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Google: We’ll test hiding the full URL in Chrome 86 to combat phishing – ZDNet

Google aims to find out if showing only a domain name in the address bar will help Chrome users spot scams.

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Google will subject Chrome users to a large-scale test in the next version of its browser to discover how people respond to just seeing a site’s domain name without the full URL for pages on that site. 
The test will be carried out on Chrome 86, which is due for a stable release at the end of this month. 
Chrome 86 is already known to include a feature that detects and unloads heavy ads and throttles JavaScript timers used on websites to deliver better battery life for end-user devices.   
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MagSafe Charger found to work on Galaxy Z Fold2, Pixel 5 – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com

The Galaxy Z Fold2 and Pixel 5 both attach and work well enough with Apple’s new wireless charger.

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Arguably the most attention-grabbing addition of the iPhone 12 series (apart from 5G) is the new MagSafe accessory ecosystem. The premise is simple all new iPhones have a magnetic ring around the wireless charging coil on their backs, which can snap to a range of accessories from wallets to mounts and wireless charging pads. The MagSafe charger is Apples first foray into wireless charging for iPhone after the whole AirPower fiasco but now it was found to be working just fine on some non-Apple ph…

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Hands-On With Apple’s iPhone 12 and 12 Pro MagSafe Cases – MacRumors

Apple’s iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are launching this Friday, and ahead of that release date, Apple is shipping out various accessories like the…

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Apple’s iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are launching this Friday, and ahead of that release date, Apple is shipping out various accessories like the MagSafe charger and MagSafe cases. Yesterday we took a look at the MagSafe charger, and today our MagSafe case came in the mail, so we thought we’d take another look at the charger to see how it works with the case and just how strong the case magnets are.
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Google releases Chrome security update to patch actively exploited zero-day – ZDNet

Google Chrome 86.0.4240.111 released with a fix.

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Google has released Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 earlier today to deploy security fixes, including a patch for an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability.
The zero-day is tracked as CVE-2020-15999 and is described as a memory corruption bug in the FreeType font rendering library that’s included with standard Chrome distributions.
In-the-wild attacks leveraging this FreeType bug were discovered by security researchers from Project Zero, one of Google’s internal security teams.
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