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Google tests enhanced notifications in Chrome browser

Google has released a beta version of Chrome that introduces what the company describes as "richer" notifications from the browser's apps and extensions.

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Google shows off Chrome improvements for better, faster mobile browsing

Google used a portion of its I/O keynote to highlight achievements for its Chrome browser, including updates to both the desktop and mobile versions as well as new developer tools.

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Google Drive gets automatic offline sync in Chrome

Google Drive users no longer have to worry about accessing their documents without an Internet connection--as long as they’re using Google’s Chrome browser

Hands on: Chrome for iOS adds full-screen, save to PDF

Google's latest update to its browser on iOS has added a few new features, such as full-screen browsing on the iPhone and iPod touch, and a slew of printing features, including save to PDF.

Browser engine forking isn't the end of the world

Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.

Remains of the Day: Friends and foes

T-Mobile is firing up the iPhone compatibility, Apple's jettisoning some VPN functionality, and Google is swapping out browser engines.

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Websense: Most Java-enabled browsers vulnerable to widespread Java exploits

Most browser installations use outdated versions of the Java plug-in that are vulnerable to at least one of several exploits currently used in popular Web attack toolkits, according to statistics published by security vendor Websense.

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Yontoo Trojan horse injects ads as you surf with popular Mac browsers

A Russian security firm has identified a new Trojan horse that disguises itself as an Internet plug-in.

After Reader, which Google services will be next to fall?

Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.

Review: Google Chromebook Pixel is an expensive curiosity

As an idea sprung from Google’s view of the future of technology, the Chromebook Pixel is intriguing, even intoxicating. But it’s hard to fathom how it works as a real-world product.

Mozilla again rejects porting Firefox to iOS

Mozilla won't be building Firefox for iOS unless Apple changes its rules, a company executive said Saturday.

Move your bookmarks easily between computers

What do you do if you buy a new computer and want to easily move all your old bookmarks over to the new one? In this video how-to, we'll show you two ways to export bookmarks and then upload them into a browser on your new machine.

Mozilla debuts in-browser PDF, patches 13 Firefox bugs

Mozilla Tuesday released Firefox 19, adding a built-in PDF viewer to the browser and patching 13 security vulnerabilities.

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Mozilla plans to automatically block nearly all Firefox plug-ins

The latest version of Adobe's Flash Player is the only plug-in that will be spared

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Google expands encryption protection in Chrome browser

The search behemoth Google is following Mozilla and Apple in encrypting everyone's search queries, which will be implemented in the next version of Chrome.