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Google suspends Chrome upgrades as COVID-19 impacts software schedules

With 6.7 million residents in the San Francisco Bay Area ordered to stay at home to slow the coronavirus spread, scheduled Chrome and Chrome OS releases have been delayed.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 November 2019 Update.)

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What's in the latest Firefox upgrade? Firefox 74 ends add-on sideloading

Focusing on security and privacy, version 74 is the first to arrive in the browser’s new four-week release cadence.

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6 big reasons to try the new Firefox Android preview

Even if you're mostly content with Chrome, Mozilla's latest Android effort deserves your attention.

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Top web browsers 2020: Firefox sinks to share unseen since 2005

It was not good news for Firefox in February, as Mozilla's browser lost users at a pace that left it at its lowest level of market share in 15 years.

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Google plugs for Chrome when Edge accesses search firm's services

Google is pushing warnings and alerts aimed at Microsoft Edge users who navigate to several of its services' websites, including the Chrome Web Store add-on market, Google Drive, Gmail and the company's default search page.

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Firefox starts switching on DNS-over-HTTPS to encrypt lookups, stymie tracking

Mozilla hopes the change will stop criminals from intercepting traffic between its browser and a DNS server and then inserting bogus addresses pointing to a malicious site.

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Edge roadmap reveals user requests — and work undone

Among other tweaks, Microsoft intends to roll out two syncing features — including one that links up browser add-ons between copies of Edge on multiple devices. User comments, however, reflect frustration at features that have not yet...

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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you shouldn’t

Just because Microsoft wants you to use the Edge browser doesn’t mean you have to. Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox or another your primary browser in Windows 10. (But are you sure you want to?)

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Microsoft syncs Edge's release to Chrome's cadence

It looks like Microsoft plans to update its Chromium-based Edge browser at about the same pace Google updates its Chrome browser.

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Microsoft retreats from scheme to change Chrome's search engine

The browser search change was unveiled in January to howls of outrage from users.

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Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's some of what's coming.

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What's in the latest Chrome update? First step in cookies lockdown

Chrome 80, which arrived this week, begins the process of locking down cookies and includes patches for 56 vulnerabilities.

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The best Google Chrome extensions for business pros

From email tamers to scheduling aids to privacy protectors, these 20 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful for business.

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Microsoft advisory shows whether Edge keeps up with Chrome's patching

The advisory will be updated when Microsoft releases a new version of Edge that includes publicly disclosed security updates from the Chromium project.

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Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Customers rail against Microsoft's 'overreach,' calling it 'browser hijacking,' 'adware' and 'malware.'

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FAQ: What the new Edge offers the enterprise

Now that Microsoft has rolled out its new Chromium-based Edge browser, it's time to sort out what that means for IT admins and enterprises. Here's what's important to know.

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Google and Microsoft have gone too far

Google and Microsoft are using dark pattern design to trick or force users to do things they never intended. Is it time to switch to more ethical search engines? (We list 10 alternatives.)

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