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Politics drives facilitation site

Since mid-August, more than 79,000 people have joined http://www.meetup.com to support one of the nine Democratic presidential candidates, according to the Washington Post. More than 195,000 people (about 25 percent of the total membership base) have joined to find others who care about Democratic candidates. An analysis of site statistics shows that Dems aren’t the […]

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Blogs brief Longhorn developers

Using the community-building powers of blogs, Microsoft employees provide development insights into Longhorn, long before the month-end developers conference in Los Angeles. According to Internet.com: Like a developer’s version of “Where’s Waldo,” careful readers of Longhorn-focused and PDC-themed blogs (even “official” sites in Microsoft’s own PDC Web pages) can find leaks and juicy tidbits about […]

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MSFT bundles 22 patches into one

This week Microsoft released a consolidated Windows XP update that brings together 22 critical updates into one downloadable package. On Wednesday, Microsoft released the first of its cumulative security patches covering five vulnerabilities, four deemed “critical.“