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Investigation of US Airways Crash Into Hudson Will Last a Year

The crash of a US Airways Airbus into the Hudson River last week will take 12 months, according to Robert Benzon, the chief investigator assigned to the case. He went on to say that this case will likely be studied for decades to come. All 150 passengers and five crew members on board survived...

12 "Dead Technology" Advertisements

12 "Dead Technology" Advertisements

It is interesting to look back at the various ways that technology has been advertised to consumers over the past several decades. It is particularly interesting to look back at these advertisements when the featured products have been made obsolete. From the BetaMax to the HD DVD the following...

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April Fool's Worm Threatens Millions of Computers

Conficker.c is a worm that has infected millions of computers and is scheduled to become malicious on April Fool's day 2009. The worm, which is a self-propagating computer program, could cause widespread damage to those who do not yet have the latest Microsoft updates. What exactly will happen...

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Google Chrome OS Entering the Operating System Market

Google has finally confirmed all the rumors of it entering the operating system market which had been going on since years. Yesterday, in an official blog post it confirmed its plans to directly challenge Microsoft by introducing its own OS which would be called Google Chrome OS. Google Chrome OS...

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What Is a Proxy Server ?

A proxy server is like a middleman which sits between the main server and the client application, such as a browser. When the client computer makes a request such as a file download, web page request or any other type of connection request, it first connects to the proxy server which then sources...

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What Is Facebook Lite?

Internet users are buzzing over the appearance of something called "Facebook Lite," a new service that's apparently being beta tested by Facebook. Some users received a message that they were invited to test it out, but were frustrated when the link didn't work. There's a reason for that: It was...

What Is RSS ?

What Is RSS ?

Really Simple Syndication or RSS as it is called is a web feed format which lets you read news, blogs, articles, listen to audio and watch videos without the need to visit the particular site which hosts the content. RSS, sometimes also referred to as "Rich Site Summary" has revolutionized the...

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MySpace Likely to Buy iLike for $13.5 Million

It seems that MySpace is not planning to just sit and watch the ridiculous growth of Facebook in the U.S. and other countries. It made its intentions clear when it proposed to buy iLike, the popular social music recommendation service that has around 50 million registered users, reported various...

What Is DNS ?

What Is DNS ?

DNS or the Domain Name System is a naming system which is used to name and identify the computers, servers or any other object which connects to the world wide web (internet) or a particular network. Using the Domain Name System, domain names are assigned to websites on the internet which can be...

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What Is SEO ?

SEO or Search Engine Optimization refers to the various techniques and tactics involved in making content (websites, blogs, articles etc) rank higher in the search engine result pages (SERPs). The person who undertakes the task of optimizing a website for search engines is also sometimes referred...