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Google: Snoozes new versions of Chrome - Focus on security updates

Η Google announced yesterday that circulation of its future editions Chrome and Chrome OS will be delayed, due to the different working conditions imposed by coronavirus. Most company employees now work from home, so many of the tasks and projects become a little different.

"Right now, because of the different programs work", we temporarily stop the new Chrome and Chrome OS versions", says the company.

Google still says that what it is currently interested in is yes keep existing versions secureso that no problems are encountered users.

Focus on security updates for Chrome v80

Its developers Google Chrme will continue to work remotely throughout the coronavirus crisis and will provide priority for security updates to be released as Chrome v80 updates.

"We will continue to give priority to updates security, which will be included in Chrome 80 ″, Google said.

As proof, the company released the version Chrome 80.0.3987.149 shortly after the announcement of the release of Chromé v81. The new security version corrects 13 vulnerabilities, which have been rated as very serious.

In a tweet on the Chrome Developers account, the users are encouraged to attend Chrome Releases Blog for new developments and any new information about upcoming Chrome and Chrome OS releases.

The posts for the forthcoming release of Chrome v81 have been removed

Originally, it was written that the Google Chrome 81 would be released on March 17th. The new version of Chromé would include several new features and enhancements.

Inevitably, its release will be delayed by new developments related to coronavirus.

On Monday, Google also briefed them developers Android that the reviews of applications they may take a little longer than usual, due to the differentiated work program.

Some applications will go through the review process in seven days or more.

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