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Google's Safari Tracking Debacle: Reality Check

Google appears to be busted abusing user privacy by tracking users across the web without their permission, but Google denies the charge.

'Do Not Track' Tool Promises Page Loads Up to Four Times Faster

A running counter in this cross-platform browser add-on shows users how many tracking attempts have been blocked, and from which companies.

Firefox 12 Tab Features May Have Been Prematurely Hyped

A report says both the home tab and new-tab page features reported for Firefox 12, which is to be released in April, may not appear until Firefox 13.

10 Tips to Make Your Web Browser Less Annoying

Whether you use IE, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox, we'll show you how to streamline your browsing with these tips, tricks, and add-ons.

Chrome 15 Beats Out IE8 As World's Most Popular Browser

Google Chrome 15 is the most popular web browser in the world overtaking Internet Explorer 8, according to web analytics firm StatCounter.

Internet Explorer Leads Pack Protecting Against Drive-By-Downloads

Microsoft's browser had a remarkable 99 percent effective rate against the downloads, compared to the second most secure, Chrome at 13 percent.

Apple's Safari Grows Faster Than Chrome in July

Apple's Safari last month posted its biggest increase ever in usage share, beating perennial champion Chrome in the gain game, Web metrics vendor Net...

New SMB Browser Tool Hunts Down Insecure Plugins

Vulnerability management company Qualys has invited small businesses to sign up to use a free online tool that can scan browsers for out-of-date versions and plugins that might be putting users at risk.

NY Post's iPad Paywall Causes Stir

A move by the New York Post basically makes its content unavailable to iPad users who do not pay for the newspaper's dedicated iPad app.

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Opera for iPad Tries to Conquer Safari

Opera Mini 6 has an updated design fit for the iPad's screen, improved pinch-to-zoom and direct sharing capabilities for Twitter and Facebook.