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Flash is (almost) dead, long live HTML 5: Chrome is finally ditching Adobe's software -

Google Chrome is to start phasing out Adobe's Flash in favour of HTML5, which will be the default choice by December. The long goodbye is due to start in September, with the introduction of Google Chrome 53, which is currently in beta testing mode ...and more »

Google Chrome is officially killing Flash starting next month - The Next Web

Google Chrome is helping kill Flash. Moving forward, the browser will “de-emphasize” Flash in favor of HTML5. The slow bandaid-pull starts in September with Chrome 53. Google's reasoning for the switch is Flash is — well, Flash: Today, more than 90 ...and more »

Google Chrome will begin blocking Flash in favor of HTML5 - Engadget

Though it's been a long time coming and the writing's been on the wall for a while, Google Chrome is finally de-emphasizing Flash in favor of HTML5. Come September, Google Chrome 53 will begin blocking Flash, such as the kind that loads "behind the ...and more »

Yes, Google Chrome Is Dumping Adobe Flash This Year - Fortune

The end is nigh for Adobe Flash. Google (goog, -0.17%) Chrome plans to kick the software, known for its bugginess and perennial security flaws, to the curb this year. The team behind the popular web browser reiterated its commitment to ditching Adobe's ...and more »

Google to push Flash closer to extinction with new version of Chrome - CNET

Google's Chrome browser will be replacing Flash Player in December. CNET. Google plans to begin pushing Adobe Flash Player closer to its inexorable grave at the end of the year with a new version of its Chrome web browser. Chrome 55, which the web ...and more »

Google just put the nail in Adobe Flash's coffin - Business Insider

It will "de-emphasize" Adobe Flash in its Chrome browser, the company announced on Tuesday. By December, Adobe Flash will no longer be turned on by default in Chrome, which is used by 50% of people on desktop, according to estimates. In fact, Google ...and more »

Google Chrome will beat Flash to death with a shovel: Why... won't... you... just... die! - The Register

By the end of the year, Google Chrome will block virtually all Flash content and make whatever's left click-to-play by default. In September, Chrome 53 will kill off all background Flash content, which is about 90 per cent of Flash on the web ...and more »

Chrome Begins Blocking Flash Next Month - PC Magazine

Google is making good on its promise of "HTML5 by default" for the Chrome browser. Next month's release of Chrome 53 begins blocking Adobe Flash on the Web and replacing it with HTML5, which, before the end of the year, will become the standard in ...and more »

Google Chrome will finally stop loading Flash content by default at the end of 2016 - Android Central

With the forthcoming update to Chrome 53 in September, Google is finally taking its biggest step yet in the fight against using Flash on the internet. In that update, Chrome will move to block all non-essential Flash content on webpages by default ...and more »

Chrome starts retiring Flash in favor of HTML5 - Ars Technica

Last year, Chrome made Flash ads click-to-play; now, Google is trying to kill off Flash completely. Starting with Chrome 53, due out early next month, the browser will automatically block tiny and non-visible Flash content, such as tracking and ...and more »