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Google Chrome is now marking all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’

Google has made good on its two-year old promise of making the internet a safer place by naming and shaming unencrypted sites. While the search giant began to roll out ‘not secure’ warnings for HTTP sites with the release of Chrome 56, the latest version of the browser now has a marker f...

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Highly Requested Dark Mode Comes to Outlook Web Mail Service

Microsoft today launched a much-requested dark mode for its Outlook.com web mail service. The company teased the new mode earlier this month, suggesting it would be reminiscent of last year's Halloween theme for Outlook. The new dark mode actually adopts shades of grey to generate panel contrast, p...

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Tests Confirm Apple's Throttling Fix Improves Performance for 2018 MacBook Pro Models [Updated]

Apple today released an important bug fix for 2018 MacBook Pros, which was designed to address an issue that caused the machines to excessively throttle when doing system intensive tasks. The bug fix came in the form of a supplemental update to macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, which many new MacBook Pro...

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iOS Grew U.S. Market Share This Spring Thanks to 'Unprecedented Depth' of Price Options as Android 'Felt the Heat'

In the United States, iOS saw significant growth in the three months ending June 2018, with market share up 5.9 percentage points to 38.7 percent as tracked in the newest data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Helping to boost iOS performance were sales for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, together acc...

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KB4340917 update released for Windows 10 version 1803

Microsoft released KB4340917 for Windows 10 version 1803, the April 2018 Update, which brings the version of the operating system to 17134.191 after installation. It is the second update that Microsoft released for the latest stable version of Windows 10 version 1803 after last week's rele...

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An Interview with Vivaldi's CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner

We had a chance to ask Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, CEO of Vivaldi Technologies AS, some questions about the current state of the company and the browser, and its future. Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, co-founder of Internet pioneer Opera Software, launched Vivaldi in early 2015; first as previ...

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Kredivo raises $30M to build a digital credit card for Southeast Asia

FinAccel, a Southeast Asia-based startup that offers a digital credit card service in Indonesia, has closed a $30 million Series B round as it begins to consider overseas expansion. The company launched its ‘Kredivo’ service two years ago to help consumers pay online in Southeast As...

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Space is open for business

David Cowan Contributor Share on Twitter David Cowan is a partner at Bessemer Venture PartnersBessemer Venture Partners, where he launched the firm’s investing practices in space tech, cyber security, cloud infrastructure and consumer tech....

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Court: Native American tribe can’t be a “sovereign” shield during patent review

Enlarge / Mylan Inc. CEO Heather Bresch holds up a 2-pack of EpiPen as she testifies during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee September 21, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) In a unanimous decision, an appellate court has...

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Facebook bows to WA State pressure to remove “discriminatory” ad filters

Enlarge / Over the past few years, Facebook's heart-filled pleas to advertisers have received a few red Xs from critics—and WA State's Attorney General. (credit: Facebook / Sam Machkovech) Though Facebook announced a voluntary plan to update its controversial advertising-filter system earli...


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