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AI makes key protein research a million times faster

Computers can be trained to figure out how these key building blocks of life work, a Harvard researcher finds. → Read More

Samsung chips will get faster and easier on your battery in 2020

The Korean chipmaker now can build next-gen processors for chipmakers like Qualcomm to test. But rival TSMC is, too. → Read More

Tax day frustration: Why can't the pros keep up with financial tech?

Commentary: Cryptocurrency transactions, peer-to-peer loans -- all this data ought to just flow straight into my tax return. → Read More

Firefox browser helps make Qualcomm-powered PCs more useful

A new browser version aims to reduce power consumption to help enable laptops with days-long battery life. → Read More

USB 4 will resurrect those ever-so-useful USB hubs

Laptops don't have as many ports with the USB-C revolution, but better dongles will come to the rescue. → Read More

Qualcomm chip designed to speed up AI

It's for data centers, not your phone. → Read More

Firefox will block sneaky cryptocurrency and tracking software

It's only in testing for now, but Mozilla plans to cut off cryptocurrency mining and fingerprinting by default in the future. → Read More

Microsoft releases its Google Chrome-like Edge browser for testing

For now, it looks a lot like Chrome, but Microsoft promises differences will come. → Read More

Microsoft releases its Google Chrome-ized Edge browser for testing

For now, it looks a lot like Chrome, but Microsoft promises differences will come. → Read More

Former White House tech leader says he's got a fix for blockchain woes

Ed Felten's startup, Offchain Labs, hopes its speed and trustworthiness will prove blockchain skeptics wrong. → Read More

Samsung throws its weight behind open video standard AV1

This will speed up the adoption of the video compression technology useful for 4K video, allies say. → Read More

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants to give you your data back

But in his internet vision, you'll have to pay for services no longer subsidized by advertising. → Read More

US border search demand violated Apple employee's constitutional rights, ACLU says

The civil rights organization is seeking an investigation into the "interrogation" of the Apple employee. → Read More

Firefox, Chrome try banishing spammy website requests you probably hate

We say no to "permission spam" 97 percent of the time, a Firefox study finds. → Read More

Vivaldi mobile browser due in 2019

CEO Jon Von Tetzchner also calls for privacy regulation to block companies from tracking us online. Also coming soon: Vivaldi's email software. → Read More

Vivaldi mobile browser, email software due in 2019

CEO Jon Von Tetzchner also calls for privacy regulation to block companies from tracking us online and explains why his company doesn't block ads on the web. → Read More

Google's most secure login system now works on Firefox and Edge, too

Better hardware security key support means our post-password future is one step closer to reality. → Read More

Huge leaps in AI have made facial recognition smarter than your brain

There are privacy concerns, but facial recognition now can help get your doctor visit, and your vacation, started. → Read More

How AI helps facial recognition really get to know your face

There are privacy concerns, but facial recognition can smooth our path through a digital world. → Read More

Get up to speed on Huawei P30 Pro's new camera tech

The flagship phone tries hard to match what conventional cameras offer. Here's a guide to the new hardware. → Read More