NASA astronaut's space treasure map sparks hunt for Caribbean wrecks

Astronaut Gordon Cooper was a born explorer. He broke countless NASA space flight records, like the longest single-man space flight, a 122-hour mission. But one of his greatest achievements may not have been unveiled if it wasn’t for his willingness to share a secret he had kept for more than 40 years.

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Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser

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If you want 1080p streaming via Netflix on your PC, Microsoft’s Edge and Internet Explorer are the only way to get it — Chrome, Firefox, and Opera all top out at 720p.

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New IE11 update may sneak Windows 10 ‘upgrade’ options into security patch

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Microsoft released a patch for Internet Explorer 11 that blends security updates with a push towards Windows 10, at least in theory — but while doing so is bad practice in general, it’s not clear what impact this update actually had.

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Microsoft’s Project Spartan: Lean and mean, makes its debut in Windows 10

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After over twenty years, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is finally ready to be replaced. Microsoft’s new browser, codenamed Project Spartan, is designed to be faster, leaner, and more portable to a variety of devices. It’s finally out in public as part of the latest Windows 10 technical preview.

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Apple's Safari among browsers taken down at Pwn2Own day 2

Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer were all successfully exploited during the second day of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver.



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Vivaldi: Opera team builds a better browser, but is there room for it?

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Can Vivaldi succeed against Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and even Opera? It’s a major challenge, especially when you don’t have an operating system of your own.

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Google Pulls Down Shades on Glass' Future


Google on Thursday announced that it will shut down its Glass Explorer Program in order to refocus — but that new versions of Glass will be forthcoming at some unspecified time. The Google Glass team will be moving out of Google X to become an independent entity reporting to Tony Fadell, cofounder and CEO of smart thermometer maker Nest, which Google acquired a year ago. The Glass team put a positive spin on its reorganization, characterizing it as a move from an open beta concept toward reality.

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Latest Glass update offers improved contact management and more control over messaging

Google is continuing to tweak its Glass software in response to feedback from its army of Explorer testers, on Thursday announcing yet another update bringing new features. However, there’s still no word on when the device will go on general sale. 

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Microsoft planning to drop support for older versions of Internet Explorer

Microsoft said Thursday it’s planning to drop support for all versions of Internet Explorer except the latest one available. It’s something of a long-term plan for the computer giant, however, as the change won’t come into effect until January 2016. 

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Microsoft releases security update for Internet Explorer, including for Windows XP customers

Microsoft is releasing a security update for Internet Explorer that closes a gap that allowed attackers to take complete control of a computer.

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Clandestine Fox Nips at Explorer's Heels


Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser has a flaw that allows hackers to commandeer control of computers, FireEye reported Saturday. Although the never-seen-before vulnerability can be found in all versions of the browser, hackers are targeting IE versions 9 through 11, according to a blog post by the three researchers who made the discovery. “Threat actors are actively using this exploit in an ongoing campaign which we have named ‘Operation Clandestine Fox,'” wrote the researchers.

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