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Flash will become click-to-play on Chrome later this year, Google says

Google's been trying to kill Flash for a long time, and replace it with HTML5. Later this year, users will need to actively enable Flash on sites that don't offer an HTML5 alternative, potentially prompting developers to drop the…
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Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. IE vs. Vivaldi

We pit the newest versions of Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Edge, and Vivaldi against one another to try and name the best browser. Check out our comprehensive breakdown for all the details.
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Google Chrome hits 1 billion monthly active mobile users

Google Chrome released its 50th update recently, and to celebrate, the company has published an infographic with stats on the popular web browser. Notably, Google Chrome has hit 1 billion active monthly users on mobile devices.
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Google to app builders: Go open or go home

When it comes to Google Chrome, honesty is the best policy. And now, that's a mantra the folks at the Chrome Web Store are enforcing for all its developers. On Friday, Google updated its Chrome data policy, and the big victor is…
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Google Chrome 50 ditches support for Windows XP and Vista

As announced last year, the version of Google Chrome released this week ends support for several legacy operating systems, including Mac OS X 10.6-10.8, Windows XP, and Windows Vista.
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Want to clear your browser’s history from the beginning of time? Here’s how

Looking to flush your browser's cache, but having trouble figuring out how? Check out our guide on how to do just that, whether you use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, or Microsoft Edge
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Google tests out native Mac OS notifications for Chrome, here’s how to enable it

Chrome's push notifications may soon be delivered within Mac OS' native notifications platform. Google is testing out the feature, but it's hidden from the public. Here's how to enable it.
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Vivaldi web browser hits version 1.0, beats Chrome, Firefox in RAM usages

Jon von Tetzchner has been working with a "team of browser building pioneers" to launch Vivaldi, a power-savvy new web browser that could rival Firefox, Safari, and even Google Chrome.
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Google shutting down Chrome app launcher because no one cares

Google is finally doing away with one more performance-hogging aspect of the Chrome browser, namely the largely ignored Chrome app launcher, and fortunately, Chrome OS remains unfettered.
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How to delete cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and IE

Cookies can track your browsing and much more, which is why so many people avoid them like they're on a diet. Here's how to rid the cookies crumbs from your favorite browser.
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Mozilla works with Google’s Brandon Jones to standardize VR content across the Web

With the intent of getting an implementation out in Firefox Nightly during the first half of this year, Mozilla has collaborated with Google's Brandon Jones on a proposal of WebVR version 1.0.
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Material Design is coming to Chrome, here’s how to try it out

Google is bringing Material Design, its signature look for Android and mobile apps, to the desktop version of Chrome. Here's how you can get a preview.