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Read Later brings offline Instapaper and ReadItLater reading to the Mac

If you use Instapaper or ReadItLater to save articles for later reading, Read Later betters your Web browser for reading on your Mac. And it lets you read saved articles when offline.

FTC chairman: Do-not-track law may not be needed

A do-not-track law focused on protecting Web users' privacy may not be necessary, with private groups working to implement recommendations from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the agency's chairman said Monday.

Firefox to turn on default encryption for all Google searches

Mozilla is currently testing default encrypted Google searches for all Firefox users, with the intent to make all Google searches encrypted in the near future.

Google says it will cooperate with any Safari privacy investigations

Google will cooperate with any investigations into allegations that it bypassed privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser, the company said, after a news report that both U.S. and E.U. officials are investigating the company.

Mozilla nixes Firefox 11 delay, will launch upgrade today

Mozilla on Monday announced it was postponing the release of Firefox 11, but changed its mind today, saying that the browser upgrade would go out on schedule.

Safari 5.1.4 update patches slew of security vulnerabilities

Apple's update to Safari 5.1.4 patched a hefty 83 vulnerabilities in the company's browser, and its underlying WebKit framework.

Apple releases Safari 5.1.4

Apple on Monday released Safari 5.1.4, which contains a slew of fixes for the company's Web browser.

Google search domains to get HTTPS by default

The steady roll-out of SSL for the world's most popular websites continues with the news Google's global search domains will switch to HTTPS soon.

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.