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Microsoft’s browsers may have hit rock bottom

Meanwhile, the Firefox come-back continues

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Chrome bug triggered errors on websites using Symantec SSL certificates

The bug affected Chrome on all platforms, as well as the WebView component on Android

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Flash is down but not out in the latest version of Chrome

Don't believe reports that Chrome 55, released over the weekend, 'kills' Flash. But it is a significant step in the ongoing battle against Flash

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Windows 10 sees slight uptick in use, but IE and Edge continue to decline

November wasn’t kind to Microsoft’s browsers, but Win10 is showing some signs of life

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Web developers get their own browser

Blisk draws on Google's Chromium with tools for developing, debugging, and testing websites

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8 projects that give WebAssembly a lift

Waiting for WebAssembly to hit the big time in your browser? These related projects are worth checking out ahead of the rush

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Google punishes web backsliders in Chrome

Browser will warn users of bad sites for at least 30 days to deal with repeat offenders

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Google to untrust WoSign and StartCom certificates

Google Chrome will stop trusting digital certificates issued after Oct. 21 by the WoSign and StartCom certificate authorities

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Mozilla plans to rejuvenate Firefox in 2017

Will replace parts of Gecko browser engine, offload chores to multiple CPU cores and the device's GPU

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4 big changes coming soon to Firefox

Web developers and lay users alike will benefit from these four key initiatives underway with Mozilla's Servo project

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7 chronic browser bugs plaguing the web

From video glitches to memory leaks, today’s browser bugs are harder to pin down, even as they slow the web to a crawl

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Firefox to follow Chrome’s lead on Flash, PDFs

The company is working with Google Chromium projects for PDF and Flash capabilities in order to modernize its Firefox browser

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Firefox blocks websites with vulnerable encryption keys

Users will receive an error when trying to access web servers that use weak Diffie-Hellman key exchange with weak keys

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Analysts laud and lance new Microsoft browser armor

Reviews call Microsoft's new security model for its Edge browser both a terrific idea and a band-aid that doesn't address Windows' real problems

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Here's how Microsoft is using containerization to protect Edge users

Windows Defender Application Guard locks untrusted browsing sessions away from the rest of the OS

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Why Microsoft's Edge browser is missing its edge

More than a year after its introduction, Edge remains underwhelming and a very much a work in progress

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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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