TechByter Worldwide 2014.06.01: Opera: Waiting for the Fat Lady to Sing; Proton Mail Tries to Make Privacy Easy; and Short Circuits.

Opera, the Web browser that has consistently maintained its policy of working within the World Wide Web Consortium's standards, is a browser that more people should consider. If you'd like better e-mail security, but thoughts of public keys, private keys, and encryption sound like Old Church Slavonic to your ears, take a look at ProtonMail. In Short Circuits: The hacker turned informant avoids a long prison sentence; even so, a survey of business and government officials says hackers are winning; and Intuit acquires Check in a bit for more mobile capabilities.

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