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Top web browsers 2020: Microsoft's IE and Edge move up

Mozilla's efforts to make Firefox more attractive as a web browser have failed to move the share needle. Meanwhile, Google's Chrome continues its dominance.

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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? A baked-in hacked-password alarm

Chrome 79 patches 51 vulnerabilties and its Password Checker will now warn users when a site password may have been exposed. The feature is being rolled out gradually to Chrome users.

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How cloud providers' performance differs

The 2019 ThousandEyes Benchmark report shows that not all cloud providers are created equal across all regions

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Everything you need to know about 10G, the future of broadband technology

10G is the cable industry’s vision for delivering a remarkable 10 gigabits per second to homes in the U.S. and around the globe.

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Why your providers should support IPv6

IPv6 can help provide better performance for customers, employees and third parties trying to access your hosted applications.

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IBM, Intel, J.P. Morgan and Microsoft join others on new blockchain token spec

A business consortium led by the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance said their new blockchain-based token specification can create regulatory compliant digital currency for use in any number of scenarios.

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As the internet turns 50, experts weigh future advances and emerging issues

The next 50 years may bring pervasive connectivity, brain-computer interfaces and walled-off areas of the internet.

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Get a lifetime of Babbel language learning for $149 (50% off)

Now you can learn a new language — on your own terms — with the Babbel language learning app.

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How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

Without properly configured remote-access VPNs, IPv6 traffic from remote devices can escape corporate security controls.

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What is the Tor Browser? And how it can help protect your identity

The Tor Browser is a web broswer that anonymizes your web traffic using the Tor network, making it easy to protect your identity online.

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What is OAuth? How the open authorization framework works

OAuth is an open-standard authorization protocol or framework that describes how unrelated servers and services can safely allow authenticated access to their assets. It is widely accepted, but be aware of its vulnerabilities.

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Evolution of the internet: Celebrating 50 years since Arpanet

50 years after the birth of the internet's precursor, Arpanet, there are more internet-connected devices than people in the world, and traffic is measured in exabytes.

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the splinternet

The web was never going to be worldwide. The idea of one single global internet is an obsolete fantasy.

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Oracle does-in Dyn, resets DNS services to cloud

Oracle wants its DNS customers to migrate from its Dyn service to Oracle Cloud services, but some of those customers are very unhappy.

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything you need to know about Amazon's shopping extravaganza

It might only be summer, but Amazon wants you to pull out your wallet like it's Black Friday. Here's what you need to know about the retailer's upcoming sale bonanza on July 15 and 16.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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How and why deepfake videos work — and what is at risk

Once the bailiwick of Hollywood special effects studios with multi-million-dollar budgets, now anyone can download deepfake software and use machine learning to make believable fake videos. This makes a lot of people nervous.

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