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FitzyTV review: A neat but shaky workaround for streaming TV annoyances

FitzyTV addresses some streaming TV annoyances, but adds some of its own along the way.

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Top web browsers 2019: Firefox flails as user share falls again

Mozilla’s browser continued its downward slide in June, and even mighty Chrome took a step back. Microsoft’s Edge gained ground, reaching its highest point ever.

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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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How to avoid Internet fraud, scams, phishing and other cybercrime

Internet fraud takes many forms, but they share a common goal: Extracting money or personal data from an unsuspecting user. Here's how to avoid their traps.

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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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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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Who owns that shady website? These tools provide the details

Is this site legit? Here's how to use ICANN and other databases to find out. But some honest sites may hide their identities for justifiable reasons.

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Microsoft adds AI capabilities to PowerApps and Flow to automate business tasks

Microsoft has announced new AI capabilities for its Flow process tool and PowerApps, which Microsoft wants users to use to help them create their own apps.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? A basic 'reader' view

Chrome 75 includes patches for 42 security flaws and adds a "Reader Mode" that strips ads and nonessential content from web pages.

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Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice for Mac users

What's the best VPN for Mac? The number of VPN services can be daunting, which is why we've put them to the test—to help you find the best one for Mac owners

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New Safari feature blocks purchase-tracking by ad clicks

Now in the developer preview of Safari, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution decouples a click from an ecommerce action.

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Firefox 67 arrives with faster performance and enhanced Private Browsing features

Mozilla's Firefox 67 debuts today, with a renewed emphasis on faster page loads and new privacy enhancements, some of which reproduce features in other browsers.

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Google and Chrome pledge to crack down on snooping third-party web cookies

Google says its Chrome browser will allow you to purge third-party advertising cookies. Google will also publish a browser extension revealing the source of web ads you see.

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Here's how Microsoft Collections, Edge's new research tool, will work

Microsoft introduces Collections, a way to collect images, text, and webpages from the Internet to create your own little research archive for planning a trip or just collecting information. Here's how it will work.

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Microsoft's Cortana concept demo portrays her as a smart, competent AI assistant for the office

In advance of Microsoft Build, Microsoft shows off what the company hopes its Cortana digital assistant will achieve. In Microsoft's vision, Cortana's all business.

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Microsoft's Cortana AI gives programmable bots listening and decisionmaking skills

Cortana was just the beginning. Microsoft's busy building up third-party AI bots that can do even more, thanks to Azure-powered Cognitive Services.

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Microsoft's intelligent, context-aware search boxes are coming to all of its apps and services

Microsoft Search is being added to all of Microsoft's apps and services, complete with natural language understanding to better know what apps and documents you're working on.

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How to avoid spoilers without leaving Facebook or Twitter

You don't have to completely fear social media before watching the latest episode of your favorite show—or the final movie of a major franchise.

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