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TunnelBear for Chrome brings the VPN to your browser

As virtual private networks (VPNs) go, TunnelBear is one of the most user-friendly, with a cute ursine themed UI and a simple on/off switch to make it appear you’re elsewhere in the world.<p>Its newly-released TunnelBear for Chrome extension isn’t actually a full-on VPN. Instead, it’s an encrypted …

How AOL could help Verizon change its business

Why would a wireless and broadband company like Verizon spend $4.4 billion on a digital media company like AOL? One word: Advertising<p>Wireless and broadband may be Verizon's bread and butter, but the company's future relies on finding new ways to make money from its network.<p>And that's where the $4.4 …

Advertising

Facebook's instant articles arrive to speed up the News Feed

Facebook today is rolling out "instant articles," quick-loading stories from publishers including <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>BuzzFeed</i> that load on Facebook’s flagship app 10 times faster than before. The articles, which are hosted on Facebook’s servers, are well designed and create a genuinely better …

Social Media

AOL sold to Verizon: its journey from tech giant to penny-ante side bet

Fifteen years ago, when AOL effectively took over Time Warner in a deal often described as the worst in history, the gamble was that the internet was the future of communication. That bet was right even if it cost AOL and Time Warner almost everything.<p>Given AOL’s subsequent collapse, Verizon’s …

Telecoms