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SXSWarren: A day later, Elizabeth Warren defends her Big Tech breakup proposal

Enlarge / Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at SXSW 2019. Nathan Mattise AUSTIN, Texas—”So yesterday you made a pretty big announcement about tech. Then like the gangster you are, you flew down to a tech conference… “ Time Editor-at-Large Anand Giridharadas led with that at his South by Southwest conversation with Massachusetts Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth […]

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calc.exe is now open source; there’s surprising depth in its ancient code

Enlarge jakeandlindsay Microsoft’s embrace and adoption of open source software has continued with the surprising decision to publish the code for Windows Calculator and release it on GitHub under the permissive MIT license. The repository shows Calculator’s surprisingly long history. Although it is in some regards one of the most modern Windows applications—it’s an early […]

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Chromium-based Edge screenshots might as well be Chrome

Edge-on-Chromium’s homepage. Neowin Edge-on-Chromium’s more Windows-like settings page. Neowin Edge-on-Chromium’s dev channel about page. Neowin Edge-on-Chromium’s canary channel about page. Neowin Some early screenshots of Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser have leaked to Neowin. Unsurprisingly, Microsoft seems to be working on a development cycle that’s similar to that of Chrome, with pictures of both a Canary […]