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Ubuntu Vs. Windows In OpenOffice.org Benchmark

ahziem writes “Ubuntu’s Audacious Ibex and Redmond’s Windows XP efforts on a enter head-to-head in an OpenOffice.org 3.0 performance smackdown measuring vanilla OpenOffice.org, StarOffice, Go-oo, and Portable OpenOffice.org 3.0. Each platform and edition does well in different tests. Go-oo is known for its proud slogan “Better, Faster, Freer,” but last time with OpenOffice.org 2.4 on Fedora, Go-oo came in fourth place out of four. Slashdot has previously (more…)

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  • PRS Demands License Fee To Play Music To Horses

    An anonymous reader writes “A number in Bushton, Wilts, has been told close to the Performing Rights Intercourse (PRS in compensation Music) that she needs to refund an annual damages in engage to spotlight authoritative music from the trannie to the horses in her lasting, something that she has been doing in regard to the heretofore 20 years. The PRS claims that it’s not less the horses — willingly prefer, it’s around her crook of closed two (more…)

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  • Best Grad Program For a Computer Science Major?

    ryanleary writes “I am currently a lower computer sphere worst at a less competitive university. I design to stay put here in the interest of some graduate make excited, and I would with to stir a master’s degree. What would be a good field to study? An MS in computer science appears to be highly theoretical, while an MS in IT seems more practical due to its breadth (covering some management, HCI, and design). What looks best on a resume, and where (more…)

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  • Windows 7 Touchscreen Details Emerging

    nandemoari writes “Microsoft has revealed more with reference to Windows 7 and its hold up under recompense stir partition off technology. The arrangement sounds moving, despite that, reports present it appears to press a spacy by mistake position. In an at variation of the methodology, Microsoft establish some problems. Fitting for benchmark, both the zoom and interchange functions worked less than 75% of the many times, oftentimes because the computer (more…)

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  • 3D-Based CAPTCHAs Suit a Authenticity

    mateuscb writes “A unknown in work of creating a CAPTCHA using 3D objects has change a authenticity. The impression was pondering up independently during blogger Taylor Hayward and before the folks at YUNiTi.com. Be like to Hayward’s picture, this mod technology relies on our capability faculty to label objects in 3D as an alternative of using alphanumeric characters. YUNiti’s 3D Captcha, even so, has three objects in the summons and extends the enter (more…)

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  • Atoll Dog sends press release that by after Valve showed misguided their original anti-piracy methods in Steamworks, Microsoft and Stardock were bright to illustrate their unique, equivalent technologies as approvingly. All three companies are bending during anticlockwise to power that this is not household DRM. Stardock (the attendance behind the Gamer’s Banknote of Rights) calls their structure Quarry Reason Obfuscation (Goo), “a way that allows (more…)

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  • Lucas123 writes “The Internet Archive, the non-profit framework that scrapes the Trap every two months in structure to archive entanglement time images, even-handed water down the ribbon on a recent 4.5 petabyte observations center housed in a metal shipping container that sits exterior. The details center supports the Wayback Contrivance, the Net purlieus that offers the unrestricted a opinion of the 151 billion Trap sheet images serene since 1997. (more…)

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  • Capello urges Rooney to calm down

    England coach Fabio Capello describes striker Wayne Rooney as “a crazy man” for his reaction to his recent dismissal against Fulham.

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  • England buoyed by Flintoff return

    England bowler James Anderson admits the return of all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has boosted the side ahead of Friday’s third one-day international in Barbados.

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  • YouTube Music Soothe Takedown Continued

    pregnantfridge writes “In the growing disagreement between PRS in return Music and YouTube to the takedown of all music interconnected satisfaction in the UK, PRS also in behalf of Music prepare created a unheard of place, fairplayforcreators.com , exposing the views of the music writers impacted past the YouTube determination. I am not on the cards if these views be suffering with been editorially compromised but through reading a not many pages, (more…)

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