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Free Game Friday: Games that tell a story

THIS WEEK IN FREE GAMES: Everything from dealing with loss to fighting inter-dimensional demons.

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Google trumpets small speed boost to Chrome 27

Google upgrades Chrome to version 27, touting it as 5% faster as it patched 13 vulnerabilities.

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Opera's new Android browser hits Google Play, rebuilt from the ground up

Opera's new WebKit-based Android browser sports some nifty features and a bevy of under-the-hood changes.

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Mozilla postpones default blocking of third-party cookies in Firefox

Mozilla has postponed blocking third-party cookies by default in the Beta version of Firefox 22, "to collect and analyze data on the effect of blocking some third-party cookies."

Five new features coming in Firefox 21 tomorrow

A new 'Do Not Track' option and an expanded Social API are among the highlights to expect in this new release.

How to undo accidental browser zoom

Did everything in your Web browser suddenly get big? Or small? Here's the likely cause--and an easy fix.

Mozilla teams up for new JavaScript video codec that eliminates need for plug-ins

The Mozilla Foundation and graphic rendering technology company Otoy have built a video codec, written with JavaScript and WebGL, that would eliminate the need for using plug-ins to view video in a browser.

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Free Game Friday: Minimalist games

Games from the new Ludum Dare challenge and other minimalist diversions.

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Internet Explorer 10 usage doubles after Microsoft triggers auto-update

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) doubled its usage share last month, and now accounts for nearly 11% of all copies of IE in use, a Web measurement company said today.

Google backs off redesign of Chrome's New Tab Page

Google has apparently rethought a change to its Chrome browser that had users up in arms and has restored an older design of its popular New Tab Page in the newest beta of Chrome 27.