The move, which was unveiled last August, 'didn't move relevant security metrics,' according to a Google staff software engineer on the Chrome team.
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In two weeks, Microsoft plans to unveil the "next generation" of Windows. But isn't Windows 10 supposed to be the last generation of the ubiquitous OS?
Redmond plans to retire Internet Explorer 11 next year, putting it on the path to a long, slow lingering death as the vendor fully embraces Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft has issued Windows 10 21H1, officially the year's first feature upgrade even though new functionality was largely absent.
Mozilla has announced that a years-long effort to harden Firefox's defences can now be previewed in the browser's Nightly and Beta builds.
Windows 10X was expected to launch in the spring of 2021 in place of the year's first-half Windows 10 feature upgrade. Didn't happen.
Microsoft and Mozilla have spelled out steps they plan to take to streamline the upgrade process for their browsers, Edge and Firefox, respectively.
Microsoft has launched a public preview of the APIs IT admins can use to control Windows Update for Business Deployment Service.
Microsoft has released to customers a preview of its next pay-once, perpetual licence version of Office: named Office LTSC Professional Plus 2021.
Last year’s supply-chain disruptions and increased demand brought on by the pandemic both contributed to the sustained growth.
While the pandemic in some ways may be easing, both companies are sticking with online-only events for developers this year.
Windows release health dashboard, which the vendor previewed at Ignite, details known issues and blockers affecting Windows 10.
Microsoft launches bug bounty program for Teams offering much as US$30,000 to security researchers for previously-unknown vulnerabilities.
Microsoft is now telling commercial customers that Windows 10 21H1 is ready for "commercial pre-release validation," a phrase first used in August 2020.
Because Microsoft hitched Edge to Chromium's wagon, it had little choice but to go along with a recent Google change to release timing.