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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

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Google tests enhanced notifications in Chrome browser

Google has released a beta version of Chrome that introduces what the company describes as "richer" notifications from the browser's apps and extensions.

Google trumpets small speed boost to Chrome 27

Google upgrades Chrome to version 27, touting it as 5% faster as it patched 13 vulnerabilities.

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Free Chrome extensions power up Gmail

From keyboard shortcuts to inbox managers, these handy Chrome extensions make a good email program even better.

Google to boost speed, cut data use on mobile devices

Google has shown off new features that can reduce data consumption and improve Web performance on Android-powered mobile devices, drawing partly from capabilities already supported in the Chrome desktop OS.

Testing firm: Internet Explorer tops browsers for malware protection

NSS Labs found that Internet Explorer 10 blocked more than 99 percent of the malicious downloads thrown at it. Google Chrome also showed marked improvement over previous tests.

Review: Work with Gmail without even opening it with Checker Plus

This handy Chrome extension allows you to read, reply or delete emails without ever having to open the Gmail web page.