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Facial recognition face-off: Three tools compared

Sat, 2009-10-03 16:13 by admin

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Many Macs run Windows faster than PCs do. My Mac mini (yes, mini) outpaced a similarly graced Acer laptop both running Windows Vista... and once I installed ...

Answer "No to All" when copying files in Windows XP with Shift+No

Sun, 2009-09-20 09:58 by admin

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In last week's TR Dojo Challenge question, I asked TechRepublic members how to say “no to all” replacements when copying files in Windows XP? This problem ...

Apple cripples the iPhone

Sun, 2009-09-20 09:51 by admin

iPhone's Bad Business

Millions of users of the Apple’s wildly popular phone just found out it no longer works with office email systems. Did Steve Jobs’ company betray its users?

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What a difference a little update makes. Users of Apple's iPhone models 3G and earlier got a rude awakening at work this past week: Their phones no longer work with their office's email systems.

The mainframe turns 45

Sat, 2009-09-19 08:01 by admin

The Mainframe: The Dinosaur That Wouldn't Die

By Michael Neubarth

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This year marks the 45th anniversary of the IBM mainframe. As Tanapong Ittisakulchai wrote in the Nation in May, "Forty-five years ago, on April 7, 1964, the introduction of the IBM System/360 sparked a revolution in computing and business."

New Key Features in PCmover

Sat, 2009-08-29 16:36 by admin

New Key Features in PCmover for Windows 7 Announced
PR Web (press release)
When Microsoft® releases Windows® 7, many XP users will have a serious problem - no upgrade path provided by Microsoft to Windows 7. ...

Java vs. C#

Sat, 2009-08-01 18:05 by admin

Some articles that compare these two programming languges:

A short conclusion is that C# is a newer, considerably more powerful language that does not have the many straightjacket-like limitations of Java.

The Matrix, but with money: the world of high-speed trading

Thu, 2009-07-30 11:37 by admin

Supercomputers pitted against one another in a high-stakes battle of attack and counterattack over a global network where predatory algorithms trawl the information stream, competing every millisecond to gain an informational advantage over rivals. It sounds like Hollywood fiction, but it's just an average trading day on the stock market.

By John Stokes | Last updated July 27, 2009 11:12 PM CT

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For some, move to Windows 7 will be tough

Thu, 2009-07-23 09:07 by admin

For Some, Move To Windows 7 Will Be Tough
Wall Street Journal
The new edition, called Windows 7, is a big improvement over both Vista and the sturdy, 2001-vintage Windows XP still widely in use. ...
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Asus Eee PC T91

Sat, 2009-07-18 13:31 by admin
Asus Eee PC T91
The new addition to the dock is the icon for the ASUS "Touch Gate" interface Touch Gate is an alternative desktop environment to Windows XP ... essentially ...
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Least-privilege technology still swimming upstream

Mon, 2009-07-13 08:13 by admin

Least-Privilege Technology Still Swimming Upstream, But Making Progress

Fundamental shift in endpoint security might be easier with rollout of Windows 7, experts say

Jul 10, 2009 | 10:39 AM
By Tim Wilson

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