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- IsoHunt Launches Kickass Torrents Mirror
The team that runs IsoHunt, a search engine for torrent files, has launched an unofficial mirror for Kickass Torrents (KAT), the world's largest torrent portal that was shut down yesterday by US authorities. The site, which is accessible at kickasstorrents.website, was set up today and features an older copy of KAT's database. The KAT mirror only features a listing of the site's torrents, but not its community, one of the site's strong points, which no other torrent portal had and the thing that set it apart from any other movie and software piracy heaven. "It’s not perfect but if users need to save and archive something it’s time. We don’t know how long it can last, but at least it’s something," the IsoHunt told VentureBeat....
- Opera 40 Adds Built-In RSS Reader, Chromecast Support
Opera 40.0.2296.0, the latest version of the browser's developer edition, is out, and new features have been added, such as Chromecast support and a built-in RSS reader. As Opera's Maciej Kocemba explains, the Opera team has finally got around to adding one of the most user-requested features, which is support for RSS feeds. Opera has added the RSS reader functionality to the Personal News section, where users can add a new RSS feed to the news panel just by copy-pasting the RSS feed URL in the "Search catalog" field. Once the browser recognizes the URL, users can finalize the process by hitting Enter. RSS reader still needs some work "The feature is pretty rough on the edges," Kocemba explains. "But hey, this is what developer is for." No doubt the feature will work properly when Opera 40 stable edition comes out, but in the meantime, be advised that t...
- Chrome 52 Released with Support for CSS Containment and Performance Measurement
Google has released Chrome 52.0.2743.82 today, promoting the 52.x branch to the Stable Channel and making it Chrome's official version. This new release is a little bit light on visible UI features but brings a lot for developers who like to tinker on websites and are, generally, more interested in what's under the browser's hood. Back in early June, Google engineers drew out a plan of what features users should expect in Chrome 52. New CSS contain property The team didn't stray much from their plan, and now Chrome features support for CSS containment, via the CSS contain property, which prevents child elements from showing up outside the boundaries of their parent element. A good reason for developers to implement CSS containment on their websites is to speed up page load times. Google engineers played around and detailed the advantages of using the contain property in a
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