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How your web browser tells you when it's safe

As Google moves to change how its Chrome browser flags insecure websites, rival browsers may be forced to follow suit. Here's how other browsers currently handle website security and what changes they have coming.

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Google details how it will overturn encryption signals in Chrome

Google has fleshed out its plans to upend the way browsers warn users of insecure websites, spelling out gradual steps the company will take with Chrome.

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Chrome's Canary reveals UI refresh

The changes to browser tabs and other top-of-window elements are the first in two years; they have been rolled out only for the Windows version of the browser so far.

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Facebook's data debacle is a wake-up call for Android users

Attention, Android users: Whether you use Facebook or not, now's the time to proactively assess how much access you're giving to different apps. Here's how to do it.

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Apple’s Siri: The only search engine you’ll need

Is Apple about to get into search? Probably not in the conventional sense, but Apple’s successful hire of Google’s John Giannandrea shows there’s a new kid in town.

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Mozilla touts Firefox Reality, browser built for AR/VR

The browser is available now in developer builds.

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Microsoft wants you on Edge, even if it has to trick you

Stealthily getting users to use its browser is ill-advised. Why not just make the thing better?

What were they thinking?

This outfit assigns email addresses to its employees in a very common way -- first initial, last name. So why is the new guy having so much trouble with his mail?

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Why email is the best social network

The #DeleteFacebook trend has users searching for a better social network. Guess what: You’re soaking in it.

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Mozilla takes advantage of Facebook woes to trumpet isolationist Firefox add-on

The browser maker is touting 'Facebook Container' as a way to wall off users' Facebook activities – a new bid to attract the privacy conscious.

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Firefox to ape Chrome and add anti-ad filter in 2018

Mozilla, in a new 2018 roadmap, plans to follow Google's lead by adding an ad filter to its Firefox browser this fall.

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Blockchain and cryptocurrency may soon underpin cloud storage

Emerging now: P2P networks that use blockchain to manage cloud storage based on the sharing of excess drive and network capacity on PCs and in data centers. Those who share capacity get free storage – and can be paid in cryptocurrency....

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The new social media imperative: Distance yourself

As Facebook just learned, a social network’s reputation can sour in an instant. Here’s how to save your own.

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Will net neutrality repeal kill the next YouTube?

How the repeal of net neutrality could throttle digital startups and IoT

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Is your business ready for Apple’s Siri voice search?

Are you ready for a new and deeply polarized search experience in which if your brand isn’t the first one Siri finds, you’ll be invisible?

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Why Cambridge Analytica means it’s time for an Apple social network

The Cambridge Analytica/Facebook crisis shows that Apple’s principled approach to user privacy will become more important as the full implications of connected intelligence are better understood.

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How to use Skype for Business

Hosting a meeting, showing a presentation or holding a Q&A with Skype for Business is easy; attending someone else's meeting is even easier. Here's how to do it.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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5 tips for working with SharePoint Online

Go beyond the basics with these power user tips for Microsoft's online collaboration platform.

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SharePoint Online cheat sheet

Learn how to find your way around SharePoint Online, create sites, share and manage documents, work with calendars, integrate with Outlook and more.

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