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Adobe Flash is closer to being wiped away

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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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Cisco's Thor project swings a hammer at Web video codecs

Cisco is the latest big name to take on the challenge of developing an unencumbered video compression technology

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Microsoft releases MS15-093/KB 3088903 patch for IE

Details for the out-of-band patch are scarce, but it’s in the wild. If you use IE, you better get patched

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Edge browser fails to win over Windows 10 users

Even with aggressive setup switching, Edge has been adopted by a minority of those running Windows 10, according to two metrics vendors

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Sick of Flash security holes? HTML5 has its own

Web browsers and HTML5 technologies bring their own weaknesses to the world of Internet apps

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Windows 10 ignites new browser war with Mozilla

Microsoft’s new OS constricts browser choice, Mozilla CEO argues, as Firefox market share keeps dropping

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How to use Microsoft Edge, Windows 10's new browser

We'll show you its new features, from Cortana to Web Notes, and how to use them effectively

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Mozilla to launch new Firefox feature testing program

The opt-in deal lets Release channel users tell developers whether a new feature is worthy

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Soon everyone will be annotating the Web

As Web pages become apps, they will also become collaborative spaces where anyone can annotate -- and the rules of engagement will take a while to work themselves out

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HP's ZDI discloses 4 new vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer

ZDI went public after extending the disclosure deadline twice with no fix forthcoming from Microsoft

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Review: The best browsers for Android smartphones

InfoWorld compares Chrome, CM Browser, Dolphin, Firefox, InBrowser, and UC Browser on speed, features, and HTML5 support

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Hands-on with Safari 9 in El Capitan: Little changes make a big difference

The browser in the public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan has new features that you'll use right away

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Mozilla blocks all Flash in Firefox after third zero-day

Neither the second nor third vulnerability has been patched by Adobe, although the company promises to do so this week

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Prepare for a future without Internet Explorer

IE is on its way out, so it's time for IT and Web services creators to make the switch to the modern Web

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Mozilla reveals plans to revitalize Firefox

Firefox's tentative plans for the future include ditching its legacy XUL technology, long regarded as a hindrance to the browser's evolution

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4 fatal problems with PKI

The Web's security runs on complicated PKI deployments, few of which are implemented correctly, and all of which will soon be at the mercy of Moore's Law

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HP drops the hammer on unpatched IE11 vulnerability

Microsoft refuses to patch 32-bit Internet Explorer, so HP's Zero Day Initiative responds with full proof-of-concept code

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