By John Shinal SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Before this week, I knew there was fierce competition among Silicon Valley technology start-ups for talent, despite California’s stubbornly high unemployment rate of 12%. I reported on tech jobs for a year and the evidence, both anecdotal and statistical, is plentiful.
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have detailed a new botnet--a collection of infected computers controlled by cybercriminals--called TDL-4, that might just be "indestructible." TDL-4 gets its name by being the fourth generation of the botnet. In 2008, the original TDL appeared. It has been altered over the last several years. With TDL-4, Kaspersky has found , the malware creators have drastically improved the botnet over its predecessors.
While I wasn't there from the very start of Linux . I was an early adopter. Even before Linux, though, I was a Unix desktop user ranging from the early character interfaces such as the Bourne shell to graphic Unix desktops such as SCO's Open Desktop—better known back in the day as Open Deathtrap—and Solaris's Looking Glass. In the last twenty years I've used almost every significant Linux desktop out there, and was the editor-in-chief for many years of Desktop Linux . In short, I know what I'm talking about.
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You’re tearing it up in Angry Birds, finding elegant smashed-avian-solutions for every level, and then you hit a wall. No matter what you do you can’t figure the level out. Take a peek at these video walkthroughs to blast through to the next level.
May 03, 2010 by Steve Bass in TechBite By Steve Bass Make Firefox Even Better I know many of you still stubbornly use Internet Explorer (hello, Carl). I used to, as well. But Firefox, with all its lovely add-ons and tweaks, is just more fun to use. Let’s start with a something you might not know about: Firefox’s hidden visual tab switching tweak.
Cheat Sheet Windows 7, Microsoft’s latest version of the Windows operating system, has all the familiar boxes, windows, and mouse pointers as its predecessors. But Windows 7 also has some new features to explore. This cheat sheet of timesaving tips and advice makes using this new version easy. Get to know required hardware, how to protect your work effectively, and some cool keyboard shortcuts to get that job done faster — and with fewer hassles.
Ever wanted to add color to your old, vintage, or historical photographs? Load up some old pictures and see how color can be added quickly to any black and white photograph in this simple Photoshop how to. While many purists simply don’t like the look of colorized black and white photographs, the ability to add color to black and white images is as indispensible as it is simple. Read on to see just how easy it can be.
Security researchers are scratching their heads trying to determine the origin of the Stuxnet worm, a piece of malware that targets large industrial control systems. Judging by the way it's constructed, the information it targets and some of the organizations that have been hit, the worm may have been created by a national government. Others, however, have their doubts. The Stuxnet worm, which targets industrial control systems, or " SCADA " systems, is one of the most sophisticated bits of digital malware security researchers have come across in a long time. Now, those researchers want to know where it came from. Was Stuxnet the product of a den of hackers working on their own accord, or did a national government somewhere in the world have a hand in its creation?
After you've got Firefox installed , you're going to want to set some basic options in order to make it work the best for your particular preferences. First, the "look" of Firefox takes a bit of getting used to after using other Web browsers. So, let's take a look at what some of these changes might be. Title Bar : This is where the title of the page as determined by the web page's creator is displayed.
Not quite happy with the way Windows 7 works, or looking to get more out of the operating system? You've come to the right place. We're big fans of Microsoft's latest OS, but we're also big fans of making Windows better . In this article, we've rounded up the best Windows 7 downloads.
After we have shared how to open and customize Command Prompt , it is time to see how to use it to perform basic operations. This article will show how to execute commands like changing the working directory, viewing content of a directory, creating and renaming folders, copying, deleting files and folders, and how to launch any application from Command Prompt . Also, it will show how to get help when using the tool. How to Navigate Between Folders