Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.
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Is Microsoft's new Edge browser faster than the competition?
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It's unlikely to dethrone major names like Chrome and IE, but CEO Jon von Tetzchner hopes Vivaldi will attract power users who want a full-featured PC browser.
The browser's update adds a refined menu, a private-browsing mode, and a scalable interface that allows for support on tablets and smartphones.
"I love science, but I also love looking good." Megan Amram entertains with experiments and interviews while poking fun of gender stereotypes in a new comedy series for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls website.
The latest version of the Opera browser for desktops comes with a new tool that lets you share multiple bookmarks at once.