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C'mon, who'd stick around here that long?

This pilot fish's parents have been getting their Internet and email from a regional ISP since the dial-up days of the mid-1990s -- so why has their email suddenly died?

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Mozilla’s claims of Firefox Quantum success aren’t confirmed by user stats

The browser developer says uptake of Firefox 57 are ‘super encouraging,’ but any increase in use still appears minimal.

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Microsoft's Edge browser is in serious trouble

Analytics firm Net Applications revised its methodology to cull bots from its browser share numbers and found that as much as half of the traffic to Edge on Windows 10 was artificially inflated.

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How killing Net Neutrality will affect enterprise mobility

As the FCC prepares to eliminate net neutrality rules, allowing ISPs to charge more for some internet traffic based on speed of delivery, companies will have to rethink how mobile apps are created and how they host content.

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Mozilla's record 2016 revenue funded its Firefox Quantum browser

The Mozilla Foundation brought in more than half a billion dollars in 2016, largely from deals with search engines. That money helped underwrite an overhaul of its mainstay browser.

Throwback Thursday: Fringes with benefits

Pilot fish is updating the company's intranet with information from the HR department about an updates to the 401(k) plan -- but it turns out to be sexier than it sounds.

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Brave browser opens users' wallets to YouTube content creators

Brave Software has opened its 'Basic Attention Token' digital currency-based reward system to YouTube content creators.

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How smart was it for Williams-Sonoma to drop $112M for an AR firm?

AR is a nice retail mobile add-on, but what Williams-Sonoma needs more is to address retail fundamentals. W-S, look to Amazon for an example.

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Firefox Quantum: A leap forward, or a fatal trip?

Firefox Quantum is faster, but users will lose all their rich extensions.

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The 14 best Firefox add-ons of 2017

These extensions for Mozilla’s browser can help boost your productivity, reclaim privacy and automate mundane tasks.

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Mozilla seeks return to glory with release of Firefox Quantum

The company said re-engineered browser – Firefox 57 – represents its biggest release since the debut of Firefox 1.0 in 2004 and showcases a significant speed boost.

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10 Trello tips and tricks

Trello can make your team's projects a lot more organized and manageable. These tips will put you in the driver's seat.

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Questionable strategy: Mobile sites that thwart ad blockers

Instart Logic wants to help publishers get around ad blockers with its ad-blocker blocker and serve up ads though people don't want them. But is that wise?

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Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Halloween may be over, but the frights remain. Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I. the future could be a tech dystopia.

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How to use Google Drive for collaboration

Sharing files in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides is an easy and effective way to collaborate with others. Here’s how to do it.

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OneNote vs. Evernote: A personal take on two great note-taking apps

Evernote and Microsoft OneNote have taken different approaches in their quest to be the best note-taking app. Here’s where each one shines.

Sounds like an automatic second interview to us!

This IT department's users are playing with an early way to use sound clips for email notifications -- which doesn't always work out quite the way they're expecting.

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The 'retail apocalypse' is a myth

Online shopping is killing brick-and-mortar retail, right? Wrong! The reality is better than you think.

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Mozilla to stop all support for Firefox on Windows XP and Vista

The company moved XP and Vista users to Firefox's Extended Support Release (version 32) earlier this year, meaning they only get security fixes now.

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How to survive in the fake-information age

Understanding the emerging world of 'fake everything' is vital for figuring out what you and your company can do about it.

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