Slashdot Items Tagged "browser"

Date / Time Story
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:00PM Mosaic, the First HTML Browser That Could Display Images Alongside Text, Turns 25
Monday April 23, 2018 @03:27PM Google Is Testing a New Chrome UI
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:52PM Are Widescreen Laptops Dumb?
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:59PM LinkedIn's AutoFill Plugin Could Leak user Data, Secret Fix Failed
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:46PM Millions of Chrome Users Have Installed Malware Posing as Ad Blockers
Friday April 13, 2018 @10:42AM Google Chrome To Boost User Privacy by Improving Cookies Handling Procedure
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:45PM Facebook's Privacy Fixes Have Broken Tinder
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:39PM Mozilla Working On In-Page Popup Blocker For Firefox
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @12:23PM Firefox 59, 'By Far the Biggest Update Since Firefox 1.0', Arrives With Faster Page Loads and Improved Private Browsing
Monday February 26, 2018 @02:53PM Mozilla Removes Individual Cookie Management in Firefox 60
Monday February 19, 2018 @05:06PM Chrome 64 Now Trims Messy Links When You Share Them
Friday February 16, 2018 @10:42AM Google Exposes How Malicious Sites Can Exploit Microsoft Edge
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @09:50AM Google's Chrome Ad Blocking Arrives Tomorrow
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @10:51AM Scammers Use Download Bombs To Freeze Chrome Browsers on Shady Sites
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @12:48PM A Bug in Browser Extension Grammarly, Now Patched, Could Have Allowed an Attacker To Read Everything Users Wrote Online
Friday February 02, 2018 @11:06AM Firefox 59 Will Stop Websites Snooping on Where You've Just Been
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @02:00PM Google Chrome To Feature Built-In Image Lazy Loading
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:21PM PSA: Google Chrome Now Lets You Permanently Mute Websites That Autoplay Videos
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:17PM Chrome 64 Released With Stronger Popup Blocker, Spectre Mitigations
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @02:08PM Mozilla Restricts All New Firefox Features To HTTPS Only
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:20PM Mozilla Tests Firefox 'Tab Warming'
Thursday January 04, 2018 @12:45PM Opinion: Chrome is Turning Into the New Internet Explorer 6
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @02:46PM Amazon's YouTube Workaround on Fire TV Works Just Fine
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:20PM Windows 10's Edge vs Chrome: We're Faster and Win in Battery Face-off, Says Microsoft
Friday December 29, 2017 @09:59AM Chrome Extension with 100,000 Users Caught Pushing Cryptocurrency Miner
Monday December 25, 2017 @11:01AM Opera 50 Web Browser Will Offer Anti-Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Mining Feature
Thursday December 21, 2017 @10:31PM Firefox Is Now Available On Amazon's Fire TV, Bringing YouTube Access With It
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:18PM Microsoft Removes Google's Chrome Installer From the Windows Store
Friday December 08, 2017 @04:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 01, 2017 @02:13PM Mozilla Revenue Jump Fuels Its Firefox Overhaul Plan
Friday December 01, 2017 @11:36AM Google Will Block Third-Party Software From Injecting Code Into Chrome
Thursday November 30, 2017 @12:43PM Microsoft's Edge Browser Now Generally Available For iOS, Android
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:13PM Amazon Launches Web Browser For Fire TV
Thursday November 23, 2017 @10:51AM Firefox Will Warn Users When Visiting Sites That Suffered a Data Breach
Monday November 20, 2017 @01:13PM Another Tor Browser Feature Makes It Into Firefox: First-Party Isolation
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:34PM Firefox Will Block Navigational Data URIs as Part of an Anti-Phishing Feature
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @05:45PM Slashdot Asks: Have You Switched To Firefox 57?
