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David Pierce / Wired:
Firefox Quantum, built from the ground up as multi-device browser, has useful features, strong privacy protections, is faster & better at memory use than Chrome   —  IT'S BEEN YEARS since I gave a second thought to my web browser.  Safari's fine, Microsoft Edge is whatever, I think Opera still exists?
Nov 27, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Michael Zelenko / The Verge:
Survey of US sentiment toward big tech firms including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and others on trust, privacy, news accuracy, more   —  Illustrations by Garret Beard and William Joel  —  This year marked a sea change in our attitude toward tech's largest players — and not for the better.
Oct 27, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
White House says Trump will nominate Joe Simons, a longtime antitrust lawyer, as head of FTC; nomination must still be confirmed by Senate   —  Joe Simons has represented companies like Microsoft, and may be the country's privacy, competition and consumer protection cop.
Oct 18, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Greg Stohr / Bloomberg:
Supreme Court to decide if law enforcement can obtain emails and data stored overseas by tech firms in Microsoft vs US government email privacy case   —  Law enforcement seeks data held overseas by tech companies  —  U.S. says Google, Yahoo not complying with search warrants
Oct 16, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will require third-party apps ask permission to access camera and other sensitive information or hardware   —  Microsoft is continuing to tinker with the privacy configuration and options in Windows 10, with the Fall Creators Update, due for release on October 17 …
Sep 13, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Apple, Snap, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Cisco, and Verizon among firms who filed amicus brief for cellphone location privacy case going before US Supreme Court   —  In a new amicus brief, tech and telecom companies say law enforcement should have to clear a higher bar to obtain location data.
Aug 15, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft debuts open source Coco Framework to address limitations of enterprise blockchain by making it more scalable, governable, and confidential   —  Microsoft is working to address some of the current limitations of enterprise blockchain with a new cross-platform framework designed …
Aug 10, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
US appeals court upholds gag orders for national security letters; many tech firms including Microsoft and Twitter have challenged the legality of their use   —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders …
Jul 17, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
A look at Windows 10 Creators Update's best features: picture-in-picture, dynamic lock, Paint 3D, Night Light, better privacy controls, Inking in Windows photos   —  Microsoft has been testing its latest Windows 10 Creators Update in recent months, and it's now ready to roll out to existing machines.
Apr 11, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft outlines diagnostics data collected by Windows 10 and introduces advanced settings to cut back collection, available in the Creators Update   —  Another attempt to ease privacy concerns  —  Microsoft has been responding to Windows 10 privacy concerns for nearly two years now …
Apr 5, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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