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Why full-Chromium Edge means end times for IE

Microsoft's decision to adopt the Chromium open-source code to power its Edge browser could mean a sooner-than-expected end to support for Internet Explorer.

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Google yanks option to restore Chrome's older UI; users decry 'ugly' new look

The move, which came after Google upgraded its popular browser to version 71 last month, prompted an outcry from users who hate the latest user interface.

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Top web browsers 2019: Microsoft needs to rebuild Edge before Edge disappears

Though Microsoft plans to revamp its Edge browser using Chrome's rendering and JavaScript engines, Windows 10's built-in browser is still bleeding users.

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How Microsoft lost the web

Through a series of missteps and outright neglect, Microsoft essentially handed over the fate of its web browser – and its ability to shape the online world – to rival Chrome. The white flag of surrender was raised this month.

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Brave browser goes 'full-Chromium' by adopting Google UI

The release of Brave 0.57 earlier this month culminates a UI swap that began in March.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla looks over users' shoulders, suggests tools and add-ons

The newest update to Firefox, version 64, includes a built-in recommendation system that points to specific browser add-ons users might want based on how they're surfing.

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With move to rebuild Edge atop Google's Chromium, Microsoft raises white flag in browser war

After watching its Edge browser bleed users, Microsoft this week gave up the ghost and said it will replace the browser's home-grown rendering engine with Blink, the engine that powers Google Chrome.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Chrome 71 for Windows, macOS and Linux goes after sites that deliver what the search giant calls "abusive experiences," and includes patches for 43 security flaws.

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How to replace Edge as the default browser in Windows 10 — and why you should

Just because Microsoft wants you to use the Edge browser doesn’t mean you have to. Here’s how to make Chrome, Firefox or another your primary browser in Windows 10.

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Mozilla's 2017 expenses grew twice the rate of revenue

Most of the Firefox browser-maker's $562M in revenue came from deals struck for the default search engine spot.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update.)

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Firefox adds in-browser notification of breached sites

Mozilla added the alert system to its browser as a way or warning users who visit a site that's reported a data breach.

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Chrome to hit sites dealing 'abusive experiences' with total ad blockade

Google's Chrome 71 browser, due out in early December, will target particularly onerous websites by blocking ads.

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Mozilla turns to new revenue streams from VPN, Amazon

The Firefox browser maker has teamed with Swiss firm ProtonVPN to offer VPN services to users; each company gets a cut of the revenues from those who sign up.

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Big browsers to pull support plug for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption protocols in early '20

TLS is the successor to the better-known SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption protocol; both are used to secure data communications between browsers and the destination server.

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Google deals with fallout over Chrome auto sign-in

The upcoming Chrome 70 will allow users to disable a controversial automatic sign-in that links log-ins of its services with the browser.

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Firefox calls it quits on antiquated Windows XP, Vista

Mozilla has ended browser security updates for the outdated versions of Windows; the only Top 5 browser still supporting Windows XP is Opera.

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Firefox to auto-block ad trackers

Mozilla’s browser will first target trackers that slow down page loading, then tackle cross-site trackers that follow users around the web.

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