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Internet meets tornado. Guess who wins?

IT pilot fish living just outside a small town can't get broadband or DSL, but he does manage to acquire internet service -- and then a tornado comes roaring his way.

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Where did THAT come from?!?

This non-profit is located on the outskirts of town, so when it needs high-speed internet, its options are limited. But that's not the only thing getting in the way.

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Top web browsers 2018: Being the default does little good

Did Microsoft’s own policies hasten the decline of its browsers?

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What is the Epic browser (and what makes it different)?

Privacy is the top priority for the Chromium-based web browser.

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Dispatch from the Super Internet

There’s a much better internet than the one you’re using. Here’s what’s keeping you out.

Throwback Thursday: Essential, defined

Small engineering outfit has a T1 internet connection, with a wireless modem for essential use if that fails -- but some users have their own ideas about what that means.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Faster page loads, 'warmer' tabs

With Firefox 61, Mozilla is back to trumpeting performance improvements and faster tab switching for its browser.

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Brave browser begins controversial ad repeal-and-replace tests

The browser maker is now serving replacement ads to as many as 1,000 volunteers who agreed to help test out the company's plans.

Well, one of the problems anyway

Help desk pilot fish takes a support call form a user whose opening statement lays out the problem simply: "I can't get to the site." What could possibly be clearer?

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Browser updates: Here's how often Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari get refreshed

The web browser with the most refreshes in 2017? That would be Chrome. The fewest? Apple's Safari.

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Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

The company's walled-garden approach to browser add-ons moved another step closer to reality with a ban on the inline installation of all newly-published extensions.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Microsoft lost its antitrust suit almost two decades ago. What would be different if it had won?

A lot has changed in the tech sector since 1998. How much of that change is due to the landmark decision against Microsoft?

Look, this isn't rocket science, it's networking!

Private school's IT support guy struggles with things as simple as what IP addresses to use on the internal network, so his replacement MUST be an improvement -- right?

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Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Myth: Chromebooks don’t run apps. Fact: Chromebooks run more apps than any device ever.

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How your web browser tells you when it's safe

As Google moves to change how its Chrome browser flags insecure websites, rival browsers may be forced to follow suit. Here's how other browsers currently handle website security and what changes they have coming.

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Google details how it will overturn encryption signals in Chrome

Google has fleshed out its plans to upend the way browsers warn users of insecure websites, spelling out gradual steps the company will take with Chrome.

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Chrome's Canary reveals UI refresh

The changes to browser tabs and other top-of-window elements are the first in two years; they have been rolled out only for the Windows version of the browser so far.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Version 66 of the popular browser quashes 62 bugs and keeps auto-play content from playing unless the volume has been muted.

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