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Google Begins To Switch Off Ad-Tracker Cookies

Google starts switch-off of third-party ad tracking cookies under privacy initiative, as advertisers say company gaining too much control

3 months ago

UK’s CMA Wins Appeal To Investigate Apple

Apple's mobile browser and cloud gaming services will be investigated after the CMA won an appeal on Thursday

5 months ago

Google To Begin Disabling Third-Party Chrome Cookies In Q1 2024

Google’s Privacy Sandbox to begin replacing third-party cookies for 1 percent of Chrome users in Q1 2024, with full switch…

11 months ago

Microsoft Rolls Out Bing AI To Windows 11

Update to Redmond's latest operating system, Windows 11, will add search button that promotes its Bing AI chatbot

1 year ago

Microsoft “Permanently Disables” Internet Explorer

Final final twitch of the Internet Explorer corpse? Microsoft has “permanently disabled” Internet Explorer from Windows 10

1 year ago

Microsoft Adds AI To Bing Search Engine, Edge Browser

Challenge to Google, as Microsoft announces new AI-powered Bing homepage that allows a user to chat with search engine

1 year ago

UK To Probe Apple, Google ‘Stranglehold’ On Mobile Browsing

British Competition and Markets Authority launches investigation into mobile browsers, targetting Apple and Google domination

1 year ago

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Retires Today, After 27 Years

The day that IE died. Microsoft has today officially retired its veteran web browser Internet Explorer after 27 years of…

2 years ago

Google Faces French 150m Euro Fine For Cookie Breach

French regulator imposes 150 million euros ($169m) fine on Googe, and 60m euros fine on Meta, over complexity about refusing…

2 years ago

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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…

3 years 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

3 years 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

4 years 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

4 years 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'

4 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

4 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

4 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()…

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 years ago

Mozilla To Redesign Famous Firefox Logo

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

6 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

6 years ago