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Chrome 49 to get speed boost with new compression algorithm

Home-brewed algorithm by Google promises to compress Web pages more for faster loading times.

Microsoft's Edge browser continues to shed market share

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 updates Data Saver for Chrome on Android to save up to 70% in data downloads

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.

Google to retire Chrome on XP, Vista and earlier OS X releases in April 2016

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 offers Office Online add-on for Chrome

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. 

Spotlight: Google issues ultimatum to Symantec over bogus certificates

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.

Chrome 46 loosens up on mixed content warnings

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.

Microsoft Edge loses grip on Windows 10

While Microsoft Edge saw a temporary boost with the launch of Windows 10 in July, its share of the browser market has slipped back down to around 12 percent, according to a new report from Quantcast.

Old bug causes Chrome browser to trip over malformed URL

A malformed URL is all it takes to crash the latest version of the Google Chrome browser. Due to the nature of the flaw, simply clicking on the link, pasting it into the address bar, or even hovering the mouse over it on a webpage can result in either the entire browser or the affected tab being killed.

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.