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August 6, 2013
by sjvn01
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W3C defines local Web storage API

HTML5 has reopened the debate about whether Web applications can compete with native applications. Now, with the latest World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)’s Web Application Working Group Web Storage Recommendation HTML5 developers have another powerful tool for creating Web-based programs. … Continue reading

June 14, 2013
by sjvn01
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Six ways to protect yourself from the NSA and other eavesdroppers

Worried sick about the NSA, or someone else, looking over your shoulder? Well, you can do things that will make it harder for someone to eavesdrop on you. That’s the good news. The bad news is that all these things … Continue reading

April 4, 2013
by sjvn01
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Intuit brings Mint to your bank

Intuit, makers of Quicken and QuickBooks, is making its popular online personal finance service Mint available to financial institutions. As Ron Shevlin, senior analyst at Aite Group, told American Banker, “I’m surprised it took so long“. Indeed, you could see this … Continue reading