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Amazon Kindle Fire Silk browser not so private

September 30, 2011


The Amazon Kindle Fire (launched 09/28/11) runs a browser called Silk but it also supports/runs software in Amazon’s cloud. The cloud (Amazon Web Services) will manage the browser performance i.e. loading web pages, rendering graphics and managing security (including web scripts) allowing the browser to improve performance and network connectivity. This dual performance management capability isn’t new though as we were using this type of technology way back in the ‘dial-up’ age. Read more…Comments

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