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Google to pull Chrome's patch plug for 1 in 7 Windows and Mac users

Sets April 2016 support deadline for old Windows, OS X users; plan could cost Chrome user share as people look for alternate browser


Firefox again flirts with dangerous 10 percent user share level

Mozilla's Firefox, returning to a multi-month cycle of user share losses, is again flirting with the dangerous 10% milestone, according to data from Net Applications.

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Chrome user share swells to record 31 percent

Epic scramble looms for IE users as almost half have 10 weeks to update their browser or find themselves blocked from bug fixes


Microsoft bows to Chrome's dominance, delivers Office Online add-on for browser rival

Extension speeds up access to browser-based Office apps and their documents within Google's browser

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Microsoft confirms no add-ons for Edge browser this year

Support for extensions pushed into 2016 for Windows 10's default browser

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Windows 10 users back away from the Edge

Another metrics vendor weighs in with data that shows Edge run by just 12 percent of Windows 10 users in the U.S.

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Cookie handling in browsers can break HTTPS security

The lack of cookie integrity verification in browsers can allow hackers to extract information from encrypted Web connections

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5 takeaways from Adobe Flash’s death march

What can developers learn from the steady decline of the once-popular multimedia platform? And what should they do to prepare for Flash’s imminent demise?

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Windows 10 Internet Explorer update KB 3087040 fails with error 0x80004005

Somebody at Microsoft should have tested the patch before releasing it, but fortunately there's an easy fix

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Microsoft Edge browser gets its first critical patches

Microsoft Edge gets 4 security fixes in its first patch Tuesday, while older sibling Internet Explorer got 17

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Mozilla admits bug-tracker breach led to attacks against Firefox users

Hacker accessed Bugzilla for at least a year, maybe two; gained insight into flaw before it was patched

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Google, Mozilla, Microsoft browsers will dump RC4 encryption

The decision to remove RC4 from IE, Edge, Chrome, and Firefox is final nail in the coffin for the vulnerable cryptographic algorithm

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Microsoft browser users kick older IE editions to the curb

With less than 20 weeks left before Microsoft stops serving security updates to most versions of Internet Explorer, Windows users are finally ditching the soon-to-be-retired editions in significant numbers.

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Amazon, Google, Microsoft unite for patent-free Web video

A coalition of major names in tech are attempting to forge video and audio standards unencumbered by patent restrictions

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Mozilla's mobile misstep puts the Web at risk

In mobile, the browser is becoming an undesired legacy, and the Firefox creator that should reverse the trend seems unable to lead

Adobe Flash is closer to being wiped away

Google, Amazon push Flash closer to extinction

In the name of Internet security, Google and Amazon join the movement to stop Flash ads from displaying

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Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights

The ad-blocking wars were already damaging, but Apple is pushing it to an alarming level

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Up, down, and out: 20 years of Internet Explorer

On IE's 20th anniversary, the story of the Web browser that had it all and lost its way

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