Microsoft Edge on mobile now includes a built-in fake news detector

In 2019, we still don’t really know what to do about fake news. With nothing to disincentivize viral hyperpartisan headlines and other exercises in confirmation bias, online misinformation seems to run as rampant as ever. It’s a tricky problem, particularly because it’s one that requires the readers most drawn to too outrageous to be true … Read moreMicrosoft Edge on mobile now includes a built-in fake news detector

Microsoft Edge goes Chromium

The rumors were true: Microsoft Edge is moving to the open-source Chromium platform, the same platform that powers Google’s Chrome browser. And once that is done, Microsoft is bringing Edge to MacOS, too. In addition, Microsoft is decoupling Edge from the Windows update process to offer a faster update cadence — and with that, it’ll … Read moreMicrosoft Edge goes Chromium

You Really Shouldn’t Be Running Adobe Flash Player Anymore

Image: Sean Gallup (Getty Images) We’re in the last few months of 2018, and Adobe Flash’s expiration date feels just within reach. That’s not just wishful thinking, either—Adobe has stated it will officially end support for the ailing web plugin in 2020. Good riddance, we say. For a long time, Adobe’s Flash Player was one … Read moreYou Really Shouldn’t Be Running Adobe Flash Player Anymore