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Microsoft Edge 89 Stable is out

Microsoft released a new stable version of its Edge web browser to the public on March 4, 2021. Microsoft Edge 89.0.774.45 is a security and feature update that is available for all supported platforms. The new version of Microsoft Edge patches several security issues, including a security vulnerability in Chromium, the core that Edge is based on,...

Google decides to switch to a 4-week release cycle for Chrome

Google announced yesterday that it plans to migrate from a 6-week release cycle for its Chrome web browser and Chromium to a 4-week release cycle. The company releases a lot of browser versions in the six week period, mostly beta and development versions of Chrome. Chrome Stable has a fixed release cycle of 6 weeks and will see its version bumped after...

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The Cloud Computing Architect Certification Bundle includes nine eLearning courses that teach you cloud computing skills and services, including those about illustrious names and services such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Tensorflow, and Amazon Cloud Services. All courses are accessible for lifetime, designed for users of all experience levels,...

Is the Windows 10 app Microsoft Update Health Tools legitimate?

The Microsoft Update Health Tools application may be listed as an installed application on devices running Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. You may see it listed in the Settings application under Apps & Features, and also in the classic Programs and Features listing of the Control Panel. The application is not listed in the Start Menu...

Brave acquires Tailcat search engine; will offer search results without profiling users

Brave Software has acquired the Tailcat search engine, to step up the competition with Google Search. Tailcat will be integrated in to Brave Browser, as Brave Search. Brave Search is intended to be an alternative for Google Search, while being a privacy-focused service that does not collect IP addresses or personal information, and won't track users....

Google plans to shift advertising from user tracking to group tracking

It is no secret that Google is working on removing support for third-party cookies in its products, most notable its Chrome web browser, the world's most used browser. One of the main applications of third-party cookies is user tracking. The cookies are used to identify users and provide advertisers with information on user activity. Browser makers...

Load new tabs in the same container as the first one with the Sticky Window Containers extension for Firefox

Multi-Account Containers are one of the best extensions/features in Mozilla Firefox. It helps enhance your privacy by isolating websites, thus preventing cookie-based tracking. But you may have noticed that sometimes it's hard to tell which container is open. The colored lines on container tabs, that's how I know which containers are being used....

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The Ultimate Cybersecurity & IT Career Certification Pathway Training Bundle includes eight eLearning courses that prep you for different Cisco and CompTIA certification exams. The entire bundle is available for $34.99, is designed for beginners and advanced users alike, includes updates, and may be accessed for lifetime. Here is the list of courses...

Here is what is new in Google Chrome 89

Google released a new stable version of its Chrome browser on March 2, 2021. Google Chrome 89 is a security release that includes improvements and bug fixes. The Chrome Releases blog reveals that engineers patched 47 different security issues that affected previous versions of the browser. The highest severity rating is listed as high, but Google lists...

You may soon display the Chrome profile manager on Start

Google Chrome users may display the profile manager of the web browser on start of the browser in the near future. Launched in Chrome Canary already, Chrome's new profile manager feature brings an option to the browser to pick one of the available profiles on start, or create a new one. Profiles are not new in Chrome. Chrome users may click on the...

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