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Google confirms a new Chromebook Pixel

Google says it is working on an update to the top-of-the-line Chromebook Pixel, which is scheduled to arrive "soon." 

Google bakes new bookmarks manager into Chrome beta

Google has introduced a new graphical bookmarks manager into Chrome Beta, which means that it could appear in the stable version of Chrome as early as late-December.

Google updates experimental password generator in Chrome browser

Google has updated an experimental password generator for the Chrome browser, though it is not clear if it will make its way into a stable release.

Chrome ditches 30-year-old tech for sharper text on Windows

Google Chrome team finally gets LCD-friendly DirectWrite API working for sharper font rendering.

Google finally addresses battery-eating bug in Chrome

Google has finally responded to a bug in Chrome for Windows that has been quietly zapping up the battery life of some laptops for years.

Google tries again with over 20 new Intel-powered Chromebook models

Google this week took the wraps off a lineup of more than 20 new Chromebook devices that are powered by Intel microprocessors, a remarkable increase from just four Intel-powered models late last year.

Google fixes security flaws in Chrome before hacking competition

The fixes occurred even before the beginning of the Pwn2Own hacking competition held in Vancouver this week.

Automatic update function in Chrome extensions exploited to spread adware

Spammers target Chrome extensions as a means to inject adware onto the computers of unsuspecting users. As reported by  Computerworld, at least two developers who sold their extensions have seen adware code being added to their formally legitimate plug-ins.

Google to allow only Windows Chrome extensions from official Web Store

Starting in January, users of the Chrome browser on Windows will no longer be able to load extensions from sources other than the official Chrome Web Store. 

Google Chrome for Android adds new touch gestures

Google is introducing a new version of its Chrome browser for Android, adding new touch gestures letting users more quickly navigate open tabs and access the menu.