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Top web browsers 2018: Internet Explorer sags below 10%

The venerable browser from Microsoft continued to shed users in September, dragging down the company's overall browser market share to a record low.

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How to turn any website into a custom Chrome OS app

A handy hack for customizing your Chromebook and bringing native app-like experiences to your favorite sites and services.

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How to make Gmail's desktop interface infinitely better

Give Gmail a much-needed minimalist makeover — and watch your email efficiency soar.

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The worst part about Google's Inbox assassination

What looked like the future of email is about to become the past as Google gives up its effort to reinvent the inbox.

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Social media and trolls: The end is near

A new service uses NFC and blockchain to end trolling forever. (And just in time.)

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Chrome 69 for Windows, macOS and Linux offers the first major UI changes in two years, with an emphasis on top-of-window elements, such as the browser's tabs, and a minimalist overall look.

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What is a search engine, anyway?

If you think a search engine exists as an index to the internet, it’s time to update your thinking.

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Here comes ‘antidisinformation as a service’

Lies and fake news are coming after your company’s brand and reputation. Time to get your AaaS in gear.

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Pilot fish and his wife are on a road trip and want to print out a map on their hotel's PC -- but what comes out of the printer is not the image they had in mind.

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Get serious about privacy with the Epic, Brave and Tor browsers

These three desktop browsers will keep your identity safe from trackers and hackers — using very different methods.

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Mozilla sets termination date for Firefox's legacy add-ons

The company will stop supporting Firefox ESR 52, the final release that is compatible with legacy add-ons, in two weeks.

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Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

The new 'Advance' add-on takes into account a user's browsing history to recommend other sites to explore.

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The risks associated with global Internationalized Domain Names | Salted Hash Ep 36

Paul Vixie, CEO of Farsight Security, explains how global Internationalized Domain Names, or global IDNs, sparked the emergence of confusingly similar website addresses with nefarious goals -- and how to combat them.

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The Brave browser basics – what it does, how it differs from rivals

The web browser from Brave Software relies on an unusual business model: it strips out ads from websites, replaces them with its own ads, then allows users to send money to sites they like.

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Google faces $5B fine over Android browser and search engine ties

Google must stop forcing Android smartphone makers to install its search engine and browser on their phones, the European Union's antitrust authority has ruled.

Internet meets tornado. Guess who wins?

IT pilot fish living just outside a small town can't get broadband or DSL, but he does manage to acquire internet service -- and then a tornado comes roaring his way.

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Google flips switch on Chrome's newest defensive technology

With 'Site Isolation' in use, the browser should be better protected from Spectra-like attacks designed to steal info such as log-on credentials.

Where did THAT come from?!?

This non-profit is located on the outskirts of town, so when it needs high-speed internet, its options are limited. But that's not the only thing getting in the way.

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