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  • Apple now charges Safari extension developers for distribution

    Developers who build extensions for Safari will have to choose between paying Apple and having their browser add-ons pulled from the company's extension gallery later this year, thanks to policy changes the company announced Monday.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank10 June 15 08:17
  • Microsoft's update IE mandate pushes people to Chrome

    Rather than follow Microsoft's mandate to update older editions of Internet Explorer (IE) by January, a significant chunk of IE's users switched to Google's Chrome browser instead, data released Monday showed.

    Written by Gregg Keizer03 June 15 18:57
  • Google tightens restrictions on Chrome extensions

    Google will require most extensions for its Chrome browser to be installed from its Web Store, a move intended to stop users from inadvertently installing malicious ones.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk14 May 15 11:28
  • New Chrome extension aims to protect Google passwords, foil phishers

    Google today released a new extension for its Chrome browser that aims to improve Google account security for consumers and enterprise customers. The Password Alert extension discourages people from reusing their Google passwords on other sites and notifies them of potential phishing attacks. In other words, Google wants to help you help yourself.

    Written by Matt Kapko01 May 15 01:32
  • Google puts integration at the centre of Chrome for Work

    Google made its case Wednesday for Chrome use in the enterprise, and a big part of its pitch is that companies can integrate products they're already using with its Chrome devices and software.

    Written by Katherine Noyes23 April 15 09:20
  • Microsoft draws line between Spartan and IE11 browsers

    Microsoft has said that, contrary to earlier statements, it would not make Project Spartan, the new browser for Windows 10, backward compatible with websites and Web apps designed expressly for Internet Explorer (IE).

    Written by Gregg Keizer26 March 15 01:35
  • Windows 10 Spartan browser will get extensions

    Microsoft's Internet Explorer development team has confirmed there will be a browser extension system for Project Spartan, meaning developers will be able to extend its functionality with software that can be built directly into the browser.

    Written by Scott M. Fulton III28 Jan. 15 11:59
  • Spartan and IE11 to coexist in Windows 10

    The existing version of Internet Explorer will ship in Windows 10 alongside Microsoft's new Spartan browser, the company revealed Thursday. This is instead of a new version of IE, which was being referred to as IE12 by Microsoft officials as late as Wednesday.

    Written by Scott M. Fulton, III23 Jan. 15 12:36