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Google starts work on Chrome bug that slurps Windows laptop juice

By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | July 18th, 2014 Bug reduces battery life by as much as 25%, says Microsoft. Google engineers earlier this week began working on a fix for a months-old Chrome bug that drains Windows’ laptop batteries, the move triggered by a story on Forbes’ website. The Forbes piece ran Monday, when contributor …

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Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates

By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | July 8th, 2014 Critical IE patches address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution Another month of security updates from Microsoft means, once again, another round of fixes for the company’s Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, as well as a set of updates for the Windows operating …

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