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @10:37AM Firefox Quantum Arrives With Faster Browser Engine, Major Visual Overhaul
Monday November 13, 2017 @04:04PM Firefox 57 Brings Better Sandboxing on Linux
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @01:11PM Chrome Will Whack Website Bait-and-Switch Tactics
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @07:35AM 'How Chrome Broke the Web'
Monday November 06, 2017 @04:26PM Popular Firefox Bookmark Syncing Add-On Starts Losing... Bookmarks
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:27PM TorMoil Vulnerability Leaks Real IP Address From Tor Browser Users; Security Update Released
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @02:23AM Microsoft Engineer Installs Google Chrome During Presentation After Edge Freezes
Monday October 30, 2017 @08:45AM Firefox To Get a Better Password Manager
Thursday October 19, 2017 @12:18PM Google Engineers Explore Ways To Stop In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miners in Chrome
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @02:29PM Mozilla To Document Cross-Browser Web Dev Standards with Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and W3C
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @08:47AM Chrome 62 Released With OpenType Variable Fonts, HTTP Warnings In Incognito Mode
Monday October 16, 2017 @02:58PM Google Chrome for Windows Gets Basic Antivirus Features
Thursday October 05, 2017 @11:07AM Microsoft Brings Edge To Android and IOS
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @02:37PM Google Chrome Will Block Tab-Under Behavior
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:45PM Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:27AM Mozilla's 'Firefox Quantum' Browser Challenges Chrome In Speed
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:36PM Google Experiment Tests Top 5 Browsers, Finds Safari Riddled With Security Bugs
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:53PM Firefox For iOS Gets Tracking Protection, Firefox Focus For Android Gets Tabs
Thursday September 21, 2017 @02:27PM Corporations Just Quietly Changed How the Web Works
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @09:43AM Google Chrome Most Resilient Against Attacks, Researchers Find
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:32PM Google Chrome Will No Longer Autoplay Content With Sound In January 2018
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:37PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @01:39PM Every Major Advertising Group Is Blasting Apple for Blocking Cookies in the Safari Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @09:19AM FTP Resources Will Be Marked Not Secure in Chrome Starting Later This Year
Monday September 11, 2017 @06:04PM Google Details Plan To Distrust Symantec Certificates
Friday September 08, 2017 @03:29PM Apple and Google Fix Browser Bug. Microsoft Does Not.
Thursday September 07, 2017 @02:55PM AskSlashdot: How Do You See Your Life After Firefox 52 ESR?
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Monday September 04, 2017 @04:31PM Creator of Opera Says Google Deliberately Undermined His New Vivaldi Web Browser
Friday August 25, 2017 @01:31PM Chrome Will Soon Let You Permanently Mute Websites
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:42PM Chrome Adds Warning For Extensions That Take Over Your Proxy Settings
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @09:03AM 64-bit Firefox is the New Default on 64-bit Windows
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @06:27AM Mozilla Will Kill Legacy Firefox Add-Ons in Exactly Three Months
Friday August 11, 2017 @08:34AM Safari Should Display Favicons in Its Tabs
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @05:13PM Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @10:03AM Firefox 55 Arrives With WebVR on Windows, Performance Panel, and Click-to-Play Flash
Thursday August 03, 2017 @01:13PM Inside Mozilla's Fight To Make Firefox Relevant Again
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:01PM Mozilla Launches Experimental Voice Search, File-Sharing and Note-Taking Tools For Firefox
Friday July 21, 2017 @10:36PM The New Firefox and Ridiculous Numbers of Tabs
Thursday July 20, 2017 @09:27AM Chromium To Get Support For MP3
Thursday June 22, 2017 @03:19PM Chrome and Firefox Headless Modes May Spur New Adware & Clickfraud Tactics
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:11AM Vivaldi 1.10 Released
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @01:20PM Firefox 54 Arrives With Multi-Process Support For All Users
Monday June 12, 2017 @07:59PM Someone Built a Tool To Get Congress' Browser History
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:58PM Apple Announces Support For WebRTC in Safari 11
Saturday May 27, 2017 @07:54PM Opera Slows Its Development On The iOS Platform
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:19PM Firefox Marketing Head Expresses Concerns Over Google's Apparent 'Only Be On Chrome' Push
Thursday May 25, 2017 @12:40PM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Friday May 19, 2017 @07:00AM 2B Pages On Web Now Use Google's AMP, Pages Now Load Twice As Fast
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:59PM Firefox 55: Flash Will Become 'Ask To Activate' For Everyone
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:02PM Should You Leave Google Chrome For the Opera Browser?
