Apple’s Safari Tops 1 Billion Users, Still Distant Second to Chrome

Apple’s Safari is now the second most popular browser on the market, with more than 1 billion users, although it still comes in a distant second to Google Chrome.

PSA: Update Chrome Now to Avoid Actively Exploited Vulnerability

Another week, another Chrome update to address a bug that is being actively exploited.

Alphabet CEO Pichai Cannot Avoid Testifying in Privacy Suit

A federal judge has ruled that Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai can be questioned in a lawsuit over the company allegedly tracking users unlawfully.

Mozilla to Pass $500 Million in 2021 As Other Services Take Off

Mozilla is closing in on a major milestone, set to pass $500 million in 2021 revenue as the company’s other services gain ground.

EFF: Google Chrome’s ‘Manifest V3 is Deceitful and Threatening’

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is calling out Google’s Manifest V3 (MV3) browser extension plans, calling them “deceitful and threatening.”

PSA: Google Updates Chrome to Fix Serious Security Issues

Google has issued another update to Chrome in an effort address security issues.

Hostilities Between Microsoft and Google Resume

Microsoft and Google are resuming open hostilities, following a five-year cease-fire.

Third-Party Cookies Get a Stay of Execution as Google Postpones Plans

Google is pushing back its plans to eliminate support for third-party cookies, buying the advertising industry more time to adapt.

Google Releases Chrome Update Addressing Zero-Day Exploit

Google has released a major updated for its Chrome web browser, addressing a number of security issues, including a zero-day exploit.

Firefox Update Brings Fresh New Look, Improved Experience

Mozilla has announced the latest version of Firefox, sporting a new look and improved user experience.

Microsoft Edge for Linux Getting Sign-In and Sync Support

Microsoft is adding sign-in and sync support to the Linux version of its Edge web browser.

DuckDuckGo Calls Out Google’s Apps For Spying On Users

DuckDuckGo is mincing no words in calling out Google’s apps for spying on users and not respecting their privacy.

Google Wants a More Private Web, Will Not Build ‘Alternate Identifiers’ to Replace Cookies

Google has announced it has no intention to build or use “alternate identifiers” as a replacement to cookies for tracking individuals.

Brave Launching Privacy-Focused Brave Search

Brave, the privacy-focused web browser made by JavaScript creator Brendan Eich, is throwing its hat in the search engine ring.

Judge ‘Disturbed’ by Google’s Data Tracking

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has expressed she is “disturbed” by accusations regarding the depth of Google’s data tracking habits.

Microsoft’s New Patch Will Completely Replace Legacy Edge With New Version

Microsoft has announced that an upcoming Windows 10 update will replace Edge Legacy with the new version.

Google Releases Chrome 88 to Fix Zero-Day Vulnerability

Google Chrome users should immediately update to version 88, as the update fixes a vulnerability that is being actively exploited.

Google and Barry Diller’s IAC At Odds Over Chrome Extensions

Google and IAC are at odds over what Google calls misleading marketing practices, putting a lucrative deal at stake.

Google Rolling Out Chrome Tab Groups

Google Chrome is about to help browser tab addicts keep things more organized with tab groups.

Chrome Will Start Blocking Resource Heavy Ads

Google has announced that Chrome will soon start blocking resource intensive ads.