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Chrome to pause non-important Flash content by default

Flash takes one more step into the sunset as Google confirms that non-important Flash content will soon be paused by default.

Google puts a stop to dodgy installation of Chrome extensions

Google will disable inline installs of browser extensions linked to deceptive practices. The move is aimed at cracking down on developers who have abused a system Google offers for easy installation of Chrome extensions. 

With Windows 10, a new salvo in the browser wars

Windows 10 shipped this week and with it a bevy of new apps from Microsoft. Chief among them is a replacement for the long derided Internet Explorer in the form of Edge. While the update to the baked-in browser is widely seen as an upgrade, users have found that an upgrade to Windows 10 will disregard the previous version's default browser and automatically institute Edge as Web surfing go-to.

Google patches a dozen high-risk vulnerabilities in Chrome browser

Google patched a dozen high-risk vulnerabilities this week as part of a security update that fixed 43 security flaws in Chrome browser.

Are Google's Chromebooks a good fit for the enterprise?

Google's Chromebook is seeing increasing use across enterprises as workers employ its versatility and simplicity for a wide range of tasks.

Chrome to surpass Internet Explorer as enterprise browser of choice

Internet Explorer will finally lose its dominance in the enterprise this year, as Chrome will rise to the top of the browser-of-choice list.

Initial tests of QUIC protocol positive, says Google

The search giant plans to eventually propose its QUIC transport protocol to the IETF.

Newly released Chrome 42 now blocks Java, Flash extensions by default

NPAPI is disabled by default on Chrome 42, with complete removal scheduled to happen by September 2015.

News Scan: Rumors of Google acquisition of Twitter resurface; Google Chrome app could be stealing your personal info; More

The top news stories for April 9, 2015.

Google cracks down on ad injecting extensions in Chrome

Google has disabled 192 Chrome extensions that inject ads without being up-front about their activities.