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August 27, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Bigger, better 64-bit Chrome Web browser now available for Windows

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

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 … Continue reading

March 24, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

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 … Continue reading

March 18, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Chrome OS security holes found, patched

Chrome OS security holes found, patched

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 … Continue reading