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Mozilla, Samsung collaborating on the browser of the future

Experimental engine for next Web coming to Android, ARM processors

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Chrome update polishes spell-check and fixes bugs

Improved spell-checking and several key security fixes are among the highlights of Google's latest browser release, Chrome version 26.

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Websense: Most Java-enabled browsers vulnerable to widespread Java exploits

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.

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The Swedish word Google doesn't want you to know about

Google pushed the semi-official Swedish Language Council to not accept a new popular term "ogooglebar," meaning un-googleable.

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Ad industry threatens Firefox users with more ads if Mozilla moves on tracking plans

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.

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Reduce tab clutter in Chrome with OneTab

This incredibly handy extension not only consolidates lots of open tabs, but also dramatically reduces memory usage.

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Mobile browsing increases 26% in 3 months in steady climb

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.

Mozilla: Has Firefox become too customizable?

Currently, there are numerous options with potentially 'disastrous' consequences, one Mozillian says.

How to save stories now, read them later on your Amazon Kindle

Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.

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Google Chrome: Best security tips for safer browsing

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.

After Reader, which Google services will be next to fall?

Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.

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Review: Google Chromebook Pixel is an expensive curiosity

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.

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New version of Internet Explorer brings Flash to Windows 8, RT

Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.

Chrome OS holds firm against hackers at Pwnium 3

Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.

Mozilla again rejects porting Firefox to iOS

Mozilla won't be building Firefox for iOS unless Apple changes its rules, a company executive said Saturday.

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