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  • Google Chrome Claims Facebook May Be A Phishing Site (Update: Safari Too)

    Google Chrome Claims Facebook May Be A Phishing Site (Update: Safari Too)

    Conspiracy theory lovers are going to have a field day with this one: when you try to access Facebook using the Google Chrome browser today, you’ll get a warning that the social network may in fact be a phishing site. You can still use the site if you click the button to continue, but you can also go ‘back to safety’. It worked fine for me until earlier this morning. Update… Read More

  • Usage of Google Chrome drops ‘like whoa’ in recent weeks

    Usage of Google Chrome drops ‘like whoa’ in recent weeks

    Using Google Chrome? Pat yourself on the back, since you’re one of the few. There here chart shows the downward trend of Chrome usage. As you might guess, the browser peaked within a few days of its launch; it’s been steady to slightly downhill ever since then in early September. As I said before, for many of the benefits of Google Chrome, save multi-threading, you may want to pick… Read More

  • Google Chrome Comic Books Fetch $3,175 For Charity

    Google Chrome Comic Books Fetch $3,175 For Charity

    Great news – we decided to give Google Chrome comic books to the top two bidders (with their permission) in our auction for charity. Those bids, for $1,600 and $1,575, respectively, will be donated to Donors Choose, an innovative not-for-profit corporation that raises money for schools. An that’s not all. Google arranged to have both comic books autographed by creator Scott McCloud… Read More

  • Want a faster-than-Google Chrome Web browser? Try the nightly WebKit builds

    Want a faster-than-Google Chrome Web browser? Try the nightly WebKit builds

    Are you a Mac user with Google Chrome envy? You really shouldn’t be, especially now that the latest builds of WebKit use a ridiculously fast Javascript engine called SquirrelFish Extreme. The new engine, conveniently shortened to SFE, is actually faster than Chrome Javascript engine, V8. (It’s actually faster than the version of V8 currently floating around SVN, which is faster… Read More