Microsoft offers up to $150,000 reward to those who detect errors

Microsoft wants to ensure the safety of its latest Windows 8 is free from fault for not giving opportunity to the lesser intrusion of malware programs or external control of the system. Therefore, the company has launched a new rewards program for those detected faults and their possible solutions. Nothing less than $100,000 will Microsoft…

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The International Space Station migrated to Linux

If until now the astronauts on the international space station NASA had used some laptops with Windows for everyday tasks, NASA has decided to totally radical change, migrate all their laptops on board to Linux, including the operating system of the first humanoid robot in space, it’s Robonaut (R2). The Linux chosen for this important…

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Windows 8 could reduce UI interface in future embedded versions

The UI interface (formerly known as Metro) for Windows 8, has generated much controversy. Conceived as an interface for touch devices, the new operating system has not been well received, with a small market share, 4 months after its launch. However, the problems generated by the UI interface could be resolved, the hand of Microsoft…

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Google launch this summer its music streaming system

For those who believe that the landscape of web sites that broadcast music via streaming, like Pandora or Spotify, is populated enough, now comes a new proposal for Google to stir up the hornet’s nest. Apparently, Google does not want to stay out of the business, so it would be in negotiations with record companies…

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Messenger is dead, long live Skype

If you have a Hotmail account and still you have not received an email warning that March 15 is the last day of life the legendary Messenger, wait for it to arrive anytime. And that is Microsoft has chosen this day to the death of Messenger, which had already been brewing for a few months.…

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Yahoo! closes some of its services

The fate and progress of Internet technologies has not been too kind to Yahoo!, former ruler of the first search engines and messaging programs. Not have been able to compete head to head with similar competitive products, so slowly the company has begun a steep decline that has not stopped even in more recent times,…

Outlook new features

Outlook has announced new features and 25 million active users

Microsoft strikes back with the announcement that has come to have 25 million active users, while announcing changes to its mail service. New features allow archive or save messages to a new folder called “Archive” with a single click. The truth is that so far it was possible to do so quite similar to the…

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Gmail allows attachments up to 10 GB

With the speed at which we are moving into the network and some files that have become quite large, the times in which the limitations to send an e-mail was about 2 or 3 MB, have already left behind. One of the most commonly used mail services in the world has taken the leap to…

Google Earth and Google Maps

Google Maps and Google Earth are updated with more recent images

The services of Google Earth and Google Maps have been updated with more recent images of various places and regions of the world that have updated their database of images, which had some years above in many cases. The new images that are included are from the aerial imagery, until the view to 45 degrees,…

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The Linux Foundation is trying to ensure the installation of Linux on Windows 8

Both the Linux Foundation and responsible for some Linux distros, work to avoid the blocking of the UEFI of Windows 8 and in obtaining digital keys from Microsoft. A few months ago, it was announced that Windows 8 would use a protection system that would recognize all the operating system that it wasn’t Windows 8,…