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Kid-friendly 'supervised user' accounts pop up in Chrome's preview build

Google, it seems, is thinking of the children.

Pirate Bay introduces Web browser to elude censorship

The Pirate Bay introduced its own browser that can be used to circumvent censorship and blockades.

Google Chrome policy exposes user passwords on purpose: Here's how to prevent it

Google's browser displays user passwords in plain text in its settings, and it isn't the only one.

The blink tag is finally dead, killed off by Firefox 23

Firefox 23 launched Tuesday, complete with a new "share" button and a number of useful security updates. But it also finally killed off the "blink" tag, an annoying staple of the Web's early days.

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.