Dropbox is joining the likes of Chrome and ending its support for Windows XP. The Dropbox desktop app will no longer be supported on Windows XP after August 29 of this year.
Google has released Chrome 50 and kept its promise to end support for Microsoft's Windows XP and Vista, along with older editions of Apple's OS X. For users of older operating systems, it's not just a matter of not keeping up with the browser Joneses but a matter of leaving systems that are much more vulnerable to attacks.
Microsoft's Web browser user share dropped from 57.4 percent in February 2015 to 44.8 percent in February 2016, a massive drop off that could signal the end of the company's dominance in that market.
Home-brewed algorithm by Google promises to compress Web pages more for faster loading times.
Microsoft's Edge browser has continued to shed market share in the last few months, though the imminent arrival of support for extensions may halt the slide.
Google has updated the Data Saver feature on its mobile Chrome browser on Android that could help cut down on data costs for enterprise users.
Its official: Google will be phasing out support for its Chrome browser on Windows XP, Windows Vista, OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, OS X 10.7 Lion, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion in April 2016.
Microsoft yesterday announced a few updates to Office Online, including the launch of an add-on designed to make it easier to access Office Online from the rival Google Chrome browser.
Google issued an ultimatum Wednesday to Symantec over bogus certificates: Provide a complete accounting of bogus certificates or risk having its Chrome browser issue warnings when users visit HTTPS-protected websites that use Symantec credentials, reported Ars Technica.
As part of a bid to further encourage website owners to switch to using encryption on their websites, the Google Chrome security team has announced that Chrome 46 will no longer display a warning for mixed content, which are Web pages that consist of both encrypted and non-encrypted content.