Julie BortNetworkWorld

Julie is also author of Building an Extranet (Wiley, 1997).

Internet Explorer 8's Malware-Blocking Madness

Browser makers could do better than blocking the URL when a malware ad is to blame.

9 Weird Places to Find Linux

The open-source operating system, or its logo, at least, are suddenly everywhere.

10 Gadgets for the Ultimate Geek

From a virtual big-screen TV to a toaster that's also a printer, here are the gadgets you're embarrassed to admit you actually want.

7 Android Devices That Aren't Phones

Android has become a popular choice for Internet entertainment devices and more.

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Businesses That Dumped Microsoft ... and Won

Competition has caused these seven users to trade in their Microsoft wares for alternatives from other vendors.

Top 10 Chrome Browser Add-ons

Some of these extensions for Google's browser will boost productivity and some are just plain fun.

Google Claims its URL Shortening Service is More Secure

Google claims its new URL shortening service is more secure than other because it warns them of malware before clicking.

Google Chrome: 5 Best and 5 Worst Features

Here's an overview of the open-source operating system, with both its wonders and its warts.

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10 Amazing Google SketchUp Buildings

From the Pyramid of Peace in Kazakhstan to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in Cleveland, Google's 3D modeling SketchUp tool brings Google's maps to life.

Top 10 Google App Add-Ons for Business Users

From the practical (backups) to the creative (a freebie VPN replacement based on Google Talk) — these must-have apps may fit nicely in your enterprise.

Amazon Lobs a Missile at Google

Analysis: Amazon's free app brings its Web features to Android devices.

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Microsoft Unleashes Five Service Packs for Its Enterprise Security Wares

In the past week, Microsoft has launched five service packs for its enterprise security wares including Geneva, Forefront, Antigen.