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The Mac maker is forcing users of older versions of the Flash Player plug-in to update in the name of security.
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.
The new beta of Google's browser also adds support for animated WebP images and an interface that lets Web apps vibrate the phone.
Apple's new plug-in manager in Safari allows for site-specific customization of plug-in behavior.
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.
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.
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.
The startup will be the streaming-music service for top music TV company Viacom, directly providing the tunes on MTV, CMT, and VH1 apps and websites.
Amazon Music is fine for Prime customers, but serious music lovers will want more.
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The streaming music service expands its Web API -- an developer toolbox and instruction set -- with smart music discovery capabilities from its Echo Nest takeover.