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Ecosia, the search engine that funds tree-planting initiatives with a portion of its search ad profits, has launched a new cross-platform browser to grow its online footprint. The new browser,…

Green search engine Ecosia launches a cross-platform browser

With Chrome Enterprise, IT departments get the ability to manage employees’ browser settings, the extensions they install and web apps they use.

Chrome Enterprise goes Premium with new security and management features

Web browsers have realized they are one of the best ways for users to access the present set of AI tools, so they are working on being the first-choice containers…

YC-backed SigmaOS browser turns to AI-powered features for monetization

The Browser Company launched the Arc’s first iPhone companion app last year, allowing users to save links for consumption on the desktop application later. The startup has now released a…

Arc’s new iPhone browser wants to be your search companion

Brave, a company building an alternative web browser, is releasing its AI-powered assistant, Leo, to all desktop users. The company is also releasing a $15 per month paid version called…

Brave’s Leo AI assistant is now available to desktop users

Arc, the web browser startup that’s convincing some power users to give up Chrome, is now inviting other non-Arc users to test drive its capabilities with the launch of a…

Startup browser maker Arc now lets you share Spaces, Folders and Split Views with non-Arc users

The Arc browser is “finally” launching its AI-powered features under the “Arc Max” moniker. The Browser Company is using a combination of OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 and Anthropic’s models to build lightweight…

Arc browser’s new AI-powered features combine OpenAI and Anthropic’s models

Almost eight years after former Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner launched a new browser for desktop users, his company (Vivaldi) has introduced its iOS version today. As it’s mandatory for…

Vivaldi launches an iOS version of its browser

Google is giving its popular Chrome desktop browser a complete redesign in celebration of Chrome’s 15th anniversary. The browser’s new look will be based on Google’s “Material You” design principles…

Google Chrome gets a visual makeover, new search features for its 15th anniversary

If mindlessly browsing the internet is your preferred way to combat boredom and waste time, the indie app makers behind to-do list app Clear and game Heads Up! have a…

Web Roulette is an addictive, ‘swipeable’ web browser for the TikTok era

Opera has launched a new browser called Opera One, which will eventually replace its flagship browser. The Norway-based company said that this new browser has elements that will make it…

Opera launches Opera One browser with a new tab grouping concept

Google’s Chrome web browser is getting a speed boost. According to a news announcement out today, Google has made several under-the-hood performance improvements to its popular browser, leading to a…

Google says it just made Chrome a lot faster on both Mac and Android

Ledger, one of the largest cold storage crypto wallet providers, launched a browser extension to improve online security and connectivity for digital assets, the company exclusively told TechCrunch. “You think…

Ledger launches browser extension to improve crypto wallet connectivity

There is no doubt that Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox attract the majority of browser users. But despite this dominance, smaller browser companies are trying to carve a niche, and…

SigmaOS raises $4 million to build a browser for productivity nerds

A top VR web browser is closing down. Today, Mozilla announced it’s shutting down its Firefox Reality browser — the four-year-old browser built for use in virtual reality environments. The…

Mozilla is shutting down its VR web browser, Firefox Reality

Opera launches a dedicated crypto browser

8:16 am PST • January 19, 2022

Opera has launched its Web3 “Crypto Browser” into beta with features like a built-in crypto wallet, easy access to cryptocurrency/NFT exchanges, support for decentralized apps (dApps) and more. The aim…

Opera launches a dedicated crypto browser

A new startup called Insight is bringing web browser extensions to the iPhone, with the goal of delivering a better web browsing experience by blocking ads and trackers, flagging fake…

Insight launches a customizable iOS browser with support for extensions

Apple has introduced an iCloud Passwords Chrome extension that will make life easier for those who use both Windows computers and other Apple devices, like a MacBook or an iPhone. The…

Apple launches an iCloud Passwords extension for Chrome users on Windows

Google today will begin rolling out several updates to its Chrome web browser, with the goal of increasing user productivity and making the browsing experience faster. Specifically, Google is making…

Google Chrome update brings better tab management, QR codes, plus performance improvements

Microsoft’s Edge browser is getting a bunch of new features soon. Some of these are for casual users while others are aimed at business users, IT admins and developers, but…

Microsoft Edge gets a Pinterest integration, sidebar search and automatic profile switching

Google Chrome is rolling out a new feature to help you better manage all your open tabs. The company announced today the launch of “tab groups” for the beta version…

Google Chrome will finally help you organize your tabs

Web browser Brave is expanding its cryptocurrency features with an integration with cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Brave users will be able to buy, trade and receive crypto assets directly on the…

Brave partners with Binance to let you trade crypto assets from your browser

Opera’s new browser can tame your tabs

8:42 am PST • February 25, 2020

A new web browser from Opera launching today aims to help users get their chaotic mess of open tabs back under control. In the latest release of Opera’s desktop browser…

Opera’s new browser can tame your tabs

Microsoft today launched the first beta builds of its new Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and Mac. The new beta channel, which will see a new update roughly every six…

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta

Microsoft today announced a number of new features for its new Chromium-based Edge browser, which saw its first public release only a few weeks ago. One of these features addresses…

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser will get new privacy controls, IE mode and Collections

Mozilla today released version 66 of its Firefox browser. It features all of the usual tech updates and bug fixes, but there’s also a clear theme here: reducing online annoyances.…

Firefox now automatically blocks autoplaying audio and video

There are many things worse than autoplaying video and audio on the web. The world is a messy place, after all. But it sure is distracting when you surf to…

Firefox will soon mute all autoplaying videos

Test Pilot is Mozilla’s program for experimenting with some of its more outlandish ideas for Firefox and beyond. Some of those experiments make it into the browser itself, some become…

Firefox’s newest Test Pilot experiments help you track prices and email links

Google today announced that Chrome will soon get a new feature that aims to stop mobile subscription scams. Those are the kind of sites that ask you for your phone…

Chrome adds new security features to stop mobile subscription scams

It’s been ten years since Google first launched Chrome. At the time, Google’s browser was a revelation. Firefox had gotten slow, Internet Explorer was Internet Explorer and none of the…

Chrome gets a new look for its 10th birthday