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Top web browsers 2019: Edge edges up

The Microsoft browser has gained some ground during the last six months, but remains in the dust behind Google Chrome.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 69 thwarts web tracking by default for everyone

Firefox 69 switches on the browser's anti-tracking technology by default for all users.

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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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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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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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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

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How to get a single channel guide for both over-the-air and streaming TV

Want to combine over-the-air and streaming video sources into one TV guide? Here are your options.

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Google's Chrome 76 arrives, blocking Flash in its entirety and stealthing incognito mode

Google's Chrome 76 begins shipping to users, taking the next step toward killing Flash and allowing incognito mode to be even stealthier.

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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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What Facebook's new government-enforced privacy restrictions mean for you

The Federal Trade Commission slapped Facebook with a $5 billion fine for violating a 2012 order governing data privacy. Here's how the new rules governing Facebook's use of app data, facial recognition, passwords, and phone numbers...

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How to protect yourself from online scams including ransomware and more

Protect yourself from online scams with these tips, including a detailed account of attempts to remove ransomware.

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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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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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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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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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