Google on Friday patched 32 vulnerabilities in Chrome, paying more than $14,000 in bug bounties as it also upgraded the stable edition of the browser to version 14.
Microsoft will not support browser plug-ins, including Adobe's Flash, in one of the two versions of Internet Explorer to be bundled with Windows 8.
A security researcher criticized Apple for what he called "foot dragging" over the DigiNotar certificate fiasco, and urged the company to quickly update Mac OS X.
One in six Macs now runs Apple's latest operating system, a Web metrics company said this week.
Apple has started selling the new MacBook Air in China, a move one analyst said would prove a "big hit" in the country that delivered more than an eighth of the company's revenue last quarter.
Mozilla released a beta of Firefox 7, putting the lighter-weight browser in front of a large number of users for the first time.
Mozilla has released Firefox 6, the second edition since it shifted to a rapid-ship cycle that delivers a new version of the browser every six weeks.
Starting with Firefox 8, Mozilla will automatically block browser add-ons installed by other software until users approve them.
A California county district attorney's office has decided not to press charges against Gizmodo or former editor Jason Chen for the blog's part in a 2010 case involving a lost iPhone 4 prototype.
Adobe patched 13 critical bugs in its nearly-ubiquitous Flash Player on Tuesday, but came under quick criticism from a security engineer who works for Google.
Apple has released a utility that builds a Lion recovery disk on a USB flash drive, giving users a way to restore their Macs if the machine's hard drive fails.
An explosion in mobile malware during the last six months has more than doubled the chance that a user's Android smartphone will become infected, according to Lookout Security.
Apple's Safari last month posted its biggest increase ever in usage share, beating perennial champion Chrome in the gain game, according to Web metrics vendor Net Applications.
A federal judge has put the case against a man charged with hacking AT&T's website last year on hold to allow plea negotiations to continue.
Microsoft last week confirmed that customers running Office for Mac will experience problems with the suite on Apple's new Lion operating system.