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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 Oct. 15, 2013


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 Sep. 23, 2013


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 Nov. 21, 2013


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 Aug. 10, 2012


Google: We'll prove Native Client's worth on the Web

The technology to let browser programs run as fast as native software has plenty of challenges. Maybe Google's promotional effort next week will give it a needed boost.

By Nov. 29, 2011


Adobe vows 5 to 10 more years of Flash advances

Even as the company redirects efforts to HTML5 and narrows Flash's scope, Adobe is also promising investments in Flash for 5 to 10 years.

By Feb. 23, 2012


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 Sep. 24, 2013


Google building 3D into Native Client

NaCl started out as a mechanism for faster processing for Web applications. Now it's getting accelerated graphics abilities, too.

By Apr. 27, 2010


Google coding tool advances cloud computing

The developer kit is designed to ease use of its Native Client technology, which is at the vanguard of Google's cloud-computing effort.

By May. 13, 2010


Google to build Flash into Chrome browser

Google's browser will include Flash and update it automatically. In addition, Google is working with Adobe and Mozilla to improve plug-in technology overall.

By Mar. 30, 2010