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HTTPS Everywhere to use DuckDuckGo's Smarter Encryption before reaching End of Life

HTTPS Everywhere by the EFF will switch from using its own rulesets to using rulesets provided by DuckDuckGo's Smarter Encryption technology exclusively. The browser extension was released in 2010 to switch to […]

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Microsoft Edge for Android released as a preview

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge for Android today to the public. Android users who want to try out Edge for Android can download and install the development version from Google Play. Microsoft Edge […]

How to use DuckDuckGo instead of Google and other sites to get faster, precise results

How to use DuckDuckGo instead of Google and other sites to get faster and precise results

DuckDuckGo is a popular internet search engine that is privacy-focused and ad-free. It is widely recommended by security professionals, blogs, armchair experts, because it does not profile users or harvest their data. […]

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Vivaldi says no to Google's FLoC as well

More and more Chromium-based browser makers confirm that they won't include Google's FLoC technology in their browsers. DuckDuckGo added FLoC blocking capabilities to its extension recently.  Brave revealed earlier this week that […]

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Brave reveals why it is disabling Google's FLoC in the browser

When Google announced FLoC, an attempt to replace interest-based advertising that is based on cookies with something else, it was clear from the get-go that Google's plans would fine heavy opposition. The […]

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First Look at Microsoft Edge's Workspaces feature

Microsoft Edge is getting a new feature called Workspaces. Workspaces are designed to improve the manageability of open sites in the browser, by using different workspaces for different tasks. The feature is […]

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Wormhole promises to be a better longer-living Firefox Send alternative

Wormhole is a new file sharing service that promises to be a better longer-living version of Firefox Send, a file sharing service that Mozilla discontinued some time ago. Does Wormhole live up […]

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DuckDuckGo Extension blocks Google FLoC in latest update

DuckDuckGo released a new version of its browser extension, called DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials, for all supported web browsers this week. The new version blocks FLoC interactions on websites to protect the privacy […]

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Yandex Browser update introduces Image Translate functionality

Yandex published an update of the company's Yandex Browser earlier this month that integrates Image Translate functionality natively in the browser. Yandex Browser is based on Chromium, the same core that powers […]

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How to access Reddit on mobile without signing-in or using the Reddit app

It is not uncommon to find Reddit links in the results of Internet searches. If you click on a link to Reddit, one of two things may happen: the actual page on […]

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Yahoo Answers will cease to exist on May 4th, 2021

If you have been to the Yahoo Answers website recently, you may have noticed a big banner at the top stating that the site will be shut down on May 4th, 2021. […]

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Make any YouTube embed click-to-load using uBlock Origin

Part of YouTube's success comes from the fact that it is easy to embed YouTube videos on third-party sites. Many website owners publish YouTube videos on the site itself but also on […]

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Here is the easiest way to get rid of Google's "Before you continue to YouTube" prompt

If you visit Google's YouTube website in private browsing / incognito mode, you will get the company's cookies and data prompt each time you do so. The reason for that is simple: […]

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1Feed promises to keep you up to date faster

Keeping track of things that interest you can be quite time consuming. While it depends a lot on your interests and the sources that feed these, it is quite easy to spend […]

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Vivaldi explains how it managed to speed up the browser

Vivaldi Technologies released version 3.7 of its Vivaldi web browser recently. Vivaldi 3.7 included major performance boosts, specifically in regards to tabs and windows in the browser. Performance benchmarks released by the […]

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Pay attention when you are downloading FileZilla from the official site

FileZilla is an open source cross-platform file transfer solution that supports FTP, FTPS and SFTP. We have followed the development of the program since 2007 when we published our first FileZilla review […]

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Microsoft Edge gets option to fade Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft introduced the Sleeping Tabs feature in Microsoft Edge Canary 87 back in September 2020. The company rolled out the feature to all Edge users in Edge 89, released earlier this month. […]

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Vivaldi gets a privacy preserving translation service

Vivaldi Technologies released a new browser snapshot of the next version of the company's today. The new snapshot introduces a much requested feature: web translations. Up until now, Vivaldi users have to […]