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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?

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Hands-on: Meet Ballistic, a full first-person shooter that runs right in your browser

Not going to lieā€”this still seems a bit like wizardry. Ballistic is a full-fledged first-person shooter that runs within your browser window. And looks good while doing so.

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Microsoft shows off cloud-based physics rendering and virtual reality via Internet Explorer

Company takes a page out of OnLive's playbook.

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Corporations to get improved Internet Explorer compatibility mode (but not consumers)

Do you have a list of sites that don't work well with Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11? A new Enterprise Mode could solve your problem, but you'll probably never see it.