• Microsoft confirms Edge is moving to Chromium

    11 days ago - By TechRadar

    Microsoft has officially confirmed that its floundering Edge web browser will be rebuilt on the Chromium rendering engine, which is the same code that Google's Chrome web browser uses. While Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world - and by quite a margin - Edge has been struggling to make an impact for a while now, so this move is a good one by Microsoft. In a blog post announcing the move , Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of Windows, stated that “we intend to adopt the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web...
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  • Google Chrome update blocks fake ads

    Google Chrome update blocks fake ads

    12 days ago - By TechRadar

    Google's mission to make the web a safer place continues with the latest release of its Chrome browser which will now block all fake ads. Chrome 71 will now block all ads on abusive sites that try to trick users with fake system warnings, close buttons that don't actually work and other fake content intended to direct them to ads and landing pages. The sites using these nefarious tactics won't be blocked from Google's search engine just yet but will be given 30 days to clean up their acts. Hopefully other browsers such as Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox will soon follow suit.
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