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American adventurer completes solo trek across Antarctica

Washington - An American adventurer has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without assistance of any kind.

British explorer dies trying to cross Antarctic solo

Santiago - British adventurer Henry Worsley died while trying to make history by crossing the Antarctic alone in a trip backed by members of the royal family, his wife said.

Microsoft's 'Project Spartan' web browser is here

Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 to Windows Insiders yesterday that includes the company's new web browser to replace Internet Explorer, Project Spartan. The new browser promises to be much faster than IE and built for the modern web.

All four major browsers fail Pwn2Own exploit competition

All four major web browsers have failed to survive exploits at the Pwn2Own hacking contest running alongside the CanSecWest 2015 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Security researchers were testing them in exchange for cash.

Photo Essay: Fountain of Youth Park Celebrates 500th Anniversary Special

Saint Augustine - The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park is commemorating the 1513 arrival of Ponce de León in Florida and the legend of the Fountain of Youth. The lush grounds, exotic birds, and water from the spring are sure to please modern-day adventurers.

Ernest Shackleton's rare scotch returned to Antarctica

Three bottles of probably the most famous scotch in the world have been returned from Scotland to their home in Antarctica. The bottles belonged to explorer Ernest Shackleton and were flown to Scotland to try and recreate the recipe.

Browser wars: Chrome tops Firefox worldwide, Explorer still leads

Google Chrome is now the second most popular Web browser worldwide, just edging out Mozilla's Firefox in worldwide adoption in November.

Explorer finishes coast-to-coast trek across Africa Special

An explorer has completed his journey from coast to coast across Africa. Julian Monroe Fisher arrived in Angola after travelling across the continent, largely on foot, from Mozambique.

Explorer who aimed to walk across Africa forced to bike sections Special

An explorer who set out to walk across Africa was forced to take a motorbike for some sections for safety reasons. Julian Monroe Fisher aimed to walk 4,000miles from Mozambique to Angola but was advised to take a motorbike due to danger from elephants.

Explorer to walk solo across Africa from coast to coast Special

An explorer is attempting to walk 4,000 miles solo across Africa from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. If successful he will be the first American to walk alone from coast to coast across Africa.

Arctic explorer wakes up to find his head in polar bear's jaws

An explorer was asleep in his tent on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard when he awoke to find a polar bear had him by the head in the beginning stages of a vicious attack.

Microsoft's European browser ballot now live, Opera benefiting

Microsoft's browser ballot website, BrowserChoice.eu, yesterday went live, allowing Europeans to quickly and easily download and install browsers other than Microsoft's Internet Explorer, and already Opera is seeing a surge in downloads from the EU.

Germany, France warn Internet users to avoid Microsoft Explorer

Following a similar call by Germany, a French government agency that monitors cyber threats warns against using Microsoft's Internet Explorer and advises people to use other browsers instead.

British explorers set out on North Pole trek

A team of explorers from Britain have begun a tough expedition to see for themselves at what rate the Arctic sea ice is melting.

Digital Journal TV: Is Google's Chrome the Best Web Browser?

The browser market got a bit more competitive this week with the launch of Google's Chrome. If you're used to using Firefox, Explorer or Safari to browse the Web, you might be asking yourself if it's worth switching. Here is your in-depth review.

Internet Explorer was unsafe for 284 days in 2006

Internet Explorer was vulnerable to attacks for 284 days out of the 365 days in 2006.

Microsoft Ships Mozilla a Cake To Congratulate Firefox 2's Launch?

Digital Journal — The Mozilla Foundation can have their cake and eat it, too. Especially since their chief Web browser rival Microsoft sent them a congratulatory confectionary on the release of Firefox 2.
 

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Julian Monroe Fisher and Antonio Lemos  Country Office Manager for MAG Angola.
Julian Monroe Fisher and Antonio Lemos, Country Office Manager for MAG Angola.
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Colonel Rama Iyer looks at the camera after inspecting that suspect nosewheel!
Julian Monroe Fisher making preparations for his coast to coast expedition across Africa
Julian Monroe Fisher making preparations for his coast to coast expedition across Africa
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Microsoft's Touch Mouse (left), the bendable Arc Touch Mouse (top) and the Explorer Touch Mouse (right).
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A look at three Web browsers.
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The only Patchen Explorer in the world.
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