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Microsoft Discouraging Users From Downloading Competing Browsers

Microsoft is aggressively pushing the Edge browser in Windows 10 and trying to prevent users from downloading an alternative such as Chrome, Firefox or Opera. By default, ...

September 5, 2015 at 12:26 pm by

Data from Hacked Bug Database used to Target Firefox Users

Using data and information obtained through another hack, hackers were able to target Mozilla Firefox users through vulnerabilities in the popular browser. What is most ...

September 5, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Firefox On iOS? There’s A Catch With That!

Mozilla Firefox have deployed new ways of attracting a bigger share of the browser-based market, now, users of iPhones and iPads who would like an alternative to their current ...

September 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm by

Latest Chrome Update Aims to Tackle Large RAM Usage

Google has decided to prioritize reducing the extremely large memory demands in Chrome, especially when using multiple tabs and various plugins. A blog post outlined the ...

September 3, 2015 at 10:11 pm by

Chrome to Block Flash Ads from 1st September

Google has confirmed that from 1st September onwards, its Chrome internet browser will “begin pausing many Flash ads by default”. Though the announcement, made through the ...

August 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

Firefox Set to Become More Like Chrome

Mozilla is set to implement a number of changes to its Firefox internet browser that will make it more like Google Chrome. Though the revisions will make Firefox more secure ...

August 22, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Amazon Bans Flash Adverts on Its Own Domains

Amazon has updated the terms of its Technical Guidelines to prohibit any advert on Amazon-branded sites using Adobe’s Flash protocol. The change will commence on the ...

August 21, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Hackers Find Serious 0day Vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla got word this Wednesday that a severe Firefox 0day vulnerability was being exploited by an ad on a Russian website. Although the company was swift in delivering a fix, ...

August 8, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Smartphones are now the UK’s Most Popular Web Surfing Device

Ofcom has conducted a survey into the browsing habits of UK citizens and discovered the majority of users prefer mobile devices for internet browsing. Previously, laptops held ...

August 7, 2015 at 10:30 am by

Google Tests Tab Suspension in Desktop Chrome

For those that are always up to a lot, having many browser tabs open is pretty common. Right now for instance, I have 61 open in Chrome right now, eating up about 6GB of my ...

August 1, 2015 at 12:00 am by

Microsoft’s Edge Browser Up to 112% Faster Than Chrome

That headline is not a typo: Microsoft Edge – the browser formally known as Project Spartan and replacement for the much-maligned Internet Explorer, to be included with ...

July 16, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

Google Chrome Starts Blocking Torrent Sites

Since yesterday, Google’s Chrome browser has begun blocking torrent websites, including Torrentz, ExtraTorent, RARBG, and the popular KickAss Torrents, flagging them as ...

July 12, 2015 at 7:00 am by

Google’s Covert Snooping Tool Installed Without User Consent

Google’s reputation with privacy advocates is pretty abysmal and the latest revelation that audio footage has been monitored on PCs without permission will do little to ...

June 24, 2015 at 8:28 pm by

WebAssembly Hopes To Increase Browser Speed Up To 20X

Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox and Safari. These are the five big names when it comes to web browsing, and each of these comes with both their own strengths and ...

June 19, 2015 at 10:58 pm by

Unity Plug-In Leaves Millions of PCs Vulnerable to Data Theft

Jouko Pynnönen, a security researcher from Finland, has uncovered a security flaw within the Unity Web Player plug-in that could make hundreds of millions of gamers ...

June 6, 2015 at 10:55 am by

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