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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 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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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 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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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

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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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With 'Arctic Sea,' Google offers a Web-app boost

Google releases the first developer version of its Native Client software to give Web apps the speed of native apps. It wants programmers to try it out, and Adobe looks interested.

By February 18, 2011