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Why one web pioneer thinks it's time to reinvent the browser

Why one web pioneer thinks it’s time to reinvent the browser

Darin Fisher has built a lot of web browsers. A lot of web browsers. He was a software engineer at Netscape early in his career, working on Navigator and then helping turn that app into Firefox with Mozilla. Then, he went to Google and spent 16 years building Chrome and ChromeOS into massively successful products. …

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This magic eraser web app is incredible for on-the-fly Chromebook photo edits

This magic eraser web app is incredible for on-the-fly Chromebook photo edits

You may very well be familiar with Google’s magic eraser tool that made its entrance with Photos and the Pixel line of devices, but did you know that the technology is not exclusive to the search giant? That’s right, others have created the same tools both before and after Google in an effort to push …

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Following debacle, DuckDuckGo blocks Microsoft web trackers more often and opens up about blocklist

Some trackers will still be allowed through to measure ad conversions Read update Corrections and clarifications DuckDuckGo is making good on a promise to correct a major faux pas on its mission to further privacy on the web. Back in May, researchers caught the company allowing Microsoft’s name and analytics trackers through its mobile browsers …

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Astronomers Say They've Found The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Observed

Astronomers Say They’ve Found The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Observed

It’s a record that has been broken multiple times over the past two years alone, and one that we expect to see broken again soon. Astronomers using the newly operational James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have announced the discovery of what appears to be the most distant galaxy yet. If this sounds familiar, it’s already …

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A composite image of the star-forming region 30 Doradus, known as the Tarantula Nebula.

Astronomers image the star-birthing web of a cosmic Tarantula Nebula

A composite image of the star-forming region 30 Doradus — also known as the Tarantula Nebula — reveals areas of cool gas that can collapse to form stars. (Image credit: ESO, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/Wong et al., ESO/M.-R. Cioni/VISTA Magellanic Cloud survey.) A newly released image of 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula, reveals thin …

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