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What employers look for when they Google you (3 key takeaways)

Insider Pro reached out to recruiters and HR pros to find out how they research job candidates online, what they’re looking for and what they think if a candidate has no online presence.

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Top web browsers 2019: Microsoft's browser share falls to record low

While Microsoft's browsers lost ground in September, Firefox managed another small gain. But the big winner continues to be Google's Chrome, which dominates the browser market.

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Apple just made Safari a better fit for the enterprise

Apple has added support for USB security keys in Safari 13.0.1 for the Mac.

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That sounds much better

But it might be even better without that darn I at the beginning.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? No EVs, that's what

In addition to losing the Extended Validation (EV) certificate indicator in its address bar, Chrome 77 offers tweaks to the tab-sharing tool and adds a new performance metric to site designers' toolboxes.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Firefox 69 thwarts web tracking by default for everyone

Firefox 69 switches on the browser's anti-tracking technology by default for all users.

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Throwback Thursday: Timing is everything

From the ‘Things could have been worse’ files.

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Throwback Thursday: Eyes only

Whatever the policy says, it must be very strict.

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Throwback Thursday: Concept confirmed

Trust, but verify, remember?

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Throwback Thursday: That’s entertainment!

Maybe so, but we’re in the news business.

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the splinternet

The web was never going to be worldwide. The idea of one single global internet is an obsolete fantasy.

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What the FTC’s $5 billion fine really means for Facebook | TECH(feed)

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine for mishandling user data. The fine comes after the FTC’s investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. On this episode of TECH(feed), Juliet...

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The smarter way to capture screenshots in Chrome

Need to capture a screenshot in Chrome? This handy hidden command will be your new best friend.

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A simple way to supercharge Gmail snoozing

Make Gmail's snoozing feature far more powerful with this easy-to-implement efficiency-boosting enhancement.

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Q&A: Blockchain expert Alex Tapscott sees coming crypto war as 'cataclysmic'

Many large companies have taken steps to embrace blockchain, but Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency and digital wallet has prompted government oversight committees to call for hearings and may have banks taking another look at the...

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Throwback Thursday: Looks like it’s gonna be another six months

Did you just ask me to sue you?

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

While Facebook's Libra coin has the potential to disrupt traditional commercial banking by removing the middleman between buyers, sellers and money transfers, it also comes with significant risks.

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Facebook is going into the banking business with blockchain

The social media powerhouse plans to launch a blockchain-based financial network and cryptocurrency in 2020 that will allow users to make purchases or transfer funds with just a couple taps on an app.

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