Chrome 57 Arrives For Linux Users, WebAssembly By Default

Written by Michael Larabel in Google on 10 March 2017 at 09:52 AM EST. 9 Comments
Days after the Firefox 52 release, Google has officially released Chrome 57.0.

Chrome 57 comes with CSS Grid Layout support, an improved "Add to Home" screen for Android Chrome, new Media Session API, and a variety of other JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS changes.

Similar to Firefox 52, Chrome 57 also enables WebAssembly support by default now that the initial specification is finalized.

As usual, there are also a range of security improvements in Chrome 57. More details here.
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