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Google Acquires VirusTotal Security Tool

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Google has bought web-based security tool developer VirusTotal. Google will continue to maintain the VirusTotal online malware scanning tool and the VirusTotal team will operate as an independent entity. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Google has bought web-based security tool developer VirusTotal. Google will continue to maintain the VirusTotal online malware scanning tool and the VirusTotal team will operate as an independent entity. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 0 Comments

Facebook App Center Announced

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Facebook has unveiled plans for its App Center service, which will allow developers to offer their applications to users as both free and paid applications on the iOS and Android mobile platforms, as well as desktop- and web-based applications. Facebook has unveiled plans for its App Center service, which will allow developers to offer their applications to users as both free and paid applications on the iOS and Android mobile platforms, as well as desktop- and web-based applications. 0 Comments

Why Google Chrome OS & The Cloud May Be Bad Ideas

Reconsider the cloud operating systems before you find yourself without any choices and your computer a slave to the powerful companies that now run the technological world we live in. Reconsider the cloud operating systems before you find yourself without any choices and your computer a slave to the powerful companies that now run the technological world we live in. 0 Comments

Twelve Cool Sites and Tools for Searchers

Display thumbnail images of search results, translate terms in dozens of languages, find related sites based on what you're viewing -- check out the dozen sites and tools covered in this roundup. Display thumbnail images of search results, translate terms in dozens of languages, find related sites based on what you're viewing -- check out the dozen sites and tools covered in this roundup. 0 Comments

MSN Search Changes To Inktomi

MSN Search has returned to using Inktomi to power the "Web Pages" section of its results. Inktomi was dumped in favor of AltaVista earlier this year MSN Search has returned to using Inktomi to power the "Web Pages" section of its results. Inktomi was dumped in favor of AltaVista earlier this year 0 Comments

MSN Search Changes To Inktomi

MSN Search has returned to using Inktomi to power the "Web Pages" section of its results. Inktomi was dumped in favor of AltaVista earlier this year, in a business-motivated swap that Microsoft hoped would benefit its web-based applications such as Hotmail. AltaVista does continue to have a presence at MSN Search -- at the bottom of all results page, you'll see an option to try your search on AltaVista. Clicking on this link passes on your search query to the AltaVista search engine MSN Search has returned to using Inktomi to power the "Web Pages" section of its results. Inktomi was dumped in favor of AltaVista earlier this year, in a business-motivated swap that Microsoft hoped would benefit its web-based applications such as Hotmail. AltaVista does continue to have a presence at MSN Search -- at the bottom of all results page, you'll see an option to try your search on AltaVista. Clicking on this link passes on your search query to the AltaVista search engine 0 Comments