Speed kills and the race is on to cook up the most stable and fastest browser around. That situation means innovation abounds. Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox are No. 1 and No. 2 in market share, but Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are also pushing the field. Toss in smaller players like Opera, which does better on mobile platforms than the PC, and these are interesting times.
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Are adware companies offering lucrative deals to acquire popular Chrome extensions -- and the trust of an extension's users?
All web browsers are not created equal. Each of the top six browsers has a unique killer feature.
A new data compression feature for Chrome on Android and iOS sends all HTTP data through a Google-run proxy
This week's Google Chrome update added some significant new features to its Windows 8 mode, effectively turning the browser into a stripped-down version of Chrome OS, with its own taskbar and window-management tools. But who's it for, really?
The Pirate Bay is working on a "browser-like" app and a fake domain name system that will turn users' PCs into distributed web hosts.
These days, every major browser developer pushes automatic updates to its user base. So why are so many people still using out-of-date browsers?
If you're curious about which computing platforms are most popular, you can take your pick of two separate independent data sources. What's the difference between the two, and why are some of their numbers so far out of sync?
Developers who write extensions for Chrome are on notice. Keep it simple, or risk getting kicked out of the Chrome Web Store. But what's the real reason for the sudden crackdown? Evidence suggests shady ad networks are Google's real target.
Virtual face-to-face collaboration is changing the way we work according to a new report.
Opera has rolled out a new version Coast, its tab-less, URL bar-free browser for the iPad.
Apple's Mavericks 10.9.1 delivers further improvements to its Mail client for Gmail users and some important security fixes for flaws in Safari.
Google's App Launcher for Macs arrive to support the company's new breed of Chrome apps.
Get "online" without a data connection via SMS with the browser by Bangalore-based startup, Innoz.in, which seeks to connect the unconnected poor with featurephones to the information riches of the Web.
Opera's side project of creating a social/blogging community in the face of competition from Facebook and WordPress has come to an abrupt close, with the company telling users they should go to these services instead.
The Chinese Internet giant will roll out its search engine and other products for the Thai market, which is among its overseas expansion priorities that also includes Indonesia, Brazil and Egypt.