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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.

'Hello' morphs into 'hola' as Chrome mobile browser adds new translator feature

The universal communicator idea picks up steam with Google's translation update for the Chrome browser.

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Alert! Study finds Internet users heed browser warnings

Security warnings displayed by Web browsers are far more effective at deterring risky Internet behavior than was previously believed, according to a new study.

Chrome packaged apps power up, snag enhanced iTunes and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities

Google's quest to turn the browser into a platform of its own continues with new APIs designed to make Chrome's offline-enabled packaged apps more useful.

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How to fix a broken favicon

Before you go to extreme measures to restore a messed-up favicon, try this simple fix.

Windows 8 finally passes Vista in OS market share

According to Net Applications, Windows 8 is now the second most popular Windows operating system. Meanwhile, Internet Explorer 10 tops IE9.