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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 »

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 »

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. Advertisement. The long goodbye is due to start in September, with the introduction of Google Chrome 53, which is currently in beta ...and more »

Hell yeah, Chrome is finally going to block Flash - BGR

It's been years since Flash did anything useful, unless you count munching on all my RAM as 'useful.' Just like the Java plugin before it, Flash is dying a slow and ungraceful death, and Chrome is trying to help it on its way a little. In a blog post ...and more »

Chrome will block 'behind the scenes' Flash content in September, make HTML5 default in December - VentureBeat

Google has shared more details of its plan to replace Flash with HTML5 by default in Chrome. In September 2016, Chrome will block Flash content that loads behind the scenes, which the company estimates accounts for more than 90 percent of the Flash on ...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 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 »

Chrome starts retiring Flash in favor of HTML5 - Ars Technica

Starting with Chrome 53, due out early next month, the browser will automatically block tiny and non-visible Flash content, such as tracking and fingerprint cookies that are notoriously hard to shake off. Then, with Chrome 55 in December, Flash will be ...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 to Start Blocking Flash; Switch to HTML5 as Default - NDTV

In line with its earlier announcement, Google has now confirmed that it will start to de-emphasise Flash in favour of HTML5 from September. The tech giant wants to promote HTML5 as it provides faster load times and consumes less power as compared to ...and more »