Google cracks down on browser ad injectors after shocking study

Nearly 200 browser extensions blocked in Chrome clean-up

More than 100,000 Chrome users have complained to Google about extensions injecting ads into their browser windows since January 1, 2015 alone, and now The Chocolate Factory is moving to block the worst offenders.…

South Korea to NUKE Microsoft ActiveX

Gov throws cash at devs to rid nation of ancient Microsoft tech

South Korea may have the world’s best broadband, a vivid gaming culture and, in Samsung and LG, two very influential technology giants. But it also has one the world’s weirdest online payment regimes because of its decision to mandate the obscure SEED cipher to secure online transactions.…

Is this what Windows XP’s death throes look like?

Abandoned OS takes deepest market share dip for ages

It’s the first of the month (US time), so off we go to Netmarketshare and Statcounter to see what operating systems are getting a run on the world’s desktop computers.…