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The Chromium Project is splitting with WebKit, an open source project created by Apple in 2001. Google will instead work on its own rendering engine called Blink, taking the new engine’s initial codebase from WebKit, a practice called forking.
Experimental engine for next Web coming to Android, ARM processors
Improved spell-checking and several key security fixes are among the highlights of Google's latest browser release, Chrome version 26.
Most browser installations use outdated versions of the Java plug-in that are vulnerable to at least one of several exploits currently used in popular Web attack toolkits, according to statistics published by security vendor Websense.
Google pushed the semi-official Swedish Language Council to not accept a new popular term "ogooglebar," meaning un-googleable.
The online ad industry attacked Mozilla over its decision to block third-party cookies in a future release of Firefox, calling the move "dangerous and highly disturbing," and claiming that it will result in more ads shown to users.
This incredibly handy extension not only consolidates lots of open tabs, but also dramatically reduces memory usage.
Mobile-based browsing has tripled in the last two years, and is making significant inroads on traditional Internet access from personal computers, according to statistics from a Web metrics company.
Currently, there are numerous options with potentially 'disastrous' consequences, one Mozillian says.
Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.
The browser's built-in security features are good but not perfect. Here's how to work around Chrome's shortcomings and protect yourself from attack.
Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.
As an idea sprung from Google’s view of the future of technology, the Chromebook Pixel is intriguing, even intoxicating. But it’s hard to fathom how it works as a real-world product.
Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.
Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.