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Firefox, Chrome strengthen in-browser debugging

Mozilla and Google have updated their browsers with features to help developers more effectively write and debug their websites.

Gesture controls (finally!) appear in Chrome's bleeding-edge Canary test build

The new finger-friendly features are rough, but they're coming.

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Microsoft puts out "HTTP 2.0" server to test the future of the Web

Microsoft has released its "Katana" server, an early prototype that shows off how Microsoft would implement the next-generation HTTP 2.0 standard.

W3C's Web Storage technology goes live

The World Wide Web Consortium has finalized its specification for Web Storage, a technology that would give Web applications more flexibility in storing data on user machines.

Five bookmarks every computer user should have

You can save yourself some time and headaches by keeping these important links at the ready.

Why Internet Explorer 11 is the right browser for business

The latest version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser—IE 11—has a number of features that make it right for business.

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Bitdefender Safepay offers secure browsing for online banking, shopping

Bitdefender has released a Windows application designed to help users secure sensitive Web-browsing sessions, especially when they shop or bank online. The application is called Safepay and a free version is available to home users.

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Add custom news and alerts to new tabs in Google Chrome

Slick add-on OneFeed turns the new-tab screen into a rich, personalized news reader and social-media manager.

Don't Ask! Avoid unwanted toolbar offered in pushy Java installations

As it turns out, constant security holes aren't the only aggravation that comes with using Java, according to a new report.

Tired of being pestered? Dodge data collectors with MaskMe's myriad tools

A new privacy tool called MaskMe may help people evade data harvesting efforts by websites and marketers.