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What’s in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 71 plays picture-in-picture catch-up

What’s in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 71 plays picture-in-picture catch-up

Mozilla this week released Firefox 71, touting a picture-in-picture video mode and new ways to preview a VPN (virtual private networking) service that will be offered to customers next year. Security engineers included patches for 11 vulnerabilities, six marked “High,” the second-most-serious threat rating. None were tagged “Critical.” Some of these flaws might be exploitable […]

28 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

28 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

I’m sure most Mac users know Command-C means copy and Command-V means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life much easier. I’ve assembled this short collection to illustrate this truth: Esc Never underestimate the power of the Esc key to get you out of trouble. Say you’re […]

Google’s A.I.-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones – TechCrunch

Google’s A.I.-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones – TechCrunch

Google’s A.I. powered voice recorder app introduced at Google’s October hardware event was one of the company’s more impressive demos. The new app taps into advances in A.I., speech processing, and speech recognition in order to automatically transcribe a voice recording with few mistakes, in real-time as the person is speaking. Unfortunately, Google’s Recorder app […]

All’s clear to install Microsoft’s November patches

All’s clear to install Microsoft’s November patches

The November passel of patches didn’t include anything earth-shattering; there were no emergency security breaches storming the gates, but good patching hygiene dictates that you get your machine braced for the next round. If you install patches manually one by one (“Group B,” which I don’t recommend for mere mortals), you need to make sure […]

These new data sources are creating high-impact tools for investors – TechCrunch

These new data sources are creating high-impact tools for investors – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor These new data sources are creating high-impact tools for investors Finding free money for your social impact startup Venture capitalists tout themselves as frontier technology investors, but most of us are using the same infrastructure tools we’ve used for the past 20+ years — Excel and recent college grads searching […]

Google’s founders step back – TechCrunch

Google’s founders step back – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Google CEO Sundar Pichai is taking over as CEO of Alphabet Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced that Google CEO […]

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