The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The Chrome hacker known as "Pinkie Pie" helped reveal a serious flaw in the browser's media handler that was patched last week with the release of Chrome 23. That update also fixed a file path handling problem, which was discovered by Google's in-house researchers.
By Jon Gold | 04 December, 2012 19:14
Google's Chrome 15 browser is currently the most-used browser in the world, according to new data from Web analytics firm StatCounter.
By Brad Reed | 16 December, 2011 04:41
Google has used its Chrome Experiments site to launch a new platform for geographic data visualisation. WebGL Globe, the source code of which is available from Google's code.google.com repository, can map data sets stored in the JSON format to a 3D depiction of Earth.
By TechWorld staff | 10 May, 2011 11:07
The just-released Safari 5 ups the ante in the browser wars, with two major improvements: a performance boost to rival speed king Chrome, the highly useful Safari Reader, which makes it much easier to read multi-page Web articles.
By Preston Gralla | 15 June, 2010 03:49
By Ian Paul | 06 May, 2010 02:39
Google's Chrome browser is shining brightly, and it's not hard to see why. First, the stats: According to the latest NetApplications figures, Chrome now has 6.7 percent of the browser market--a stunning rise from zero prior to 2009. Competing browsers are either treading water or, as in the case of Microsoft Internet Explorer, in precipitous freefall.
By Jeff Bertolucci | 05 May, 2010 06:43
When it comes to presenting graphically oriented programs through a browser, the usual go-to development platforms have been Adobe Flash and -- to a lesser extent -- Microsoft Silverlight. But other, more open technologies are starting to show promise.
By Howard Wen | 12 April, 2010 15:27