freeware News of 11/17/19
Microsoft Has Big Plans For Its New Edge Browser
Microsoft is setting itself some high goals for its new Chromium-based Edge browser. As Chuck Friedman, the corporate vice president for Edge told me, he wants Edge to hit one billion users — a number that would start to rival Chrome’s ...
Opera’S Desktop Browser Gets Built-In Tracking Protection
Browser maker Opera today announced the launch of version 68 of its flagship desktop browser. The marquee feature of the launch is the addition of a tracker blocker that will make it harder for advertisers and others to track you while you browse ...
Microsoft’S New Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Now In Beta
Microsoft today launched the first beta builds of its new, Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and Mac. The new beta channel, which will see a new update roughly every six weeks, will join the existing dev and canary channels, which will ...
Facebook Collected And Transcribed Users’ Audio Without Permission
“The future is private.” Clearly, Facebook still has a way to go. Facebook has become the latest tech giant to face scrutiny over its handling of users’ data, following a report that said the social media giant collected audio ...
Google’S Game Builder Turns Building Multiplayer Games Into A Game
Google’s Area 120 team, the company’s in-house incubator for some of its more experimental projects, today launched Game Builder , a free and easy to use tool for PC and macOS users who want to build their own 3D games without having to ...
Here’S The First Official Preview Of Microsoft’S Chromium-Based Edge Browser
Microsoft today launched the first official version of its Edge browser with the Chromium engine for Windows 10. You can now download the first developer and canary builds here . The canary builds will get daily updates and the developer builds ...
The Gaming Clips Service, Medal Has Bought Donate Bot For Direct Donations, And Payments
The Los Angeles-based video gaming clipping service, Medal , has made its first acquisition as it rolls out new features to its user base. The company has acquired the Discord -based donations and payments service Donate Bot to enable direct ...
Opera Adds A Free VPN To Its Android Browser App
Opera became the first browser-maker to bundle a VPN with its service , and now that effort is expanding to mobile. The company announced today that its Android browser app will begin offering a free VPN. The feature will be rolled out to beta ...