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Hardware acceleration slips to Chrome 9

Google is among the browser makers rushing to accelerate their software by tapping into the power of a computer’s graphics hardware, but it appears that ability will have to wait for Chrome 9. Just as Google branched off the code that will become Chrome 8 work early this morning, indicating that it’s time to iron out the bugs to release a stable version of Chrome 7, programmers also pushed back a lot of hardware acceleration features until Chrome 9.

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