Author: Chinmoy Kanjilal Google Profile for Chinmoy Kanjilal
Chinmoy Kanjilal is a FOSS enthusiast and evangelist. He is passionate about Android. Security exploits turn him on and he loves to tinker with computer networks. He rants occasionally at Techarraz.com. You can connect with him on Twitter @ckandroid.

Chinmoy Kanjilal has written and can be contacted at chinmoy@techie-buzz.com.
java

Sitebuilder comes with Java 6 update 7, which came out back in the summer of 2008. That version of java is severely flawed and outdated.

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GOTTFRID

The title “Away From Keyboard” is symbolic of the harsh realities of life away from the keyboard where the Pirate Bay trio would face a court trial and face the harsh reality of life.

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MS Research and UN Plan to Simulate the World’s Ecosystem

As part of this project, the team of scientists will build General Ecosystem Models (GEMs), which will simulate environmental processes like reproduction, migration, death, and feeding. This will provide valuable statistical data to plan and design conservation efforts for the ecosystem.

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mega-cloud

This reboot of Megaupload enforces 2048-bit RSA key encryption of all data stored on the Mega servers. They even have a fancy name for it — User Controlled Encryption (UCE).

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Dailymobile-RIM

The portathon event was held in two parts, one where only Android developers were asked to port their apps to Blackberry 10, and another where apps written in Appcelerator, Maramalade, Sencha, jQuery, PhoneGap and Qt were to be ported.

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Nokia-logo

Nokia uses its Nokia/Ovi proxy servers pretty much the same way any other browser manufacturer uses its proxy servers — for transcoding, resulting in data compression and faster browsing.

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Netflix-Logo

The Janitor Monkey comes in handy when disposing of unused resources. The Janitor Monkey service runs in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and it can be scheduled to perform regular resource cleanups.

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Steam_Logo

Even though the Steam for Linux system is still in a beta stage, Linux users already account for 0.8% of total Steam users. This figure is expected to increase once Steam for Linux comes out of beta, and reaches more Linux distros.

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Intel-logo

Much of this effort is being worked upon by the Microsoft Mediaroom team, with Jim Baldwin as the VP of this program at Intel. Intel has the expertise in chip manufacturing, and it has also stuck just the right deals with Hollywood to keep this product profitable for everyone.

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bank-of-america

The hackers are extremely confident about their mission and have been able to cause temporary interruption of services in BoA and Citibank.

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Uefi-logo

Although the original EFI specification was developed by Intel, it was done with the Windows OS in mind. With this move, custom kernels will be a thing of the past.

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vevo

Vevo collaborated with YouTube back in 2009, and has been a major revenue generator for YouTube. However, it also caused a major change in the number of views of videos from major record labels.

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While BLAKE2 is advocated as being a secure hashing function, it is also as fast as MD5, which might be a reason for concern, but the developers of BLAKE2 have said on their mailing list that BLAKE2 has better security.

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enlightenment-foundation-libraries

Enlightenment has many advantages over other window managers. It is a full-fledged platform with libraries to create intriguing user interfaces rapidly.

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drive2

Gmail has allowed email attachments up to 25 MB until now, but with Google Drive, we can send files up to 10 GB in size through Gmail. This is 400 times of what was once allowed.

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