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10 years ago
I found this online web config security analyzer. 30+ security checks.
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10 years ago
I came across this news article about how Internet Explorer (IE) caught almost all the Malware attacks as opposed to Firefox and other browsers. It is interesting to note that Chrome just caught 6.5% of malware attacks as opposed to IE's 99%. Is IE pouncing back? In another news story, Google plan to make Chrome easier to manage and deploy in enterp...
Google launched an Apache plugin mod_pagespeed to perform many speed optimizations automatically. It offers around 15 on-the-fly optimizations that address various aspects of web performance, including optimizing caching, minimizing client-server round trips and minimizing payload size. Read more about it here.
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10 years ago
I came across this data visualization of the elections based on the tweets and re-tweets in the particular areas. Check it out.
8pen is a keyboard design specifically for small devices. Take a look -
Indian Govt. showed prototypes of the cheapest tablet. For $35 you get: Wi-Fi, Ethernet, 2GB of internal storage, Linux OS and a touch screen. Dream or Reality ? We'll soon find out :)
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Yankee Stadium has a policy where they don't allow laptop computers inside their gates, and recently they've decided that the iPad falls under that same category. :D Your thoughts?
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In order to counter Google and Apple's smartphone market, mobile giant Nokia and Yahoo! are joining hands to introduce their new Project Nike. It will be interesting to see what kind of apps Yahoo! develop for Nokia phones .. probably something analogous to their "personalized Yahoo" and also the kind of smartphones Nokia might come up with...
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After months of waiting, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS was recently released. It's called Lucid Lynx. This release emphasizes the importance of web services and social networking with integrated interfaces for posting to sites like Facebook and Twitter. They introduced "MeMenu" which helps you keep up with social networks and instant messaging. Another interesting change is its user interface - more Mac than classic Ubuntu. I'm...
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In my Advanced Databases course, we recently discussed the hidden web which search engines can't grasp. This hidden data is beyond the regular web pages which get stored in the index maintained by the search engines. A search engine can index only web pages publically available to them but cannot access the restricted dataset. For instance, one case we discussed was: Query [wireless AND network] on USPTO (U.S. Patent) database:110,458 hits.