Chrome 85 to erase ads that hog network, CPU resources

Chrome 85 to erase ads that hog network, CPU resources

Google last week said that this summer Chrome will remove resource-hogging web advertisements from websites, including ads that mask unauthorized crypto-mining operations. Arguing that a very small number of online ads – three-tenths of a percentage point of all on the web – disproportionately account for major portions of total network and CPU consumption, Google […]
Google to expel spammy, pointless Chrome extensions at end of August

5 top Chrome extensions for work-at-home productivity

Sent home with orders to stay productive during the pandemic, workers struggle to figure out the new normal. Pants versus PJs? Socks versus slippers? DIY haircut or an MLB hat? Office versus G Suite? That last might well be answered by employers, of course. Now...
What’s in the latest Chrome update? Tabs gather in groups

What’s in the latest Chrome update? Tabs gather in groups

Google last week released the postponed-by-three-weeks Chrome 81, patching 32 vulnerabilities – plus one more on April 15 – and pledging to roll out a tab grouping feature to all users before the next upgrade lands in mid-May. The California search firm...