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Critical zero-day endangers all versions of Internet Explorer—and XP isn't getting a fix

It didn't take long for all the barking about the death of Windows XP to gain some teeth.

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How to selectively delete browser history

Remove individual sites or pages from your history rather than all of it. We'll show you how in this video tip.

How to selectively delete browsing history

Erasing your entire browsing history might be overkill if you just want to remove one or two sites or pages. In Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer you can selectively delete your browsing history.

Google speeds up encrypted Web communications in Chrome on Android

The company is pushing for widespread support for faster encryption algorithms on mobile and wearable devices

Mozilla to strengthen SSL certificate verification in Firefox

The software maker will pay US$10,000 for any critical vulnerability found in its new certificate verification code

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Meet Project Naptha, an amazing Chrome extension for modifying text in web images

Project Naptha makes fiddling with text in web pictures as easy as fiddling with text in Word docs.

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Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 lives on as a pizza

Because everyone wants a pizza to commemorate their favorite Windows XP browser, right?

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Hands-on: Meet Ballistic, a full first-person shooter that runs right in your browser

Not going to lie—this still seems a bit like wizardry. Ballistic is a full-fledged first-person shooter that runs within your browser window. And looks good while doing so.

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Corporations to get improved Internet Explorer compatibility mode (but not consumers)

Do you have a list of sites that don't work well with Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11? A new Enterprise Mode could solve your problem, but you'll probably never see it.

OKCupid calls for Firefox boycott over CEO's Proposition 8 support

OKCupid would rather you didn't use Firefox to access its site due to Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich's 2008 support for California's Proposition 8.

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How to hide your online searches: We browse incognito with Disconnect and Silo

Want to keep Google from serving you search-based ads, or cookies from dropping in unannounced? One of these tools could help.

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JavaScript creator takes Mozilla helm

Brendan Eich takes CEO spot from six-year veteran Jay Sullivan

Microsoft's rules, not Metro, killed Metro Firefox dead

Windows 8.1's tile- and touch-based UI is not in trouble, the engineer who led the Metro Firefox development argues.

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Firefox gets a revamped look and easier sync in latest beta

Don't get too comfy with the current design. It's going away in about six weeks.

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How to use the new, productivity-boosting Google Docs and Sheets add-ons

Google recently added a new add-ons store to Docs and Sheets. Here's how to install third-party apps in your account.

Mozilla kills Firefox browser for Windows 8 Metro

Shipping a final version of Firefox for Windows 8's "Metro" environment "would be a mistake," the vice president of Firefox concludes, because of the tiny number of users.