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Google to resume Chrome releases on April 7

The company will roll out version 81, skip 82, and launch version 83 in May to make up for lost time.

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Microsoft mirrors Google move, shelves Edge upgrades

In response to the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Edge browser will remain on version 80 for an undetermined amount of time.

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Google suspends Chrome upgrades as COVID-19 impacts software schedules

With 6.7 million residents in the San Francisco Bay Area ordered to stay at home to slow the coronavirus spread, scheduled Chrome and Chrome OS releases have been delayed.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 November 2019 Update.)

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6 big reasons to try the new Firefox Android preview

Even if you're mostly content with Chrome, Mozilla's latest Android effort deserves your attention.

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Google plugs for Chrome when Edge accesses search firm's services

Google is pushing warnings and alerts aimed at Microsoft Edge users who navigate to several of its services' websites, including the Chrome Web Store add-on market, Google Drive, Gmail and the company's default search page.

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Firefox starts switching on DNS-over-HTTPS to encrypt lookups, stymie tracking

Mozilla hopes the change will stop criminals from intercepting traffic between its browser and a DNS server and then inserting bogus addresses pointing to a malicious site.

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Edge roadmap reveals user requests — and work undone

Among other tweaks, Microsoft intends to roll out two syncing features — including one that links up browser add-ons between copies of Edge on multiple devices. User comments, however, reflect frustration at features that have not yet...

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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t

Just because Microsoft wants you to use the Edge browser doesn’t mean you have to. Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox or another your primary browser in Windows 10. (But are you sure you want to?)

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Microsoft syncs Edge's release to Chrome's cadence

It looks like Microsoft plans to update its Chromium-based Edge browser at about the same pace Google updates its Chrome browser.

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Microsoft retreats from scheme to change Chrome's search engine

The browser search change was unveiled in January to howls of outrage from users.

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The best Google Chrome extensions for business pros

From email tamers to scheduling aids to privacy protectors, these 20 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful for business.

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Microsoft advisory shows whether Edge keeps up with Chrome's patching

The advisory will be updated when Microsoft releases a new version of Edge that includes publicly disclosed security updates from the Chromium project.

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Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Customers rail against Microsoft's 'overreach,' calling it 'browser hijacking,' 'adware' and 'malware.'

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FAQ: What the new Edge offers the enterprise

Now that Microsoft has rolled out its new Chromium-based Edge browser, it's time to sort out what that means for IT admins and enterprises. Here's what's important to know.

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Google and Microsoft have gone too far

Google and Microsoft are using dark pattern design to trick or force users to do things they never intended. Is it time to switch to more ethical search engines? (We list 10 alternatives.)

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Microsoft to force Bing on Chrome users in the enterprise

IT admins can block the the search engine change using either a group policy or by configuring Office 365 with Intune or Configuration Manager.

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Feeling revenue squeeze, Mozilla lays off 70

The Firefox browser maker had more trouble creating revenue-generating products in 2019 than it expected, leading to the job cuts. Mozilla has set aside $43 million to pay for building new products.

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FAQ: Microsoft's new Edge explained

Microsoft's Chromium-based browser has officially arrived, no doubt bringing questions from users about what it means for them. We've got answers.

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Microsoft’s new Edge browser: Third time's the charm?

With its third major browser launch, Microsoft is taking an “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” approach. Here’s where the new Chromium-based browser stands out.

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