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Microsoft attempts to lure developers with tool to port Chrome extensions to Edge

Microsoft is attempting to lure developers over to Edge by creating a tool that will help those developers port their Chrome extensions easily over to Microsoft's web browser.
Computing

Chrome 50 beta update gets pushy with new notification improvements

Web pages could start loading up certain elements much quicker in the near future, thanks to Chrome's way of handling declarative preload in the new beta. On top of that, push notifications have seen some tweaks, in this 50th beta release…
Mobile

Google's changed the way Chrome tabs appear in Android's multitasking view

Google's changed a key behavior of Chrome on newer versions of Android: Web page tabs and apps no longer coexist in the multitasking menu. Instead, tabs live within the Chrome app.
Computing

Google will pay you $100K if you can pull off the ultimate Chrome hack

Google has raised the reward in its bug bounty program for Chrome from $50,000 to $100,000 to see if anyone can pull off a "persistent compromise" of Chrome. No one has been successful, so far.
Computing

Microsoft bleeds IE users to Google, Chrome on top by mid-year

Likely driven by Windows users looking for an alternative to Microsoft's browsers, Internet Explorer usage appears to be in a freefall while Google Chrome usage continues to rise month after month.
Mobile

Google Chrome for iOS loses ‘Do Not Track’ feature

Google seems to have removed the 'Do Not Track' feature in Chrome for iOS -- but the issue stems from Apple's constraints in its WKWebView API for third-party browsers. Google said it will add the features again if Apple offers an update.
Computing

Chrome will soon mark unencrypted sites with a big, red X

Google is pushing encryption to every corner of the Web by labeling sites without any encryption as unsecure in Chrome, in the same way it marks sites with broken or insufficient encryption.
Mobile

Google's iOS Chrome app is finally on par with Safari

Chrome users on iPhones and iPads can finally rejoice, as Google has updated the popular browser. Not only is it much faster, its crash rate has been reduced by 70 percent. The Chrome IOS app update comes right after a big Safari crash on…
Web

Google’s new Brotli algorithm is about to supercharge Web browsing

Google is set to unveil its new Brotli algorithm, which dramatically speeds up Web compression. It's coming to Chrome and Firefox initially, but could make its way to other browsers in the future.
Web

This brilliant new Chrome extension blocks out everything related to Donald Trump

In what may be the best and easiest anger management treatment for the 2016 election cycle yet, there is now a Chrome filter that will get Donald Trump out of your version of the Internet.
Web

Wield your phone as a lightsaber with Google’s latest Chrome experiment 0:15

Google has launched a new Chrome Experiment that pairs your phone with your desktop and allows you to wield it as a lightsaber. You'll start off traversing through a Star Destroyer, battling storm troopers who still have trouble…
Computing

New Chromebox from Asus packs 5th-gen Intel processor for $199

Asus has launched its latest version of the Chromebox, which boasts a fifth-generation Intel Broadwell processor, the same small form factor, and an intriguing price point of just $199.