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Bigger, better 64-bit Chrome Web browser now available for Windows

August 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Like clockwork, Google has delivered its latest version of its Chrome Web browser for Linux, Mac, and Windows users, but it’s the 64-bit Windows users who will get the most from this latest upgrade: Chrome 37. Will Harris, a Google Software Engineer, blogged, “64-bit Chrome offers many benefits for speed, stability and security.” While 64-bit […]

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Tags: Business · Google · Internet · Network · Web browser

Six Clicks: The most useful Chrome extensions

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

As far as I’m concerned, Google Chrome Web browser is the best browser around. It’s faster than the others and it comes with a great collection of free extensions that makes it even more useful. Chrome, as Chromebooks prove, can be used as a universal interface for almost anything you need to do with a […]

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Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox Web browser, has been searching for a new CEO since Gary Kovacs, who came on-board in 2010, decided to leave almost a year ago. Mozilla has finally picked a new leader, former CTO Brendan Eich. With him comes change. Mozilla’s job number one will not be its Web […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Mozilla · Network · Operating System · SmartPhone · Web browser

Chrome OS security holes found, patched

March 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Linux is very secure. Google’s Linux-based Chrome OS, with its auto-updating and security sandboxing, is even more secure. But, neither is perfect. At Google’s own Pwnium hacking contest and HP Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, three new sets of security problems were found in Chrome OS… and then immediately patched. Chrome OS […]

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Tags: Business · Google · Infrastructure · Internet · Laptop · Linux · Network · Operating System · Security · Web browser

25 Years: How the Web began

March 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

When I was a young man, we had it rough. We used to have to get up out of the shoebox at twelve o’clock at night and lick the road clean with our tongue. We had two bits of cold gravel, worked twenty-four hours a day at mill for sixpence every four years, and when […]

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Tags: Internet · Network · Web browser · Web Services