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  • Opera brings its free VPN service to Android

    Opera brings its free VPN service to Android

    Earlier this year, Opera launched its free and unlimited VPN service for iOS; today it is bringing the same functionality to Android. Like the iOS version, the Android app is based on Opera’s acquisition of SurfEasy in 2015 and allows you to surf safely when you are on a public network. While Opera’s marketing mostly focuses on safety, Opera VPN also allows you to appear as if you… Read More

  • How the VPN industry is creating its stake in online gaming Crunch Network

    How the VPN industry is creating its stake in online gaming

    From single-player, 16-bit 2D arcade games to free-to-play online multi-player games, the gaming industry has come a long way in the last decade. We can only watch with awe as newer games surprise us with their stunning graphics and engaging game play. However, more and more game developers have jumped into the fray and started catering to the online multi-player games genre. Read More

  • Finally, a service that tests and ranks the best VPNs for China

    Finally, a service that tests and ranks the best VPNs for China

    Circumvention Central is a resource that tests the speed and reliability of VPNs on actual websites not just servers, and on an ongoing basis. The result is that, rather than a static list of VPNs that you could plump for, Great Fire wants to provide a living, breathing ranking of those that work best. Read More

  • Opera brings its free VPN service to iOS with a new app, Opera VPN

    Opera brings its free VPN service to iOS with a new app, Opera VPN

    Following the launch of a built-in VPN service in its web browser last month, Opera this morning debuted a free and unlimited mobile VPN app for iOS devices. Called Opera VPN, the app is designed to protect users’ privacy – it removes ad blockers, for example – but it’s also marketed towards those who want a way to work around restricted internet access, such as on… Read More

  • Opera brings built-in VPN service to its browser

    Opera brings built-in VPN service to its browser

    When Opera acquired the virtual private network (VPN) service SurfEasy last March, it obviously did so to build that technology into its browser and maybe its Opera Max data-savings app. It took more than a year, but now Opera is actually launching a free built-in version of SurfEasy in the early release developer version of its browser. The built-in VPN will protect your… Read More

  • Google And Dell Launch A Chromebook Built For The Workplace

    Google And Dell Launch A Chromebook Built For The Workplace

    During an enterprisey event at Google SF today, the company announced a brand new Chromebook for enterprise, built by Dell. The Google for Work team has been tailoring all of Google’s consumer software products for enterprise use. That means security, security and more security. Yes, to get computers blessed by a huge corporation, those things have to be pretty bulletproof. To get its… Read More

  • VPN Maker CyberGhost Aims To Grow A Privacy Hub In Eastern Europe

    VPN Maker CyberGhost Aims To Grow A Privacy Hub In Eastern Europe

    Earlier this year a London-based cyber security incubator called CyLon opened its doors. Now Europe is getting a pro-privacy bootcamp program, with bootstrapped Romania-based VPN startup CyberGhost this week kicking off a search for startups wanting support to build privacy tech. Read More

  • App Annie Fills The Void Left By Facebook’s Onavo Acquisition With Its New Company Smart Sense

    App Annie Fills The Void Left By Facebook’s Onavo Acquisition With Its New Company Smart Sense

    When Facebook scooped up mobile data analytics powerhouse Onavo last year, it was only a matter of time before someone rebuilt its service. And that seems to be just what the now-leading mobile app analytics firm App Annie has done. The company, which used some portion of its $39 million in funding to snap up its competitor Distimo earlier this year, has quietly released a new app called… Read More

  • PureVPN Hit With A Zero Day Exploit, But CEO Says Email Alleging Data Compromise Was Fake

    PureVPN Hit With A Zero Day Exploit, But CEO Says Email Alleging Data Compromise Was Fake

    Earlier today, VPN service PureVPN was dealt a double blow by malicious hackers: a zero-day exploit; and the mailing of a subsequent, fake email alleging account closure and a data compromise. Uzair Gadit, the founder of the VPN tunneling service — which assigns new IP addresses to users’ connected devices, enabling them to access the Internet in firewalled countries or to… Read More