DuckDuckGo Previews Desktop Web Browser

Fans of DuckDuckGo are probably familiar with the company’s mobile web browser, but there’s a desktop version coming in 2022 too. And DuckDuckGo just offered a short preview in a post highlighting its privacy accomplishments over the past year. “Like we’ve done on mobile, DuckDuckGo for desktop will redefine user…

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Hands-On with DuckDuckGo App Tracking Protection

Last week, DuckDuckGo announced that it was adding App Tracking Protection to its mobile app on Android, and the firm was nice enough to give me an invite to the beta. And from what I can tell over several days of usage, this feature works quite well. And I’m more…

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Mozilla Firefox is Now Available in the Microsoft Store

Mozilla announced this morning that its flagship Firefox web browser is now available via the Microsoft Store in Windows 11 and 10. “Firefox desktop is the first major browser to become available in the Windows Store for Windows 10 and Windows 11 users,” Mozilla announced. “Previously, if you were on…

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Roku Announces New 4K Streaming Sticks and Set-Top Box

Not to be outdone by Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick 4K Max, Roku has announced new Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Streaming Stick 4K+ models, plus a new Roku Ultra LT set-top box. “The Roku Streaming Stick has been a fan favorite for years and we’ve redesigned it in the…

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 91 with Windows SSO Support

Mozilla has released Firefox 91 and one of the key new features is single sign-on support for consumer and commercial Microsoft accounts. “Firefox version 91.0 [was] first offered to Release channel users on August 10, 2021,” the Firefox 91 release notes explain. “We’d like to extend a special thank you…

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ExpressVPN Offers a More Modern VPN Protocol

ExpressVPN has announced the immediate availability of Lightway, a faster and more reliable VPN protocol that’s backed by an independent security audit. “ExpressVPN is constantly innovating in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make our services—and indeed all VPNs—more secure,” ExpressVPN explains. “That’s a key reason we developed Lightway:…

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U.S. Accuses China of Hacking Microsoft

The United States, in concert with the EU, UK, and NATO, has formally charged China with orchestrating the February and March ransomware attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers. “Responsible states do not indiscriminately compromise global network security nor knowingly harbor cybercriminals — let alone sponsor or collaborate with them,” U.S. Secretary…

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 90

Mozilla Firefox 90 supports background updating, HTTPS-only exceptions, Print to PDF improvements, and private browsing improvements. Here’s a rundown of the new features and changes. Background updating. This Windows-only feature checks for, downloads, and installs updates in the background automatically when Firefox is not running. By default, it will check…

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