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Qwant Maps: open source Google Maps alternative launches

Qwant, the French search engine that respects users privacy, has launched a beta version of Qwant Maps, a, you guessed it, privacy respecting mapping service. Qwant Maps is an open source project […]

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A look at Microsoft Edge's Tracking Prevention feature

Microsoft just added a new feature called Tracking Prevention to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser; reason enough to take a look at it to find out what it does. Tracking Prevention is […]

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You can now run Windows Calculator on Android, iOS, and the Web

Microsoft open sourced Windows Calculator under a MIT License in March 2019 and released the source code as well as required tools on the company's GitHub project hosting site. The MIT license […]

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Mozilla experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you

Mozilla launched Track This today, an experiment to pollute what advertisers know about you by opening a large number of unrelated sites on the Internet. The basic idea behind Track This is […]

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Vivaldi 2.6 is out featuring abusive advertisement blocking

Vivaldi Technologies released a new version of the company's Vivaldi web browser on June 20, 2019. The new Vivaldi 2.6 version introduces a native content blocking mechanism and includes new customization options. […]

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Do this if you don't receive WhatsApp Broadcast Messages (anymore)

I bought a new Google Pixel 3a recently as my trusted Nokia 5 Android phone was showing signs of age. I wanted to stick with Nokia initially but none of the phones […]

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Tor Browser 8.5 released: security fixes and stable Android version

The Tor Project announced the release of Tor Browser 8.5 for all supported operating systems on May 22, 2019. The new Tor Browser version includes important security fixes, and it is the […]

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Vivaldi 2.6 will block abusive advertisement by default

Vivaldi Technologies is working hard on getting Vivaldi 2.6 out to the browser's stable channel. The most recent Vivaldi 2.6 snapshot introduces several new features in the browser including one that will […]

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Waterfox 68 Alpha is out

Alex Kontos, the developer of the Waterfox web browser, released the first alpha version of the upcoming Waterfox 68 release on May 8, 2019. Waterfox 68 is the next major release of […]

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Vivaldi 2.5 released featuring Razer Chroma support

Vivaldi Technologies released Vivaldi 2.5, a new version of the company's desktop web browser, to the public on May 8, 2019. The new browser version extends Vivaldi's support for home and entertainment […]

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What you need to know about add-ons in Waterfox 68

Waterfox 68 will be the next major release of the web browser that is based on Firefox code; it will replace the current branch, Waterfox 56, eventually after its release. The developer […]

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LastPass introduces Account Recovery on Mobile

LastPass launched a new feature in the mobile versions of the password manager LastPass today that allows customers to recover their account under certain circumstances. Password managers help users when it comes […]

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Pale Moon 28.5.0 is out

A new version of the Pale Moon web browser, Pale Moon 28.5.0, has been released on April 30, 2019. The new version is a major development and bugfix update according to the […]

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New mobile Phishing Method using fake address bar and scroll locking

Phishing, the attempt to steal important data such as login information, passwords, or credit card numbers from unsuspecting users, is still a major threat on today's Internet. Microsoft's Security Intelligence report saw […]

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Check if your browser uses Secure DNS, DNSSEC, TLS 1.3, and Encrypted SNI

Cloudflare's Browsing Experience Security Check online tool tests the capabilities of the web browser in regards to certain privacy and security related features. For a subset of Internet users, privacy is of […]

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Promo: Social Media image resizing has never been easier

Image Resizer by Promo is a free online service that takes source images or photos and turns them into perfectly sized images for social media. Most social media sites give its users […]

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New Microsoft Edge may change User Agent automatically

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based web browser Microsoft Edge may change the user agent automatically based on the visited site. The new Microsoft Edge web browser is based on Chromium, the same core that […]

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Adblock Plus filter exploit to run arbitrary code discovered

Most content blockers use and load filter lists that include instructions to block or change certain content on visited sites in the web browser by default; this is done to ensure that […]