Google Chrome

  • Google makes it tougher for spies to snoop on your email, releases 'End-to-End' Chrome extension June 5, 2014

    San Francisco: Google stepped up its effort Wednesday to make it tougher for spies or anyone else to snoop on email, unveiling Chrome browser software for scrambling digital messages. A test version of a software tool called "End-to-End" was released so Internet engineers can dabble with making mini-programs that plug into...
  • 'Streak' for Gmail notifies senders when a recipient reads an email February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Here is a new feature - email tracking - that changes the way you track sent emails. Streak has come up with a Google Chrome browser extension that lets senders track when recipients open and read an email. Once you have installed Streak for Gmail, the first thing...
  • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox face threat of mischievous attacks February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Multiple vulnerabilities have been detected in popular web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and cyber security sleuths have advised Internet users in the Indian cyberspace to guard against arbitrary activities on their systems. In view of these suspicious virus-based activities, Internet users have been asked to upgrade...
  • Google takes Chrome Apps beyond the browser, emulates installed software September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: With its Chrome web browser first introduced five years ago Google has unseated Internet Explorer and now it is striving to venture deeper into the user's computing needs with a new kind of Chrome Apps that would work more like the other software installed on your computer. The new...
  • Malware targets Facebook users on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Facebook users, especially those accessing the service on Chrome and Firefox browsers, here's something that you ought to take note of. On its Technet blog, Microsoft has revealed that it has received reports about a wave of malware-ridden browser extensions attempting to hijack Facebook profiles. This threat, which they...
  • Made for Chrome? Star Trek: The Original Series doodle September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Google doodles are fun, more so when they are interactive such as Saturday's 'Star Trek: The Original Series' doodle, posted to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the cult science fiction television series that aired on NBC in the US from September 8, 1966 to June 3, 1969. It appears...
  • Browser wars: 4-yr-old Chrome emerges as winner September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The story of the battle of the browsers reads like an edge-of-the-seat thriller. The beginnings of the browser wars were murky with many shots taken below the belt. It was a David vs Goliath battle and Goliath, after an initial setback was winning. Netscape put up a brave...
  • Google Chrome's now the No.1 free iOS app June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Only yesterday did we report about one of the most popular browsers - Google Chrome coming to Apple's iOS platform. Although Google Chrome for iOS had been announced on Tuesday, it was only yesterday that it did get available on the App store. That, however hasn't deterred it...
  • Google releases Chrome for iPhone, iPad June 29, 2012

    San Francisco: Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad. The Chrome application released Thursday is the latest volley in the escalating rivalry between Google Inc. and Apple Inc., which makes those two popular mobile devices. The announcement highlighted the second day of...
  • Google using Bob Moog doodle to promote Chrome May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: While you were busy creating new tunes with the Google doodle version of the Moog Synthesizer on your non-Chrome Web browser a little link below the doodle may have missed your eye. It says "Upgrade to a modern browser and see what this doodle can really do" and...
  • Google releases Chrome beta for Android ICS February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Google has finally introduced the first ever version of Chrome for Android. However, the browser (a beta) is currently available only for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone or tablet. In other words, a beta version of Google's desktop browser can be installed on any device that runs...
  • Review: Offline Gmail app good for casual use October 8, 2011

    Auckland: Google's new software for using Gmail without an Internet connection comes across as a throwback to an era when we weren't connected all the time and on all sorts of devices, from phones to iPads. These days, if I need to read or write an email when I'm not at...
  • Google planning 'radical' new Chrome browser February 22, 2011

    London: Software developers working on Google's popular Chrome browser are testing "radical" changes to its appearance. Sources close to the company said the address bar currently takes up a significant amount of space that could be used for web browsing. One plan being considered would mean it was only visible when...
  • Firefox, Chrome adding 'Do Not Track' tools January 25, 2011

    New York: The Firefox and Google Chrome browsers are getting tools to help users block advertisers from collecting information about them. Alex Fowler, a technology and privacy officer for Firefox maker Mozilla, said the "Do Not Track" tool will be the first in a series of steps designed to guard privacy....
  • Google's internet TV facing hurdles January 2, 2011

    New York: Google's foray into internet television is not going quite as planned. Google plans to rework the software for Google TV before more manufacturers bring devices to market with that programming installed, reported US media recently. That's after critics savaged the first take of the system. Google TV is designed to...
  • Review: Facebook fans will 'like' RockMelt browser December 9, 2010

    New York: There's a lot to keep track of online. You probably have a Facebook account and an e-mail address or two. You might use Twitter or another service to share where you are or what you're reading, thinking or doing. You follow the news and do some old-fashioned Web browsing. I...
  • Rise of Google Chrome threatens IE, Firefox October 11, 2010

    London: Web browser Google Chrome, which emerged in mid-2008, has hit Internet Explorer hard and stalled the rise of Mozilla Firefox. Internet Explorer now accounts for less than 50 per cent of worldwide web browser usage, a fall from its peak of 88 percent in 2003. The fall makes the latest version,...
  • Watch: Be a Blackberry blackbelt November 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Take a look at how you can master the Blackberry, say thank you in many different languages this Thanksgiving, and take a look at the new Google Chrome Operating System. ...
  • Best of everything: Google launches Chrome, thanks Apple September 3, 2008

    Mountain View (California): Google Inc's new browser software is designed to work "invisibly" and will run any application that runs on Apple Inc's Safari Web browser, company officials said on Tuesday. The company said the new Web browser, dubbed Google Chrome -- a long-anticipated move to compete with Microsoft Corp,...