Mozilla says that the fourth beta of its Firefox 3 browser is available to download with more than 900 enhancements, better handling of memory and interface tweaks for Vista.According to Mozilla's developer site, Firefox 3 beta 4 includes the following (also see What's new document).
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Google executives said that concerns about the company's paid click rate was overblown and added that they planned to "dial up" advertising on YouTube.Google's Tim Armstrong, president of advertising and commerce in North America, said that the decline in paid click rates were to do a focus on ad quality.
Large corporations haven't joined the ranks of startups flocking to cloud computing services like Amazon Web Services, but they are ignoring it at their own peril.That's the key takeaway from a research report by Forrester analyst James Staten.
The United States is likely to recommend Microsoft's Open XML standard as an international standard. News.
Requirements Critic spots agent/action gaps in your documentation and, even more important, verifies your requirements against glossaries of acceptable terms. It also spots problematic phrases like "easy to use," "strong encryption" or "very fast"–phrases that experts consider dangerously vague.
Zoho on Monday launched Zoho People, a human capital management tool that could be quite useful for mid-sized businesses. The move also shows how Zoho intends to reach well beyond its online office suite, which is really just a set of starter apps for broader enterprise ambitions.
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It's not too often that a keynote at a major conference turns into a total train wreck. But that's what happened with the Mark Zuckerberg keynote at SXSW where he was interviewed by BusinessWeek's Sarah Lacy.
The Beatles may be coming to iTunes.According to a report in the U.