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  • BitTorrent Launches Project Maelstrom, the First Torrent-Based Browser
    By on December 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    An anonymous reader writes BitTorrent today announced the first torrent-based browser. Project Maelstorm, as the app is currently called, is being made available as an invite-only alpha to “a small group of testers.” Although BitTorrent is in the very early stages of the project (testers are being asked to help assess for usability and reliability), the company strongly believes Maelstrom “is the first step toward a truly distributed web, one that (more…)



  • FTC Bars Ad Firm From Snooping Browser History
    By on December 5, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    itwbennett writes “Score 1 for online privacy. The Federal Trade Commission and online ad firm Epic Marketplace have reached a settlement that will bar Epic from using browser history sniffing technology. According to the news report, ‘The history sniffing allowed Epic to determine whether a consumer had visited more than 54,000 domains, including pages relating to fertility issues, impotence, menopause, incontinence, disability insurance, credit (more…)

  • Wolfenstein 3-D Celebrates 20 Years With Free Browser-Based Version
    By on May 10, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Dr Herbert West writes “20 years ago today, id software released Wolfenstein 3D, inspired by the classic Apple II game, Castle Wolfenstein. To celebrate, Bethesda Softworks on Wednesday released a free, browser-based version of the iconic first-person shooter. Users can pick which level they wish to play in the browser version, even the secret levels.”

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  • Tips on Cross Browser Compatibility
    By on May 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nowadays everyone’s using a different browser. Between popular options like Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Internet Explorer, which make up close to 98 percent of the market.

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  • Security Expert: Flash Is the Root of Browser Insecurity
    By on March 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    You’re probably relatively confident in your various machines’ integrity against hackers. Repeat Pwn2Own hacking competition victor Charlie Miller would like you to know that you’re wrong—especially if you have Flash.

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  • The Browser History from a Typical All Nighter
    By on January 12, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ah, college: That unique time when you’re free to make your own schedule, and yet far too drunk and lazy to ever stick to it. Thus necessitating the All Nighter: The London Blitz of academia.

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  • Firefox Most Vulnerable Browser, Safari Close
    By on November 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Cenzic released its report revealing the most prominent types of Web application vulnerabilities for the first half of 2009. The report identified over 3,100 total vulnerabilities, which is a 10 percent increase in Web application vulnerabilities compared to the second half of 2008. Among Web browsers, Mozilla Firefox had the largest percentage of Web vulnerabilities, followed by Apple Safari, whose browser showed a vast (more…)

  • Ten Totally Awesome Free Wii Browser Games
    By on October 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Grab a pen and write some of these URLs down, or even better, head to Technologizer through your console, and enjoy some Wii browser games that won’t cost you a dime.

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