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Firefox will come to iOS this year, Mozilla says

Mozilla hopes to have its version of Firefox for iOS devices out by the end of the year as part of its push to grow its share of mobile traffic.

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Microsoft's new Edge browser: Boon, bust or both?

A growing portion of Windows 10 users last month ran the new Edge browser, according to one analytics firm. But another metrics vendor claimed the opposite, saying Edge usage had slipped. Both could be right.

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Microsoft browser users kick older IE editions to the curb

With less than 20 weeks left before Microsoft stops serving security updates to most versions of Internet Explorer, Windows users are finally ditching the soon-to-be-retired editions in significant numbers.

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Google's Alphabetized new logo is childish (who moved my cheese?)

Google has a new logo. And a new house typeface. Plus some bouncing dots. Mathematically pure, childlike, simple, playful, magic, snappy -- these are the designery words used to describe the new visual identity. Cool story, bro...

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Chrome nears 30% user share milestone as it assimilates declines by IE, Firefox

Google's Chrome browser in August came within sight of the 30% user share milestone, and looks likely to continue growing for the foreseeable future.

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Mozilla updates its code editor to help teach Web programming

With students headed back to school, Mozilla has updated one of its tools to get kids interested in making websites.

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LinkedIn spruces up messaging ... and adds GIFs and emojis

Buttoned-down LinkedIn is adding a touch of modern to its messaging client, streamlining its design while also adding support for digital media like stickers, emojis and GIFs.

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Adobe Flash: Kill it now

It’s time to put Flash out of our misery once and for all. And, thanks to Google, it may finally happen.

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Rumors: Apple TV update super-spendy. Launch date 9/9 (at iPhone 6s bash)

The Apple TV 4 will cost $200 (or $150, depending on who you believe). It's expected to be launched next week at Apple's 9/9 iPhone 6s event, with a release date sometime next month...

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Russian-speaking hackers breach 97 websites, many of them dating ones

Russian-speaking hackers have breached 97 websites, mostly dating-related, and stolen login credentials, putting hundreds of thousands of users at risk.

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Mark Zuckerberg had 1,000,000,000 sheeple on Facebook, Monday

For the first time, Facebook recorded more than a billion active users in a day: Monday saw about 15% of the world's population log in to watch cat videos, argue about politics, stalk ex-lovers, and publicly complain about bad...

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CEO out at Ashley Madison parent firm after massive hack

The CEO of embattled Avid Life Media, the firm that operates the infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, stepped down today.

Google to freeze some Adobe Flash content starting Sept. 1

Google will stop some Flash content from automatically playing starting Sept. 1, a move it decided on earlier this year to improve browser performance.

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Facebook hits milestone: 1 billion people logged in on Monday

When Facebook reported its second-quarter results in July, the company said it had an average of 968 million users logging in daily.

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Facebook aims to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

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BitTorrent patches flaw that could amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks

BitTorrent fixed a vulnerability that would have allowed attackers to hijack BitTorrent applications -- used by hundreds of millions of users -- to amplify distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

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Chrome muzzles auto-play audio

Chrome will soon automatically silence any auto-played audio until that tab is explicitly brought to the foreground.

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Facebook's M blends A.I. assists with human help

When it comes to questions asked online, which ones are best handled by a machine, and which ones require human intervention? Facebook thinks it can perform the triage with M, its new personal digital assistant.

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