Flash takes one more step into the sunset as Google confirms that non-important Flash content will soon be paused by default.
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.
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 patched a dozen high-risk vulnerabilities this week as part of a security update that fixed 43 security flaws in Chrome browser.
Google's Chromebook is seeing increasing use across enterprises as workers employ its versatility and simplicity for a wide range of tasks.
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.
The search giant plans to eventually propose its QUIC transport protocol to the IETF.
NPAPI is disabled by default on Chrome 42, with complete removal scheduled to happen by September 2015.
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Google has disabled 192 Chrome extensions that inject ads without being up-front about their activities.