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Microsoft stops offering alternative browsers to Windows users in Europe

The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said

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How to start chatting with webRTC, the no-hassle, in-browser voice and video tech

Want to try a new way of video chat without the pain of downloading an app or signing up for an account? Try webRTC.

Google delays death sentence for old-style Chrome plug-ins

Google on Monday gave traditional Google plug-ins a stay of execution and instead outlined a plan to finalize their demise in 10 months.

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This key drive actually unlocks something: Authentication via USB comes to Chrome

Passwords are out, but what's coming in? Google is the first major Internet company to support device-based authentication through the new FIDO Alliance's open standard.

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Chrome for Android reaches version 38, adds new APIs and more Material Design

The stable branch of Google Android browser gets a modest update aimed at developers, and prepping for Android L.

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Nearly half of all Android devices are still vulnerable to two serious browser exploits

The percentage is much higher in some countries and lower in the U.S, security firm Lookout estimates

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Samsung Gear S smartwatch gets Opera Mini, adding to its list of big-name apps

If Opera Mini's willing to squeeze itself from smartphone size to 2-inch smartwatch size, it's a good sign for the app ecosystem of a watch that's not even out yet.

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The 6 essential Windows software programs for any PC

No matter what else you do on your PC, everyone needs basic programs that cover security, web browsing, and backup.

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Five tips to soup up Chrome for Android

Become a Chrome power user by speeding up and customizing Google's browser.

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Google wants to enrich offline browsing with new standard

A proposed browser standard, Service Workers, could bring rich offline functionality to Web applications, Google executives say.