Tag: edge

Microsoft launches Chromium Edge release candidate, brings intranet search to phones

At its Ignite 2019 conference today in Orlando, Microsoft announced that its new Edge browser based on Google’s Chromium open source project has hit release candidate status. Additionally, the company shared that Chromium Edge will hit general availability in more than 90 languages on January 15, 2020. Microsoft also detailed some new features around Microsoft […]

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Particle raises $40 million for IoT device management and developer tools

San Francisco-based Particle, which develops what it claims is one of the world’s most popular internet of things (IoT) platforms, today announced that it’s raised $40 million in a series C funding round led by Qualcomm Ventures and Energy Impact Partners. The tranche, which saw participation from Root Ventures, Bonfire Ventures, Industry Ventures, Spark Capital, […]

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Verizon debuts GPU-based 5G edge services for mobile VR/XR developers

As the 5G era kicks off, all signs point to dramatic improvements in virtual and mixed reality experiences as computing shifts from hardware worn on your body to nearby “edge” cloud servers. Since much of the processing will be visual and used by numerous users at once, Verizon has been preparing for the shift by developing […]

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Apple Music now works in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and other browsers

Apple’s subscription music streaming service, Apple Music, has until now only been available through dedicated iOS, macOS, Windows, and Android apps, but that’s changing today with the beta release of a web-based client that works across multiple browsers: beta.music.apple.com. This browser-based interface effectively extends Apple Music support to users of Google’s Chrome browser and Chrome OS, […]

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U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban

Huawei’s reputation may have been irrevocably damaged by accusations of espionage, but the Chinese manufacturer appears poised to regain some of its business in both the United Kingdom and United States — albeit under continued clouds of suspicion. A key U.K. parliamentary committee is now recommending that Huawei’s gear be allowed at the edges of […]

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Job Opportunities: A Look Back At Some Of WCW’s Most Memorable Losers

WWE Network and now, an article that has nothing to do with WWE Last week’s inaugural Job Opportunities pro wrestling jobber retrospective took a look at ten former enhancement talents who’d go on to be big stars in WWE. WWE hasn’t always been the only game in town, however, so this week we’re looking at […]

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Microsoft launches Chromium Edge builds for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Microsoft today released the first Chromium Edge builds for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1. You can download the preview now from microsoftedgeinsider.com. In December, Microsoft embraced Chromium for Edge development on the desktop, announced it is decoupling Edge updates from Windows 10 updates, and said that Edge is coming to all supported versions […]

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Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage

Only a few companies are making the 5G cell tower hardware that will connect billions of devices to next-generation cellular networks, so when one of them issues a major software update, it can impact a huge number of people. That’s why Ericsson’s announcement today of “cutting-edge Standalone New Radio (NR) software” is actually a big […]

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Google Is Forcing Microsoft Edge Preview Users To Use Chrome To Watch YouTube

It seemed like Microsoft might have slightly conceded to Google when the company announced their plans to rebuild its Edge browser based on Chromium, the same platform that Google’s Chrome browser is based on. However, it seems that isn’t enough for Google because according to reports, Google still very much wants Edge users to use […]

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Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies

Miscellaneous helper robots have been whirring, rolling, and bumping around for years. They generally take the form of something adorable, with big doe eyes and a chunky white plastic body that is friendly and completely non-threatening. Or they’ll be the opposite, like Boston Dynamics’ agile robots that move in an uncanny valley-like way but lack […]

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