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Google patches 14 Chrome bugs, pays record $47K in bounties and bonuses

Google yesterday patched 14 vulnerabilities in Chrome and handed out a record $47,500 in rewards to researchers.

Google puts $1M on the line for Chrome exploit rewards

Google on Monday withdrew as a sponsor of next month's Pwn2Own hacking contest, and will instead put as much as $1 million up for grabs if researchers can demonstrate exploits in the company's Chrome browser.

What you need to know about Do Not Track

Google decided on Thursday to get behind Do Not Track, technology that lets users opt out of online tracking done by websites and Internet advertisers. So where does Do Not Track stand now? We've put together some answers for you.

Google commits Chrome to support Do Not Track

Google will add support for the "Do Not Track" effort to its Chrome browser by the end of this year.

Mountain Lion: Hands on with Safari

Though Safari didn't receive as huge an overhaul in Mountain Lion as other OS X apps have, it still got some love from the folks in Cupertino. Here are a few brief impressions of Safari's new features.

Google Chrome update fixes high-severity vulnerabilities and patches Flash Player

Google released a new version of its Chrome browser on Wednesday in order to update the bundled Flash Player plug-in and address serious security vulnerabilities.

Google to pay users to track their movements online

Amid widespread concern about its new privacy policies, Google is now facing criticism over an offer to give users Amazon gift certificates if they reveal their Web activity.

Google Chrome will no longer check for revoked SSL certificates online

Google plans to remove online certificate revocation checks from future versions of Chrome, because it considers the process inefficient and slow.

Mozilla ships Firefox 10, relieves add-on updating pain

Mozilla today patched eight vulnerabilities in Firefox as it shipped the latest iteration in its rapid release schedule.

Mozilla touts Firefox impact in SOPA blackout

Mozilla extolled the impact of its 12-hour participation in Wednesday's anti-SOPA strike, saying Firefox users and fans generated more than a third-of-a-million emails to Congress.