Archives: October 2013

Goodbye, tracking cookies? Don't celebrate just yet

October 11, 2013
Microsoft and Google are both rumored to be working on replacement ad-tracking technologies, but maybe cookies are the lesser of two evils
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Tech sector shrugs as shutdown drags on

October 11, 2013
The silence by most tech giants is puzzling given the industry’s high stakes in government IT
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Where you can't (and can) get government data during the shutdown

October 10, 2013
Here's a rundown of what major government data sources are still offline and how to work around some of them
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PC shipments crater and tablets are the bogeymen

October 10, 2013
Worldwide PC shipments fell in Q3 for the worst back-to-school quarter in five years. The holidays won't be much better
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Ruby scripting language makes embedded play

October 10, 2013
Main Ruby version, however, is viewed by founder Yukihiro Matsumoto as needing only minor improvements
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Another botched Black Tuesday: KB 2878890 patch brings back two-year-old KB 951847 -- repeatedly

October 10, 2013
Microsoft's four-month body count: 23 bad patches. It's past time for Microsoft to improve the quality of its Automatic Updates
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JavaScript killed the Flash player plug-in star

October 10, 2013
Mozilla's Shumway project promises to eliminate Flash plug-ins, replace them with pure HTML5/JavaScript-based solution
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Firefox OS 1.1 needs more of a boost to soar

October 09, 2013
Mozilla's contender for the budget mobile space claims performance boosts and new features, but is still missing too much
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Apple's US mobile surge may not translate to rest of the world

October 09, 2013
Apple smartphones are No. 1 in the US and iOS is gaining share, but Google's Android platform continues to dominate across the globe
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New Windows 7 feature in KB 2852386 reclaims wasted space on your C: drive

October 09, 2013
Microsoft's new patch lets you clean up Windows bloat from earlier patches and quickly reclaim 1GB to 3GB of space
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