Chrome 50 Beta Betters Push Notifications & More
Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 17 March 2016 at 02:06 PM EDT. 9 Comments
Google developers have announced the beta release of the Chrome 50 web-browser.

Chrome 50 has improvements to push notifications, support for a preload declaration/attribute to specify resources should be loaded preemptively, audio/video buffer stream improvements, Web Animation enhancements, and a variety of other changes to assist HTML5/JavaScript developers wishing to take advantage of bleeding-edge web features. Chrome 50 is also what's rolling out version 5.0 of the V8 JavaScript engine.

More details on today's Chrome 50 beta can be found via the Chromium blog.
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