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Windows 10 Build 15007 boosts Edge browser

The preview release of Build 15007 also features UWP and Bluetooth improvements, and it fixes several bugs

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Microsoft’s browsers may have hit rock bottom

Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge browsers may be near the bottom of their unprecedented crash in user share.

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Mozilla to scrap Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista in 2017

Mozilla plans to end support for its Firefox browser running on Windows XP and Windows Vista sometime in 2017.

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Firefox's ready to supercharge browser speed with major multi-process push

Mozilla is aiming to roll out multi-process Firefox to even more users in January.

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How to replace 5 major Yahoo services and delete your Yahoo account

Yahoo users have 1 billion more reasons to switch another major hack. Here's how to replace major Yahoo services with rivals and delete your Yahoo account.

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Microsoft Edge will give you the option to block Flash where you want

Microsoft said it will take a harsher stance towards Adobe Flash, with a roadmap towards replacing it with HTML5 content and allowing users to block Flash entirely from specific sites.

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macOS: uBlock Origin comes to Safari

One of the most popular ad blockers is now available for Apple’s Safari browser on the Mac.

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Contrary to reports, Chrome 55 continues to render Flash

Google has released Chrome 55, but contrary to reports the browser has not yet begun to block content rendered by Adobe's Flash Player.

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Chrome 55 pushes Flash into the background

Chrome 55 is here with the promise of defaulting to HTML5 instead of Flash for most of the web—though as far as we can tell that's not quite the case.

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Chrome bug triggered errors on websites using Symantec SSL certificates

A bug in the Chrome browser caused security errors to be shown to users when trying to access HTTPS-enabled websites using Symantec SSL certificates.

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Mozilla's revenue jumps 28% in first full year of Yahoo search deal

Mozilla reported that revenue for 2015 was up 28% over the year before, the largest increase in three years.

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Firefox recovers from near-death experience

Mozilla's Firefox backed further from the brink last month, and Mac owners continued to abandon Apple's Safari, new data showed.

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How to clear unwanted autofill entries in Google Chrome

Have some incorrect or outdated autofill entries in Chrome? Here's some tips on getting rid of them.

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Web developers get their own browser

Blisk draws on Google's Chromium with tools for developing, debugging, and testing websites

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Best bookmark managers for Google Chrome

Tiny Bookmarks and Popup My Bookmarks win test of seven popup bookmark managers.

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Google punishes web backsliders in Chrome

Google said it will deal with website recidivists that have dodged the company's punishments for spreading malware and spawning email scams.

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Web of Trust browser extensions yanked after proving untrustworthy

Mozilla decided to pull the Web of Trust add-on from its catalog, and the company behind the extension quickly pulled its software off of other browser platforms as well.

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Another 40M bolt from Microsoft's browsers

Microsoft's browsers hemorrhaged another 40 million users last month, according to analytics vendor Net Applications.

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