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05.15.16
Chrome will make Flash player a last resort as soon as fall
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Chrome will make Flash player a last resort as soon as fall

An 'HTML5 by Default' proposal would kick Adobe's often-maligned plugin to the curb.

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04.15.16
Skype nixes plug-in requirement for web-based chats
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Skype nixes plug-in requirement for web-based chats

You'll need Microsoft Edge to use it, but support for Chrome and Firefox is in the works.

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03.07.16
WordPress blogs will soon support Facebook's Instant Articles
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WordPress blogs will soon support Facebook's Instant Articles

Whether you're self-hosted or use WordPress VIP, Zuck and co. have you covered.

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10.15.15
Volvo's first fully electric car will arrive in 2019
10.15.15

Volvo's first fully electric car will arrive in 2019

Volvo's taking on Tesla. Tesla just has to wait a few years.

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07.21.15
Google Drive syncs files directly from Windows Office apps
07.21.15

Google Drive syncs files directly from Windows Office apps

A Google Drive plug-in makes it easy to access stored Office files from inside Microsoft's productivity suite.

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07.13.15
Facebook security lead wants Adobe to say when it's killing Flash
07.13.15

Facebook security lead wants Adobe to say when it's killing Flash

To put it mildly, Adobe's Flash plugin has fallen from grace in recent years. BlackBerry, Google a...

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09.12.14
The SAFE project teaches computers to understand your musical vocab
09.12.14

The SAFE project teaches computers to understand your musical vocab

The vocabulary we use to describe music can be tough enough for a human to grok (really, what does...

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07.04.14
MiniLock browser plugin promises easy encryption with drag-and-drop security
07.04.14

MiniLock browser plugin promises easy encryption with drag-and-drop security

A coder/activist is trying to walk a fine line with his encryption program called MiniLock, accord...

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