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Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome
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 Google is planning to add an ad blocker to Chrome, its web browser, and to possibly turn it on by default for all users. That seems counterintuitive for a company that makes the majority of its revenue (read: all the mo [...]
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Google Earth for Chrome & Android gets upgraded with guided tours, more discovery features
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 As reported earlier this month, Google today has unveiled its new vision for Google Earth, the software that combines satellite imagery, topographic maps and 3D cities, to help you better visualize the planet. The comp [...]
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Google launches a dedicated home for Chrome WebVR experiences
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 Today, Google made some WebVR updates to Chrome, adding support for Cardboard while also building a home for all of its online VR web content. WebVR Experiments is a bit of a storefront for online VR experiences, albe [...]
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Google open-sources Chrome for iOS
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 Google today announced that the code for Chrome for iOS is now part of its Chromium open source project. On iOS, Chrome has to use Apple’s WebKit rendering engine instead of Google’s own Blink engine. Becau [...]
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Google’s bug bounty program pays out $3 million, mostly for Android and Chrome exploits
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 If you’re willing to hunt for flaws within its vast array of software and services, Google’s happy to pay up. Over the course of its 2016 Vulnerability Rewards Program, the company paid out $3 millionR [...]
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Google introduces WebVR API to latest Chrome beta on Android
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 Today in a blog post, Google shared that the latest beta of Chrome for Android has adopted the WebVR API which will allow users to enjoy online content through Chrome with a VR headset. Introducing the WebVR API in Chro [...]
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Google says there are now 2 billion active Chrome installs
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 Google is hosting its Chrome Dev Summit today. There hasn’t been a lot of news out of the event, but one number that stood out in today’s keynote by Chrome Engineering VP Darin Fisher was that there are now [...]
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Google makes Chrome 15% faster on Windows
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 Google is currently making a concerted effort to make its Chrome browser faster and leaner. The company announced a project to bring down memory usage earlier this month, for example. But it also quietly started work on [...]
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Google pollutes new Chrome tabs with ‘article suggestions’ – here’s how to disable them
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 You know what people love? When you take something familiar and useful and replace it with content “for you” that you actually didn’t ask for. That’s one of the more visible changes in the latest [...]
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