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Mozilla backpedals after Mr. Robot-Firefox misstep - CNET

The privacy-promoting nonprofit says mea culpa after distributing an extension to its Firefox browser that made people worry they'd been hacked.

18 hours ago from CNET

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Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

A former Uber security specialist accused the company of dispatching a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and using shady tactics to thwart its competition in the ride-hailing ...

Sat 16 Dec 17 from Phys.org

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Facebook’s Snooze Button Lets You Temporarily Mute Your Friends

We’re sure from time to time, you come across posts from your friends or Facebook Pages or People that you follow that can get annoying or obnoxious. Sure, there is the option of unfollowing ...

Fri 15 Dec 17 from Ubergizmo

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Pentagon funded UFO identification program for 5 years

Recent UFO research isn't just the work of the X-Files or former pop punk stars. The New York Times has learned that the US Department of Defense quietly funded a program (Advanced ...

11 hours ago from Engadget

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Google To Hide News From Sites That Hide Its Country Of Origin

Fake news is a problem in which it can sometimes prey on those who might be naive enough to believe everything they read on the internet, in which they take the false information and spread ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Google Is Killing its Tango Augmented Reality Platform

Google's augmented reality aspirations aren't dead, but they're changing. The post Google Is Killing its Tango Augmented Reality Platform appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Sat 16 Dec 17 from Extremetech

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Facebook defends itself against critics of social media

Facebook said that social media can be good for people's well-being if they use the technology in a way that is active, such as messaging with friends, rather than using it passively. ...

Fri 15 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

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New Chrome update lets you easily mute autoplay videos, stops malicious redirects, and more

One of the most annoying things about browsing the web is videos that autoplay with sound. For anyone that has tried to browse discretely in the back of a boring meeting or presentation, you ...

Sat 16 Dec 17 from Techspot

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Google, Amazon In ‘Productive Discussions’ To Keep YouTube On Fire TV

As you might have heard, Google and Amazon can’t seem to see eye-to-eye at the moment, with Google yanking YouTube from the Echo Show and Fire TV. despite it being available just last month. ...

Fri 15 Dec 17 from Ubergizmo

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YouTube VR App Now Available On Steam

For those of you who own like a Google Cardboard or a Daydream View VR headset, then chances are you might be familiar with YouTube VR which basically lets you enjoy YouTube in virtual reality ...

10 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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