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Google adopts a Microsoft API for smoother Chrome scrolling
A Feather In Microsoft's Hat

Google adopts a Microsoft API for smoother Chrome scrolling

Dan Thorp-Lancaster 142

Google has relented in its efforts to improve its own scrolling APIs for Chrome and has instead stated that it will adopt Microsoft's Pointer Events API used in Internet Explorer. While there's no timeline on when the API will be implemented, this does represent a small feather in the hat for Microsoft as the two companies have historically been at odds with one another over browser...

Google promises to fix Chrome bug on Windows, causing laptop batteries to drain

Google promises to fix Chrome bug on Windows, causing laptop batteries to drain

Rich Edmonds 180

Google has announced that a serious flaw in the web browser, reportedly affecting Windows machines since 2010, will finally be addressed. The issue is Chrome fails to return to an idle state when not being used, requiring more juice from the power supply, a serious problem for laptop and tablet owners. The company has pushed the flaw to the top of the to-do list for the Chrome team so...