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Top web browsers 2019: Chrome swallows more share

Its biggest monthly user-share gain in three years pushes Google’s browser ever closer to the 70% mark.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? No more Flash (without jumping through hoops)

Chrome 76 disables Flash by default, closes an Incognito Mode loophole and simplifies Progressive Web App installation.

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Mozilla blames 'interlocking complex systems' and confusion for Firefox's May add-on outage

The Firefox browser maker said it's figured out what caused problems with its browser add-ons and offered solutions to keep the issue from happening again.

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Mozilla to add password manager, hack alert to Firefox 70

The browser upgrade, expected to launch in October, will warn users when their saved passwords have been revealed by a data breach.

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Microsoft tells enterprises to be on Edge

The company has begun telling companies about a variety of corporate features that have been baked into the browser, which is built on underpinnings from Google's Chromium.

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Microsoft previews 'chromified' Edge's group policies to win enterprise approval

Hoping to catch the interest of IT admins, Microsoft is offering a sneak peek of group policies they could use to manage the still-under-development "full-Chromium" Edge.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla pitches add-ons, new enterprise group policies

Firefox 68 for now offers recommended add-ons, adds new group policies IT admins can use to better manage the browser and patches 21 vulnerabilities.

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Following Mozilla's lead, Microsoft pushes Edge onto anti-tracking bandwagon

By adding 'tracking prevention' to the Chromium-based version of Edge, Microsoft can show it's putting a little distance between its browser and Google Chrome.

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Google needs to pull itself together

It could be a much greater company if it could only figure out how to combine existing technologies into killer apps.

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Mozilla previews next-gen mobile Firefox for Android

Mozilla has released a preview of its next-generation browser for Android. The new browser is twice as fast at rendering pages as Android Firefox and has anti-ad tracking turned on by default.

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Mozilla takes swipe at Chrome with 'Track THIS' project

Mozilla is pushing Firefox's latest (and long-delayed) anti-ad tracking efforts, saying it protects user privacy better than Google's Chrome.

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Microsoft previews 'full-Chromium' Edge on Windows 7, Windows 8.1

But the company's decision not to stick with a set update schedule when Edge reaches the Stable version raises questions about how quickly the Chromium-based Edge will get security fixes.

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Google asks Chrome users for help in spotting deceptive sites

An add-on being offered by Google for its Chrome browser will allow users to report suspicious or unsafe websites.

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Where do browsers stand on Flash's impending demise?

It's been two years since Adobe announced it would finally kill off its Flash Player; browser makers plan to follow suit on their own timelines.

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Mozilla to launch premium service subscriptions in new bid to diversify revenue

The company’s CEO, Chris Beard, has already pointed to two examples of services Mozilla could provide: online storage and a VPN.

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Mozilla makes anti-tracking the Firefox default

The Enhanced Tracking Protection technology, which Mozilla has been talking up since 2015, is part of Firefox 67.0.1.

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Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

The developer has released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS, with a more stable version coming 'soon.'

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Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

The browser developer offered a detailed explanation for why Firefox add-ons stopped working earlier this month and a mea culpa to reassure users such problems would not happen again.

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