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Google Chrome’s latest update on iOS brings improved security, the Discover feed and more

As part of a broader update to its Chrome web browser, Google announced today a handful new features coming to the latest build of Chrome on iOS....

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Firefox gets a privacy boost as Total Cookie Protection becomes the default for all users

While the ad tech industry tries to function in a less cookie-filled environment, browsers like Mozilla Firefox are jumping on the opportunity to...

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UK’s antitrust watchdog finally eyes action on Apple, Google mobile duopoly

The UK’s competition watchdog has published its final report on a comprehensive, year-long mobile ecosystem market study — cementing its...

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Chrome will now silence many of those annoying notification permission prompts on the web

Google today announced a set of new and updated security features for Chrome, almost all of which rely on machine learning (ML) models, as well as a...

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Report shows that Safari reaches one billion worldwide users, still behind Google Chrome

Based on a recent report, Apple’s Safari finally hit one billion users, becoming the second browser to hit the milestone, next to Google Chrome,...

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DDG has a tracker blocking carve-out linked to Microsoft contract

DuckDuckGo, the self-styled “internet privacy company” — which, for years, has built a brand around a claim of non-tracking web...

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Google Lens comes to Chrome for searching using images from webpages

Google has been working to better integrate its visual search tools from Google Lens into its browser to enable new types of searches that can...

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Apple, Google, and Microsoft team up on passwordless logins

The tech giants are working together to create sign-in technology that's more convenient and more secure.

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A diminished Firefox turns 100

Mozilla today launched version 100 of its Firefox browser. But the web has changed since it launched in 2002.

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These Android features will help protect your digital privacy

Android has come a long way in security and privacy. Here's how to help preserve your digital privacy while using your Android phone and tablet.

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DuckDuckGo launches Mac app in beta

DuckDuckGo has launched a beta version of their browser app for Mac and is planning an upcoming launch of a Windows version. The new Mac app comes...

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How Europe has expanded its bid to disrupt Big Tech

The European Union’s co-legislators reached political agreement on a major reform of digital competition rules late yesterday which will...

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Google brings a smarter search history page to Chrome

Google today announced a couple of updates to Chrome that bring, among other things, a new way to resume your past searches in the browser. This new...

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Mozilla is shutting down its VR web browser, Firefox Reality

A top VR web browser is closing down. Today, Mozilla announced it’s shutting down its Firefox Reality browser — the four-year-old browser...

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Island emerges from stealth with a new enterprise-focused web browser

The Chromium-based browser aims to support increasingly complex IT and security requirements of the enterprise.

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Apple releases iOS 15.3 with fix for ‘actively exploited’ iPhone flaw

Apple said the bug, if exploited, could lead to kernel code execution.

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MEPs back limits on Big Tech’s ability to set self-serving defaults

The European Parliament has agreed its negotiating position on draft legislation to put limits on how Big Tech can operate with the aim of rebooting...

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Mozilla expects to generate more than $500M in revenue this year

The Mozilla Foundation today released its financial report for 2020. As usual, this gives us a good picture of the organization’s financial...

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European Parliament’s IMCO backs limits on tech giants’ ability to run tracking ads

In what looks like bad news for adtech giants like Facebook and Google, MEPs in the European Parliament have voted for tougher restrictions on how...

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Firefox’s updated mobile browser promises less clutter, easier access to recent tasks

Alternative mobile browser Firefox today shipped its latest release for iOS and Android with an update aimed at helping users address common issues...

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Apple now lets you review more default apps like Phone, Messages, Photos and Safari

Apple finally put itself on equal footing with rivals by allowing users to rate and review its own, first-party apps for the first time this fall,...

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Charting a course through the internet’s ever-changing landscape

Google Chrome's Manifest V3 update is just one example of how startups that are innovating online could have the rug pulled out from under them...

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Google adds new ways to shop, like turning a website’s photos into shoppable products

Google today introduced new ways to shop through its platform, including both online and via its Google Search mobile app. In an update coming soon...

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Xayn launches a desktop version of its ad-free, privacy-safe search

Berlin-based Xayn, which as we reported last year is doing ad-free, personalized, privacy-safe search as an alternative to tracking and profiling...

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Microsoft’s Edge browser can now start up faster and put your tabs to sleep

At its annual Build conference today, Microsoft announced a couple of new features for version 91 of its Edge browser that, like so much at Build...

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So long, Internet Explorer, and your decades of security bugs

The countdown to June 2022 is on.

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Google unpauses privacy-focused changes to Chrome UA strings

Google is resuming work on reducing the granularity of information presented in user-agent strings on its Chrome browser, it said today —...

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Chrome now uses Duplex to fix your stolen passwords

Google announced a new feature for its Chrome browser today that alerts you when one of your passwords has been compromised and then helps you...

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