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Microsoft trumpets Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Phone 8.1, but reviews vary

Some users commenting about Windows Phone 8.1's browser complain about how it handles tabs.

Chrome's ploy to kill the URL already has a security flaw

Google's "Origin Chip" feature doesn't display long URLs, undermining its antiphishing intentions

Adblock Plus works out kinks in Safari extension

The browser extension is mostly on par with ones for Chrome and Opera

Google Chrome flirts with killing URLs

We're all used to lengthy web addresses, but an early Chrome feature suggests Google might try to do away with them.

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Yahoo drops 'Do Not Track' policy in favor of 'personalized' experience

Yahoo says it'll be easier to give you what you want if they know what you want—by tracking you.

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Firefox 29 with revamped Australis interface rolling out

Firefox's visual overhaul finally gets official with Firefox 29's Australis interface.

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16 powerful browser extensions that bend the web to your will

The so-called "Open Web" is full of artificial limitations. These extensions blow them away.

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DHS warns against using Internet Explorer until bug is patched

The Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT division advises using an alternative web browser until an official IE update is available.

Mozilla to strengthen SSL certificate verification in Firefox

The software maker will pay US$10,000 for any critical vulnerability found in its new certificate verification code

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Meet Project Naptha, an amazing Chrome extension for modifying text in web images

Project Naptha makes fiddling with text in web pictures as easy as fiddling with text in Word docs.