Month: October 2005

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AOL to Sell 5% of to Google

Rebuffing aggressive overtures from Microsoft, Time Warner has agreed to sell a 5 percent stake in America Online to Google for $1 billion as part of an expanded partnership between AOL, once the dominant company

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Setting up Samba

What is Samba? “Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients.” Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers

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Adware: How to Beat the Sneakiest Software

Promoters of adware, software that shows advertising on a user’s computer, use some cunning tricks to get you to install their software on your machine. Here’s what to look out for

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Using Regular Expressions in PHP

When I first started programming in PHP, I found regular expressions quite hard. They were complicated, looked ugly, were hard to figure out, and there wasn’t much in the way of do*****entation either.

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90s Web Design: A Nostalgic Look Back

A nostalgic look back at 90s web design, and a warning to anyone whose website is an accidental anachronism. Remember the days when every PC was beige, every website had a little Netscape icon on