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Google Chrome considers marking all unencrypted websites as insecure

Chrome security engineers have proposed that all websites that don't encrypt traffic be marked as insecure by browsers.

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Firefox in-browser fundraiser begs for cash as Mozilla scrambles to diversify income

Mozilla has been running a fundraiser from within its Firefox browser, a program that will run through the end of the year.

Google delays death sentence for old-style Chrome plug-ins

Google on Monday gave traditional Google plug-ins a stay of execution and instead outlined a plan to finalize their demise in 10 months.

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Next Office for Mac leaks, shots of UI appear

Microsoft Office for the Mac is long overdue for an update. Are these the first screenshots?

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Vintage Apple-1 computer sells for a record $905,000

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the estimate.

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Surface damage mounts as Microsoft's tablet losses hit $1.7 billion

The tablet business has lost money each quarter, and each fiscal year

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DDoS attacks knock Feedly offline for second day running

Feedly's RSS service is restored after four hours offline as an extortion scheme continues.

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Analyst: Surface Pro 3's 'tweener' screen is both too small and too big

People want smaller tablets and larger laptops, a prominent retail analyst says, not a 12-inch display.

People hated Firefox's New Tab ad idea, but Mozilla's pressing on -- cautiously

At the same time, reassures users that the browser won't become 'a mess of logos'

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Nadella wins praise for public debut as CEO

Tech industry onlookers give Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella high marks for his first public presentation last week.

Microsoft's rules, not Metro, killed Metro Firefox dead

Windows 8.1's tile- and touch-based UI is not in trouble, the engineer who led the Metro Firefox development argues.

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Windows leaker Wzor vanishes after feds arrest Microsoft mole

Noted Russian leak website disappears, Twitter account vanishes the day after a Russian national was accused of sharing Microsoft trade secrets

Ex-Microsoft employee charged with leaking Windows RT, activation server code

Big mistake: Allegedly used Hotmail, SkyDrive to share trade secrets with French blogger

Microsoft isn't getting help from its friends to kill XP

An expert questions Microsoft's strategic sense, calls XP upgrades a shakedown worthy of the 'Sopranos.'