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Chromium

Google says "me too," offering $3,000+ bounty for Chrome bugs

July 21st, 2010

Several days ago, Mozilla announced that it would pay developers and hackers $3,000 for every reproducible, critical security flaw found in its FireFox web browser. Yesterday, Google has announced that it will pay $3,133.70 for critical security bugs found in its Chrome web browser. Bravo to Google for their ability to sneak 31337 (eleet) into their …

Dell and Google working closely on Chrome

June 21st, 2010

Although Dell has never appeared that enthusiastic about Google’s Chrome OS, the Texas-based company does have plans for the Google netbook OS. Amit Midha, the head of Dell’s South Asian division, told Reuters on Monday that Dell is in fact working with Google on the OS which is set to begin rolling out this fall. Although …

Chrome sheds beta tag on Mac and Linux offerings

May 25th, 2010

The Chrome Team is welcoming two more platforms out of beta, as both the Mac and Linux versions of the browser have officially shed their beta tags. The new, stable releases add several features, such as preference syncing and HTML5 compatibilities (geolocation APIs, app cache, web sockets, and file drag-and-drop). The Chrome team also posted …

Google announces Chrome web store for apps

May 19th, 2010

Today at I/O 2010, Google announced the Chrome web store for apps. To debut later in the year at an unspecified time, the Chrome web store will allow users to install web-based applications that will run in native code such as Flash. Some of the applications featured in live demos included Dark Room, Plants vs. …

Google ChromeOS netbook specs leak?

December 28th, 2009

The London-based IBTimes is claiming to have, under good authority, the specifications of the yet released Google ChromeOS netbook — and the specs… well, they look pretty darn good. Powering the inaugural ChomeOS offering will reportedly be an ARM CPU and a chipset from NVIDIA’s Tegra line, combine that with a 10.1″ TFT-HD display (with …