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Microsoft Slammed For ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Prompt In Edge Browser

Bloatware? Addition to Edge browser promoting Zip's “buy now, pay later” scheme at checkout webpages, is slammed by users

5 days ago

High Court Blocks $4.3bn Lawsuit Over Google iPhone Tracking

Court order blocks mass lawsuit against Google, over a decade old case that involved tracking Safari users browser history

4 weeks ago

Firefox 90 Improves Tracking Blocking For Private Browsing

Latest web browser from Mozilla Foundation further improves private browsing thanks to version 2 of the SmartBlock feature

5 months ago

Microsoft Confirms Internet Explorer To End On 15 June 2022

Redmond will cease support for Internet Explorer 11 in mid June next year, over a quarter of a century since…

7 months ago

Google Won’t Use Other Tools When It Ends Chrome Cookies

Pledge not to build or use third party tools to track web traffic once Google ends tracking cookies in its…

9 months ago

Microsoft To Remove Legacy Edge Browser In April

April Patch Tuesday update to remove legacy versions of the Edge browser, as Microsoft urges users to migrate to Chromium-based…

10 months ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

11 months ago

Microsoft To Retire Veteran Browser Internet Explorer

Beginning of the end for web veteran Internet Explorer, as Microsoft announces gradual retirement of the legacy web browser

1 year ago

Spyware Impacts Chrome Extensions, Downloaded Millions Of Times

Awake Security discover 'massive, criminal surveillance campaign' via 32 million downloads of extensions for Google's Chrome web browser

1 year ago

Google Hit With Lawsuit For Tracking Internet Use

Class action lawsuit seeks $5 billion from Google, for allegedly tracking people's internet usage via browser's 'private mode'

2 years ago

Microsoft Chromium Edge Browser Released For Windows, MacOS

Edge browser based on the open source Chromium project now available for download across multiple platforms

2 years ago

Google Removes Avast, AVG Extensions From Chrome Web Store

Google takes action over data collection concerns about browser extensions from Avast, AVG, joining similar action by Mozilla and Opera

2 years ago

Developers Reduce Firefox Code Injection Exposure

Mozilla has removed features that exposed the browser to code injection attacks via its about: pages and JavaScript's 'dangerous' eval()…

2 years ago

Microsoft To Retire Flash From Chromium-Edge Browser

About time? Adobe Flash to be axed from Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser

2 years ago

Mozilla, Google, Apple To Block Kazakhstan Surveillance

Tech giants take action against Kazakh government attempt to spy on all surfing and browsing in that country

2 years ago

Mozilla’s Famous Fox Fades For Firefox

A bit less fox. Famous fox logo has become a bit more ethereal, as Mozilla completes logo redesign

2 years ago

Mozilla Looks To Reduce Push Notification Spam

The browser conducts experiments as it looks for ways to stop irksome push notification requests from bombarding Firefox users

3 years ago

Microsoft Extends Windows Defender Application Guard To Chrome, Firefox

Third-party browsers now compatible with Microsoft's secure browsing system – but sandboxed sessions still run in Edge

3 years ago

Microsoft ‘Tests’ Pop Up Warning For Rival Browsers

Not again! Microsoft mulls the idea of warning Windows 10 users when installing Firefox or Chrome browsers

3 years ago

Mozilla To Redesign Famous Firefox Logo

'We need your input' - Mozilla asks for feedback as it plots redesign of famous Firefox logo

3 years ago

Google Chrome Blocks Autoplay Of Video With Sound

No more frantic dash to discover which browser tab is blaring out annoying video with sound as Chrome stops autoplay

4 years ago

Firefox Plug-In To Halt Facebook Data Scraping

Mozilla aims to halt Facebook's collection of data via its network of trackers across the web

4 years ago

Firefox 59 Speeds Loading Times, Improves Privacy

The new Firefox browser release builds on the speedy Quantum rendering engine that debuted in November - the 'most significant…

4 years ago

Mozilla Fixes 32 Security Flaws, Accelerates Performance In Firefox 58

In its first major update in 2018, Mozilla adds incremental capabilities that help to make the Firefox Quantum browser faster…

4 years ago

Opera 50 Browser Adds Bitcoin Mining Protection

Opera uses ad-blocking tech to stop websites using your computer to mine for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin

4 years ago

Mozilla Fixes Crash Data Leak Issue In Firefox Browser

The bug caused some versions of Firefox to automatically send crash reports to Mozilla's servers, without users' authorisation

4 years ago

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft’s Last Security Update Of 2017 Targets Browsers

Web browser vulnerabilities receive the most attention from Microsoft in its pre Christmas update

4 years ago

Mozilla To Build Breach Notifications Into Firefox Browser

A planned feature, currently in early testing, would alert users when they use a site that's recently been affected by…

4 years ago

Tech Quiz: Mozilla Firefox

What does the fox say? Find out with our Mozilla Firefox quiz!

4 years ago

Mozilla: Superfast Firefox Quantum Is Most Significant Update Since 1.0

Firefox Quantum turns up the speed to attract users in major update to the open source browser

4 years ago