6.5TB of Microsoft Bing user data potentially leaked online
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6.5TB of Microsoft Bing user data potentially leaked online

A server containing user data was left unprotected in the first week of September, researchers say
24 Sep 2020
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
23 Sep 2020
Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month
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Microsoft Edge will arrive on Linux next month

Preview version of the web browser aims to court developers and advanced users to Edge
23 Sep 2020
How to enable private browsing on any device
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How to enable private browsing on any device

Want to know how to surf the web privately on Windows, Mac, iOS or Android devices? Here's our private browsing guide
22 Sep 2020
Firefox flaw let hackers hijack Android browser over Wi-Fi
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Firefox flaw let hackers hijack Android browser over Wi-Fi

Mozilla has rushed out a fix for the bug that bears resemblance to an RCE flaw
22 Sep 2020
Mozilla finally shuts down Firefox Send
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Mozilla finally shuts down Firefox Send

Service abandoned after it was exploited by hackers to spread malware
18 Sep 2020
What is private browsing?
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What is private browsing?

Private-browsing capabilities are baked into the internet browsers you use everyday. Here's why it's important
15 Sep 2020
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
9 Sep 2020
Chrome 85 arrives with faster page loading and tab throttling
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Chrome 85 arrives with faster page loading and tab throttling

Chrome 85 is arriving now, but its full rollout could take weeks
26 Aug 2020
Google Chrome will reward fast-loading sites with 'fast page' badge
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Google Chrome will reward fast-loading sites with 'fast page' badge

Google will also curb mixed forms to protect Chrome users' data
19 Aug 2020
Gov.uk site among those broken by Firefox cookie changes
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Gov.uk site among those broken by Firefox cookie changes

Developers urged to review their code before Mozilla changes SameSite cookie settings to ‘lax’ by default
6 Aug 2020
What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?
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What is HTTP error 503 and how do you fix it?

It may not always be obvious what's causing the issue, but there are steps you can take to get back online
4 Aug 2020
Chrome disables feature that curtailed its memory-hogging ways
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Chrome disables feature that curtailed its memory-hogging ways

Google gleaned a fix from Microsoft but quickly dropped it due to other issues
16 Jul 2020
How to take a screenshot in Chrome
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How to take a screenshot in Chrome

Chrome offers several ways to capture a screenshot, but extensions add even more features
8 Jul 2020
Why I’m leading a browser double life
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Why I’m leading a browser double life

There are benefits to using more than one browser
8 Jul 2020
Don't like Chromium Edge? Here's how to revive the old Edge
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Don't like Chromium Edge? Here's how to revive the old Edge

Microsoft’s forced update to new Edge rubbed some people the wrong way
7 Jul 2020
How to enable private browsing on any browser
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How to enable private browsing on any browser

Whether it's Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge, here’s how to enable private browsing on every major browser
7 Jul 2020
Google Chrome 86 update could add 28% to your battery life
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Google Chrome 86 update could add 28% to your battery life

Update may throttle background tabs so Chrome hogs less battery
6 Jul 2020
Microsoft will start forced updates for business devices this month
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Microsoft will start forced updates for business devices this month

Microsoft will upgrade Microsoft Edge Legacy to the new Microsoft Edge browser starting 30 July
3 Jul 2020
Google-Apple search engine deal under fire from regulators
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Google-Apple search engine deal under fire from regulators

The Competition and Markets Authority has called for better legislation to regulate large technology companies
2 Jul 2020
Malicious extensions target Chrome users
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Malicious extensions target Chrome users

Google removed more than 70 malicious add-ons from Chrome as a result
19 Jun 2020
Google experiments with shorter URLs to combat phishing
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Google experiments with shorter URLs to combat phishing

Tech giant is pushing ahead with plans to clip URL in Chrome to help users spot malicious websites
15 Jun 2020
Google releases Chrome 83 with enhanced privacy controls
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Google releases Chrome 83 with enhanced privacy controls

Update introduces third-party cookie-blocking in Incognito and DNS-over-HTTPs support
20 May 2020