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Binyamin Laukstein
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In 2019 Microsoft Edge'll become another Chromium clone

Microsoft announced switch from Microsoft EdgeHTML to Chromium-based Blink engine, https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/12/06/microsoft-edge-making-the-web-better-through-more-open-source-collaboration/
this may take back to internet monopoly controlled by single company, mentioned in https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/12/06/goodbye-edge/


Article https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/12/post-mortem-tying-edge-to-windows-10-was-a-fatal-error/
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KaiOS returns HTML5 operating system by cloning Firefox OS

* is second most popular OS in India
* runs on low RAM devices (256 MB)
* Google invests in it

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KaiOS
for devs https://developer.kaiostech.com
KaiOS - Wikipedia
KaiOS - Wikipedia
en.wikipedia.org
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Timeline of morphing Mars into an Earth-like planet

Ref https://www.businessinsider.com.au/elon-musk-spacex-mars-plan-timeline-2018-10

2018: Build a launch support facility in Boca Chica, a town near Brownsville, Texas
2019: Debut the Big Falcon Spaceship
2020-2021: Try to launch a full BFR, and get a spaceship into orbit
2022: Launch two missions to Mars full of cargo and supplies (but no people)
2022-2023: Land the first Big Falcon Spaceship on Mars
2023: Launch the first people with BFR and send them around the Moon
2024: Blast people on the first human voyage to Mars
2025: Put boots on Mars
2028: Finish building Mars Base Apha
Perhaps the 2030s: Construction of the first city on Mars
2100s onward: Terraform Mars into an Earth-like planet
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Browsers simplifying URLs in address-bar considered by "security reasons"

+Emily Schechter talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD-ukjVoeLc
+Scott Helme article https://scotthelme.co.uk/urls-are-hard/
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EFF announced STARTTLS Everywhere https://starttls-everywhere.org
for mail server security, prevent downgrade attacks.
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HTTPS is designed-in backdoor by NSA, spyable by agencies and hackers
says +Bryan Lunduke
https://techsparx.com/blog/2018/02/https-considered-dangerous.html

Update: +Scott Helme disagrees, discussed in https://scotthelme.co.uk/https-anti-vaxxers/
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CSS properties increasing,
https://dev.to/sadick254/did-you-know-css-has-413-unique-properties-2i24

523 properties => Chrome Canary 69.0.3478.0
404 => Chrome 67.0.3396.99
376 => Edge 17 376
306 => Firefox Nightly 63.0a1
294 => IE 11
275 => Firefox 61.0
272 => IE 10
157 => IE 9

_var styles = getComputedStyle(document.createElement("div"));
Math.max(Object.keys(styles).length, Object.keys(styles.__proto__).length);_
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