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Facebook makes its first browser API contribution

Facebook makes its first browser API contribution

Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to the browser,
How to Install Google Chrome’s Experimental Reader Mode

How to Install Google Chrome’s Experimental Reader Mode

For people who hate ads, auto-play videos, and busy web pages, we’ve got some good news: Google Chrome is adding a reader mode.
Google bans embedded in-app sign-ins to curb phishing attacks

Google bans embedded in-app sign-ins to curb phishing attacks

Google is taking a big step to fight phishing attempts on its users. In a post on the company’s security blog, Google’s Product Manager of Account Security Jonathan Skelker announced that the search
Which Browser Engine Powers Your Web Browsing—And Why Does It Matter?

Which Browser Engine Powers Your Web Browsing—And Why Does It Matter?

As you might have heard, Microsoft is rebuilding Edge from the ground up, this time using the Chromium code that also underpins Google Chrome. Essentially it’s a switch to a different browser
How to Beta Test Microsoft’s New Chromium-Based Edge Browser

How to Beta Test Microsoft’s New Chromium-Based Edge Browser

Microsoft has launched public testing for the newest version of its Edge web browser, which it built on top of Google’s “Chromium” open-source framework. Not only does this mean that Edge should
Here’s the first official preview of Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser

Here’s the first official preview of Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser

Microsoft today launched the first official version of its Edge browser with the Chromium engine for Windows 10. You can now download the first developer and canary builds here. The canary builds will
Mozilla’s free password manager, Firefox Lockbox, launches on Android

Mozilla’s free password manager, Firefox Lockbox, launches on Android

Mozilla’s free password manager designed for users of the Firefox web browser is today officially arriving on Android. The standalone app, called Firefox Lockbox, offers a simple if a bit basic way

Hackers conquer Tesla’s in-car web browser and win a Model 3

A pair of security researchers dominated Pwn2Own, the annual high-profile hacking contest, taking home $375,000 in prizes including a Tesla Model 3 — their reward for successfully exposing a
How to Block Autoplay Videos Using Firefox

How to Block Autoplay Videos Using Firefox

No one likes autoplay videos. A random assault of sound that you may or may not have come to see is rarely a pleasant surprise. This week, Firefox received an update that adds a new, robust tool for

Firefox is now a better iPad browser

Mozilla today announced a new iOS version of Firefox that has been specifically optimized for Apple’s iPad. Given the launch of the new iPad mini this week, that’s impeccable timing. It’s also an

Opera bakes VPN into latest browser release

The Opera web browser has long been a user-minded company and today the company continues that tradition by adding a VPN free of charge.
Firefox Send lets you send files up to 2.5GB with time and download limits

Firefox Send lets you send files up to 2.5GB with time and download limits

It was in "Test Pilot" before. Now it's live and offers more control.
Travel Back to 1990 With the Original World Wide Web Browser

Travel Back to 1990 With the Original World Wide Web Browser

The World Wide Web turns 30 this year, and to celebrate three decades of utter chaos and brilliance, CERN developers and designers have created a version of the original WorldWideWeb browser that can
Ubisoft and Mozilla team up to develop Clever-Commit, an AI coding assistant

Ubisoft and Mozilla team up to develop Clever-Commit, an AI coding assistant

Game developer Ubisoft today announced that it has partnered with Mozilla to develop Clever-Commit, an AI-based coding assistant that learns from your code base’s bug and regression data to analyze
The definitive Patreon reading guide

The definitive Patreon reading guide

At nearly six years old, Patreon has gone from startup to king of membership. Now an established leader in an industry that’s been flipped on its head, Patreon’s path has been anything but predictable
The web has grown up, but browsers haven’t. It’s time for a reboot

The web has grown up, but browsers haven’t. It’s time for a reboot

The web has changed a lot over the years, and so has the way we use it. The thing that hasn’t changed? The web browser, the tool every one of us depends on. Here's why it's well past time for new
Opera adds a free VPN to its Android browser app

Opera adds a free VPN to its Android browser app

Opera became the first browser-maker to bundle a VPN with its service, and now that effort is expanding to mobile. The company announced today that its Android browser app will begin offering a free
Firefox Will Soon Free You From Autoplay Hell

Firefox Will Soon Free You From Autoplay Hell

Few things are more annoying when surfing the internet than some random video autoplaying in one of your 10,000 open tabs. Thankfully, Firefox users will finally be able to automatically disable
Mozilla streamlines Firefox tracker blocking controls

Mozilla streamlines Firefox tracker blocking controls

Mozilla has rolled out what it bills as enhanced and simplified controls for Firefox users to manage how they block trackers. An update to its browser software, released today, offers a redesigned

Mozilla gets a new CFO

Mozilla, the not-for-profit behind the Firefox browser and other open-source projects, today announced that it has hired Roxi Wen, the former CFO of display manufacturer Elo Touch Solutions, as its