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Firefox 57 is so fast we're calling it Firefox Quantum

Mozilla has released the Firefox 57 beta, a completely overhauled browser that will be called Firefox Quantum when it launches in stable form next month.   "Since the version number 57 can't really convey the magnitude of the changes we've made, and how much faster this new Firefox is, we're calling this upcoming release Firefox Quantum," Mozilla explained in a post announcing the Firefox 57...

mIRC 7.51 has been released! (September 18th 2017)

mIRC 7.51 has been released! (September 18th 2017) This is a small update that addresses a number of issues reported by users since the last release. It includes improvements, changes and fixes to a number of features, including: Fixed server passwords not being migrated from older versions of mIRC. Updated libraries to OpenSSL 1.0.2l, PCRE 8.41, and zlib 1.2.11. Fixed /server not parsing...

Microsoft's subsea speed monster: A cable 16 million times faster than your broadband

Microsoft, Facebook and Telefonica have hit a key milestone in delivering their new trans-Atlantic subsea cable with a data capacity of 160 terabits per second.   Telefonica subsidiary Telxius has finished laying the Microsoft- and Facebook-backed Marea subsea cable, which stretches 4,000 miles (6,600km) across the Atlantic ocean from Virginia Beach, Virginia, to Bilbao in northern...

Hackers Hid Malware In Ccleaner, A Free App Meant To Clean Out Computers

Hackers hid malware in CCleaner, a popular app meant to clean out cookies and junk programs from Android phones and computers to make them run faster.The malware was present in the program for four weeks before it was discovered by an outside security company. It has now been disarmed.The discovery is especially galling because Piriform, the London-based company that makes the software, was...

Equifax hackers make their demands known: $2.6USD million or the data gets dumped

If you don’t know yet, you know now. Equifax was hacked and the information of a potential 143 million Americans is now in the hands of those hackers. The supposed hackers are now making their demands of Equifax. According to Mashable, who’s source link is no longer working, the hackers are asking for over 600 Bitcoin – that much Bitcoin amounts to $2.66USD million. The hackers claim that...

Microsoft slips four more features into the Fall Creators Update with Build 16251

Microsoft isn’t quite finished developing Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update after all: Four new features were added as part of Windows 10 Insider Build 16251, including new Cortana capabilities and more communication between Windows and your phone.If there’s a theme to the new build, it’s following up on promises that Microsoft made earlier. At its Build developer conference, Microsoft...