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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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Here’s why Microsoft raised the white flag on Edge

The company is being refashioned in ways its former CEOs could never have imagined.

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge for the first time

Windows 10 users running the 64-bit edition of the OS now have access to two different "builds" of the still-under-construction browser.

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7 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your smartphone's browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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What Microsoft's 'full-Chromium' Edge browser brings to the table

Microsoft hasn't yet officially launched a preview of its upcoming Chromium-based Edge browser. But a functional early version has already leaked, making this a good time to see what's coming.

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Microsoft connects rival browsers to Windows 10's Application Guard

Using separate add-ons for the Chrome and Firefox browsers, Microsoft has connected those browsers with Windows 10's advanced security technology.

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Urgent updates for Windows and IE for March Patch Tuesday

This is a big month for Microsoft updates. With 64 reported vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s Patch Tuesday release, the focus is on the two zero-days for Microsoft Windows. Both Windows 7 and Windows 10 platforms are...

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Mozilla launches free in-browser (any browser) file-sharing service

Firefox Send is a website anyone can use free of charge to transfer files. Links to the files can be set to expire in a week or less, and downloads can be limited in number.

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How to go incognito in Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge

While 'incognito' mode in any of the big four web browsers offers a measure of privacy, it doesn't completely hide your tracks online. Here's how the feature works, and how to use it.

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Mozilla partners with news subscription startup to try and separate web ads from content

The Firefox browser maker plans to work with Scroll, a news subscription service that charges a flat monthly fee for access to ad-free news from a variety of publishers.

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A Mac user’s guide to the Google Chrome browser

Though Safari is the default browser for most mac OS users, some have to use Chrome.

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Mozilla to harden Firefox defenses with site isolation, a la Chrome

With 'Project Fission,' the developer hopes to wall off malicious sites and attack code so websites don't bring down the whole browser.

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A large February Patch Tuesday is warming up for a big year for Microsoft

75 vulnerabilities addressed, critical updates for IE and Windows and a large number of patches to Microsoft’s development platform make this a substantial Patch Tuesday.

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Don’t waste your money on Office 2019 (says Microsoft)

Office 2019 has been out just a few months, so naturally Microsoft has a big marketing push urging you to … NOT buy it?

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Firefox set to silence auto-play audio with March upgrade

Version 66 of the browser will block audio and video by default, though user interactions can override the setting.

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Microsoft to end IE10 support years early, tells enterprises to upgrade to IE11

Companies that still use Internet Explorer 10 have until next January before Microsoft cuts support for the browser. That end of support comes more than three years sooner than had been expected.

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11 smart browser alternatives to Safari for iOS

While all iOS browsers today use the same core rendering engine as Safari, many of them offer additional functions useful in the enterprise. We've rounded up 11 Safari alternatives -- some talkative, some secretive -- for Apple's iOS....

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There’s a newly acknowledged Edge local IP networking bug in Win10

Responding to complaints, Microsoft acknowledges that all of this month’s Win10 Patch Tuesday cumulative updates make it impossible to access certain local pages from Edge.

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Brave browser previews ad-replacement feature in latest Dev build

The privacy-focused web browser strips all ads from websites and blocks ad trackers; it aims to eventually roll out an unusual advertising model that pays users in cryptocurrency tokens.

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Chrome to take ad blocking worldwide in July

Google's browser targets what it calls 'disruptive' advertising and will expand blocking practices it's had in place in North America and Europe since last year.

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