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A few days ago it appeared Google began requiring new versions of the Linux kernel for Chrome/Chromium but now that it appears Google intends to continue supporting older versions of the Linux kernel but they've been hitting a bug.
10 March 2015 - Google Browser - 1 Comment
Released this past week was Chrome OS 41 and besides having improved WiFi stability, updates to the guest mode wallpaper, and other changes, some Chrome OS devices have been updated to Google's new "Freon" graphics stack. Freon further removes X11 dependencies from Google's world and will yield performance improvements in the future. Freon isn't based directly on Wayland nor Mir.
8 March 2015 - Chrome OS Freon - 67 Comments
Those using the bleeding-edge version of Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser are discovering you need to be using a relatively new version of the Linux kernel to avoid issues.
8 March 2015 - Linux 3.16+ - 32 Comments
For student developers looking to do some summer coding, the list of accepted organizations for Google's 2015 Summer of Code initiative has been published.
4 March 2015 - GSoC 2015 - 2 Comments
In a Chromium blog post today, Google is saying goodbye to the SPDY protocol in favor of HTTP/2.
9 February 2015 - SPDY To Leave - 10 Comments
While Chromium is usually quick to advance technology-wise and the Chrome/Chromium developers tend to be caring toward Linux, the support for HiDPI displays with the web-browser on Linux appears to be in bad shape.
25 January 2015 - Chromium - 67 Comments
For those frustrated by the current lack of hardware supporting VP9 encode/decode and the slow decode speed when playing back VP9 content on the CPU, improvements are coming.
23 January 2015 - VP9 Decode - 30 Comments
Google's Chrome web-bowser is now up to version 41 in beta. This newest Chrome beta brings several new developer features.
22 January 2015 - Chrome 41
Google's Chromium team is making it easier to modify the software stack of your Chromebook, boot a Linux distribution from a USB drive, and carry out other tasks.
14 January 2015 - Chromebook Debugging Features - 17 Comments
Google's web browser developers have announced the beta release today of Chrome/Chromium 40.
4 December 2014 - Chromium 40 - 9 Comments
Google is moving towards the final steps in eliminating Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) plug-in support from the Chrome/Chromium web browser.
24 November 2014 - NPAPI - 18 Comments
Google's Chrome web browser reached version 39 on Tuesday in its stable channel for all supported platforms.
19 November 2014 - Chrome 39 - 16 Comments
Google's Go programming language is five years old and now they've found it time to abandon Mercurial as their revision control system in favor of Git and moving to GitHub.
13 November 2014 - Hg To Git - 4 Comments
BlinkOn3 took place this past week in Mountain View as the latest conference focused on Blink, Google's web rendering/layout engine fork of WebKit.
8 November 2014 - BlinkOn3 - 11 Comments
Google's Go language implementation is now in beta for the upcoming 1.4 major release.
30 October 2014 - Go 1.4
Surprising a lot of readers a few days ago was word that Google was dropping support for EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 file-systems from its file manager within the Linux-based ChromeOS. Now, after receiving a lot of criticism, Google is adding back the support for these common Linux file-systems.
15 October 2014 - Flip-Flop - 41 Comments
Google has out a slew of announcements today concerning Android and its Nexus product line.
15 October 2014 - Nexus - 42 Comments
For the past year Google developers have been looking at dropping support for EXT* file-systems from ChromeOS while only today it's making the rounds on the Internet and of course Linux fans are enraged.
12 October 2014 - ChromeOS - 68 Comments
It's been a while since last hearing anything from Tiago Vignatti out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center in Brazil but the Wayland-focused developer has recently been working on Ozone-GBM, a new target for this abstraction layer used by Google's Chrome/Chromium web-browser.
9 October 2014 - Ozone-GBM - 12 Comments
The latest beta release of Google's Chrome/Chromium web browser is now available with new features.
9 October 2014 - Chrome 39
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