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Opera adds free, unlimited VPN to its latest Android browser

March 20, 2019

Via: TechSpot

A few months after it became the first major web browser to come with a built-in ad blocker in 2016, Opera built a VPN service directly into its desktop browser. That same VPN started rolling out to mobile beta users […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google moves against bad ads: 2 billion removed last year and stepping up efforts against bad advertisers

March 15, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Advertising makes up more than 80% of Google’s revenue, so it’s definitely something they take seriously and try to optimize. Every year they release a report covering how many bad ads they removed as well as what they are doing […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google presents its anti-fake news system in detail

February 19, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Google is fairly secretive about how its search results are generated in an astoundingly short amount of time. In the current climate of news and the term “fake news” being thrown around regularly, Google has come forward at the Munich […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Opera browser adds VPN

February 8, 2019

Via: Techradar

Opera has announced that it is adding a built-in VPN to its Opera for Android browser in an effort to better protect its users safety online. The company is already quite familiar with VPNs as it launched and later discontinued […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google makes Chrome bug detection tool open-source

February 8, 2019

Via: Techradar

In its latest effort to aid developers in finding bugs in their software, Google has announced that its scalable fuzzing tool ClusterFuzz will now be open-source and available to all. The search giant has been using the tool internally for […]


Internet, Online entertainment, Privacy, Security

Google’s new Chrome Extension automatically checks your passwords are still secure

February 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

A new Chrome Extension from Google called Password Checkup will automatically check whether your passwords have been exposed in a data breach. Once installed, the extension checks any login details you use — Google says “most” US sites are supported […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Firefox will start muting autoplaying videos next month

February 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Mozilla writes that with the launch of Firefox 66 on March 19, audible autoplay audio or video will be blocked on a newly opened site. You’ll only hear the sound following a user interaction that initiates the audio, such as […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google collaborates with WordPress to build platform for local publishers

January 15, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Newspack could very well be a faster and more secure version of popular content management system WordPress that is found on millions of websites. Google, Automattic, and numerous private foundations have come together to build a modern web platform. Staking […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Chrome prepares major ad blocker update

January 10, 2019

Via: Techradar

Google’s efforts to make the web a safer place continue with the announcement that Chrome’s ad blocker will soon be available across the globe beginning on July 9th. As was the case with the initial rollout of its ad blocker, […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Instagram’s new scrolling feature briefly inspires absolute fury

December 27, 2018

Via: Mashable

I’m not sure why social platforms constantly feel the urge to evolve. I miss the Facebook that gave me real news stories instead of my uncle’s views about the United States Postal Service, I long for the days of Friendster […]