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With Mac Chrome beta, Google emphasizes speed, simplicity

Google released its 64-bit Chrome Windows first, but it's moving Mac users to the new version faster. The promise: a memory, security, and performance boost.

By August 29, 2014

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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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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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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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Google takes Chrome 64-bit for speed boost on Windows

New test versions of Google's browser catch up to a processor upgrade that began a decade ago. Google promises better speed, security, and stability.

By June 3, 2014

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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 paves over hole left by Chrome plug-in ban

Programmers who used plug-ins to invoke third-party software like password managers get a replacement technology built directly into Chrome 29.

By October 15, 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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Google's dilemma: A faster but fragmented Web?

A powerful new Google+ photo app embodies a sticky situation facing Web developers: embrace the Native Client tech for high-performance Web apps and risk sites that only work for Chrome users.

By September 24, 2013

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Chrome improves Flash sandboxing for Windows: 20 percent fewer crashes

With some fine-tuning in the way it sandboxes Flash, Google says that Chrome crashes have dropped significantly.

By August 10, 2012