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Google protests against UN's ITU conference to protect an open and free internet


Google proclaims on a new page that A free and open world depends on a free and open web.

A new government treaty set to be agreed upon in December at the UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conference, threatens, according to Google, the very foundation of free flow of information in the internet.

Google Instant Search Unveiled

Google Instant

Google revealed their newest feature, Google Instant search on Wednesday. Google Instant now instantly searches exactly what you type and tries to guess exactly what you will be typing. The Google team added new JavaScript code and caching system to keep the simplicity and to not overwork your browser. After testing it out, Google Instant seems to be a flawless release that makes searching easier and faster.

Hacker Intercepts Cell-Phones in Defcon with $1,500 System

Chris Paget Defcon Conference

An ethical hacker named Chris Paget demonstrated live interception of GSM cell phones from AT&T and T-Mobile at Defcon Hacking Conference on Saturday. Despite concerns that he could be arrested or fined for illegally intercepting cell phone calls, he went ahead with the demonstration.

Intel Creates First Photonics Laser Microprocessor Chip with 50 Gbit/s

Intel Photon Chip

Intel announced on Tuesday, that Intel's research division has developed a new microprocessor chip to showcase the technology of Photon and Laser driven chips that surpass the physical limits of electric wires. In the future, microprocessors will be developed using lasers to convert light into electrical data. The limitations of memory however, may still pose a serious problem.

This is Where All Your Windows Error Reports Go To

If you ever wondered where all your windows error reports go after that nasty system fail. Well now you know.

Windows Error Reports

However, Windows 7 doesn't crash as much as Vista and previous versions. Maybe the bug is working hard after all.

Firefox Bug: File could not be saved, because the source file could not be read.

Firefox Logo

In Windows, using Firefox (for me it was 3.6.3), I use to get an error whenever I download a large file (over 200 MB), Firefox launches an warning error saying "file could not be saved, because the source file could not be read." This is quite an annoying bug for Firefox, and I've seen it on many computers. Perhaps it's not something Firefox can easily fix, because it might be specific to each user's situation (regardless, I still think Firefox should look into it).

14 Problems with Apple's iPad Leading to Failure

Apple iPad Tablet PC

Apple just revealed the new Apple iPad Tablet that will probably make it one of the first failures by Apple's latest line of products. Apple revealed this new Tablet PC as a challenger to netbooks. However, it's already been labeled a "less powerful, but more expensive netbook." Here are 10 problems that made this Apple iPad an iDisappointment.

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