Originally posted on New Jersey News, Politics, Opinion, and Analysis:
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Gov. Chris Christie’s job ratings in New Jersey continue their post-Labor Day downward skid, according to this morning’s Monmouth University Poll. Nearly two-thirds of Christie’s constituents say he is more concerned about his own political future than he is about the state, with increasing skepticism of the stated purpose for his recent foreign trips,. Christie went to England just this week.
New Jersey, which has voted Democratic in the last six presidential elections, feels Hillary Clinton would make a better president than Christie, according to the poll. It may be more surprising that Christie does not have a clear advantage when he is pitted against GOP contender Jeb Bush, even among his fellow New Jersey Republicans.
When New Jerseyans are asked who would…
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Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner is launching the first preview of Vivaldi today, a new Chromium-based browser that is squarely aimed at power users. Vivaldi features tools like Quick Commands for using written commands instead of the mouse, an Opera-like Speed Dial for quickly accessing bookmarks, a note-taking feature and the ability to organize tabs into stacks.
“We are making a browser for our friends,” von Tetzchner told me earlier this week. “Vivaldi is for all those people who want more from their browsers.”
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It’s been three-and-a-half years since the outspoken von Tetzchner resigned as Opera’s CEO after co-founding the company back in 1995. He reappeared almost exactly a year ago when he launched Vivaldi — a social network and forum site for exiles from Opera’s now-closed community site. It was always pretty clear that von Tetzchner had larger ambitions…
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