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Mozilla upgrades Firefox: More processes, please!

Mozilla continued its campaign to make Firefox more technologically competitive by boosting performance, increasing stability and reining in memory consumption.

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8 big improvements in Apple’s High Sierra Safari browser

Faster, more private, and standards-focused Apple browser gains new lease of life with High Sierra

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4 hidden settings to make Chrome for Android even better

Supercharge your Android phone's Chrome browser with these powerful yet out-of-sight options.

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May's browser numbers: IE + Edge skid persists

Microsoft's browsers in May continued their free fall, shedding a significant amount of user share.

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Chrome bug that lets sites secretly record audio and video is not a flaw Google says

Pay close attention to what permissions you grant websites as you can't depend on the red recording indicator on a Chrome tab to alert you that a site is recording audio and video.

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Mozilla execs clash over whether Firefox has a future

A Mozilla exec belittled browser rival Chrome as domineering and implored users to give Firefox another try.

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King Chrome: Microsoft's browsers sidelined on its own OS

Enterprises may continue to define Microsoft's venerable Internet Explorer as their employees' standard. But a lot workers have moved on to Chrome.

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Google raises heat on Microsoft with new Chrome bundle for enterprises

Google has rolled out an enterprise bundle that packages Chrome, management templates and an add-on for dealing with legacy sites and apps, building on the success its browser already has on the web.

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Windows 10 S is crippleware

We now know more about Windows 10 S — and the more we learn, the more idiotic it looks. No Chrome? No third-party browsers at all? Rewrite all apps? Ha!

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Microsoft will separate Edge from OS updates

Edge updates will now come from the Windows Store, if the rumors are true.

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Microsoft to cut update ties between Edge and Windows 10

Microsoft will sever the update ties between Windows 10 and its default browser, Edge to make it easier to refresh the browser more often than twice a year.

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Microsoft’s Edge browser is pretty dull

It underperforms in almost all benchmarks and fails in real world use.

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Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev track

Mozilla has decided to drop one of Firefox's preview tracks that let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment.

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Microsoft again ballyhoos Edge as battery tightwad

Microsoft this week again claimed that its Edge browser uses much less power than rivals, an apparent move to salvage the struggling Edge on Windows 10.

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Wanna banish autoplay videos from your browser?

Autoplay videos are popping up everywhere right now. Thankfully, there's an easy way to stop 'em before they start.

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After Congress revokes Internet privacy rules, downloads double of VPN-equipped Opera browser

Opera Software today boasted that the number of new U.S. users of its namesake browser more than doubled after Congress voted to repeal online privacy protections.

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You are not very incognito in incognito mode

Browsers offer an incognito or private browsing mode for their users. If you are concerned about online privacy, you should know what incognito mode does and doesn't do to protect it.

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Android is now more popular than Windows worldwide

StatCounter reports Android has overtaken Windows for first time. Meanwhile, Win10 usage nudges upward while Edge slips

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