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Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plug-ins get reprieve

Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plug-ins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.

By November 25, 2014

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Netflix plans to dump Silverlight for HTML5 streaming

Movie-rental service plans to switch its streaming over to the emerging video format as soon as three WC3 initiatives are complete.

By April 15, 2013

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Google drops plug-ins from Chrome Web Store results

Plug-ins like Silverlight and Google Earth will be harder to find in the Chrome Web Store as Google works to build a safer, faster Web browser.

By May 27, 2014

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Microsoft to patch critical holes in IE, Office, Silverlight

Next week's Patch Tuesday will see seven security fixes rolled out to fix holes in Internet Explorer, Office 2010, and Microsoft's Silverlight platform.

By March 8, 2013

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Firefox to block Silverlight and Java -- but not Flash

By default, people who want to use plug-ins with Mozilla's browser will have to manually enable them on each Web page. The reason: better security and performance.

By January 30, 2013

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Firefox to deactivate most plug-ins by default

The Aurora test version of Firefox won't load browser plug-ins, such as Silverlight and QuickTime, unless the user grants permission. Flash is the exception.

By September 25, 2013

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Google begins barring browser plug-ins from Chrome

Reliant on plug-ins like Silverlight, Unity, and Java? Make plans to move on or change browsers, because most plug-ins will be banned from Chrome in the next year.

By September 23, 2013

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Microsoft tries to polish Silverlight's future

Version 5 beta of Microsoft's browser plug-in is due at the Mix conference next week with major new features. But Silverlight vs. Adobe's Flash is yesterday's battle.

By April 6, 2011

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Microsoft: Speak up about Silverlight in Windows 8

Talking about Windows 8 last week and work on apps for the platform, Microsoft stayed mum about Silverlight. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley says the silence can only hurt.

By June 6, 2011

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Microsoft de-emphasizes Silverlight at Mix11

The software giant ramps up its support for HTML5 as the best way to create advanced graphics on the Web.

By April 12, 2011