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Be warned: Google enlists Chrome in push for encrypted Web

Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they are unencrypted, allowing all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.

By January 30, 2015

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Ex-Opera CEO composes Vivaldi, a new Web browser

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.

By January 27, 2015

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A walk in the park: Google Maps hits the trails in California

Against the scenic backdrop of Northern California's Mount Tam, the search giant unveils its latest effort to stitch together a comprehensive view of the world.

By October 7, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 099: VR 'Pokémon,' real-life fireball shooter, a Middle-earth map and more

For anyone out there dying to launch actual fireballs from your hands, Pyro Fireshooter apparently has you covered. For the low price of just $174, you can wield a contraption that lets you act out all your old Street Fighter fantasies in the real world. "Hadouken!"

By December 9, 2014

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Google Maps Gallery debuts as Web's interactive digital atlas

The tech giant partners with governments and organizations to publish hundreds of historic and informative maps that anyone can explore.

By February 27, 2014

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Frog eye salad, Nevada? Map dishes favorite Thanksgiving sides by state

The New York Times and Google team up to display the most commonly googled holiday recipes in every state. What the heck is a pig pickin' cake, North Carolina?

By November 25, 2014

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Nokia's Here map app arrives on Tizen, before Android Wear

Nokia's Here Android app gives you turn-by-turn navigation on the new Samsung Gear S, powered by Tizen.

By August 29, 2014

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HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.

By October 28, 2014

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Yandex browser's tidy new interface puts Web apps first

A subdued address bar and revamped new-tab page gives the browser a clean look that the Russian company says is better suited to Web apps. Yandex plans a mobile-device version later.

By November 28, 2014

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Microsoft brings Skype for Web into beta

Microsoft is beta testing a version of Skype that will work from a variety of browsers, and which ultimately will alleviate the need for Skype app or plug-in downloads.

By November 14, 2014