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Google Chrome 31 Plays With Portable Native Client

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Published on 13 November 2013 12:10 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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Google has put out Chrome 31 and with it comes a good few new features for the cross-platform web-browser.

Likely of most interest to Phoronix readers with Chrome 31 will be the landing of Portable Native Client (PNaCl) support for basically running native C/C++ code in Chrome via LLVM bit-code in a sandboxed environment.

Chrome 31 also includes support for web payments, various Android improvements like application shortcuts, and a number of security fixes.

More details can be found via the Google Chrome Release Blog.

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