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Swift, convenient Web navigation hits a high note

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The Opera Web browser enjoys a reputation for being the fastest software for accessing Internet pages, and it should appeal particularly to hard-core fans of blogs and people wary of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Database vendors eye open-source effect

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In what's become almost a yearly ritual, the big three database suppliers--Oracle, IBM and Microsoft--are prepping major product releases meant to steal away one another's customers.

Mozilla Deer Park Alpha 2 Release Candidates

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As you should be aware of, Firefox 1.1 is currently being developed under the code-name Deer Park. Not so long ago I tried the Alpha 1 build, and it was very solid, especially for a piece of software in such an early stage.

Driver glitch limits overclocking of Nvidia's GeForce 7800 GTX chip

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Nvidia has confirmed a bug in its current driver software that prevents serious overclocking - by shutting down a graphics card not just when it runs too hot, but also too cool.

Opera chooses BitTorrent to supercharge browser

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OPERA Software is showing off a new version of its browser that includes support for BitTorrent.

Learn PHP - Getting dynamic

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The whole point of coding in PHP instead of just using HTML files is to make everything dynamic. You want the pages to make themselves, so you can spend more time counting your loot. The ideal way to get content onto your pages is from a database. First of all, databases are, as the name suggests, great places to store data. Secondly, clients pay more if you use the words "database" and "dynamic" in the quote and invoice.

Norwegian Hacker Cracks Google Software

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The Norwegian who became a hacker hero for developing software to unlock copy-protection codes on DVD movies said he needed only one day to crack Google Inc.'s new video viewer.

New Acceleration Architecture for X.org

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At the recent European X.Org Developers Meeting KDE developer and Trolltech employee Zack Rusin presented a new acceleration architecture named Exa (eyecandy X architecture) for X.org.

Opera Software wins Chinese nod

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Oslo-based Opera Software said Tuesday that its browser has been selected for advanced Linux-based smartphones being developed by China's ZTE Corp. The market potential is huge.

Bluefish... It's A Keeper

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Bluefish is a handy, text-based HTML editor for anybody that needs to crank out a lot of Web content, without a lot of fluff. It is a mature application that does its job quickly and efficiently.

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