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What's in the latest Chrome update? 10% faster page loads, more tab tweaks

Chrome 85 lets users collapse and expand tab groups, see tab previews, save data entered into PDF forms, and spend less time waiting for pages to load.

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Google delays Chrome web apps drop-dead date until mid-2022

The Chrome-specific apps let developers write one app that would run on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS, and were to have been retired the summer.

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At Microsoft Inspire, the new Edge browser took center stage

Just as Azure has overtaken Microsoft's Windows Server platform, the new Chromium-based Edge Browser has taken center stage from Windows.

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The creator of Inbox is ready to save Google from itself

A former Googler who helped shape Gmail and then came up with Inbox has a plan for fixing the company's design sins in a totally different way.

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Getting started with Google Password Manager

Your brain is not an effective password manager. Google's got a better option.

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5 top Chrome extensions for work-at-home productivity

If you use Google Chrome to browse the web — and most people do — these must-have add-ons will make you more productive.

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What Chrome OS needs to conquer next

Google's Chromebooks are constantly evolving and expanding in reach, but there's one tremendous opportunity still begging to be seized.

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Give Chrome a time-saving tab switcher

Your browser has basically become your desktop. Here's how to make it start acting like one.

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Google Smart Lock: The complete guide

Google Smart Lock can simplify your smartphone's security and save you time. Are you taking advantage of all it has to offer for Android?

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Google suspends Chrome upgrades as COVID-19 impacts software schedules

With 6.7 million residents in the San Francisco Bay Area ordered to stay at home to slow the coronavirus spread, scheduled Chrome and Chrome OS releases have been delayed.

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The best Google Chrome extensions for business pros

From email tamers to scheduling aids to privacy protectors, these 20 Chrome extensions make the most popular web browser even more powerful and useful for business.

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The 20-minute Chromebook tune-up

Make your Chromebook faster, smarter, and more pleasant to use with these easy-to-follow annual steps.

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Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Customers rail against Microsoft's 'overreach,' calling it 'browser hijacking,' 'adware' and 'malware.'

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Chrome to follow Firefox, stifle site notification appeals in version 80

With the release of Chrome 80 in February, users will see "a new, quieter notification permission UI" that reduces interruptions of notification requests.

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7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises

New data shows Chrome OS on target to become the No. 2 operating system among PCs. Is it time for your business to replace Windows or macOS devices with Chromebooks?

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A Chrome security setting you shouldn't overlook

One of Chrome's most important options is out of sight and all too easy to miss.

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Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

The company plans to add a hacked-password alert system into its browser by the end of year; Firefox aims to do much the same thing this month.

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Microsoft’s Chromium Edge Browser moves to beta: Who knew a browser could be exciting again?

How does the beta of the new Edge browser from Microsoft (which is based on Google’s Chromium platform) compare to IE? Microsoft has really changed from the classic IE years – and we and Microsoft are much better off as a result. Why...

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