A number of users are complaining that in-app ads on Skype are serving a fake Flash player update, which prompts users to download a malicious file that could possibly harm a computer.
Google has unleashed Chrome 55 upon the world, bringing a slew of security updates and improvements, including memory optimization, text readability, and preferencing HTML5 over Flash-based content.
The next scripting revolution for the web inched closer to reality with the 'browser preview' of WebAssembly now available in experimental form in Firefox and Chrome, with Edge nearly ready to ship.
An upcoming version of Chrome, M55, will feature substantially reduced memory usage. In other words, Chrome should finally run smoother and faster on a number of smartphones with low memory.
Comcast has begun using dubious methods to alert users that it is infringing copyright. The method being used is called a man-in-the-middle attack usually employed by hackers to steal data.
Windows 10's first post-launch update, known as 'Service Release 1', is expected in early August, ahead of a larger update in October bringing Edge extensions and the new integrated Skype experience.
We are only two weeks away from the launch of Windows 10, but the Edge team is still squeezing performance out of the new browser, with the latest SunSpider scores putting Edge squarely ahead.
The new build of Windows 10 has also brought a new version of the Project Spartan browser, and we take a closer look as how it stacks up to the competition. Hint: it's doing surprisingly well!
Microsoft has offered details on what will be included in the next few updates for its TypeScript programming language up to the 1.0 milestone, although a release date was not revealed.
Microsoft has announced that it has reached the 0.9 milestone release of TypeScript and have added a bunch of features and tooling capabilities to the platform as they march on towards 1.0
Jay Sullivan, has said that Mozilla will not offer a browser on iOS until Apple allows third-party rendering engines, a move that will displease many Firefox fans.
A claim from a company advertising on Facebook suggests that the company was seeking to exploit them for profit. They allege most of the ad clicks coming from cash-hungry Facebook bots.
A new open source project backed by Mozilla aims at making Flash run within a browser standard environment: no need to install external plug-ins anymore. That's it, if the project succeeds.
Mozilla is getting ready to move Mozilla Marketplace into public beta over the next few weeks, bringing a (sorta) platform neutral app platform to users worldwide, and making Firefox 99% more awesome.
Adobe Software has announced two business acquisitions today, with Typekit and Nitobi Software, and appears to be pushing into the HTML5 and tablet space.
Google has released a new extension for its Google Chrome browser. According to their security blog, Google calls the extension DOM Snitch. According to Google, everyday applications that rely on the web are becoming increasingly...
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