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Google Answers Your Questions About Its New Blink Rendering Engine

Google Answers Your Questions About Its New Blink Rendering Engine

By Zach Walton April 5, 2013

After years of Chrome running on the WebKit rendering engine, Google announced earlier this week that it was moving to its own rendering engine. The new engine, named Blink, is a fork of WebKit, and will apparently not affect Web …

Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome

Google Now may soon be part of the Chrome web browser. A note was discovered on the Chromium (the open source project on which Chrome is based) site, indicating that such an integration is being buit. CNET, which points to …

The New Chromebook Is For Everyone The New Chromebook Is For Everyone

The Chromebook was Google’s valiant attempt at pushing the Web as the next great operating system. It didn’t work out that well for them, but that could be attributed to the fact that tablets and smartphones are far more popular …

Google Takes Over WebDriver For Chrome Google Takes Over WebDriver For Chrome

Google introduced the world to WebDriver back in 2009. It was a framework that provided automated testing of apps. While there was already an established webapp testing framework on the market in Selenium, the two technologies merged to create a …

Google Shows Off What Chrome Can Do Google Shows Off What Chrome Can Do

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 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 Hacked At Pwnium Hackathon Google Chrome Hacked At Pwnium Hackathon
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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 …

Web Apps to Get More Useful Web Apps to Get More Useful
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Google announced via the Chromium blog that it is working on the Web Intents framework, which will essentially manifest itself as an API that will allow web apps to communicate with one another, similar to how Android apps can. The …

Rockmelt Browser Gets New Facebook, Twitter Features in Beta 2 Rockmelt Browser Gets New Facebook, Twitter Features in Beta 2
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The web browser market is as competitive as ever, as millions of people continue to download Firefox 4 and Microsoft and Google continue to improve Internet Explorer and Chrome respectively. Rockmelt, which puts the browsing experience on social – which …

Google Launches API for Chrome Omnibox
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Google announced the launch of a new omnibox API for Chrome. This means developers will be able to do new cool things with the omnibox (the address bar in Chrome, which also serves as a search box). 

Is This the Web Browser Experience People Want?
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Today, nearly everybody in the tech community is talking about a new web browser called RockMelt, just introduced over the weekend. The browser promises to make it "easy for you to do the things you do every single day on the web."

This means sharing, keeping up with friends, staying up to date on news and information, and of course search. The browser is built on Chromium, the open source project behind Google’s Chrome.

Google Instant in the Browser Means Google Results ALL the Time
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When Google launched Google Instant last week, the company said it would come to mobile and the browser (search boxes and the Chrome Omni box) within the next few months. WebProNews asked Google about how the feature would translate to the browser.

Flock Taps Google’s Chromium to Bring Speed and Social to the Browser

Flock has announced a complete redesign of its browser, originally based on Mozilla Firefox. The new one is based on Google’s Chromium platform (the open-source project behind Google Chrome), and like Chrome, places a great deal of emphasis on speed.

Google Analytics, Chromium Receive Language Upgrades

The folks in charge of science fiction movies that are currently in development may, for the sake of accuracy, want to feature Google’s name on any universal translators.  The company’s continued to move forward in its work with languages by tweaking Google Analytics and a build of Chromium.

Google Pulls Out Checkbook To Secure Chromium
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Security experts who either weren’t inclined to do Google any favors or actually wanted to cause a little mischief now have good reason to help the search giant out.  Google’s implemented a rewards system for finding bugs in Chromium.