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8 superpowers hidden inside your browser

Whether online or offline, browsers have some amazing tricks up their sleeves.

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Google silences noisy tabs in latest Chrome beta

We've all been there: you have a 20 or so open tabs in Chrome, and something is playing an annoying audio ad. But which one?

Google bans Windows Chrome extensions found outside the Chrome Web Store

Google is going to stop allowing non-sanctioned extensions to work on its Chrome for Windows browser. It's for your safety, you understand.

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Microsoft's Internet Explorer anime is bizarre -- and awesome

Short skirt? Check. Energy beams? Check. Windows logo? Check. Wait, what?

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Best parts of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 are for Windows 8.1 users

If you're still running Windows 7, there's no reason not to download Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser. Just be aware there are additional features only for Windows 8.1 users.

Google's Chrome will automatically block malware

A version of Chrome designed for early testing by developers will display a small warning note letting users know when it prevents malware from being downloaded.

Cisco to release free standard software to boost Web videoconferencing

Without a native codec that works with major videoconferencing platforms, users have had to download an application or plug-in before doing a browser video chat, one analyst explains.

Mozilla patches several critical Firefox security holes

Mozilla released 10 patches for three versions of its Firefox browser on Tuesday, five of which are considered critical and could be used to remotely install malicious code.

Juggle multiple Twitter accounts in Google Chrome

The QuickTweet extension lets you access any account you want with just two clicks.

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Hands-on: Mozilla's Lightbeam is info porn for privacy geeks

A data-rich view of all the (sometimes invisible) third-party sites that are watching your digital footprint.