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Mozilla wants to build web recommendation engine into Firefox

'Content Graph' will tap the Firefox user pool to fuel the content placed under, presumably, the browser's Forward button.

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Mozilla aims to combat the closed web by baking smart, open discovery into Firefox

Mozilla's Context Graph wants to help you find content on the web based on previous user experiences and how one page on the web relates to the other.

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Opera’s 4 standout features that make it competitive with Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

Small, scrappy Opera has always been a great browser, but with recent additions of ad-blocking, battery saving and more, it's bidding for big-time market share.

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Google is working to make every website viewable in VR

WebVR support is a work in progress for the Chromium project, which could one day change how we browse the Internet.

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Microsoft squanders browser dominance in record time

An estimated 33 million users deserted Microsoft's browsers last month, pushing the company's browser strategy closer to the edge of irrelevancy.

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Modern meetings: How to share your screen to your conference TV

Apple TV, Chromecast, and Miracast can take you some of the distance; AirParrot and Ditto a little further

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Which browser is best for battery life: We test Edge vs. Chrome vs. Opera vs. Firefox

It's a power struggle for the age of the web, as we test major browsers in a carefully controlled battery-rundown test. Which one will kill your laptop first? The answer's not as simple as you'd think.

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Apple starts test run of Safari 10

Apple has begun testing Safari 10 with developers running the 2014 and 2015 editions of macOS.

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Opera rebuts Microsoft claim that Edge eats less power

Opera Software today disputed Microsoft's claim that Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, consumes less power on a laptop than Opera's flagship.

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Microsoft plugs Edge browser as power miser

Microsoft yesterday claimed its own tests show that its Edge browser used 27% less power than Chrome, and 35% less than Firefox.

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Safari 10 to turn off Flash by default

Apple is driving another nail in the coffin of Adobe Flash by no longer telling websites that offer both Flash and HTML5 that the plug-in is installed on users' Macs.

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Multi-process Firefox project nears completion of first phase

Mozilla is nearing a production release of a multi-process Firefox that should offer better performance and stability.

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Firefox 47 adds more support for video copy protection

Mozilla today released Firefox 47, which sports multiple under-the-hood changes and an enhancement to the browser's synchronization service.

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Users abandon sinking Microsoft browser ship at record clip

Just one month after Microsoft ceded the No. 1 browser spot to rival Google, Internet Explorer and Edge hemorrhaged users at an astounding rate.

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DoppioJVM brings JVM apps to the browser

The project for running JVM code in a browser via JavaScript is still in beta

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10 things we love about the new Firefox browser

The good folks at Mozilla took their vanishing market share to heart and fought back with one of the most notably improved products I have seen in recent memory. Here are 10 things we love about Firefox.

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Why I switched back to Firefox

Remember when you ditched Firefox for Chrome and pinkie-swore you’d never go back? Yeah, me too. But recently I needed to test a web-based app in Firefox, so, with some hesitance, I took the plunge and installed it.

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SWIFT asks its customers to help it end a string of high-profile banking frauds

Financial transaction network SWIFT called on its customers Friday to help it end a string of high-profile banking frauds perpetrated using its network.

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