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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Give Chrome for Android an ultra-modern makeover

Get a taste of the future with this easy-to-implement sneak peek at Google's latest Chrome for Android refresh.

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Google details how it will overturn encryption signals in Chrome

Google has fleshed out its plans to upend the way browsers warn users of insecure websites, spelling out gradual steps the company will take with Chrome.

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Google unites Chrome OS tools and EMM vendors for single console control

After integrating with VMware's Workspace ONE's UEM cloud portal last year, Google has now expanded the number of enterprise mobility management platforms IT managers can use to control Chrome OS devices.

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How ad-blocking works in Google’s Chrome browser

Google on Feb. 15 turned on the browser ad-blocking feature it's been talking about for a year. Here's how it works and why Google acted.

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Chrome 68 to condemn all unencrypted sites by summer

Google in July will start inserting a 'not secure' label in the address bar of every website that uses HTTP connections between its servers and users.

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Think you know web browsers? Take this quiz and prove it.

The browser isn't as glamorous as it used to be, but it's still among the most powerful and reliable tools of the Information Age. On the 25th anniversary of Mosaic – remember that? – take our quiz on the history and technology of...

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Google slips Chrome stub into Microsoft's app store

It tried to plant an installer for the Chrome browser but was quickly booted from the store. A Chrome engineer complained that Microsoft 'denies Chrome the tools it needs to protect users' to explain the maneuver.

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Chrome to block ads in February

Sites will have to pay an ad coalition to evade a blockade by the world's most popular browser.

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Reality check: Can you use a Chromebook for work?

Some fresh perspective on a Chromebook's capabilities for professionals.

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7 reasons Chrome OS computers are ideal for enterprises

New data shows Chrome OS on target to become the No. 2 operating system among PCs. Is it time for your business to replace Windows or macOS devices with Chromebooks?

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Sounds of Silence: What's coming to Google Chrome in 2018

When Chrome 64 is released in late January 2018, it will largely mark the end of auto-playing audio on websites.

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Google squeezes Symantec until it certs

Beginning with Chrome 66, Google will remove trust for Symantec-issued certificates issued before June 1, 2016.

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The smarter way to search on Android

Find what you need faster and more effectively with this handy Android search hack.

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VMware partners with Google to manage Chrome devices

VMware's AirWatch subsidiary is joining with Google to enable enterprise-wide management of all Chrome devices via a single cloud portal.

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2 handy yet hidden Chromebook security features

Chromebook security gets simpler with these ultra-useful but off-the-beaten-path options.

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Chrome bug that lets sites secretly record audio and video is not a flaw Google says

Pay close attention to what permissions you grant websites as you can't depend on the red recording indicator on a Chrome tab to alert you that a site is recording audio and video.

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VPNs on a Chromebook: a scorecard of VPN providers

Interested in using a VPN on a Chromebook? Here is a scorecard of VPN providers that do and do not support Chrome OS.

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Triple your privacy with a Chromebook and two VPNs

In response to privacy invasions by internet service providers, a Chromebook and two VPNs should offer great security, privacy and anonymity.

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Defensive Computing for email attachments

Email attachments are the modern Trojan Horse and need to be treated as such.

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