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How to profit from valuable peer referrals hiding in Slack

How to profit from valuable peer referrals hiding in Slack

Brands often act like the person who searches for their keys under the streetlight simply because that is where the light is better. However, when brand marketers focus only on engaging with...
Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension

Identify Ads Masquerading as Real Headlines With This Chrome Extension

Anyone who has spent enough time on the internet knows not to believe everything you read. But scroll through Google search results and you’ll find yourself confronted with ads masquerading as news
How to Share Chrome Browser Tabs Across Devices

How to Share Chrome Browser Tabs Across Devices

Google is finally rolling out a convenient new tool for sharing Chrome tabs between devices. Cross-device tab sharing has been in Chrome Canary builds for a few months, but now appears to be available
Mozilla launches a VPN, brings back the Firefox Test Pilot program

Mozilla launches a VPN, brings back the Firefox Test Pilot program

Mozilla today announced that it is bringing back the Firefox Test Pilot program to allow users to try out new features before they are ready for mainstream usage. While the name is familiar, though,
How Vivaldi's New Android Browser Stacks Up Against the Competition

How Vivaldi's New Android Browser Stacks Up Against the Competition

The highly-customizable web browser, Vivaldi, is now available in beta form on Android devices. We’ve tested the Android app and find it to be a very capable mobile browser with plenty of unique
How to Enable Firefox's More-Secure DNS Over HTTPS Feature Before Mozilla Does

How to Enable Firefox's More-Secure DNS Over HTTPS Feature Before Mozilla Does

Mozilla will enable Firefox’s DNS over HTTPS (DoH) service by default for all users at some point in late September. Here’s why that’s important: DoH keeps your internet browsing private and secure by
The Vivaldi browser lands on Android

The Vivaldi browser lands on Android

Vivaldi has long billed itself as a browser for advanced users who want to be able to customize their browser to their heart’s content. With that mission, it managed to get a foothold in the desktop

Google proposes new privacy and anti-fingerprinting controls for the web

Google today announced a new long-term initiative that, if fully realized, will make it harder for online marketers and advertisers to track you across the web. This new proposal follows the company’s
Now's the Best Time to Try Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser

Now's the Best Time to Try Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser

Microsoft’s speedy Chromium-based Edge browser has been available in both developer and canary builds (not mention leaked versions) for months. Now that the company has officially launched a more

Apple, Google and Mozilla block Kazakhstan’s browser spying tactics

Apple, Google and Mozilla have taken the rare step of blocking an untrusted certificate issued by the Kazakhstan government, which critics say it forced its citizens to install as part of an effort to
Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta

Microsoft today launched the first beta builds of its new Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and Mac. The new beta channel, which will see a new update roughly every six weeks, will join the
Microsoft Edge can now read webpages to you with more natural-sounding voices

Microsoft Edge can now read webpages to you with more natural-sounding voices

Microsoft Edge has developed more natural sounding voice options for its screen reader feature, Read Aloud. You can test out the new voices by downloading either the Dev or Canary builds of Edge.
You Can Now Play the Original Diablo in a Web Browser

You Can Now Play the Original Diablo in a Web Browser

You don't even need to own a copy of the game to have some fun, but it'll be even more fun if you do. The post You Can Now Play the Original Diablo in a Web Browser appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Poolside.fm Transports Users into a ’90s’ Mac Desktop

Poolside.fm is so much more than a portal into a classic Mac OS from the early ’90s; it’s a web radio station of summery tunes, a streaming site of lo-fi VHS-to-avi videos and an honest-to-goodness
Here's One Way to Check That Your Chrome Extensions Are Safe

Here's One Way to Check That Your Chrome Extensions Are Safe

In light of the recent DataSpii browser extension leak, where millions of users had their data tracked and sold by seemingly benign browser extensions, it’s worth running a check on other Chrome
Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions

A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and
A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

DuckDuckGo is trying to attract users with a privacy-focused search engine. But taking on an internet giant isn’t easy.
A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

DuckDuckGo is trying to attract users with a privacy-focused search engine. But taking on an internet giant isn’t easy.
A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

A Feisty Google Adversary Tests How Much People Care About Privacy

DuckDuckGo is trying to attract users with a privacy-focused search engine. But taking on an internet giant isn’t easy.
How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up

How to Take Control of Where Every Link on Your Phone or Computer Opens Up

Links make the digital world go round—links to your Twitter profile or the daily headlines or a file stored in the cloud. Being able to manage those links and open them more efficiently can be a