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @05:18PM Azure Goes Database Crazy With One New NoSQL, Two New SQL Services
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:56AM Opera Rethinks What a Browser In 2017 Should Do: Adds Quick Access To WhatsApp, Telegram, Messenger in v45
Monday May 08, 2017 @06:34PM Chrome For Android Now Lets You Save Web Pages For Reading Later
Friday May 05, 2017 @11:15AM Microsoft Tests a Secured Edge Browser For Business
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @01:30AM Google To Auto-Migrate Some Users To 64-bit Chrome
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:44PM US Adults Will Spend More Than Half the Day Consuming Media, Study Says
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:30PM Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used To Steal Browser Data
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @02:25PM Newest Firefox Browser Bashes Crashes
Monday April 17, 2017 @02:31PM Mozilla Kills Firefox Aurora Channel, Builds Will Move Directly From Nightly To Beta
Friday April 14, 2017 @01:18PM Microsoft Experimenting Tabs Experience On File Explorer, Other Apps On Windows 10
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @03:58PM Microsoft Edge Beats Chrome By Over Three Hours In New Battery Usage Test
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:34PM Firefox To Let Users Control Memory Usage
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:09PM Chrome Now Uses Scroll Anchoring To Prevent Those Annoying Page Jumps
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:39PM FedEx Will Pay You $5 To Install Flash
Thursday March 23, 2017 @06:14PM Google Reducing Trust In Symantec Certificates Following Numerous Slip-Ups
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @11:15AM Google Contemplating Removing Chrome 'Close Other Tabs' and 'Close Tabs to the Right' Options
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @07:30PM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:44PM Firefox Goes PulseAudio Only, Leaves ALSA Users With No Sound
Friday March 10, 2017 @09:21AM Chrome 57 Arrives With CSS Grid Layout and API Improvements
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @10:05AM Firefox 52 Is The Last Version of Firefox For Windows XP and Vista
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:57PM Developer Proclaims Death of Cyberfox Web Browser
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @02:06AM Mozilla Firefox 52 Released As ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018
Thursday March 02, 2017 @02:30AM Google Chrome Users On Apple MacOS Get Enhanced Safe Browsing Protection
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:38PM Mozilla Acquires Pocket and Its More Than 10 Million Users
Friday February 17, 2017 @12:35PM Mozilla Will Deprecate XUL Add-ons Before the End of 2017
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:49PM JavaScript Attack Breaks ASLR On 22 CPU Architectures
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:41PM Apple Fails To Remove 'Deleted' Safari Web Browser Histories From iCloud
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:55AM Most of the Web Really Sucks If You Have a Slow Connection
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Thursday February 02, 2017 @07:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:58PM Google Quietly Makes 'Optional' Web DRM Mandatory In Chrome
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:39PM Google Removes Plugin Controls From Chrome, Reports Claim
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:59AM Chrome To Introduce Timer To Throttle Background Pages
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @02:46PM Firefox 51 Arrives With HTTP Warning, WebGL 2 and FLAC Support
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @10:17AM Vivaldi CEO: Stop Your Anti-Competitive Practices With Edge, Microsoft!
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @10:15AM Microsoft Plans To Add an Ebook Store To Windows 10
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @01:36PM Safari Users Unable to Play Newer 4K Video On YouTube in Native Resolution
Friday January 13, 2017 @09:35AM Chrome is Getting the Ability To Play FLAC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @10:41AM Opera Neon Turns Your Web Browser Into a Mini Desktop
Thursday January 05, 2017 @05:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:30AM Firefox 52 Borrows One More Privacy Feature From the Tor Browser
Friday December 23, 2016 @03:41PM Mozilla Will Support Firefox For XP and Vista Until At Least September 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:20PM Firefox Takes the Next Step Towards Rolling Out Multi-Process To Everyone
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:01AM Slashdot Asks: Why Are Browsers So Slow?
