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Google: Meet The Web Platform Google: Meet The Web Platform

Computer science arguments are always the cutest things. Take for instance Alex Komoroske, product manager for the Chromium Project at Google. He had an argument with a friend over whether the Web platform, we can assume he means Chrome in …

Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro Google Chrome Coming To Windows 8 Metro
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Yesterday we brought you news that Mozilla was preparing a version of their Firefox browser that would run on Windows 8′s new Metro user interface. Now it seems that Google is preparing a Metro-compatible version of their own Chrome browser, …

Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks
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Google put out a video today showing “uncut” footage from inside one of its search quality meetings. This is interesting in and of itself, but I couldn’t help but notice that a lot of the Googlers in the meeting were …

Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind

Mohamed Mansour, who’s actually a software engineer for RIM, has created a Chrome extension to make Google+ hangouts more accessible to blind people. It uses text to speech technology, reading content from the chat box to the user. “Today I …

WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers

This appears to be becoming a regular thing – Google uploading developer hangouts (from Google+) to YouTube for all to watch and learn from. We recently looked at one about Chrome Developer Tools and one on developing for Chrome For …

Google Patches Chrome Flaw In 24 Hours Google Patches Chrome Flaw In 24 Hours
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Yesterday we brought you news that Google had paid out $60,000 to Russian university student Sergey Glazunov for finding a security flaw in their Chrome browser. Glazunov, a participant in Google’s Pwnium contest, used a sandbox bypass to hack the …

Google Chrome Hack Earns Student $60,000 At Pwnium Google Chrome Hack Earns Student $60,000 At Pwnium
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The Google Chrome Security Team made the offer to hackers the world over: come to CanSecWest security conference, have a crack at finding Chrome exploits, win $60,000 if you succeed. A part of the Chromium Security Rewards Program, the contest …

OverShareMe Chrome App For The Underexposed Google Searcher OverShareMe Chrome App For The Underexposed Google Searcher

In this new age of non-privacy where it’s impossible to disappear from the internet, developer Darren Nix has offered up a way for the privacy absurdist to abandon all attempts to cling to privacy and, instead, simply over-share everything to …

Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012 Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012
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Google is at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Google+ Engineering Director David Glazer is talking about the company’s efforts in gaming on the Google Developers Blog. Google is working closely with all browser vendors to “improve the web’s capabilities …

Chrome Developer? Here’s A Google+ Hangout For You Chrome Developer? Here’s A Google+ Hangout For You

Google has been utilizing Google+ better than anyone. Go figure. Google’s use of its own social network, regardless of how much people are using it day to day, is proving to be beneficial to webmasters, web developers, marketers, etc. simply …

Firefox Remains Android-Only, No Plans For iOS Firefox Remains Android-Only, No Plans For iOS
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Even though Google’s focus, in relation to smartphone web browsing anyway, is firmly on Google Chrome for the Android, that doesn’t mean Mozilla has any plans of branching out to other mobile phone platforms. Thanks to a report at Pocket-lint, …

EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome

Like it or not, the internet is changing. We who use the internet have passed into the era of uncertain privacy and questionable surveillance of our online activities. Rather than await the full implications of what the Googles and Facebooks …

IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized IE Market Share Does Well With Chrome Penalized
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About a month ago, we reported that Chrome’s share of the web browser market had fallen, in a rather unexpected turn of events. This was based on data from Net Applications, which attributed the loss to the penalty Google placed …

Google Blogs About New Privacy Policy Google Blogs About New Privacy Policy
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Today Google stated that its new privacy policy will afford the same experience users are familiar with, along with the same controls. According to their official blog, Google also states that they’ve undertaken their largest ever user-education program, to help …

Google Giving Away A Million Dollars For Finding Chrome Exploits Google Giving Away A Million Dollars For Finding Chrome Exploits
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Google announced that it will be sponsoring rewards for those who find Chrome exploits. This will be part of the CanSecWest security conference taking place March 7-9. Earlier this month, Google announced the expansion of the Chromium Security Rewards program, …

HTTPS Everywhere Updated To Detect Security Holes HTTPS Everywhere Updated To Detect Security Holes
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced an update to their HTTPS Everywhere Firefox extension. The update adds a “Decentralized SSL Observatory” feature that looks for weaknesses in the encryption of sites that users are visiting. When it detects a security …

Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome
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Users who prefer web-mail services like Gmail over their computer’s native email client have often had a hard time with email links on web pages. Clicking those links usually opens up your email client, and using them with a web-based …

Chrome For Android Beta Gets An Update Chrome For Android Beta Gets An Update

Earlier this month, Google announced the beta version of Chrome for Android Though it’s only available for select countries and languages for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich. Today, Google announced an update to the beta channel for Chrome for Android. …

Developing For Chrome For Android: Google Engineers Speak Developing For Chrome For Android: Google Engineers Speak

Google launched Chrome for Android earlier this month. It’s in beta, and is only available for select countries and languages for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich, but an Android version of the browser has been long awaited. It’s bound to …

Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts
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Passwords on the Internet are a necessary evil. They can help protect your accounts, but are easily stolen by various means. People, including myself, are also not very creative so we end up using the same passwords for every site …

Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements
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This week, Google launched a new stable release for Chrome, which pre-renders pages before you’re even finished typing them. Today, Google launched a new beta version, with some graphical enhancements, which we can expect in a future stable release – …