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Firefox and Firefox Focus.

These two browsers share many things. Developers, browser engines, the ability to allow us to easily browse the internet. Even the names and l...

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The Brave browser and Firefox Focus are both privacy browsers with millions of active users across the globe.

Both browsers also retain enough functionality to keep up...

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Personalization is a dying artform, the marketers say.

With the rapid advanced in deep learning, machine learning, and AI (artificial intelligence) powered technology, businesses should be leveraging every source they have available to drive sales, marketers say.

Enter the new age of hyper perso...

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I'm just going to go ahead and say it:

Edge, the default browser for Windows 10, sucks.

Edge especially sucks for privacy. Yes, even the "new and improved" Microsoft Edge that is based on the Chromium framework.

It still sucks.

(If you want to dig a little deeper into how much Edge sucks...

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Unfortunately, you can't just outright delete Safari on a regular iPhone.

But you can absolutely minimize your use of it by downloading, installing, and using a browser focused on your privacy!

(Another option is configuring Safari for privacy on iOS.)

These privacy browsers are all availab...

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Waterfox came into the browser scene in 2011, coming right out the box with official x64 support (a rarity among browsers at the time) and promoted itself as an "ethical browser."

However, many things have changed in the browser landscape, and even the Waterfox project as whole since 2011.

With...

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