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Mozilla's Firefox chief steps down as the browser's share remains sluggish

Mozilla's Johnathan Nightingale says he just needs rest, but Firefox could use some energy right about now.

Mozilla's Shumway project works to run Flash without Flash Player

Developer builds of Firefox can now run limited kinds of Flash content, even if you don't have the Flash plug-in installed.

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Google Chrome embraces the faster, more secure next-gen HTTP 2.0 standard

SPDY is dead, long live SPDY (as part of HTTP/2).

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Streamus transforms YouTube into a simple, ad-free music streaming service

This Chrome extension is a great way to turn YouTube into a no cost, ad-free, audio-only music streaming service

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Confirmed: Microsoft Spartan browser will have extensions, unlike Internet Explorer

Microsoft wasn't kidding when it said Spartan would be totally different from Internet Explorer. The older browser never trafficked in extensions, but Spartan will take the opposite tack.

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New Vivaldi browser aims to win over power users

If you tend to have a lot of browser tabs open during the day, a new browser called Vivaldi wants to win you over. The technical preview is available now.

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How to enable the Spartan browser's speedy new Edge engine in Windows 10 today

Microsoft's new browser isn't available just yet, but Windows Insiders can already reap some of the benefits through Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft's new Spartan browser and IE11 will coexist in Windows 10

Just months after Microsoft promised an end to duality in Windows, its new OS will include two very different browsers

Latest Firefox beta gives users more control over data

Users and websites will be able to manage what data is sent to other websites.

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The two-browser strategy for Windows 10, at least for now

Microsoft demonstrated a new Windows 10 browser on Wednesday. Whether it's the new IE12 remains an open question.

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Mozilla's enhanced Oculus Rift support a step towards broader plans for VR

Virtual reality development will now occur in step with other Firefox programming

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Latest Firefox tries to one-up Skype with WebRTC calling features

The race to make browsers work like phones heats up as Mozilla places conferencing front-and-center

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Firefox Hello eases video chat by emphasizing permalinks over logins

Firefox Hello may never catch up to Skype and Hangouts, but this update makes it much easier to manage regular chat sessions.

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Google's Chrome Remote Desktop app lands on iOS

Google's always handy Chrome Remote Desktop app is now available on iOS.