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No let-up in devastating decline of Microsoft's browsers

Microsoft's browsers continued to hemorrhage users in August

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Microsoft's new plan to save Edge: reward points

The company will award redeemable points for 'active' hours spent in Windows 10's default browser

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Firefox sets kill-Flash schedule

Mozilla will begin blocking certain Flash use in Firefox in August and will expand the anti-Flash restrictions to all content in 2017

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Disrespect intended: Mozilla thinks it knows better

To make Firefox more relevant, Mozilla Context Graph elbows out authors and decides what readers are interested in

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Mozilla wants to build web recommendation engine into Firefox

'Content Graph' would sidestep search engines, reveal relevant sites with little or no user input

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Mozilla's Servo is an early step to making Firefox more secure

The first step is a more secure rendering engine for Firefox. But after Servo, will Mozilla next rewrite SpiderMonkey in Rust?

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Microsoft squanders browser dominance in record time

The company has lost nearly 200 million Internet Explorer users so far this year

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Modern meetings: How to share your screen to your conference TV

Apple TV, Chromecast, and Miracast can take you some of the distance; AirParrot and Ditto a little further

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Apple starts test run of Safari 10

Apple seeds browser beta for Yosemite and El Capitan to devs; public preview should debut by mid-July

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Opera rebuts Microsoft claim that Edge eats less power

Google also joins the debate, says all browsers are similar in power consumption

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Microsoft touts Edge browser as power miser

Microsoft is hoping to turn around the downturn in Edge adoption by beating the drum about its lower power consumption

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Safari 10 to turn off Flash by default

Safari will no longer tells websites that common legacy plug-ins like Flash and Silverlight are installed on Macs

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Google patches high-severity flaw in Chrome's PDF reader

Even built-in PDF readers can have bugs. Stay on top of Chrome's automatic updates to be protected

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Multi-process Firefox project nears completion of first phase

After years of work, Mozilla's browser will finally separate UI from content for performance and stability gains

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Windows 10 market share rises in May -- but Windows 7, XP remain strong

Usage numbers also showed Google Chrome was up 4 percent in one month, while IE/Edge's share declined

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Why I switched back to Firefox

Remember when you ditched Firefox for Chrome and pinkie-swore you’d never go back? Yeah, me too

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Firefox’s market share is bigger than that of all Microsoft’s browsers combined

But Google Chrome is so far ahead that the Firefox-Microsoft rivalry is almost irrelevant

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Apple patches 67 bugs in OS El Capitan, refreshes Safari and iTunes

End times approach for El Capitan, which will be replaced this summer when Apple issues betas of the next version

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