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Upstart Russian browser strips down to take on Google

Taking on the tech industry's biggest companies might seem a fool's errand, but Russia's Yandex has reason to think its Web browser has a chance challenging Chrome.

By May 21, 2015

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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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Microsoft nabs a Web win, in a tiff over touchscreens and mice

Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology that lets mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.

By March 26, 2015

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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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​Google leaves most Android users exposed to hackers

An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which around 60 percent of all Android users rely on.

By January 24, 2015

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Microsoft's 'Spartan' browser is shaping up, leaks show

The new browser, part of the Windows 10 platform, may include Cortana integration, digital-inking support and grouped tabbing, according to sources.

By January 9, 2015

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Microsoft may be creating entirely new browser with Windows 10

The software giant is planning to roll out a new browser when it debuts Windows 10, according to sources. But IE isn't going completely away.

By December 29, 2014

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Opera Mini 9 browser squeezes video down to size for iOS

Opera Software's newest browser for Apple's mobile OS incorporates a data-compression feature to cut down on video problems. It's also tuned for new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.

By November 6, 2014

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Safari 8 browser on Yosemite shows major speed boost

On the latest Mac OS, Apple's browser vaults past Firefox and Chrome on some tests. The browser performance race means a more sophisticated Web for us all.

By October 20, 2014

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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