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Google pushes harder for HTTPS with new security notifications for Chrome

9 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Google is continuing its effort to increase uptake of HTTPS, and will soon make it much more obvious if you're visiting an insecure site. Starting with Chrome 69 , sites using HTTPS will no longer receive a pat on the head in the form of a green padlock icon in the address bar. That's the very minimum that Google expects. Things will get even stricter with the release of Chrome 70. Instead of a subtle grey notification in the address bar, non-HTTPS sites will be flagged up with a bright red warning triangle - the same one it currently uses if there's a problem with a site's security...
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Google To Drop Chrome's ‘Secure' Label For HTTPS Pages

Google To Drop Chrome's ‘Secure' Label For HTTPS Pages

9 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Since Google announced that it will be marking all HTTP pages across the internet as “not secure,” it scared off website owners with categorically unsafe pages considering its impact to traffic and site performance, and as a result, a large number of web pages have started to be migrated to HTTPS to please the search giant, whose Chrome browser is used by more than 50 percent of the internet population. In view of that fact, Google has officially declared that it will soon be taking down the “secure” label on all HTTPS pages, and more security changes in Chrome can be expected later this...
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Today's Apps Gone Free: FileCalendar, Spite and Malice and Catchy Words

Today's Apps Gone Free: FileCalendar, Spite and Malice and Catchy Words

Attach files to calendar events, play a game of cards that's full of spite and malice, and catch letters to spell words with today's collection of apps and games. All app... Read more ...

Apple continues work on ultra-flexible ‘living hinge' design for MacBooks

Apple continues work on ultra-flexible ‘living hinge' design for MacBooks

Apple is continuing work on a new kind of hinge design for its devices. The company has been perfecting its work here since 2013 and this week, the European Patent Office... Read more ...

Your iPhone's NFC Chip May Soon Let You Unlock Doors

Your iPhone's NFC Chip May Soon Let You Unlock Doors

There's not much that you can do with the NFC chip in your iPhone currently aside from making purchases through Apple Pay. However, if a new report is to be believed, Apple... Read more ...

ESPN+ will stream League of Legends competitions this summer

ESPN+ will stream League of Legends competitions this summer

Add esports to the list of things the sports network's streaming app does well. ESPN and Riot games have entered into a multi-year agreement to stream esports competitions on... Read more ...

Apple Rejected Valve Steam Link App Due To Guideline Violations

Apple Rejected Valve Steam Link App Due To Guideline Violations

Valve confirmed a couple of weeks ago that it's going to launch the Steam Link mobile app to enable PC games to stream games from their computers to their mobile devices. The... Read more ...

Nokia Launching Battery-Focused Handset On May 29th

Nokia Launching Battery-Focused Handset On May 29th

HMD Global, the company that makes Nokia-branded smartphones now , has scheduled an event for May 29th where it seems that it's going to be launching a battery-focused handset... Read more ...

New York City Taxis Will Soon Have Android Tablets

New York City Taxis Will Soon Have Android Tablets

The Android tablet market continues to slide but even though consumers aren't picking them up, they will soon find Android tablets in New York City taxis. Curb Mobility has... Read more ...

How to watch the England vs Barbarian rugby: live stream from anywhere

How to watch the England vs Barbarian rugby: live stream from anywhere

The end of season rugby finale is all set in the form of the Quilter Cup clash between England and the Barbarians. As always Twickenham is in for a dazzler of a display from... Read more ...

Newly leaked photos show of the Moto Z3 Play and a 5G-enabling Moto Mod

Newly leaked photos show of the Moto Z3 Play and a 5G-enabling Moto Mod

At the beginning of the week, an internal document leaked and provided us with some essential details about the forthcoming Moto Z3 Play. Now, screenshots from what looks like... Read more ...

Apple's Phil Schiller Explains Why Valve's Steam Link App Was Rejected

Apple's Phil Schiller Explains Why Valve's Steam Link App Was Rejected

Apple recently made the decision to reject Valve's Steam Link app after initially approving it, leading to many unhappy Steam customers who had been looking forward to the... Read more ...