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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
3 Nov 2020
Chromium browser updates are creating random debug.log files
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Chromium browser updates are creating random debug.log files

Fortunately, there’s a simple fix for the issue
19 Oct 2020
Asus Chromebook Flip C436F review: The Chromebook grows up
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Asus Chromebook Flip C436F review: The Chromebook grows up

A powerful convertible Chromebook that packs a superb screen, with only its high price counting against it
12 Oct 2020
Chrome OS 87 makes life easier for parents with young children
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Chrome OS 87 makes life easier for parents with young children

Parents no longer need to use their Android device to create a child account
10 Sep 2020
Google owns my soul and I don’t miss it one bit
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Google owns my soul and I don’t miss it one bit

The shift to remote working has made me realise that my head is now firmly in the clouds
12 Aug 2020
Chrome disables feature that curtailed its memory-hogging ways
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Chrome disables feature that curtailed its memory-hogging ways

Google gleaned a fix from Microsoft but quickly dropped it due to other issues
16 Jul 2020
Malicious extensions target Chrome users
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Malicious extensions target Chrome users

Google removed more than 70 malicious add-ons from Chrome as a result
19 Jun 2020
How to enable private browsing on any browser
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How to enable private browsing on any browser

Whether it's Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge, here’s how to enable private browsing on every major browser
1 May 2020
Google looks to replace third-party cookies in two years
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Google looks to replace third-party cookies in two years

The online advertising market needs to shift to tracking methods that offer some user privacy, admits Google
15 Jan 2020
Chrome will no longer label HTTPS sites as 'secure'
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Chrome will no longer label HTTPS sites as 'secure'

Changes in 'secure' and 'non secure' icons comprise final steps in plan to make web secure-by-default
18 May 2018
Chrome will start labelling insecure FTP sites
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Chrome will start labelling insecure FTP sites

Ongoing effort to secure all web traffic by Google
15 Sep 2017
Hack on popular Chrome plugin spams ads to one million users
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Hack on popular Chrome plugin spams ads to one million users

The author says a phishing scam led to the theft of admin credentials
3 Aug 2017
Chrome web pages load 10-20% faster than last year
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Chrome web pages load 10-20% faster than last year

Chrome team announces significant performance improvement over last year
13 Apr 2017
Google shrinks JPEGs by 35% with Guetzli algorithm
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Google shrinks JPEGs by 35% with Guetzli algorithm

Google aims to slice page load times and data use by making JPEG images more efficient
17 Mar 2017
Google to throttle Chrome tabs to boost battery life
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Google to throttle Chrome tabs to boost battery life

Chrome developers look for ways to boost browser's battery life
15 Mar 2017
HP Chromebook 13 review: The best Chrome OS laptop yet
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HP Chromebook 13 review: The best Chrome OS laptop yet

Super-thin, powerful and seriously portable, HP’s latest Chromebook 13 is in a league of its own
16 Feb 2017
Google switches hyperlinks to black
Business strategy

Google switches hyperlinks to black

Search engine hopes the trial will reveal optimum colour for clicks
10 May 2016
Google 'banishes' Adblock Plus from Chrome browser
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Google 'banishes' Adblock Plus from Chrome browser

Search giant appears to stop Adblock users skipping YouTube ads
7 Sep 2015
Watch Blinkbox or BT Sport? Ditch Google Chrome now!
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Watch Blinkbox or BT Sport? Ditch Google Chrome now!

Latest update to Chrome browser kills support for streaming services' plugins
20 Apr 2015
Microsoft's browser ballot ends after five years
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Microsoft's browser ballot ends after five years

An agreement forcing Microsoft to give users a choice of browser has ended
19 Dec 2014
Google Chrome has highest number of vulnerabilities
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Security

Google Chrome has highest number of vulnerabilities

But the high level is down to its efficient detection system
18 Dec 2014
Google to launch child-safe Chrome, YouTube and more
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Business strategy

Google to launch child-safe Chrome, YouTube and more

Google expects children-friendly services to be controversial, however
4 Dec 2014
Chrome browser - Top 10 tips & tricks
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Chrome browser - Top 10 tips & tricks

Search better, optimise settings and improve performance
13 Oct 2014