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McAfee acquires VPN company TunnelBear

Security company McAfee announced the acquisition of TunnelBear, a Toronto-based company best known for its VPN product TunnelBear, today. We reviewed TunnelBear's VPN solution in 2015 for the first time when the […]

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Pale Moon 27.8 released

The developers of Pale Moon released two new versions of the browser in the past couple of days. Pale Moon 27.8.0 was released on March 2, 2018 and the follow-up release Pale […]

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Project Gutenberg blocks access from Germany

Internet users from Germany who try to access the international website of Project Gutenberg, a free ebook repository (and audiobooks),  get a "Your IP address is blocked" message when they attempt to […]

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uTorrent Web First Look

uTorrent Web is a web-based client of the still-popular uTorrent BitTorrent application. The developers of uTorrent announced plans to release a web-based version of uTorrent in early 2017. Note: uTorrent Web is […]

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SeaMonkey 2.49.2 is out

The developer's of the Internet application suite SeaMonkey have released version 2.49.2 of the application for all supported operating systems. They note that the release won't be offered via the integrated updating […]

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Missing Google Images' "View Image" button? Use Startpage Image Search instead

So, Google pulled the "view image" button on the company's Google Images search engine recently leaving many users puzzled. Google removed the button after the company entered an agreement with Getty Images. […]

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Disable "What do you want to do with" in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's Edge web browser displays a "what do you want to do with" prompt when you download files in the browser by default. The prompt lists options to open, save or cancel […]

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How to enable extensions in Microsoft Edge's InPrivate Browsing mode

Microsoft introduced support for extensions in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update. Less than 100 extensions are available officially at the time for Microsoft Edge and that is likely not […]

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Tech Support Scammers may freeze your browser

Tech support scams come in many forms; from basic popup messages or fake screenshots posted on websites to sophisticated operations that try to block users from leaving a site or closing a […]

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Find out why you can't access a website or service on the Internet

Even the most prominent websites or services may go down. While the downtime of sites like Facebook, YouTube or Twitter is measured in seconds usually, other sites may be down for hours […]

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eBay wants to intermediate payments

Online marketplace eBay announced today that it plans to intermediate payments on all eBay marketplaces in the coming years. The company signed an agreement with global payments processor Adyen which makes Adyen […]

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Vivaldi Browser 1.14 update released

Vivaldi 1.14 is out. The new version of the web browser features a vertical reader view and usability improvements for various built-in features. Vivaldi Technologies AS launched the first preview version of […]

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WebAPI Manager: limit website access to Web APIs

WebAPI Manager is an open source extension for the Firefox and Google Chrome web browser that you may use to limit website access to Web APIs. Support for new features and technologies […]

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Vivaldi browser and privacy

Vivaldi Technologies AS was accused recently of incorporating spyware in the browser. A user claimed that Vivaldi Technologies incorporated spyware in the browser because the browser connects to https://update.vivaldi.com/stats/piwik.php regularly. Piwik is […]

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Broken Malwarebytes update causes high RAM and CPU usage

Users of Malwarebytes, a popular security solution for Windows, reported on Saturday that the software's RAM usage and CPU utilization was going through the roof. One user published a screenshot that showed […]

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Tor Browser 7.5 out with security updates

Tor Browser 7.5 is an update to the popular web browser that utilizes the Tor network that helps users remain anonymous while accessing sites and services on the Internet. The new version […]

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DuckDuckGo's new browser extensions and applications launch

Search engine DuckDuckGo launched updated browser extensions and mobile applications for all major platforms today. The company notes that it has redesigned all products to include new features such as tracker blocking, […]

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Test your web browser's cryptojacking protection

Cryptojacking is a relatively new threat on the Internet. It refers to websites abusing computing resources of visitors to mine cryptocurrency. Internet users notice that something is wrong when the computer they […]