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Jashaka a Powerful Open Source Video Editing Application Software


Jahshaka was written from the ground-up to work in different environments, and lets you use the tools you need to get the job done in real time. Thanks to the power of OpenGl and OpenMl you can do this on anything from PC’s to Mac’s to high-powered Sgi workstations and not have to worry about mixing video, audio and graphics card, installing custom hardware and drivers, or spending millions of dollars for high end speed, power and functionality…

  • * Edit with flexibility and speed
  • * Create Effects in real time
  • * Animate with unlimited features
  • * Paint and design on moving video
  • * Create music with all the tools the pros use
  • * Work in any format at any resolution
  • …all while sharing files, projects and clips with users on your network or around the world, and all using a single, open source application where the code is yours… that runs on practically any workstation…

    Jahshaka uses todays next-generation hardware to do everything in real time, regardless of what box you are running on. Thanks to the power and economics of mass markets, todays pc’s come with everything you need to create any kind of media you want. Todays graphics cards would have cost hundreds of thousands of dollars just a few years ago… and deliver an unbelievable level of power and speed into your hands. This is the power that drives jahshaka.

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30 Years of “SPAM”


Last May 3, 2008 marked the 30th years for spam. No not the popular canned staple food but those unsolicited email in our inboxes. Thirty years ago, the phenomenon that was to grow exponentially and become known as spam was born. But despite three decades to learn our lessons, it seems many people still get fooled in to buying products sent to their email inboxes without request.

According to Yahoo News, on May 3rd 1978, a marketer for DEC, a now defunct U.S.computer company, sent out a message to 400 email addresses. The spam, though it wasn’t known as spam then.

The industry which has grown up around the practice has changed somewhat since the 1970s, when the Internet was still the US government-run Arpanet. Which the sender in 1978 had to input each of those 400 email address individually and by hand, whereas now, the whole operation is handled remotely via bot nets.

The practice became known as spam in the 1980s, after the famous Monty Python sketch where a cafe sells Spam meat with everything. This leads a group of invading Vikings to sing the Spam song, which includes the repeating of the word Spam over and over again.

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Get Yourself A Flock Browser


Flock Browser

Flock Browser Powered by Mozilla

More than 800 developers along with thousands of testers, designers, writers, and a global community of contributors make the Mozilla Application Framework the best in the world. This award-winning engine has been applauded for its safety, performance, and customizability. Flock not only utilizes, but also passionately contributes to and supports the technology that Mozilla has created to power the Firefox browser.
Mozilla Heritage

Flock and Mozilla share both source code and a mission to preserve choice and innovation on the Internet. In 1994 Netscape introduced a web browser that ushered in a new era of the Internet as a mass medium. The Mozilla Project traces its roots to Netscape where the open source project was formed in February 1998. Exactly one decade later, Netscape was discontinued. From the DNA of the original web browser, two exceptional, world-class web browsers have been created: Firefox and Flock. And Netscape has recommended each as the best new browser alternatives available anywhere.
Flock’s Relationship with Mozilla

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Windows XP SP3 is Here Ready for Download


Microsoft has been in a lot of pressure lately due to their plans of discontinuing Windows XP in favor of Vista. Analyst and end users have been resisting this move due mainly to difficulty in upgrading to Vista and lots of unsupported hardware issues that is perfectly working in XP. Still Windows XP will be discontinued at the end of June for the mainstream PC’s that means your desktop that powers your application. However XP will continue to be found on those ULCPC or low-cost ultra portable laptops like the ASUS Eee PC, OLPC etc. Original dealine has been reset from January of this year to June of this year a rare move from Microsoft.

In their press release, Microsoft said that Windows XP Home would be available for ULCPCs for one year after the release of the next version of Windows (currently known as Windows 7), or June 30th, 2010, whichever is later.

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Symantec Awarded Funding from European Commission for Third Long-Term Research Project


New Symantec Research Lab – Europe to work in collaboration with Europe’s leading technology research organizations to investigate existing and emerging Internet threats
CUPERTINO, Calif., April 2, 2008 – Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that the European Commission has awarded funding to Symantec for collaborative research in Internet threats. The three-year project, known as the Worldwide Observatory of Malicious Behaviours and Attack Threats (WOMBAT), aims at providing new means to understand the existing and emerging threats that are targeting the Internet economy and its users. Symantec’s new Symantec Research Lab – Europe at Sophia Antipolis in the south of France will work in collaboration with the WOMBAT consortium to gain better insight into Internet threats and malicious code trends.
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Me.dium Map Widget in Flock Browser


Me.dium reveals the hidden world of people and activity behind your Flock browser. With Me.dium you and your friends can see each other moving around the internet. You can surf the web together, for the first time, in real-time. You can also meet new people interested in the same stuff as you – even ask them questions and start discussions. And you’ll discover new websites based on the activity of other Me.dium users with the same interests as you. Me.dium is invite-only for now – but they’re giving Flock users a limited chance to get in early. Crossover.
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Security Focus SQL Injection Bogus


Since people are asking, this so-called alert on Security Focus appears to be completely false and has no information that an attacker or the WordPress developers could use. It is completely content-free, except for making claims that every version of WP since 2.0 is vulnerable.

Online, apparently, it’s fine for someone to run into a crowded theatre and yell “fire” and the less basis there is in fact the more people link to them. It’s not uncommon to see crying-wolf reports like the above several times in a week, and a big part of what the WP security team is sifting through things to see what’s valid or not.

A valid security report looks like this, it usually includes sample code and a detailed description of the problem. The WP security team was notified of the KSES problem and it was fixed in 2.5. You can impress your friends by saying whether a security report is valid or not, so it’s a good critical facility to pick up.

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The Internet Wayback Machine


Alexa Internet, in cooperation with the Internet Archive, has designed a three dimensional index that allows browsing of web documents over multiple time periods, and turned this unique feature into the Wayback Machine.

“The original idea for the Internet Archive Wayback Machine began in 1996, when the Internet Archive first began archiving the web. Now, five years later, with over 100 terabytes and a dozen web crawls completed, the Internet Archive has made the Internet Archive Wayback Machine available to the public. The Internet Archive has relied on donations of web crawls, technology, and expertise from Alexa Internet and others. The Internet Archive Wayback Machine is owned and operated by the Internet Archive.”

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