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FAQ: How Edge's Application Guard and isolated browsing work

Microsoft has added anti-malware, anti-exploit technology to Windows 10 Pro in a bid to make the Web safer for employees using the company's Edge browser.

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What's in the latest Firefox update? Enterprise management engine

Firefox 60 for Windows, macOS and Linux includes a policy engine that allows IT admins to manage the browser within the enterprise.

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Top web browsers 2018: Microsoft scratches out gains as analytics vendor expels bots

Analytics vendor Net Applications tweaked its data to cull bot traffic, allowing Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge to show a small rise in user share.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Windows 10 cheat sheet

Get to know the interface, features and shortcuts in Microsoft's latest operating system. (Now updated for the Windows 10 April 2018 Update.)

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Why now is the time for WebRTC

Utilized by billions of users and thousands of applications, this open-source technology has finally become the new standard for real-time communications over the web.

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Opera launches Touch, a mobile browser aimed at one-handed use

Opera Touch is an Android app that focuses on search and features a UI that allows for easy one-hand operation on mobile devices.

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Chrome's Canary reveals UI refresh

The changes to browser tabs and other top-of-window elements are the first in two years; they have been rolled out only for the Windows version of the browser so far.

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Microsoft boosts anti-phishing skills of Chrome, the IE and Edge killer

The company has released an add-on for Chrome – dubbed 'Windows Defender Browser Protection' – that effectively gives up a major asset in its own Edge browser.

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What's in the latest Chrome update?

Version 66 of the popular browser quashes 62 bugs and keeps auto-play content from playing unless the volume has been muted.

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10 Chrome extensions to juice up Gmail

From tracking emails to managing attachments to making the web interface a little easier to work with, these Chrome extensions will help you be more productive in Gmail.

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Mozilla touts Firefox Reality, browser built for AR/VR

The browser is available now in developer builds.

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Microsoft wants you on Edge, even if it has to trick you

Stealthily getting users to use its browser is ill-advised. Why not just make the thing better?

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Mozilla takes advantage of Facebook woes to trumpet isolationist Firefox add-on

The browser maker is touting 'Facebook Container' as a way to wall off users' Facebook activities – a new bid to attract the privacy conscious.

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Firefox to ape Chrome and add anti-ad filter in 2018

Mozilla, in a new 2018 roadmap, plans to follow Google's lead by adding an ad filter to its Firefox browser this fall.

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Microsoft tries out new must-use-Edge ploy in Windows 10 preview

In the latest preview of the operating system's fall feature upgrade, Microsoft has mandated that its built-in Edge browser handle the opening of links within the Windows Mail app.

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Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it and how it shapes your online experience....

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How ad-blocking works in Google’s Chrome browser

Google on Feb. 15 turned on the browser ad-blocking feature it's been talking about for a year. Here's how it works and why Google acted.

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