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BitTorrent Live P2P video streaming protocol to be free for all
— 6:00 AM on March 27, 2013

We first heard of BitTorrent's peer-to-peer video streaming protocol two years ago, when creator Bram Cohen demoed it. The protocol was supposed to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome gains Google-powered contextual spell check
— 4:54 PM on March 26, 2013

Google rolled out the latest update to its Chrome web browser today, and in the process, it introduced an intriguing new feature: an enhanced spell...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Surf TR through Google's HTML5-powered 3D maze
— 10:03 AM on March 22, 2013

The Radeon HD 7790 launch is dominating the news today, and things appear to be pretty slow otherwise. Also, it's Friday, so let's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Google Keep puts your notes in the cloud
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2013

A couple of days ago, Google acidentally unveiled Keep, its cloud-based note-taking service. Keep was only online briefly before being pulled, but it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Software

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Security vulnerability discovered in EA's Origin service
— 6:00 AM on March 19, 2013

EA has caught a lot of flak for making some games exclusive to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Friday night topic: Glued to the YouTube
— 6:33 PM on March 15, 2013

Many things about YouTube fascinate me: the apparent decision of nearly everyone to go easy on copyright, the distinct possibility that it's enabling post-literate human...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Google Reader to be retired July 1
— 12:18 PM on March 14, 2013

If you're an avid consumer of RSS feeds, chances are you saw this news last night. Google has decided to retire its Reader aggregator as...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Time Warner Cable: Not enough consumer demand for 1Gbps Internet
— 2:16 PM on February 27, 2013

Google is definitely stepping on Time Warner Cable's toes in the Kansas City area. While the cable operator continues to offer the same Internet and...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Google Chrome to get tab noise indicator
— 9:08 AM on February 26, 2013

Don't you hate it when you have a gazillion tabs open, and then one of them—you have no idea which—decides to start blaring some annoying...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome 25 supports voice recognition API
— 6:00 AM on February 22, 2013

Voice recognition is showing up everywhere lately—phones, tablets, Macs, and even the desktop PC of one of our editors (but only because he broke...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 19 introduces home-brewed PDF viewer
— 6:00 AM on February 20, 2013

One thing I love about Chrome is the integrated PDF viewer. I don't have to watch Adobe Reader stall my browser anymore—and once PDF files...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft to begin retiring Messenger on April 8
— 4:16 PM on February 15, 2013

I don't know many people who still use Microsoft's Messenger service. Starting April 8, though, that number is going to shrink rapidly to zero. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox nightlies now include Modern UI browser
— 11:38 AM on February 14, 2013

The Modern UI version of Firefox for Windows 8 has been ripening for a while. Development began last March, and experimental builds appeared...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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Newell wants Steam to be a network API
— 10:29 AM on February 4, 2013

Steam had humble beginnings, but over the years, Valve has turned it into the most popular game distribution service around. One could argue that...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Firefox to enforce 'click to play' for non-Flash plug-ins
— 5:09 PM on January 30, 2013

Day-to-day web browsing in Firefox is about to get a little different. According to a blog post by Michael Coates, Mozilla's Director of Security...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Build your own cloud with BitTorrent Sync
— 10:38 AM on January 25, 2013

Cloud-based storage services like Dropbox and Mega just got some fresh competition from an unexpected source. The folks at BitTorrent have announced Sync, a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Megaupload sucessor to offer 50GB of free storage
— 12:24 PM on January 18, 2013

He's baaaack. Kim Dotcom's Mega service is set to launch tomorrow, and TechCrunch got an early look at what this Megaupload successor has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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RIP, Internet activist and Reddit alumnus Aaron Swartz
— 12:21 PM on January 14, 2013

On Friday, programmer, writer, and activist Aaron Swartz committed suicide. Described by many as a genius, Swartz had a hand in developing the RSS specification...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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