Google Chrome 90 Feature to Allow Creating Links to Webpage Sections

Google Starts Testing FLoC as Alternative for Cookies: What It Means for Your Privacy

Search engine Google is planning to roll out a new feature for its extension – Chrome 90 that will allow users to create a link to a section of a website that they have highlighted earlier. As per reports, first launched as a browser extension titled ”Link to Text” fragment last year, Google has now … Read more

Chrome 90 Rolling Out With AV1 Codec, More Improvements: See What’s New

Google Chrome Update Release Cycle to Be Sped Up to Four Weeks

Chrome 90 stable version has been released by Google for its mobile and desktop browser. The new update to Chrome brings about a few changes and additions. Notably, the updated browser now supports AV1 codec for optimising video conferencing with WebRTC and the adoption of HTTPS over HTTP protocol. Other changes and addition to the … Read more

Google Testing Global Media Controls for Chrome

Google Chrome Global Media Controls in Testing

Google is reportedly testing music controls for its Chrome browser and Chrome OS that lets users control music or video playback in the background. Google is updating the music controls to add a scrubbing bar and album art or thumbnail of the song or video playing in the background. There has been no official confirmation … Read more

Google Chrome for iOS Update Brings Bugs Fixes: Report

Google Chrome for iOS First Update in Four Months Brings Bugs Fixes: Report

Google Chrome for iOS is getting an update after a four-month hiatus, as per a report. It is an incremental update in Chrome 87 that primarily focuses on bug fixes. The update is being rolled out for iPhone and iPad globally. What’s noteworthy about this update is that Google usually releases a refresh every six … Read more

Google Starts Testing FLoC to Replace Cookies: What It Means for Privacy

Google Starts Testing FLoC as Alternative for Cookies: What It Means for Your Privacy

Google announced that it is implementing Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), that is an essential part of its Privacy Sandbox project for Chrome. FLoC is touted to be an alternative to third-party cookies for advertisement targeting. It runs locally and categorises your browsing behaviour that groups together like-minded users into a cohort. It will enable … Read more

Google’s App Store Privacy Labels: What They Mean for Your Data and Privacy

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Google recently updated its privacy labels for a majority of its apps listed on App Store, following the revision in policies by Apple making it mandatory for all apps to divulge in their data sharing practices. These new privacy labels show up in every app listing on App Store under the App Privacy section and … Read more

Google Phasing Out ‘Cookies’ Said to Invite US Antitrust Scrutiny

Google Chrome for Android Gets Preview Option to Show Pages Before Opening Fully

Google’s plan to block a popular Web tracking tool called “cookies” is a source of concern for US Justice Department investigators who have been asking advertising industry executives whether the move by the search giant will hobble its smaller rivals, people familiar with the situation said. Alphabet’s Google a year ago announced it would ban some … Read more

Google Details Speed Improvements to Chrome for Android

Google Chrome Update Release Cycle to Be Sped Up to Four Weeks

Google Chrome 89 for Android brings performance improvements that were detailed by the search giant on Thursday, despite the version’s rollout starting earlier this week. Google claims that the latest version of Chrome for Android will use fewer resources, launch quicker, and boot up 13 percent faster than before. Google has employed the use of … Read more

Google Chrome for Android Now Lets Users Preview a Page Before Opening

Google Chrome for Android Gets Preview Option to Show Pages Before Opening Fully

Google Chrome for Android has received a Preview Page option where it lets users see the contents of a page before opening it on their phones. According to a report, Google has been working on this feature for the past two years and finally started rolling out the feature to Chrome 89 for Android. In … Read more

Google Chrome Update Release Cycle to Be Sped Up to Four Weeks

Google Chrome Update Release Cycle to Be Sped Up to Four Weeks

Google is working on speeding up the release cycle of Chrome updates to four weeks from the current six-week period in order to improve the security, speed, and stability of the browser application. As per the post on Google’s Chromium Blog, starting with Chrome 94 in Q3, 2021, Google will release milestones of its browser … Read more