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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.

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Leave no trace: Tips to cover your digital footprint and reclaim your privacy

Reduce your exposure to spying eyes with sandboxing, disk encryption and more.

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Mozilla appoints former marketing head to interim CEO

Chris Beard steps in for Brendan Eich, who resigned after two controversial weeks.

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Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 lives on as a pizza

Because everyone wants a pizza to commemorate their favorite Windows XP browser, right?