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Ankush Das / It's FOSS News:
Firefox for Desktop dropped from ~244M MAUs in December 2018 to ~198M MAUs in July 2021, down ~46M, as users moved to Chrome and Chromium-based browsers   —  Mozilla's Firefox is losing users big time since 2018, why are users moving away from it?  Is this something to be worried about?
Aug 8, 2021, 5:05 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Ex-Google employee recounts how Google abandoned a redesign attempt of Chrome on Android, which was similar to iOS 15's Safari, with the URL bar at the bottom   —  Apple's mobile web browser is the main lightning rod of this year's iOS 15 beta period and it remains to be seen whether it will actually launch in the fall.
Jul 26, 2021, 5:20 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google publishes a detailed timeline for the Privacy Sandbox rollout in Chrome, reiterating plans it announced earlier to delay cookie phaseout until H2 2023   —  Last month, Google announced that it would delay Chrome's plan to phase out support for third-party cookies.
Jul 23, 2021, 2:50 PMIn context
Kent Duke / Android Police:
Google is rolling out a fix for a bug in Chrome OS 91, apparently caused by a single typo, which locked Chromebook owners out of devices upon restarting   —  Google can't seem to catch a break when it comes to Chrome OS 91.  First we saw many users reporting their devices using an egregious amount …
Jul 23, 2021, 6:55 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 92 for iOS enables Face ID and Touch ID protection of Incognito tabs, “Full Page” screenshot support, and more   —  Google is rolling out Chrome 92 for iOS today with a number of new user-facing features and tweaks.  — Chrome 92 rolling out: Android Toolbar shortcut …
Jul 20, 2021, 3:55 PMIn context
Issie Lapowsky / Protocol:
Inside the World Wide Web Consortium as members debate the future of online privacy, with browsers' engineers often at odds with companies that rely on tracking   —  James Rosewell could see his company's future was in jeopardy.  —  It was January 2020, and Google had just announced key details …
Jul 13, 2021, 7:50 PMIn context
Damien Wilde / 9to5Google:
Opera becomes first third-party browser fully optimized for Chromebooks, with built-in access to messaging apps, free built-in VPN, a crypto wallet, and more   —  As far as third-party browsers go, there are none that are fully optimized for Chromebooks and Chrome OS, that is until now with the popular Opera Browser.
Jul 2, 2021, 7:40 AMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Google delays plans to block third-party cookies from early 2022 to late 2023, says it wants to find ways to protect privacy without hurting ad-dependent sites   —  Google has delayed a major privacy change to its Chrome browser, pushing back a plan to block third-party cookies until late 2023 …
Jun 24, 2021, 9:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Privacy browser Brave launches a non-tracking search engine in beta, at search.brave.com, to offer an “all in one” alternative to Google Search and Chrome   —  Pro-privacy browser Brave, which has been testing its own brand search engine for several months — operating a waitlist where brave …
Jun 22, 2021, 12:44 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Google says it is funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in Rust   —  Google said Thursday it's funding a project to increase Linux security by writing parts of the operating system's core in the Rust programming language …
Jun 17, 2021, 1:05 PMIn context

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