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Goodbye Internet Explorer: Microsoft finally retires the ailing web browser after 27 years
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Goodbye Internet Explorer: Microsoft finally retires the ailing web browser after 27 years

June 15 will be remembered from now on as the day when Microsoft finally pulled the plug on Internet Explorer, an iconic web browser which was very divisive among users. Microsoft is relying on Edge, its latest browser to take on Chrome and bring back Microsoft’s glory days.

Govt. of India issues high-severity warning for Google Chrome & Firefox users, here’s how to stay safe
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Govt. of India issues high-severity warning for Google Chrome & Firefox users, here’s how to stay safe

CERT-In has flagged certain versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to be severely vulnerable to hackers and malicious programmes. There is, however, a very simple way to keep themselves safe and protected.

Google rolls security update for Chrome, fixes zero-day exploit in V8 JavaScript engine
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Google rolls security update for Chrome, fixes zero-day exploit in V8 JavaScript engine

Google says that the Stable channel has been updated to 91.0.4472.164 for Windows, Mac and Linux which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.

Google delays blocking of third-part cookies on Chrome web browser until late 2023
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Google delays blocking of third-part cookies on Chrome web browser until late 2023

Google aims to have the new technology available by the end of 2022 for developers to start adopting.

Google offers UK regulators role in phasing out ad-tracking tech from Chrome browser
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Google offers UK regulators role in phasing out ad-tracking tech from Chrome browser

The UK competition watchdog has been investigating Google’s proposals to remove so-called third-party cookies over concerns they would undermine digital ad competition.

YouTube.com can now be installed as Progressive Web App: All you need to know
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YouTube.com can now be installed as Progressive Web App: All you need to know

As per Google, PWAs are responsive as they fit any form factor, be it a desktop, mobile, or tablet.

Google, Microsoft working on dark mode update for Chrome to deliver a complete dark experience
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Google, Microsoft working on dark mode update for Chrome to deliver a complete dark experience

The upcoming update will introduce a dark theme to more elements including the scrollbars.

Google Chrome updates lazy-loading feature to reduce image quality threshold and save data
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Google Chrome updates lazy-loading feature to reduce image quality threshold and save data

The changes have been backported till Chrome 79, so the users of older versions can also access the feature.

Microsoft and Google team up to make Windows Spellcheck for Chrome and Edge
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Microsoft and Google team up to make Windows Spellcheck for Chrome and Edge

Microsoft announced that the new spellcheck experience will be made available to the users of Windows 8.1 and above.

Google fixes critical security issue in Chrome, recommends that users update immediately
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Google fixes critical security issue in Chrome, recommends that users update immediately

Users can head to Help>About Google Chrome to verify that they're on the latest version.

Google cutting web cookies, ending lucrative tracking tool for advertisers
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Google cutting web cookies, ending lucrative tracking tool for advertisers

Google's plan is to restrict advertising software companies and other organizations from connecting their browser cookies to websites they do not operate.

Google reportedly being accused of monitoring its employees via a spy tool to stifle dissent
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Google reportedly being accused of monitoring its employees via a spy tool to stifle dissent

Google has been accused to have a team within the company which is creating a custom Chrome tool.

Chrome 77 update lets you send web pages to other devices across multiple platforms
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Chrome 77 update lets you send web pages to other devices across multiple platforms

The ‘Send this page’ feature in Chrome 77 lets you send links to devices logged into the browser

Google may soon roll out 'Password Checkup' feature for Chrome browser
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Google may soon roll out 'Password Checkup' feature for Chrome browser

Google has announced that the feature would become a default feature of Chrome browser.

Google is reportedly bringing dark mode to Chrome browser and ChromeOS
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Google is reportedly bringing dark mode to Chrome browser and ChromeOS

Chrome’s dark mode is currently not ready as there appears to be just one option for darkening.

Google is reportedly testing a play/pause button for the Chrome browser toolbar
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Google is reportedly testing a play/pause button for the Chrome browser toolbar

To access the feature you will need to download Chrome’s Development browser, Canary.

Dark mode on Google Chrome: Here’s how to enable it on Windows 10
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Dark mode on Google Chrome: Here’s how to enable it on Windows 10

Chrome 74 officially brings dark mode to Windows 10 with automatic switching.

Google Chrome on Android to soon get swipe gestures to navigate back and forth
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Google Chrome on Android to soon get swipe gestures to navigate back and forth

The swipe gesture navigate on Google Chrome have already existed for iOS.

Google Chrome's dark mode is now available on Mac: Here's how to enable it
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Google Chrome's dark mode is now available on Mac: Here's how to enable it

Google says that the dark theme for Windows will also be rolled out soon.

Developer confirms that Google Chrome will be getting a dark mode on Windows 10
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Developer confirms that Google Chrome will be getting a dark mode on Windows 10

The developer has confirmed that a dark mode is coming to the desktop version of Chrome.