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A revision to the HTTP standard that governs the way Web pages load has been approved. Faster pages are nice, but in practice encryption is likely to improve.
Google is saying goodbye to SPDY, with the internet giant planning to retire its support for the non-standard web protocol in 2016, in favour of supporting HTTP/2 in Chrome.
Another day, another zero-day exploit in Flash Player. How do you protect yourself from Flash-based attacks? Disable Flash except on sites where you explicitly allow it. Good news: This feature is built into IE and can be enabled with two clicks.
A security researcher disclosed Monday over 99 percent of About.com's topic links and domains are vulnerable to open XSS and Iframe Injection (XFS) attacks.
In the United States and Mexico on a PC, it will be easy, but otherwise it can be a bit tricky.
Opera co-founder Jon von Tetzchner unveils a new browser built for power users - the 'geeks' and 'nerds'.
Microsoft's new 'Spartan' browser will include support for extensions at some point, Microsoft officials have confirmed.
Microsoft has revealed a few new tidbits about Spartan, its new 'modern' browser for Windows 10, and its relationship with IE.
Microsoft will show off Windows 10 mobile and touch-first Office for Windows at its January 21 Windows 10 event, but the first mobile preview isn't likely until February.
Mozilla has ramped up its geolocation service in the latest version of its Firefox browser, released on January 13, with version 35.0 able to share mobile device Wi-Fi and cellular signals for improved geolocation functionality.
Microsoft's new browser, part of its Windows 10 platform, may include Cortana integration, digital-inking support and grouped tabbing, according to new leaks.
On the first day of each month, two widely quoted analytics companies publish detailed charts purporting to account for worldwide browser and operating system usage. In recent months, their numbers have been comically erratic. Is it time to retire these inaccurate reports?
Microsoft is planning to roll out a new browser when it debuts Windows 10, according to sources. But IE isn't going completely away.
After a decade, have the browser wars finally ended? My review of what's new for Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Opera says yes.
Microsoft is no longer legally required to remind Windows users in the European Union that they have a choice of browsers beyond IE, as has been the case for the past five years.
As Facebook prepares to launch its massive IPO, it's a good time to look at the late 90s to see what people thought were good investments.
Is there more to Pinterest than cupcakes and pouting girls?
Many new desktops default a single window that takes up the whole screen. The latest developer build of Google’s Chrome OS goes back to multiple windows.
An exhibition in the UK explores the history of the internet, from the creation of ARPANET in the late 1960s through to its possible future uses, such as the Internet of Things.
The chances are, if you surfed the Web on April 1, you may have been duped by a prank or two. Here are the best of the day.
There is some seriously creepy software floating around on the Internet for iPad, iPhone, Android and PC.
What better way to welcome back coworkers from an extended vacation than an amusing practical joke?
Take some NASA videos, keen eyes, and Internet input - plus Photoshop and YouTube - and you've got a raging conspiracy theory.
The festival for geeks in Austin, Tx proved to be a great place to socialize and see the next generation of tech gear and new concepts for the Internet.
If you're looking for unique Google search tips, you've come to the right place. These are 10 Google search secrets that not even some of the most astute searchers are aware of!
Want to install Unfriend Finder for Google Chrome? Here's how.
Want to install Unfriend Finder for Mozilla Firefox? Here's how.
The newly released Chrome for Android beta is a full port of the Chrome browser for desktop operating systems and is intended to eventually replace the built-in Android browser.
Censorship acts like SOPA have rocked the foundations of the Internet community, and now thanks to Wednesday's blackout collaboration more people are aware of the dangers of this legislation. However, people also like to make light of a bad situation, and this selection of memes is the proof.
Wednesday 18th January 2012: The day where the web went dark in protest of the SOPA, PROTECT-IP and OPEN bills, presently in Congress.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman reiterates remarks made at the recent South by Southwest conference about the future of the Web. Hoffman describes the history of Web 1.0 and 2.0 and then discusses his version of "Web 3.0," which he says will be centered around data entered in applications by virtually everyone who uses the Web.
"Content distribution has reached a scale that simply doesn't work," says Van Jacobson. The scientist and research fellow at Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center talks to ZDNet's Sumi Das about Content-Centric Networking (CCN) a new technology he's developed that could make content distribution on the Net more efficient.
Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Neville Roy Singham, Founder of Thoughtworks, makes a case for why the core values of the Internet, including freedom of press, are at risk in the wake of the WikiLeaks revelations.
Looking at file size, network congestion
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff talks about the consumerization of the Internet at the Gartner ITxpo in Orlando. Benioff says the software industry needs to work harder and make transformations faster to keep pace with the changing needs of a younger generation entering the workforce.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel VP Renee James unveils a new MeeGo tablet and smart TV, both running the company's Atom processor. MeeGo is an open-source software project targeting Intel customers looking to add their customized interface to Internet-enabled devices.
At the Summit at Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif., Tony Perkins, founder of AlwaysOn, moderates a discussion about the state of journalism in the Digital Age with Michael Arrington of TechCrunch, Quentin Hardy of Forbes, and Robert Scoble of Scobelizer. They discuss how Apple's iPad could bring back long-form journalism because of its design.