human vulnerabilities to steal information or do damage. Although phishing attacks decreased in 2010, spam reduced drastically, virus... Read More »

Study: Expect a billion 802.11ac Wi-Fi® devices in 2015

Tweet Using Wi-Fi, computers and other devices can be connected to the Internet very easily. Wi-Fi connections are smart and convenient as there is no need to use wires. The places of connectivity are called hot spots. These are sometimes rooms and sometimes these are spread in large areas. The most important benefit is that they provide freedom from the web of wires. Wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) was... Read More »

Internet Goes Dark in Libya

Tweet Reports are coming from the tech arena that Libya has cut all the internet connections to block the flow of the communication. In Libya there is no democracy and press and the media is not free to express their views. The turmoil began from the February this year when people in Libya start protesting against its ruler Col. Muammar Gaddafi. As a result the dictator has decided to put a check on... Read More »

Web Goes 3D with the Release of WebGL 1.0

Tweet During the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, Khronos Group presented the final specification of the standard WebGL 1.0, which is designed to provide hardware accelerated 3D graphics in browsers without the need for plug-ins. Khronos Group industry consortium today released the final version of the specification WebGL 1.0. They offer the possibility to use tools for hardware... Read More »

Yahoo!®: IPv6 upgrade threatens Intenet Users

Tweet The Internet Protocol version 4 in current use will suffer an IPv4 address exhaustion in this decade, experts argue it could be as soon as this year or max in 2 to 3 years. This necessitates the induction of IPv6. When IPv$ was started in the late eighties such widespread usage of net and so many domain names were not expected hence it was thought that IPv4 would suffice. However reports by CISCO... Read More »
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Mozilla® Firefox 4 review

Tweet Mozilla Firefox 4 is the latest version of the web browser from Mozilla Foundation. Firefox 4 is one of the most popular web browsers in the Internet world. The new version, that is, Mozilla Firefox 4, browser is one of the most secure and user friendly versions available. Firefox 4 is shipped free with Mac and Linux operating systems. It is also available free for Windows also. Firefox 4 has... Read More »

Mozilla® Firefox 4 Not to Have Hardware Acceleration for Linux®

Tweet Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Release Candidate (RC) is the latest version of the web browser. It is one of the most popular web browsers in the world. The new version of this browser is one of the secure and user friendly versions available. There are lots more new options available in the newest version of Firefox. Firefox shipped free with Mac and Linux operating systems. It is also available free... Read More »

Online scams try to capitalize on Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Tweet Online scams and frauds have increased in the past few days, which are aimed at fooling people into making donations for the victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan. If you get an e-mail asking to donate money for people who have been affected by the Earthquake, it is advised to check the credentials of the sender. The e-mail could be spam or a phishing attack intended to steal confidential... Read More »

Internet Explorer® 9 has ActiveX filtering

Tweet Microsoft has introduced ActiveX filtering in Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), which was released recently. The ActiveX filter is considered to be helpful as it gives the user control while surfing. The filter provides the user with an ability to control which ActiveX elements will be active on the websites they access. This step taken by Microsoft is another attempt by the company to increase the... Read More »

Internet Explorer® 9 (IE9) launched by Microsoft®

Tweet Microsoft launched Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) for the public on March 14, 2011 at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW) which is being held in Austin, Texas. The released version of Internet Explorer 9 is not compatible with Windows XP. It works with the Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. System requirements for installing Internet Explorer 9, include... Read More »

Search Engine Share of Yahoo Falls Sharply

Tweet It is really a setback for Yahoo to know that the search share of Yahoo! search engine for U.S searches experienced a great fall in December 2010. The Company ComScore estimated market shares of major U.S. search engines in the last year. Last month, Americans have made a total of 18.2 billion search queries. This is a 3% increase compared with November, when users asked for help to search engines... Read More »
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Windows XP users Cautious over Internet Explorer bug

Tweet Microsoft confirmed the existence of an unpatched vulnerability in Windows. Internet Explorer vulnerability potentially allows an attacker to execute code remotely via the memory used by a CSS stylesheet. Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 are affected. Microsoft confirmed the security flaw in late December. On Tuesday, it updated its advisory to reflect reports... Read More »
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World IPv6 Day Trial to be hosted by Google, Facebook, Yahoo

