Windows 10 news recap: Microsoft Edge caught running Flash on Facebook without permission, Google Chrome adds Windows Mixed Reality, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Microsoft Edge runs flash on Facebook without your permission

Microsoft’s web browser, Microsoft Edge, has been found to be running Flash on Facebook and many other websites without requesting permission from the user, despite Flash not supposedly being able to run without permission, for privacy and security reasons.

Microsoft’s new Office app for Windows 10 is now available for all users

A new Office app has been launched in the Microsoft Store on Windows 10. It acts as a central hub to access all of your other Office apps, similar to

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Google Chrome gets Windows Mixed Reality support, available now for Canary testers

Google Chrome is adding support for Windows Mixed Reality. Users of Google Chrome’s Canary builds can now make use of the newly-added support, This allows virtual reality within Google Chrome to be used with Windows Mixed Reality devices.

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Microsoft’s Windows Timeline feature comes to Google’s Chrome browser

Microsoft has launched a new extension for Google Chrome. The extension, called Web Activities Chrome, adds support for Windows Timeline to Chrome, helping bring all of your Chrome browsing history to Windows Timeline.

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That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!