chrome

Fri
11
Mar
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IE8, Safari, iPhone Easy Pickings for Hackers

For the third year in a row, Google's Chrome web browser has put in an impressive performance at the Pwn2Own hacking challenge. Indeed, after two days nobody had even attempted to breach the browser's security, despite an increased reward of $5,000. ... The contest involves hackers attempting to exploit security loopholes on the four major web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari) to win a $15,000 prize, along with the computer used for the challenge -- hence the contest name. Contestants are allowed to give judges a website address to visit, simulating the process of a web ... (view more)

Fri
11
Feb
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Hackers offered Big Payout to Poison Web Browsers

Elite hackers and ethical computer security enthusiasts are preparing themselves for the Pwn2Own competition, which challenges participants to break through security of popular software programs (such as web browsers). Once software is breached, it ... is referred to as an "exploit", in which hackers are then able to gain access to other areas of the computer's operating system without restrictions. It's these types of attacks which occur on web sites frequently, where visitors become instantly infected just by visiting a malicious website containing an unknown exploit (also referred to ... (view more)

Thu
03
Feb
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Internet Explorer 9 Arrival Looms, as IE Shares Dip

Despite Microsoft's recent success of Kinect and Windows 7, the once-dominant web browser Internet Explorer (IE) has fallen on tough times. According to a recent report, Internet Explorer market share has fallen to new lows -- despite a newsworthy ... IE9 beta debut, which had 2 million users download Internet Explorer 9 beta in just two days. In contrast, Google's Chrome browser is steadily advancing in popularity. January 2011 represented a record month for Chrome, which cracked the 10 per cent market share barrier for the very first time. Chrome's first public release was September 2, 2008. ... (view more)

Tue
19
Oct
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'OpenOffice.org For Windows 3.3.0 RC 1 Beta', and 'Google Chrome Beta 8.0.552.5'

OpenOffice.org For Windows 3.3.0 RC 1 Beta OpenOffice.org 3 is a full Office Suite (similar to MS Office), but based on Java technology. It's easy to learn, and if you're already using another office software package, you'll take to OpenOffice.org 3 ... straight away. Our world-wide native-language community means that OpenOffice.org 3 is probably available and supported in your own language. http://www.openoffice.org Google Chrome Beta 8.0.552.5 Google Chrome is an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, which browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated ... (view more)

Thu
30
Sep
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'BleachBit 0.8.1 Beta 1', and 'Google Chrome BETA 7.0.517.24'

BleachBit 0.8.1 Beta 1 BleachBit quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and helps to guard your privacy. Features include: erase cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, remove unused localizations, shred logs, and delete temporary ... files. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean 70 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Adobe Reader, APT, and more. http://bleachbit.sourceforge.net Google Chrome BETA 7.0.517.24 Google Chrome is Google's web browser. The new feature offers the newest tools, and features, but likely has ... (view more)

Thu
26
Aug
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First Look at IE9 Leaked on MS Russia Site

Microsoft has voluntarily leaked more details about its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser via a Russian Internet portal. The company revealed several new features related to the browser's overall look, which is heavily inspired by a ... rival. To date, Microsoft has yet to reveal a user interface for Internet Explorer 9, even though several developer previews of the browser have emerged since the spring. This means the Russian leak gives us our first glimpse of IE9's navigational model. IE9 Navigation Similar to Google Chrome First impressions suggest Microsoft's next browser -- ... (view more)

Wed
28
Jul
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'TSR Watermark Image 1.7.1.5', and 'Google Chrome Portable 5.0.375.125'

TSR Watermark Image 1.7.1.5 TSR Watermark Image software, is a free program (for personal use) that can add digital watermarks to all your images, photos and pictures with the transparency you decide. The program can also resize the images before ... the digital watermark is added. http://www.watermark-image.com Google Chrome Portable 5.0.375.125 Google Chrome Portable is a web browser that runs web pages and applications with lightning speed. It's designed to be simple and stylish. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browsing experience with you. http://portableapps.com This ... (view more)

Wed
23
Jun
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Dell Considers Shift from Windows to Google Chrome

Dell executive Amit Midha on Monday announced that the hardware company is considering using the Google Chrome operating system (OS) on a select list of its laptop computers. That could represent a step away by Dell from Microsoft's Windows ... offerings, and will likely be a major concern for the Redmond-based software giant. In an interview with Reuters, Google senior executive Midha admitted that the company was considering a partial switch from Windows to Chrome on its laptops and perhaps some of its smartphones and tablet computers. The move could be enormous for all of the firms involved, ... (view more)

Thu
06
May
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New Sneak Peeks of IE9, Chrome Available

Amidst news that Google's Chrome has made remarkable strides in chewing up Microsoft's long-time browser market domination, there's now word that both companies have revealed test versions of their upcoming updates for Chrome and Internet Explorer 9 ... (IE9). Google's new Chrome beta comes with some impressive upgrades, including faster and more stable performance, bookmark synching preferences, and various themes and home page customization options. Users will also find that they can implement browser extensions while still engaged in private browsing mode. Google's HTML5 support also gets a ... (view more)

Fri
16
Apr
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Toshiba to Unveil Win7 iPad-Style Tablets Later This Year

Toshiba says it will be launching its own line of tablet computers to rival the Apple iPad later this year. That follows on from a similar announcement by netbook specialists Asus earlier this month . Toshiba may be working on more than two tablet ... machines, one running Windows 7, the other Google's Android operating system (OS). It says that as well as considering a 10-inch screen model, it's also looking at producing a dual-screen device, though the dual-screen version would run Windows 7 only. (Source: reuters.com ) That sounds similar to Microsoft's Courier project, which involves a ... (view more)

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