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Blink-WebKit split endangers some browser features

Developers may have to adapt to browsers that lose features, such as CSS Variables, as Google and Apple part ways in browser development.

By April 8, 2013

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WebKit fracture puts a pinch on open-source browser efforts

With Google concentrating on its own Blink, Apple is tightening the WebKit browser engine code base. That'll limit other projects seeking to customize the browser.

By April 5, 2013

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Google parts ways with Apple over WebKit, launches Blink

Both Chrome and Safari will move faster when uncoupled from each other, Google argues. But it's not just about technology: Social issues also factored into the schism.

By April 3, 2013

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Opera overhaul: WebKit-based Android browser due Q2

Opera reveals that the radically overhauled browser works on Gingerbread, gets "Off-road Mode" for bad networks, adds a content discovery tool, and will ship in the first half of the year.

By February 26, 2013

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Opera cuts staff in WebKit-related restructuring

The Norwegian browser maker cut 91 jobs, some through a voluntary severance program, as part of its embrace of the open-source WebKit browser engine also used in Apple Safari and Google Chrome.

By February 18, 2013

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JavaScript expert: WebKit, get your bug-ridden house in order

Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.

By February 14, 2013

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Opera embraces WebKit in browser brain transplant

The Norwegian software company plans to throw its weight behind the browser engine used by Google and Apple this year instead of developing its own.

By February 13, 2013

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Mozilla under fire: 10 questions for the next CEO

Whoever becomes Mozilla's permanent boss must figure out how to promote the Firefox technology, decide whether reliance on Google is a good thing, and set the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.

By June 13, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: Fighting for Firefox

There's nothing quite like Mozilla in the tech world. Over a 16-year history, it's combined a do-good philosophical ethos with Silicon Valley competitiveness. Here's its history.

By June 13, 2014

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

By June 11, 2014