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Monday, February 26, 2007

Mozilla Updates Firefox To Version 2.0.0.2


The Mozilla Foundation has released some important security fixes for its free Firefox 2.0 browser and the original Firefox 1.5. This update brings the version numbers to 2.0.0.2 and 1.5.10. This new security rollout updates address issues with AutoComplete and changes the way "Save" dialog box displays for known file extensions.

There is also a fix for a bug where a mouse's scroll wheel would stop working. It also corrects two memory leaks which would lead to system slowdowns and sluggish performance.

This security rollout however has missed out quite a few vulnerabilities that were uncovered recently. Most of these were discovered by Polish researcher Michal Zelewski, who discovered a memory corruption flaw through which malicious software can be introduced into a system. The fixes for these bugs will be taken care of at a later date. The security update can be downloaded by either using Firefox's inbuilt auto-update program or by downloading the new version from the Firefox website.

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Thursday, February 22, 2007

Nike - One of Their Best Ads

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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

All about Numbers

The numbers we all use (1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) are known as "arabic" numbers to distinguish them from the "Roman Numerals" (I, II, III, IV, V, VI, etc). Actually the arabs popularized these numbers but they were originally used by the early phonecian traders to count and keep track of their trading accounts.

Have you ever thought why ........ 1 means "one", and 2 means "two"? The roman numerals are easy to understand but what was the logic behind the phonecian numbers?


It's all about angles !
It's the number of angles. If one writes the numbers down (see below) on a piece of paper in their older forms, one quickly sees why. I have marked the angles with "o"s.
No 1 has one angle.

No 2 has two angles.

No 3 has three angles. etc.

.....

and "O" has no angles


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Friday, February 09, 2007

Google : the best place to work for

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Thursday, February 08, 2007

Computer Tips in filmy estyle....






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Thursday, February 01, 2007

One More Microsoft Joke

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