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Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla launch speed test for browsers

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla launch speed test for browsers

Speedometer, a benchmarking tool browsers, has been updated to version 3.0. Remarkably, the companies behind the four most-used browsers are joining forces for the new release. The first version of Speedometer dates back to 2014 and was developed by Apple's WebKit team. Version 2.0 subsequently ... Read more

date3 months ago
Multiple browsers patch actively exploited zero-day

Multiple browsers patch actively exploited zero-day

Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Brave and Vivaldi web browsers are vulnerable to a zero-day exploit around the WebP image format. This vulnerability is reportedly already being actively exploited by hackers. Patches have since been implemented. Several web browsers are vulnerable to the very cr... Read more

date9 months ago
Firefox will support more third-party extensions in Android app

Firefox will support more third-party extensions in Android app

Firefox will open up its Android app to more personalization. This is possible because the web browser plans to provide support for a larger goup of add-ons. Firefox says its Android app will soon become the "only major Android browser that supports an open extension ecosystem." Users benefit f... Read more

date10 months ago
Firefox to end Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 support by September 2024

Firefox to end Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 support by September 2024

The popular browser Firefox promises to offer support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 until September 2024. Owner Mozilla thus already offers a more long-term support timeline than its competitors and Microsoft itself. In any case, the shelf life of these operating systems was overdue from Microsoft ba... Read more

date12 months ago
New data: Only two browsers have over 1 bln users in the world

New data: Only two browsers have over 1 bln users in the world

According to Atlas VPN, Apple's Safari web browser has more than one billion users. Google's Chrome is the only other browser with more than a billion users. Chrome, with roughly 3.4 billion users, still outnumbers Safari. It's vital to remember that these figures include both desktop and mobile... Read more

date2 years ago
Major browser developers partner up to improve interoperability

Major browser developers partner up to improve interoperability

Google, Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla are joining forces to improve web technology shared by browser platforms. To this end, the tech giants launched Interop 2022, a standard for web technology implementations. Over time, Interop 2022 should improve the interoperability of web apps in different b... Read more

date2 years ago
New browser-tracking hack defies standard defensive measures

New browser-tracking hack defies standard defensive measures

The hack works even when users flush caches or go incognito. For years, Intewrnet users have used a variety of tools to defend against websites tracking them. For example, they use anti-tracking browsing extensions, or they enable private or incognito browsing sessions, or they just clearing coo... Read more

date3 years ago
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