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News July 22, 2010 05:04 PM ET Computerworld - Tired of getting a fail whale when you try to tweet or simply try to log onto Twitter ? Seems that the execs at Twitter are too.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers briefly blocked access to the popular Internet messaging service Twitter , steering traffic to another website where a group reportedly calling itself the "Iranian Cyber Army" claimed responsibility. Users trying to reach Twitter early Friday were redirected to a Web page that CNN reported had a picture of a green flag and a message that said, "This site has been hacked by the Iranian Cyber Army." There was no evidence the hackers are actually linked to Iran. websites like Twitter and Facebook helped bring attention to the Iranian opposition during the country's crackdown after its June elections, with users posting minute-by-minute updates and amateur video. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Mozilla has released a fifth beta for Firefox 3.6, a move that will see the full release of the popular web browser pushed into early 2010. Already, Beta 5 of Firefox 3.6 resolves over 130 issues from Beta 4, and is much more stable as a result. Mike Beltzner, director of Firefox is confident that the release candidate will be released before the end of the year, though an official release will only take place "early in the new year."
Mozilla Custom Keywords ROCK! Not just for making shorthand for bookmarks but also for searches and queries. Simple keywords allow you to type a short string in the Location Bar and load its corresponding Bookmark URL. An example is my bookmark for http://www.mozilla.org to which I've added the keyword m.o . So, with that set, I can type m.o in the Location Bar and it loads http://www.mozilla.org. Using keywords combined with autocomplete in Mozilla and I seldom type more than about three or four characters for all of the sites I regularly visit.
(Facebook) LONDON (CBS/AP) Escaped British prisoner Craig "Lazie" Lynch is taunting police and attracting a growing Internet fan base from his Facebook profile where he is mocking authorities for failing to find him and openly musing about moving across the Atlantic. Facebook Photo: Craig Lynch. At almost 4,000 fans, Lynch is likely the most popular fugitive on Facebook.
TIME has published its top 10 of everything 2009, and the winner in the gadgets category is a relative newcomer: the Droid. The Motorola phone on the Verizon network is a great device on the best network, TIME argues, making it the obvious choice despite being new to the market. TIME writes :
Jump to: Featured stories If you were a social-networking site other than Facebook or Twitter, you were probably struggling to stay above water in 2009. But if you were one of the many services built on top of Facebook's or Twitter's platforms, this may well have been a very good year. Some formerly big names in social networking were attempting to revamp, rebrand, or recover. MySpace hired former Facebook exec Owen Van Natta to spearhead a turnaround for the News Corp.
Here's time-saving tip number two for you this week. Feeling lucky? Maybe you should buy a lottery ticket on your way home from work tonight. A popular feature of a dropdown control is that it lets you store an ID value, but display text. For example, in an order items table you store the product ID value, but display the product name. Selecting a product name instead of memorizing an ID value is much easier for the user.
16 September 2010 Last updated at 13:32 ET Which? found laptops labelled Bluray but without in-built Bluray drives
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Friday, 02 July 2010 13:48 Written by Maximilian Lemos 1 Comment Share & Enjoy Passwords should always be given a high amount of care.