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New Google Chrome update comes without Adobe Flash

First announced in July 2017, Adobe had said to stop updating and distributing Flash Player after December 31, 2020 due to the diminished usage of the technology and the availability of better, more secure options such as HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly. Apple and Mozilla have also stopped supporting Flash, and Microsoft is scheduled to end support later this month, reports ZDNet.

Jan 20, 2021, 14:26 PM IST

Google to fix new Chrome version for Apple Macs with M1 chip

Google rolled out the new Chrome version on Tuesday but it crashed unexpectedly on new Mac devices with Apple silicon chips.

Nov 18, 2020, 13:11 PM IST

Android users alert! Google asking you to update Chrome to avoid critical bug

The Chrome bug was reportedly exploited to allow attackers to bypass and escape the Chrome security sandbox on Android devices.

Nov 04, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

Google Chrome browser gets faster tabs, cool features

To start with, Google has made tabs 10 percent faster in Chrome via under-the-hood performance improvements.

Aug 26, 2020, 11:29 AM IST

Google Chrome to warn you before submitting risky forms on secure pages

In the new version, autofill will also be disabled on mixed forms.

Aug 19, 2020, 20:34 PM IST

Google Chrome will block non-secure file downloads on HTTPS pages

Google Chrome has announced that it will now ensure that secure pages only download secure files by blocking mixed content downloads or non-HTTPS downloads, which start on secure pages. 

Feb 09, 2020, 14:43 PM IST

Google Chrome hit with bugs, users losing secondary profiles

Alert pop-ups began emerging on laptops, desktops and mobile screens, forcing users in India to read the warning that their passwords may have been stolen as part of a data leak.

Dec 27, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Google's 'silent' Chrome experiment leaves browser broken on thousands of machines

Google revealed that it had turned on an experiment to improve resource usage for the stable version which had been in the beta mode for around five months. 

Nov 15, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

Google to release Chrome 76 on July 30 to stop websites from detecting users in Incognito

The development comes amidst reports that some sites use an unintended loophole to detect when people are browsing in Incognito Mode.

Jul 23, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

Google Chrome users can now seamlessly export passwords

The new update, will allow users to move to a third-party password manager, like 1Password or LastPass with ease.

Mar 10, 2018, 23:31 PM IST

We'll be back next week on Google Play Store: UCWeb

UC Browser claims to have a bigger base than Google Chrome and over 43 per cent market share in India. Out of its 500 million downloads, 100 million are from India alone.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

Now, Microsoft spots remote security flaw in Google Chrome

The Microssoft-Google rivalry over security flaws in their products is not new.

Oct 20, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search

Google would use some of its machine learning capabilities to actually analyse the entire video and then decide what six-second portion to pick for preview.

Aug 19, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

Google will now filter ads on Chrome

The company said that it wants to work with publishers to help them understand what kinds of ads will no longer be acceptable.

Jun 03, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

New Chrome 52 abandons shortcut feature of Backspace key

The search engine giant made this announcement while experimenting with the latest Chrome v52.

May 20, 2016, 21:34 PM IST

Google Chrome pushes HTML5 default, sidelines Flash

The search engine giant is hoping to introduce HTML5 by default in its place, if possible.

May 16, 2016, 21:13 PM IST

Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer to be crowned top web browser

According to NetMarketShare, Google Chrome had 41.7 percent of desktop browser share in April, narrowly ahead of Internet Explorer which had a share of 41.4 percent.

May 03, 2016, 22:06 PM IST

Google Chrome 50 ceases support for XP, Vista and older Oses

Zee Media Bureau

Apr 15, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Great news for Android users! Now benefit from Google's Safe Browsing service

The protective service is used in Google Chrome as well as in other web browsers like Firefox and Safari.

Dec 08, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Google Chrome for iOS now supports Split View and Picture-in-Picture features

The Split View feature is best used with the iPad Air 2 and mini 4, as older models don't allow for using more than one app at the same time.

Oct 23, 2015, 22:29 PM IST