Intervention: Throttle expensive background timers

As an intervention we want to limit how much CPU a background page is allowed to use and to throttle timer queues when this limit is violated. Current target is that background page CPU load level should be under 1%.

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Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 57
  • Opera release 44
  • Opera for Android release 44

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Last updated on 2017-03-14