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Spotlight: Only 10 sites on Chrome will run Adobe's Flash Player, according to Google's new plan

According to CIO, Google is setting its sights on making HTML5 the standard on Chrome by the end of the year, excepting 10 sites that will run Adobe's Flash Player.

Dropbox follows Chrome, ends support for Windows XP in August

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.

Chrome support ends for Windows XP and Vista, older versions of Apple OS X

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. 

Spotlight: Chrome aims for top spot as Microsoft hemorrhages Web browser users

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.

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.