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Mozilla kills Firefox browser for Windows 8 Metro

Shipping a final version of Firefox for Windows 8's "Metro" environment "would be a mistake," the vice president of Firefox concludes, because of the tiny number of users.

All major browsers fall during second day of Pwn2Own hacking contest

Researchers demonstrate remote code execution exploits against Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

How to keep your browser organized with pinned tabs

Working with tons of open tabs can be gnarly, but pinned tabs in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera will help make it easier.

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Three practical reasons to use your browser's private mode

It's not just for dirty pictures. Incognito mode can also help you access your favorite news sites and keep upcoming surprises away from prying eyes.

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Opera for Android adds native WebRTC video chat support

Following in the footsteps of Firefox and Chrome, Opera has jumped on board the WebRTC bandwagon.

on greenbot.com

Mozilla accepting whitelist requests for Firefox's coming plug-in block

Developers will need to present compelling arguments for getting their plug-ins on the whitelist, Mozilla said

Google slightly delays kill switch for Chrome add-ons

Gives extension developers until May 1 to put their work in the Chrome Web Store; new policy will probably take affect with Chrome 35

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

on macworld.com

Google triggers Chrome 'kill switch' for unapproved plugins

All extensions on Windows must be installed from the Chrome Web Store; those that were not will be permanently disabled

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How to erase specific autosuggested URLs from Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Browser autosuggest features are handy, but when you're typing too fast they can sometimes cause problems. Here's how to fix that.