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Microsoft Edge overtakes Safari as the world's second most popular browser
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Microsoft Edge overtakes Safari as the world's second most popular browser

Edge use could increase as more and more install Windows 11
4 May 2022
Microsoft's latest VPN-like feature brings added network privacy to Edge users
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Microsoft's latest VPN-like feature brings added network privacy to Edge users

The Microsoft Edge Secure Network feature is currently available in preview and offers similar data privacy protections to Apple's Private Relay tool
29 Apr 2022
Google adds "reject all" cookie buttons to appease EU regulators
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Google adds "reject all" cookie buttons to appease EU regulators

New banners will be applied to Search and YouTube in France before rolling out across Europe
22 Apr 2022
Google takes on bad extensions with new Chrome badges
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Google takes on bad extensions with new Chrome badges

Two new certifications labels aim to take the hassle of evaluating extensions away from users
21 Apr 2022
Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet
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Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet

The former Twitter CEO took to the platform he founded to express regret at the 'damaging' development of the internet
4 Apr 2022
Microsoft finally makes it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11
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Microsoft finally makes it easier to switch default browsers in Windows 11

Simple one-click operation to come via an update after criticism from rivals
30 Mar 2022
Google patches second Chrome browser zero-day of 2022
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Google patches second Chrome browser zero-day of 2022

Google acted quickly to secure against the type confusion vulnerability that was under active exploitation
28 Mar 2022
Apple reveals new business features across macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and Safari
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Apple reveals new business features across macOS, iOS, iPadOS, and Safari

Apple released updated versions for operating systems across its entire ecosystem, including some interesting new additions for businesses and develop…
15 Mar 2022
Microsoft revamps Office website for business and school users
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Microsoft revamps Office website for business and school users

Customers will see new personalization and content creation features this week
11 Mar 2022
Google says Chrome is now faster than Safari on Apple Silicon
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Google says Chrome is now faster than Safari on Apple Silicon

According to Apple's own benchmarks, Chrome 99 scored the highest out of any browser ever tested
8 Mar 2022
Mozilla patches two Firefox zero-day vulnerabilities
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vulnerability

Mozilla patches two Firefox zero-day vulnerabilities

Memory bugs fixed in Firefox desktop and mobile browsers along with Mozilla's Thunderbird client
8 Mar 2022
All major browsers assemble for the first time to improve web development
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All major browsers assemble for the first time to improve web development

Apple, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Google are working together to reduce the pain points developers run into when building experiences for multiple browse…
4 Mar 2022
Microsoft Edge poised to overtake Safari as second most popular desktop browser
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Microsoft Edge poised to overtake Safari as second most popular desktop browser

According to browser-tracking company GlobalStats, there's just a 0.3% gap between the two
22 Feb 2022
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
15 Feb 2022
Google Chrome update fixes zero-day under active exploitation
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Google Chrome update fixes zero-day under active exploitation

Google releases a fresh wave of patches for severe vulnerabilities that could facilitate code execution and system takeover via Google Chrome
15 Feb 2022
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
11 Feb 2022
What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?
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Network & Internet

What is HTTP error 400 and how do you fix it?

Tips and tricks to diagnose and debug a 400 Bad Request error
11 Feb 2022
How to take a screenshot in Chrome
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How to take a screenshot in Chrome

Chrome offers several ways to capture a screenshot, but extensions add even more features
11 Feb 2022
What is an ASPX file?
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What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed
26 Jan 2022
Safari bug lets websites track browsing activity and unique identifiers
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Safari bug lets websites track browsing activity and unique identifiers

The flaw, found in Apple's WebKit browser engine, affects Safari 15 on macOS and all browsers on iOS and iPadOS 15
18 Jan 2022
Mozilla suspends cryptocurrency donations following backlash
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cryptocurrencies

Mozilla suspends cryptocurrency donations following backlash

However, the option to donate bitcoin to the Mozilla Foundation might return in the future
7 Jan 2022
Russia blocks access to Tor in censorship push
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Russia blocks access to Tor in censorship push

The Russian government has blocked access to the project's website, and default Tor bridges are no longer working
9 Dec 2021
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
8 Dec 2021