Tweet IPv6 is the extended version of IPv4 connectivity and some of the Internet’s most popular web sites such as, Facebook, Google and Yahoo have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6. IPv6 is the long awaited upgrade to the Internet’s main communication protocol known as IPv4. On the World IPv6 Day, participant websites will support native IPv6 traffic on their main web... Read More »
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Google Introduces Gmail Reliability Standards

Tweet Announcing service level changes in its SLA agreement, Google was hoping to get businesses to shift away from the email technologies of Microsoft. The changes in the SLA relate to remove a pair of exceptions in the Gmail SLA that had before kept certain outage types away. Microsoft and Gmail are pitched against each other while Microsoft is expanding to offer its cloud – based email services... Read More »

Microsoft Gains Edge in Search market, Google still ahead

Tweet According to BoardPoint Amtech analyst Schaster, “Overall, the trends continue to be very strong for Bing, and remain very bad for Yahoo,” he also wrote that “Investors hoping that tonight’s data would show stabilization for Yahoo will be disappointed…Unfortunately for Yahoo, we still do not see a bottom for its potential share loss.” Yahoo saw the twelfth consecutive... Read More »

Google all set to merge with online flight ticket-seller

Tweet Google is intending to merge with the biggest online air ticket seller company, but the justice department which is looking into the matter has blocked this massive deal of 700 million dollars. They are still unsure about this deal and attorneys are working on the groundwork to activate the deal. Google will dominate the online air booking industry if court results in favour of Google. To quote... Read More »
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Pseudo Domain Name Makes Google and Microsoft to distribute Malware

Tweet Google and Microsoft were duped by attackers who tricked them into distributing malware in the name of bona fide software to its users. The attackers used a plot from the phisher’s books.  The attackers posed as bona fide providers and used a domain similar to their domain. Addshuffle is a legitimate company and the attackers made a similar domain in the name of Addshufffle.com with 3 f- and... Read More »
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Microsoft Serves Yahoo search ads

Tweet On 8th of December it was officially announced that all ads on Yahoo will now be served by Microsoft. This news about the latest integration has come of the search and advertising partnership that the two companies have signed almost a year back. For more than a year the planning and engineering of the alliance has been in constant change towards the development. As the details are revealed slowly... Read More »

RSS: Now Get Online Articles Delivered to You

Tweet Sometimes you feel overwhelmed by the information that are simply overthrown at you the moment you open your web browser to your homepage or any other websites. You may be wondering how to indeed raise your efficiency to a whole new level by consuming web information using Really Simple Syndication or RSS RSS provides an easy way to gather and display information from varied and multiple sources.... Read More »
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Microsoft’s new test version of IE 9

Tweet After much waiting the time came when Microsoft unleashed its seventh test version of Internet Explorer 9 which has been tagged as “real- world” Web based JavaScript programs. But with this development a rival’s accusation has also been parcelled that Microsoft is essentially engaged in the storied computer industry practise of benchmark engineering-designing technology to be fast on an... Read More »
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Microsoft includes videos in BING Search

Tweet Microsoft is working hard to compete with the search master Google and is constantly emerging with new ideas and additions into its search engine BING. BING has been into existence for quite some time now but still it is in the evolution phase. Microsoft has recently tied up its hands with other giants of the market to enhance the search and the results of BING search. Microsoft collaborated... Read More »
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Microsoft adds less to U.S. Internet Share

Tweet Its not just the recession which has dampened spirits of the business on the Internet, but the growth of social networking has left companies like Microsoft, Google and Yahoo thinking on new strategies through which they can enhance web presence. According to recent reports Google had 66.3 percent of market share, whereas Microsoft’s Bing had 11.2 percent. Challenging Google’s dominance... Read More »
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RockMelt releases access to “Social Networking” browser

Tweet If you have signed up for early access to the RockMelt social browser, you must have received an invitation from RockMelt allowing you access to the first experience of using the browser. Once you have received the link, click on the link provided (link can only be accessed on the basis of invitation). You will receive a download file. Once the RockMelt software gets downloaded close all existing... Read More »
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