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Mozilla and Qualcomm are bringing a native version of Firefox to Windows 10 on ARM

Microsoft is working with Google to bring a native ARM64 version of Chrome to Windows 10 on ARM and as Mozilla announced today, it, too, is working on bringing a native version of Firefox to Windows 10 on ARM. The organization is doing so in cooperation with Qualcomm. Typically, to make any Windows 10 application ...

Microsoft Edge goes Chromium

The rumors were true: Microsoft Edge is moving to the open-source Chromium platform, the same platform that powers Google’s Chrome browser. And once that is done, Microsoft is bringing Edge to macOS, too. In addition, Microsoft is decoupling Edge from the Windows update process to offer a faster update cadence — and with that, it’ll ...

Microsoft’s next browser might be based on Chromium

12.04.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Remember the browser wars? In 1995, Microsoft launched Internet Explorer and started bundling it with Windows in order to ****** away market share from the then-dominant browser, Netscape. It worked — in the early naughts, all everyone ever use... ...

Google Chrome will warn you before you fall for a phone subscription scam

11.09.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Found yourself subscribed to a shady ringtone service? Even though it's 2018? Google Chrome will soon stop you from falling into that trap. In an upcoming version of Chrome, the browser will throw up a warning page when it suspects users could be unw... ...

Chrome adds new security features to stop mobile subscription scams

Google today announced that Chrome will soon get a new feature that aims to stop mobile subscription scams. Those are the kind of sites that ask you for your phone number and that then, unbeknownst to you, sign you up for a mobile subscription that’s billed through your carrier. Starting with the launch of Chrome ...

Google tweaks Android licensing terms in Europe to allow Google app unbundling — for a fee

Google has announced changes to the licensing model for its Android mobile operating system in Europe,  including introducing a fee for licensing some of its own brand apps, saying it’s doing so to comply with a major European antitrust ruling this summer. In July the region’s antitrust regulators hit Google with a recordbreaking $5BN fine for ...

Google wants to make Chrome extensions safer

Google today announced a number of upcoming changes to how Chrome will handle extensions that request a lot of permissions, as well as new requirements for developers who want to publish their extensions in the Chrome Web Store. It’s no secret that no matter which browser you use, extensions are one of the main vectors ...

Chrome 70 will let you opt-out of Google’s controversial automatic sign-in feature

09.26.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

We can all breathe easy now. Google says it will let users of its Chrome web browser opt-out of the controversial automatic login feature that debuted earlier this month. Chrome had historically let users decide whether they wanted to log into the br... ...

Why experts are freaking out over the new way Google Chrome sign-in works

09.24.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

The internet has erupted over Google’s latest Chrome release — and not in a good way. With an updated user interface, enhanced password manager, and a slew of other updates, you would assume the latest version of Google’s popular we... ...