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StartPage beats Google Search in test. Reason? Privacy

When you asked a representative number of Internet users about the search engine that they prefer, you'd probably end up with Google at the top as it is the most widely used […]

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WebKit launches JetStream2 browser benchmark

WebKit launched JetStream 2, a new benchmark suite to measure the performance of JavaScript and WebAssembly operations in web browsers recently. Browser benchmarks were a huge thing back when Google Chrome launched. […]

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Vivaldi 2.4 is out: here is what is new

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 2.4, a new version of the desktop web browser, to the stable channel today. The new version introduces new toolbar customization options, bookmark management improvements, and support for […]

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Bidvoy: the value of products based on eBay data

Bidvoy is a free online service that returns product price trends and recommendations to you when you use the service. The marketplace eBay is a great resource even if it changed significantly […]

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How to block WhatsApp media from appearing in Android's gallery

WhatsApp Messenger supports media attachments just like most messaging apps. Media that you receive is automatically added to the device's gallery by default. Means: any photo, image, gif, or video that you […]

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This is the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft revealed plans in December 2018 to use Chromium as the core for the company's Microsoft Edge web browser instead of the company's own engine. Chromium is used by Google Chrome, Opera, […]

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EU member state websites laden with third-party cookies

A new report (PDF) reveals that the vast majority of EU member state websites are laden with third-party cookies that are not disclosed to visitors. Cookiebot, a service to make websites GDPR […]

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Adblock Plus 3.5 promises 5x faster blocking

Eyeo GMBH, the company behind the popular content blocker Adblock Plus, has just released version 3.5 of the browser extension for all supported platforms (it shows up as 0.9.14 in Microsoft Edge). […]

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Waterfox 56.2.8: improved web compatibility, security patches, new logo

Waterfox users who waited for a new version of the web browser to come out patiently can now upgrade the browser to version 56.2.8. Waterfox 56.8.2 was released on March 14, 2019 […]

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Firefox Send file sharing service launches officially

Firefox Send, a file sharing service by Mozilla, maker of Firefox, is now available officially. Mozilla launched Firefox Send as a Test Pilot project in 2017; the first experiment that launched as […]

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A look at Windscribe VPN'S R.O.B.E.R.T domain blocking tool

Windscribe is a VPN provider that is known for its good free offering and commercial plans, and even an option to build a custom plan. Free accounts are limited in terms of […]

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Adobe will retire Shockwave on April 9, 2019

Adobe plans to discontinue Adobe Shockwave, a browser-based platform for interactive games and applications, on April 9, 2019. Adobe will remove downloads for Shockwave Player for Windows on that day from its […]

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Flickr: Creative Commons photos don't count against free user 1000 photo limit

Flickr revealed in a new blog post on the official company blog that it made the decision to exclude Creative Commons photos from any limit imposed on users on the site. The […]

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LastPass increases price of Premium plan again

LastPass increased the price of the Premium plan of its password management service in February 2019; this time to $3 per month for a Premium plan, an increase by $1 per month. […]

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Vivaldi tests user accounts in the browser

The next stable version of the Vivaldi web browser, created by Vivaldi Technologies AS, may feature user account management and guest mode support. Vivaldi Technologies releases snapshots of upcoming browser version regularly. […]

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MarioNET attack lets hackers control your browser, even after you leave the attack page

The rise of web technologies opened up new possibilities on the Internet. Browsers have become more powerful as new APIs landed and support for certain features was introduced. A new attack, called […]

About Microsoft Edge's secret Flash whitelist

Microsoft's Edge web browser users a secret Flash whitelist that allows Flash content to run without click to play protection on included sites. Microsoft Edge, the default browser of Microsoft's Windows 10 […]

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OnionShare 2 released: Tor-powered file sharing

The initial version of OnionShare launched in 2017 for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It featured options to share files anonymously using the Tor network using a simple but effective interface. […]