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Google to phase out Flash display ads in January of next year
— 8:27 AM on February 10, 2016

Progress towards a Flash-free web continues. Google has announced that as of June 30 of this year, no new Flash-based ads will be accepted...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google Safe Browsing blocks sites with fake download buttons
— 2:31 PM on February 4, 2016

Google is making good on its promise to protect users from social engineering attempts. The company is now putting the kibosh on fake...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome 48 for iOS brings massive speed and stability improvements
— 12:51 PM on January 27, 2016

Version 48 of the Chrome browser was released today. While this release doesn't deserve much fanfare for its desktop operating system incarnations, it's a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Software Networking

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The Tech Report is looking for a staff writer and news writers
— 10:20 AM on January 21, 2016

The Tech Report is hiring. We're looking for smart, entertaining writers who are passionate about technology and want to share that passion with our audience....

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Google's Brotli algorithm will soon compress web traffic in Chrome
— 11:35 AM on January 20, 2016

Google will soon enable support in Chrome for a new compression algorithm called Brotli. The algorithm has been in the works for a...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Networking Servers

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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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Adobe patches another critical Flash vulnerability
— 4:40 PM on December 29, 2015

2015 hasn't been kind to the Flash plugin. Adobe has released another emergency patch for its Flash products to address a critical vulnerability. Affected...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways: our final winner and a recap
— 4:28 PM on December 27, 2015

All good things must come to an end, and that includes TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. The winner of our final giveaway—drum roll, please—is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12th day of giveaways: a Gigabyte GTX 970 and X99 mobo
— 1:46 PM on December 25, 2015

It's Christmas day, and that means it's the grand finale of our 12 days of giveaways. Let's start the festivities by taking the wrapping off...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Comcast runs a DOCSIS 3.1 modem in a home for the first time
— 9:18 AM on December 24, 2015

Comcast announced on its blog this week that its engineers have successfully tested a DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem on a residential network for the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day 11: EVGA's GeForce GTX 980 FTW
— 7:23 AM on December 24, 2015

It's Christmas Eve, and that means it's day 11 of TR's 12 days of giveaways. Before we announce the sweet prize we have today, we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day 10: an AMD mobo and CPU combo
— 8:03 AM on December 23, 2015

TR's 12 days of giveaways has reached double digits. To kick off day 10, we're happy to announce that Jason Kwong​ is the winner of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day nine: Gigabyte's GA-Z170XP-SLI mobo
— 7:59 AM on December 22, 2015

Welcome to day nine of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. The first order of business is, of course, to announce the winner of the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day eight: A PC care package from Corsair
— 7:12 AM on December 21, 2015

Today brings us to day eight of TR's 12 days of giveaways. First, though, we'll announce the winner of yesterday's Monoprice bundle. Brian Davis, you're...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day seven: a Monoprice keyboard bundle
— 8:58 AM on December 20, 2015

Welcome to day seven of TR's 12 days of giveaways. Before we talk about what's up for grabs today, we need to announce yesterday's winner....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day six: OCZ's Vector 180 480GB SSD
— 9:15 AM on December 19, 2015

Yesterday was the fifth of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways, and entrants were vying for a flashy bundle generously provided by Corsair. That bundle...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day five: a sack of goodies from Corsair
— 7:36 AM on December 18, 2015

On our fourth day of giveaways, the fine folks at EVGA gave us an X99 FTW motherboard to give away to one lucky gerbil....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Netflix's new encoding scheme lets every title shine
— 6:16 PM on December 17, 2015

Netflix gave us an in-depth look at its progress on a new per-title approach to compression and encoding on its tech blog earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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