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Adobe Plans to Kill the Flash Media Player

Via Jonathan Vanian | @jonathanvanian It’s an end of an era for Adobe Flash, the software that helped bring online video to the masses in the Internet's early days but also frustrated people for nearly two decades over its frequent updates and buggy nature. Read full article

Signal Goes Pink for the Day

We've decked out the Signal website in pink today to show support for Planned Parenthood's Pink Out Day, June 21. With access to Planned Parenthood services in jeopardy as Congress crafts new health care legislation, Pink Out Day's a way to draw attention to the nation’s leading reproductive health care provider and advocate, which assists 2.4 million...
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Firefox calls foul on Windows 10

Fan of the new Edge browser that ships with Microsoft Windows 10? No? Well, just switch the default. How hard can that be? Right? Harder than before, apparently. Mozilla CEO Chris Beard noticed. And he called out MS for its "aggressive move to override user choice." It's still possible to make your favorite browser — Firefox or some other — your...
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Meet the new boss; same as the old boss

You might have heard Microsoft is retiring its much-beleagured Internet Explorer browser in favor of a new one called Edge. This week the new Edge logo was added to the MS Windows 10 preview, and it looks kinda familiar. Here's hoping what's under the hood of Edge is more different from Explorer than this new "E" is to the old "E."

Firefox switches from Google to Yahoo

Remember when Yahoo was the go-to search engine? Today, not so much. But don't count them out yet. This week, Firefox announced it'd be switching its default search engine from Google to Yahoo. The change will take place for U.S. users for the next five years. Firefox had been with Google for the past 10. Why the switch? Not surprisingly, money...

Vote for Smuggs

Our friends at Smugglers' Notch Resort have teamed with Stowe in Powder Magazine's "Ski Town Throwdown." The contest intends to determine the best ski town in North America by popular vote. To cast your vote, head to Powder's Facebook page. (And, yes, you'll need to "like" Powder to be eligible to vote. Very smart, Powder.) Do it fast: Voting...