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Fresh from its acquisition of TechCrunch, AOL picked up Thing Labs, a social software company.
I'm troubleshooting a problem with our firewall at the moment. It's a brand-spankin' new Astaro 220 and so far, it's been great, but it keeps blocking my superintendent's access to his AOL desktop software.
At Apple’s official launch of the iPhone software development kit, Rizwan Sattar, AOL senior software engineer, shows off the company's new instant-messaging software for the iPhone. The new software allows users to chat over the AIM network, switch among conversations, and upload user profile photos.
The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has warned about a code execution flaw in the AOL Radio software.
Called OpenRide, it lets people multitask via one integrated, four-part screen.
MING Network Spy can monitor, block and archive Internet usage on any computer in a network, including instant messages (AOL, MSN,...
By way of Cory Doctorow, comes a pointer to the Electronic Frontier Foundation's take on Microsoft's new Zune: a brand that has broken ranks with the Redmond-based company's previous digital rights management (DRM) strategy that attempted to establish an ecosystem of compatibility (under the name "PlaysForSure") between content merchants (ie: AOL, Yahoo, Amazon, etc.), the copy protection on the content they sold, and the software and devices that could play that content.
AOL invites developers to tweak hardware and software for the Internet phone service, launched earlier in year.
Free AOL Toolbar lets you enjoy your favorite content and services wherever you are on the Web. Get AOL Search with Google and get...
Active Virus Shield software is likely to become the highest-profile alternative to for-pay security software.
Symantec researchers question Windows Vista security, a sales pitch in disguise? Also, rootkits get better at hiding, MySpace users hit by flash worm, Oracle patches and AOL security software.
James Colburn, Microsoft Product Manager, is charged with helping Microsoft become the “world’s largest, most attractive provider of online media
CRN coverage of the Lotusphere news:IBMSoftware's new Sametime instant messaging will connect to the hugely popularconsumer IM networks from America Online, Yahoo and Google, IBM execs saidMonday. ... Ironically, IBM/Lotus was the first to offer AIM integrationseveral years ago, but that pact faded. More recently, Microsoft has stolena march, last year announcing interoperability between its Live CommunicationsServer and AOL, Yahoo and MSN public IM networks. There was no mentionof interoperability between Sametime and Microsoft instant messaging. Sametime 7.5 will provide this connectivitywith no additional charge, said Craig Hayman, vice president of developmentand technical support for Lotus Software. Microsoft charges for its IMinterop gateway.Link: CRN:IBM to AOL: Talk to Me >
Google Pack, a collection of third-party and proprietary software that promises to deliver paid media to searchers, represents potentially massive customer support costs for the company. It's DRM solution and AOL alliance narrow the range of content it will favor. Is any of this a good idea?
56% of PC users run no antivirus software, or have it, but had not updated it within a week. 44% do not have a firewall properly configured, 38% lack spyware protection, AOL and National Security Alliance say.
This morning, AOL is announcing the impending availability of its new TotalTalk VoIP service.The service, which will debut October 4, will be embedded within AOL's new AIM Triton software, which will be posted for download in the next day or two.
When fully implemented, the application will offer mobile and text communications, photo- and file-sharing, and Internet video chat.
With the acquisition of the Netscape server software products from AOL Time Warner for $20.5 million, Red Hat gains directory and certificate servers, which the company said it will bring to the open-source community, most likely under the General Public License (GPL).
Attackers could bombard PCs using instant messenger's "away" feature. AOL says a fix is imminent.
It's scrapped direct sales of its IM software to businesses, but AOL authorizes tools to let others do some tinkering.
The company is testing "Fanfare," a beefed-up version of its AOL Communicator e-mail software, in a push to attract more broadband customers.
America Online says it will open the door for Macromedia software developers to create applications on its AOL Instant Messenger and ICQ products.
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