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David Gauvey Herbert / Bloomberg:
How News Corp.-owned Storyful has emerged as a prominent fact checker by working with news outlets, releasing a Chrome extension to vet video, and more   —  Storyful is using bots to sic reporters on viral hoaxes.  —  by  —  Subscribe Reprints  —  For seven years, Storyful …
Jan 14, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 56 beta, expected to be released in a week, adds native support for FLAC music format   —  Chrome 56 is currently in the beta channel and should hit stable in about a week.  When released, it will bring support for the FLAC audio codec directly in the browser.
Jan 13, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Opera launches Neon, an experimental browser for Windows and Mac that aims to showcase its vision for the future of the web   —  Browsers have gotten boring.  After a flurry of innovation, especially around the time Google launched Chrome, things slowed down over the last few years.
Jan 12, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Chrome, Safari, Opera autofill features and extensions such as LastPass can be tricked into leaking private information using hidden text boxes, developer finds   —  Chrome, Safari, Opera and extensions such as LastPass can be tricked into leaking private information using hidden text boxes, developer finds
Jan 11, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Samsung debuts two stylus-enabled 12.3" Chromebooks that run Android apps: ARM-based Plus, shipping in Feb. for $449, and Intel-based Pro, coming in spring   —  Late last year, I lamented that Google didn't make Chromebooks a priority over the holiday season.
Jan 4, 2017, 5:14 PMIn context
Adam Geitgey / GitHub:
New browser extension allows users to see tags that Facebook automatically applies to photos, available for Chrome and Firefox   —  Want to try this?  Install it from the Chrome Web Store  —  Since April 2016, Facebook has been automatically adding alt tags to images you upload that are populated …
Jan 4, 2017, 1:45 AMIn context
Several People Are Typing:
Slack adds video calling to Mac and Windows 10 apps as well as Google Chrome, with up to 15 participants on paid accounts; mobile users can join with audio-only   —  Talking face-to-face with your team is just one click away  —  Since we added voice calling to Slack earlier this year …
Dec 13, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 55 for Android begins rolling out, letting users download music, video, and web pages for offline viewing on mobile devices   —  Chrome 55 for Mac, Windows, and Linux was a major update that has the browser default to HTML5 in a bid to further kill Flash usage.
Dec 7, 2016, 8:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Twitch brings video calls with up to five players to its game communication app, Curse, initially for Mac, Windows, and Chrome, but mobile support is on the way   —  Twitch wants to move beyond live streaming to cover your game communications, and to that end it bought Curse back in August.
Dec 6, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 55 for desktop starts rolling out, blocking Flash even further by defaulting to HTML5; sites that only support Flash and top 10 sites are exempted   —  Over the past year, Google Chrome has been implementing a multi-phase plan to de-emphasize Adobe Flash.
Dec 3, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context

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