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Browser engine forking isn't the end of the world

Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.

Ad industry threatens Firefox users with more ads if Mozilla moves on tracking plans

The online ad industry attacked Mozilla over its decision to block third-party cookies in a future release of Firefox, calling the move "dangerous and highly disturbing," and claiming that it will result in more ads shown to users.

Turbo-charge your browser with these top add-ons

Take browsers Chrome, Firefox, IE, and Opera to the next level with these 15 pro extensions that boost productivity, safety, and more.

Judge accepts $22.5 million Google fine in Safari privacy case

A U.S. judge has indicated she will accept the terms of a settlement deal between Google and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, in which Google will pay a $22.5 million fine for circumventing privacy protections in Apple's Safari browser.

Researchers: Steam URL protocol can be abused to exploit game vulnerabilities

Attackers can trick gamers into opening malicious steam:// URLs that exploit security issues in games to execute malicious code.

Browser Add-On WasteNoTime Helps You Stay Focused While You Work

Available for Google Chrome and Apple Safari, this extension lets you set time limits for browsing distracting websites, but its shortcoming is it can be easily circumvented.

Google, FTC Near $22.5M Settlement Over Safari Privacy Breach

The fine, the largest ever imposed by the FTC, stems from Google bypassing the privacy settings of millions of Apple users.

Mozilla Previews iPad Browser, Codenamed 'Junior'

The Webkit-based mobile browser puts the focus on content to challenge Safari in territory where Firefox is banned from entry.


Chrome to Take World's Top Browser Spot for May

Google's Chrome is about to grab the top browser spot for a full month for the first time from Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Apple Patents Reveal Plan for 3D Safari Browser

The new patent applications detail a 3D version of Safari, which will allow users to stack bookmarks, e-mail, documents, and applications in a 3D manner.