Monday December 19, 2016 @11:20AM Most Firefox Users Still Running Windows 7
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @04:20PM Flash Will Soon Be 'Click-To-Run' in Microsoft Edge
Monday December 12, 2016 @04:42PM First Version of Sandboxed Tor Browser Available
Friday December 09, 2016 @07:05PM Google Starts Using HTML5 By Default Instead of Flash For Some Chrome Users
Monday December 05, 2016 @10:40AM Opera Developer Comes With Address Bar Speculative Prerenderer Feature
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @05:56PM Firefox Zero-Day Can Be Used To Unmask Tor Browser Users
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:54AM Opera Browser Asked to Blacklist Pirate Sites in 'Turbo Mode'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:18AM Tech Firms Seek To Frustrate Internet History Log Law
Monday November 21, 2016 @04:46PM 4K Netflix Arrives On Windows 10, But Only Via Microsoft's Edge Browser
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:52PM Windows 10 Informs Chrome and Firefox Users That Edge is 'Safer'
Thursday November 17, 2016 @04:48PM Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus, a Stripped-Down Private Browser For iOS
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @04:40PM Mozilla Releases Firefox 50
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:53PM Browser Use On Mobile Devices Exceeds PC Browsing Worldwide: StatCounter
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:39PM Google Says There Are Now 2 Billion Active Chrome Installs
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @08:49PM iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls While UI Freezes
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:42PM Google Safe Browsing Adds 'Repeat Offender' Category
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:17PM Google Joins Mozilla and Apple In Distrusting WoSign and StartCom Certificates
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @02:33PM Firefox Disables Loophole that Allows Sites To Track Users Via Battery Status
Friday October 28, 2016 @01:20PM Mozilla Announces Quantum, a New Browser Engine For Firefox
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:50PM Benchmark Battle October 2016: Chrome Vs. Firefox Vs. Edge
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @09:28PM Chrome For Android Gets Its Own Canary Channel
Thursday October 13, 2016 @01:10AM Chrome 54 Arrives With YouTube Flash Embed Rewriting To HTML5
Friday October 07, 2016 @05:16PM A French Company is Suing Apple To Open the iPhone To Rival Browsing Engines
Friday September 30, 2016 @11:24AM Chromification Continues: Firefox May Use Chrome's PDF and Flash Plugins
Monday September 26, 2016 @07:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:18PM Microsoft Unveils $37 Nokia 216 Feature Phone
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:48PM Firefox 49 Arrives With Improvements
Thursday September 15, 2016 @04:14PM Chrome and Firefox Block Pirate Bay Over 'Harmful Programs'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:02PM Microsoft Reproduces Google's Battery Life Test To Show Edge Beats Chrome
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:03PM Microsoft Is Bringing WebVR To Microsoft Edge On Windows 10
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:23AM Opera Sync Users May Have Been Compromised In Server Breach
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:36PM Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018
Monday August 15, 2016 @10:42AM Firefox 49 For Linux Will Ship With Plug-in Free Netflix, Amazon Prime Video Support
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:17PM Tor Promises Not To Build Backdoors Into Its Services
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:29PM Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:01PM Internet Archive Posted 10,000 Browser-Playable Amiga Titles
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:01PM Google: Chrome 53 Will 'De-Emphasize Flash In Favor of HTML5' Next Month
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @03:39PM Chrome Is Nearly Ready To Talk To Your Bluetooth Devices
Friday August 05, 2016 @10:39AM Firefox Will Try To Show You Saved Archive Of a Page Instead Of 404 Error
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @01:13PM Chrome 52 for Android Arrives With Smoother Video Playback, Faster Load Times, and Better Battery Life
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @12:46PM Firefox 48 Released With Multi-Process Support, Mandatory Add-On Signing
Friday July 29, 2016 @12:09PM Ask Slashdot: Best Browser Extensions -- 2016 Edition
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @01:26PM Firefox To Block Non-Essential Flash Content In August 2016, Require Click-To-Activate In 2017
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:26PM Safari Browser May Soon Be Just As Fast As Chrome With WebP Integration
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @03:54PM Windows 10 Warns Chrome and Firefox Users About Battery Drain, Recommends Switching To Edge
Monday July 18, 2016 @10:08AM Chinese Consortium's $1.24B Bid To Acquire Opera Software Fails, $600M Deal Agreed Instead
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:34PM Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:26PM Google Cast Is Now Baked Into Chrome, No Extension Needed
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:34PM Mozilla Releases First Build of Servo, Its Next-Generation Browser Engine
Saturday June 25, 2016 @05:33PM ECMAScript 2016: New Version of JavaScript Language Released
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @11:50AM Opera Denies Microsoft Edge Battery-Saving Claims
Sunday June 19, 2016 @06:49PM New 'Hardened' Tor Browser Protects Users From FBI Hacking
Friday June 17, 2016 @10:24AM Experimental Firefox Feature Lets You Use Multiple Identities While Surfing the Web
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @12:35PM Firefox Finally Confirms 'Largest Change Ever' Featuring Electrolysis In v48
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @04:55PM Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:43PM Tor Browser 6.0: Ditches SHA-1 Support, Uses DuckDuckGo For Default Search Results
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:05PM Amazon Built An Echo Simulator You Can Use In the Browser
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Thursday May 12, 2016 @07:35PM Mozilla Fights FBI In Court For Details On Tor Browser Hack
Thursday May 12, 2016 @06:29PM Google Launches 'Gboard' Keyboard For iOS, Featuring Built-In Google Search
Thursday May 12, 2016 @06:17PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:43AM Mozilla Launches Test Pilot, A Firefox Add-On For Trying Experimental Features