Chrome 57: Google kicks off plan to throttle power-hungry background tabs – ZDNet

According to Google, background tabs are responsible for up to a third of Chrome’s power use on a desktop. Image: Google. Google has begun to throttle some background tabs in Chrome as part of a plan to reduce its browser’s impact on power consumption …
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