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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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Plug-ins give Photoshop support for Google's WebP image format

Web developers and graphic artists who want to try the data-saving graphics format now have two choices of open-source plug-ins for Photoshop.

By June 25, 2013

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Chrome beta disses plug-ins, speeds tapping on Android

The new beta of Google's browser also adds support for animated WebP images and an interface that lets Web apps vibrate the phone.

By November 21, 2013

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Google promises speed, security with 64-bit Chrome on Windows

The newest Chrome for Windows is faster at some tasks, better at thwarting attacks, and renders fonts better. The 64-bit Chrome for Mac still is a work in progress, though.

By August 26, 2014

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IE on Android or iOS? Not in Microsoft's current vision

A cross-platform push may be on at "cloud first/mobile first" Microsoft, but for now Internet Explorer isn't a product the company plans to make available for its mobile OS rivals.

By August 15, 2014

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Microsoft: The Web is better without plug-ins

Why ditch plug-ins such as Flash Player and Silverlight? Microsoft's list: Battery life, security, privacy, and support for mobile devices.

By January 31, 2012

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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Facebook "back up to 100 per cent" after half-hour outage

"Something went wrong," a message on the social network told would-be visitors. "We resolved the issue quickly," the company says.

By June 19, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Beyond JavaScript, 3 ways Eich changed the Web

Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.

By June 14, 2014