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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Have some incorrect or outdated autofill entries in Chrome?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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Google to untrust WoSign and StartCom certificates

Following similar decisions by Mozilla and Apple, Google plans to reject new certificates issued by two certificate authorities because they violated industry rules and best practices.

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Mozilla plans to rejuvenate Firefox in 2017

Mozilla last week named its next-generation browser engine project and said it would add the new technology to Firefox next year.

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Mozilla promises a next-gen Firefox engine that will deliver huge improvements

Mozilla says the new Project Quantum engine at the heart of its Mozilla web browser will be "blazing fast," both for web browsing as well as apps.

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7 chronic browser bugs plaguing the web

From video glitches to memory leaks, today’s browser bugs are harder to pin down, even as they slow the web to a crawl

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Firefox to follow Chrome’s lead on Flash, PDFs

The company is working with Google Chromium projects for PDF and Flash capabilities in order to modernize its Firefox browser

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Where's the bottom for Microsoft's Internet Explorer?

Millions of users deserted Microsoft's browsers last month, adding to the collapse of the company's place in the browser world.

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Mozilla tests ad-blocking feature in Firefox

Mozilla today introduced three new test features for Firefox, including one that may foreshadow a more aggressive ad-blocking strategy by the developer.

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Mozilla slowly grants multi-process Firefox to more users

Mozilla today upgraded Firefox to version 49 and is expanding the pool of users who receive the multiple process browser.

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Opera's free, unlimited browser VPN is ready for secure surfing

Opera has migrated its free, unlimited VPN service to the stable version of its desktop browser, allowing you to surf anonymously and tap into content from other countries.

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