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Opera 11 Beta Introduces Tab Stacking for Customized Grouping

Windows/Mac/Linux: Who knows better than you which tabs go together? That’s the thinking behind Tab Stacking, a new feature in the latest Opera beta that lets you group together tabs based on site origin, theme, or however you think they fit. You can see Tab Stacking in action in the (smoothly narrated)

Tumblr Raises $20 Million to $30 Million in Funding

Tumblr, the super-hot blogging service, has finished up a very, very big funding round that’s going to put the company’s value well above $100 million. Fortune.com’s Dan Primack reports that Sequoia is leading a round that will add “between $25 million and $30 million” in funding at a valuation “in the ballpark

Skype Connects 25 Million Concurrent Users

Skype is by far the most popular service when it comes to providing voice communication and multimedia sessions over the Internet. The company behind Skype has recently announced that they have reached a new milestone in their development: 25 million online users, simultaneously. Yesterday we reached a new milestone for peak concurrent

Download Yahoo Messenger 11 Beta with Games, Facebook and Simultaneous Sign-ins

Yahoo has just announced the first beta of the upcoming Yahoo Messenger 11. The future version of the popular instant messaging client comes with a couple of big new features, social games and the possibility to keep up and chat with Twitter and Facebook friends, but also a few additions and updates

Best Open Source in 2010

Packt Publishing just finished announcing their last winner in their 2010 Open Source Awards festivity. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were combined with

Download Firefox 4.0 Beta 7

After a significant wait, the seventh beta of Firefox 4.0 has been released. The latest test release is almost two months behind schedule, but Firefox 4.0 Beta 7, which is feature complete, is the first real preview of the upcoming Mozilla browser. Firefox 4 Beta is based on the Gecko 2.0 Web

Royal Navy Website Hacked

A hacker claims to have gained full access to the website of the British Royal Navy and the underlying database through an SQL injection attack.f8b934d3915740a4b36827079ae56046 In a blog, TinKode claims that the compromise of www.royalnavy.mod.uk happened on November 5 at 22:55. The hacker mentions that the attack vector was SQL injection, but

New Scareware Displays Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts

A new and aggressive rogue antivirus program, which gets installed through a fake Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) alert, forces computers to reboot and prevents the Desktop from loading. Called ThinkPoint, the program is dropped by a downloader-type application mimicking Microsoft Security Essentials. The downloader displays a bogus MSE alert claiming that an

Yahoo! Mail Beta Rolls Out Worldwide

The revamped Yahoo Mail interface previewed last month is now available in beta form for everyone. The Yahoo Mail Beta is available to users worldwide and promises a speedier interface and a number of new features like social networking integration and even a “Priority Inbox” of sorts. Yahoo Mail Beta sports a