Microsoft announced that its new Edge browser, which is based on Chromium, will debut on January 15.
Google adds drive-by download protection to Chrome 73 in a bid to prevent malware and other malicious covert software downloads.
China prepares a new Internet policy that bans ad-blocking software and hardware, but the policy also comes with strict government regulation of advertisements.
Tor Browser 6.0 is now available for all the major desktop operating systems with DuckDuckGo search engine support by default and other new Firefox-related improvements.
The developer version of Opera added support for the SurfEasy VPN service that the company acquired last year. The service is unlimited and free to all Opera users.
Vivaldi, a new desktop browser created by Opera co-founder Jon von Tetzchner, launched its first stable version with many advanced features out of the box, targeting power users.
Mozilla announced Firefox 43, which comes with a 64-bit version for Windows and strict protection option for the Tracking Protection feature, but it lacks the promised initial Electrolysis support.
Mozilla announced that it's going to deprecate browser features for non-secure HTTP content and will build new features only for HTTPS connections.
BitTorrent announced its Maelstrom browser, a P2P browser based on Chromium that can load torrent-based websites.
COWL or "Confinement with Origin Web Labels" is a new type of sandbox for web applications that protects user data from being leaked by untrusted 3rd party code.