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Mozilla's Firefox to turn off Adobe Flash by default in 2017

 In 2017, Firefox will require "click-to-activate approval" from you before you can trigger Flash-enabled videos and other Flash content on a website, Mozilla engineering manager Benjamin Smedberg said Wednesday in a blog post. This means the Flash content will remain dormant unless you actively click on a link or icon that says: "Activate Adobe Flash." You can currently do the same thing...
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Avast buys AVG for $1.3 billion

Antivirus vendor Avast Software has agreed to buy rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion in cash. The deal will give Avast access to over 400 million “endpoints,” or devices running its and AVG’s software, 160 million of them phones or tablets, the company said Tuesday. Avast hopes the deal will make the combined company more efficient, as well as allowing it to take advantage of new growth...
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Unhappy Netflix Subscriber Sues Streaming Giant For Raising Prices

One Netflix subscriber is suing the streaming company for raising prices after promising not to, THR reports. The plaintiff in the case, George Keritsis, filed a class action lawsuit in California federal court on Wednesday. He estimates that the lawsuit applies to some 22 million subscribers. “For a period of time, Netflix solicited persons to subscribe to Netflix’s streaming service by...
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Recently confirmed Myspace hack could be the largest yet

You might not have thought of – much less visited – Myspace in years. (Yes, it’s still around. Time, Inc. acquired it and other properties when it bought Viant earlier this year.) But user data never really dies, unfortunately. For Myspace’s new owner, that’s bad news, as the company confirmed just ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the U.S., that it has been alerted to a large set...
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