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Fast food chain McDonald's has recalled 12m drinking glasses promoting the new Shrek movie because painted designs on them contain the toxic metal cadmium.   The glasses have been sold in the US for about $2 each and are available in four designs depicting the animated film's main characters.   The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers to stop using the glasses...
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Unblock websites and bypass web filters - Black Dragon Proxy   The latest new web proxy site launched this week is the Black Dragon Proxy. A web proxy can help you to Unblock Websites and Bypass Web Filters while you browse anonymously.   There's increasing restrictions being imposed on people's internet access in many countries around the world, using a web proxy can give you a way to bypass...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to criticisms surrounding user privacy and admitted his company had made mistakes during an interview at the D8 conference on Wednesday. The Facebook chief also took questions from the audience denying the rumor that the social network was building a Webmail service to compete with Gmail and Hotmail, according to All Things D.    But despite some direct...
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Video is still the killer app of the Internet, but peer-to-peer services like BitTorrent will no longer account for the bulk of traffic on the Net as streaming services grow at a quicker pace over the next few years.   For 10 years, peer-to-peer traffic, such as BitTorrent, which includes some video, has been the largest type of traffic on the Internet. But according to Cisco Systems, streaming...
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China seeks to unseat the West in supercomputing   With China's ascension to No. 2 on Top 500 list, supercomputers may be emerging as a visible symbol of battling economies.   The Chinese company that built the world's second most powerful computer, Dawning Information Industry Co., includes a photo on its Web site of China's president, Hu Jintao, during a visit.   The photo illustrates, in...
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Defends Windows security despite Google's no comment on dropping OS   Microsoft on Tuesday stood up for its operating system.   Microsoft's counterattack was a turnaround from earlier in the day, when the company declined to comment on a story published Monday by the Financial Times. The newspaper cited several unnamed Google employees who said the company is dumping Windows because of worries...