“In demographics, the world population is the total number of humans currently living, and was estimated to have reached 7.8 billion people as of March 2020. It took over 200,000 years of human history for the world’s population to reach 1 billion, and only 200 years more to reach 7 billion.” –
Total Number of Bitcoins
“The maximum and total amount of bitcoins that can ever exist is 21 million.”
Global chaos; Pandemic, market crashes, and now… this? According to several pages and indications from Google, as of June 2020 Chrome will “End support for Chrome Apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux.” What does that mean for you and me? No more ad blockers (uBlock matrix, AdBlock Plus), no more dark extensions, and much, much more!
Somehow this wide-impacting decision has not yet made it to the masses. It looks like in all the buzz, this little indicator went mostly unnoticed…
While the post appears benign (it’s only on the chromium blog after all) the change is not exclusive to the purported “Google-free” version of chrome. All versions of Chrome will be impacted, including those on ChromeOS (though at a later date).
What’s next for the advertising giant’s browser? How will we keep doing the things we’ve come to know and love on the web?