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Chrome packaged apps power up, snag enhanced iTunes and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities

Google's quest to turn the browser into a platform of its own continues with new APIs designed to make Chrome's offline-enabled packaged apps more useful.

Google's future Office killer now available in Chrome OS dev channel

Google paves the way for QuickOffice by including Office document-editing capabilities into its developer channel for Chrome and Chrome OS. It's not earthshattering, but better things could be in store.

Tweak your browser to show YouTube song lyrics

Available for all the major browsers, this handy extension lets you sing along to your favorite music videos.

Microsoft launches security bounty programs for Windows 8.1 and IE 11 preview

Microsoft will pay security researchers for finding and reporting vulnerabilities in the preview version of its Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) browser, for finding novel techniques to bypass exploit mitigations present in Windows 8.1 or later versions, and for coming up with new ideas to defend against exploits.

Google kills IE plug-in Chrome Frame, but some object

Google Thursday announced the retirement of a four-year-old plug-in designed to let users of older version of Internet Explorer run Chrome's browser engine, declaring mission accomplished.

15 cool and fun Google Chrome Experiments

Chrome Experiments came to life in 2009 when Google decided to showcase what is possible to do inside a browser. We picked the most fascinating projects to date, including ones that let you control the screen with your phone, take over your webcam, or show stunning visualizations.

AMD breaks from Windows exclusivity, adopts Android and Chrome OS

After years of Windows OS exclusivity, Advanced Micro Devices is opening the door to design chips to run Google's Android and Chrome OS in PCs and tablets.

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In fog of browser wars, the victor varies with the metrics

NetMarketShare says Microsoft's IE is top dog, while StatCounter crowns Chrome the king in the competitive browser market.

Google's 'Roll It' transforms your phone and PC into a virtual skee ball game

Google's newest Chrome Experiments highlight what's possible when you think outside the box. And they're fun, too!

Chromium browser gets new reset options for easier recovery from malware

New default settings options in the Chromium browser point to an easier future for Chrome users