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Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Release Candidate (RC)

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 communications software delivers streamlined communications including software-powered VoIP, presence, enterprise IM, web conferencing, and A/V conferencing.

Intel sheds light on future technology at IDF 2010

Intel is a semiconductor manufacturing company whose raison d'etre is to churn out computer chips by the million. It spends billions of dollars on engineering and infrastructure - building hugely expensive fabrication plants - and continues to hold a commanding market share in providing processors that power the vast majority of PCs.

[...] The world doesn't really care what kind of technology resides in products. Rather, it cares about what it enables you to do: Apple iPhone being a very obvious case in point. So what does this all mean for the chip giant? At the Intel Developer Forum - a yearly technology showcase held in San Francisco - the firm rolled out examples of how it views technology development and enablement for Joe Average...

Yahoo Mail to get 'Minty' freshen-up

Yahoo is planning to unveil this fall yet another revamp to its Yahoo Mail service to address a drop in users and improve the product's performance overseas where Net connections tend to be slower.

Microsoft antipiracy efforts caught up in Russian political scandal

Microsoft's long taken aggressive steps to curb the rampant piracy of its software in Europe, but it seems like things have gotten a little out of hand: a new report in the New York Times today says Russian authorities are using piracy "investigations" as a pretext for seizing computers and other materials from political opponents of the government and news organizations. What's more, apparently Microsoft is quite supportive of these raids -- its lawyers have described the company as a "victim" and pushed for criminal charges. Making matters even worse, Microsoft is also accused of refusing to help targeted groups which have specifically purchased software to avoid being raided -- the company has said it's a matter for the Russian security police.

New and Improved

Introducing the new Its been a long time coming. This vision began a few years ago when

New and Improved

For the announcement on the re-launch of the New and Improved, visit this link:

Important: story Guidelines

We are glad you have decided to sign up on our forums, however with every community there are rules that members need to abide by to ensure everything runs smooth.

HOWTO: Compile Kernel in Linux

There are a few reasons why a user would want to upgrade his/her kernel. One advantage to compiling your own kernel is that it is tweaked for your hardware.

Some computer definitions

Some definitions of computer terms from the genius Maddox.


Active X - This phrase is used to distinguish web sites with adult or pornographic content (hence the "X").