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Improving download behaviors in web browsers

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Improving download behaviors in web browsers

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'
Google and others caught circumventing Safari and Mobile Safari security restrictions
Skype web app in the works, according to Microsoft job listings
Kinect in a smartphone? Amazing Cirque du Soleil Chrome experiment reveals the future of web browsers
Yahoo Open Sources Its Apple App Store Killer

Chromium nighly build adds support for custom user stylesheets -- like shutup.css

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Filed under: Google, Browsers I don't usually get into manual hacking on my web browsers -- like Firefox's about:config and userchrome.css or Opera's opera:config.That's why I initially wasn't all that interested in a change which landed in the Chromium nightly builds: custom user stylesheets. Not until I decided to give...
Chromium nighly build adds support for custom user stylesheets -- like shutup.css
From zero to hero: Game Closure CEO's makes rare public appearance at StartX

Drop shadow with CSS for all web browsers

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Drop shadow with CSS for all web browsers
Avoiding sucking: How to make an app people actually want to use

Yahoo Mail gets a big redesign with simpler navigation across all major platforms

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Yahoo has updated its reputable email service, Yahoo Mail, for all major platforms including iOS, Android, Windows 8 and standard web browsers, giving it a much cleaner design and simpler navigation. Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, made the announcement on the company’s corporate blog earlier today. She said: “You’ve...
Yahoo Mail gets a big redesign with simpler navigation across all major platforms

'Mitt Romney Almost President' Malware Attack Fakes CNN News Alert

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Detail of image from SophosLabs SophosLabs reports that malware attacks tend to surge near major elections and the most recent is calculated to pull in anxious voters on either side of the political spectrum–a malicious email purporting to come from CNN declaring “CNN Breaking News – Mitt Romney Almost President.”...
'Mitt Romney Almost President' Malware Attack Fakes CNN News Alert

Box buys Crocodoc, gains HTML5 document converter and viewer

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It's time to re-imagine your documents, apparently. Cloud storage service Box just acquired document embedding startup Crocodoc, which specializes in taking Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents and rendering them as HTML5 content inside web browsers and mobile apps. Crocodoc's technology will allow Box to seamlessly integrate document conversion and...
Box buys Crocodoc, gains HTML5 document converter and viewer
WebRTC is almost here, and it will change the web

Watch Mozilla show off the Firefox OS Gaia UI, Marketplace and more

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Since first being announced back in July 2011, Mozilla has slowly but steadily revealed new details of its upcoming mobile operating system, Firefox OS (formerly Boot to Gecko). Now, a few months after giving a Firefox OS introductory talk in Brazil, Mozilla has decided to share both the videos and the slides from...
Watch Mozilla show off the Firefox OS Gaia UI, Marketplace and more
Simple.TV's unique DVR is a cord-cutter's dream (but isn't for everyone)

There's A Big Disconnect In The Way Apple Enforces Its Anti-Porn Policy (AAPL)

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After an outbreak of user-generated porn on Twitter's new video-sharing app Vine, there's been a big debate about how such content should be managed by Apple, which explicitly prohibits porn in apps for iPhone and iPad. But much of it misses the point. The story here isn't the porn on...
There's A Big Disconnect In The Way Apple Enforces Its Anti-Porn Policy (AAPL)

Bitcoin Is A Step Closer To Becoming A Part Of Your Web Browser

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A funny thing just happened: virtual currency bitcoin has now passed the first round of approval required to become a standard for the web, alongside other familiar "schemes" which allow elements on a webpage to, for example, open your email application when you click on an email address on a...
Bitcoin Is A Step Closer To Becoming A Part Of Your Web Browser

Will Facebook adapt to mobile or will mobile adapt to Facebook?

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We all know Facebook needs to become a force in mobile advertising, but just how much of a force? If Facebook were to replicate the success of its desktop ad business on mobile it would account for a healthy chunk of the entire world’s current mobile ad spend. And if...
Will Facebook adapt to mobile or will mobile adapt to Facebook?

Java 7 Update 21 to fix bugs, change applet warning messages

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Oracle will release a new version of Java on Tuesday that will include 42 security fixes and will make changes to how Web-based Java content will be presented inside browsers.Thirty-nine of the vulnerabilities patched by the new Java 7 Update 21 (7u21) can be exploited remotely without authentication, Oracle...
Java 7 Update 21 to fix bugs, change applet warning messages
Here's what the Redbox Instant subscription service will cost you

Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

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Twitter is looking to add another layer of protection to its user authentication. After having at least 250,000 accounts' passwords compromised in an attack against its service last week, Twitter apparently plans to implement two-factor authentication as an option to help users better protect their accounts—or at least it's...
Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks
Cloud services and the new platform wars

Weekly Wrap-up: Productivity Tips for Evernote and More

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Joe Brockmeier shares his strategies for getting the most out of Evernote. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web - Location, App Stores and...
Weekly Wrap-up: Productivity Tips for Evernote and More

Microsoft, Surprisingly, Is Pushing The HTML5 Web Standard

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Though it looks well-intentioned, MS's attempt to promote standard HTML5 in web pages is a dig at Apple and Google. Microsoft has a new website out: "modern.ie." It's all about promoting standard HTML5-type web code so that a modern, dynamic, Flash-free website works just as well in one browser...
Microsoft, Surprisingly, Is Pushing The HTML5 Web Standard

Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

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With technology that speeds communications between Web browsers and Web servers, a Silicon Valley startup wants to win customers away from Net giants such as Akamai. [Read more]...
Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites
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Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January

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Consider us surprised. The January market share numbers are out for web browsers, and Internet Explorer not only failed to leak new market share, it gained over a point, seemingly at the expense of its arch rivals Chrome and Firefox. Safari also declined. For the month of January, Internet Explorer (all...
Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January

Apple Releasing Malware Removal Tool After Being Hacked

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Apple is releasing a malware removal tool after a number of Mac systems were infected by computer hackers. The admission by Apple of a widespread cyber-security breach comes the week after Facebook revealed it had been the victim of a similar attack. Unknown hackers infected the computers of some Apple...
Apple Releasing Malware Removal Tool After Being Hacked

Google Chrome Team Celebrates 500 "Experiments", Web Innovation Continues To Move Forward

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Today, the Google Chrome team celebrated a milestone for its “Experiments” project that it launched in 2009. It’s a site that features some really great innovation for web browsers, highlighting HTML5 and WebGL. The team said it reached 500 experiments, hoping to help move web innovation further. Here’s what they...
Google Chrome Team Celebrates 500 "Experiments", Web Innovation Continues To Move Forward
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