At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.
European carrier giant Telefonica, parent company of the UK's O2, has embraced WebRTC technology so its customers just need a browser to make calls. Too bad about Apple's Safari, though.
In Windows 10, Microsoft's browsers -- both IE and Spartan -- will get the tech Firefox uses to speed up Web-based games. And that's a challenge to Windows itself.
HTTP 2.0 is the standard's first new version in 16 years. In practice, the new standard will bring more privacy-protection encryption to the Web, too.
The popular news app isn't just for touchscreens anymore -- its new Web-based version makes it possible to catch up on your favorite topics from any device.
Reaching beyond laptops, phones and TVs, the World Wide Web Consortium is standardizing technology so browser-based apps can control your car.
It's unlikely to dethrone major names like Chrome and IE, but CEO Jon von Tetzchner hopes Vivaldi will attract power users who want a full-featured PC browser.
Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they are unencrypted, allowing all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.
If you are an avid online shopper, or you just enjoy looking at photos on social media, you should try the Imagus Web browser add-on.
A partnership with Verizon and other carriers is aimed at bringing the browser-based operating system to wealthy countries. But don't expect ordinary slab-of-glass phones.