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2009-03-02 06:00:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DEMO 2009 CONFERENCE -- Foxmarks, the number one bookmark synchronization add-on with more than 14 million downloads, today announced the first bookmark-powered web discovery engine, Xmarks (www.xmarks.com). Powered by over 600 million bookmarks, Xmarks uses the "wisdom of crowds" to bring valuable site information and recommendations directly into the Web browser and onto the Google search results page. Xmarks helps users discover the...

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2009-01-27 15:15:00

Microsoft Corp. is boasting the release of Internet Explorer 8 as "faster, easier and safer than ever." The release of IE 8 comes in the midst of a Microsoft's browser battle with rivals Mozilla's Firefox, Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome. "We have made IE 8 the best browser for the way people really do use the web," said Microsoft's Amy Barzdukas. "Microsoft needs to say these things because it continues to lose market share to Firefox, Chrome and Safari," Gartner analyst Neil MacDonald...

2009-01-02 15:22:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlyWire, a SNiPiTRON, LLC company, is a turbo-charged Bookmark Aggregator and Syndication tool that allows users to auto submit content to the highest ranked bookmarking sites, at the same time, with the click of a button. OnlyWire supports automated feeds to sites like Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, Linkatopia and over 15 others. OnlyWire provides feeds to only the highest ranked bookmarking services on the Internet in order to maximize web...

2008-09-16 12:00:18

By Al Gibes With Labor Day behind us, cooler weather ahead of us and the political season heading down the home stretch, I figure it's time to update my bookmarks. A little fall cleaning, that is. Those of you using Internet Explorer know bookmarks as "favorites," but Firefox is my browser du jour, with Safari also seeing occasional use. They both still call a bookmark a bookmark, even though I rely on them far less often than I did six or seven years ago. I can't remember when I last...

2008-09-14 15:00:12

By Troy Wolverton Chrome, Google's shiny new Web browser, has some eye-catching features, but I'm not ready to trade in Firefox for it. I downloaded Chrome last week, when it first became available. I haven't run any benchmark tests on it, but my impression is that it's generally about as fast as Firefox, which is my everyday browser. However, I had a hard time figuring out how to do simple tasks like printing in Chrome, found it more difficult to search sites other than Google and was...

2008-09-09 12:00:15

Avant Force, creators of the critically acclaimed Avant Browser, today announced the launch of the new Orca web browser. The Orca Browser is an extremely fast and user-friendly web browser designed to add key functionality out of the box (and not requiring additional extensions) based on the Gecko 1.9 (Firefox 3) platform. The Orca Browser is dedicated to supporting socially responsible causes such as improving the environment which will be part of future initiatives. With the recently...

2008-09-03 00:00:10

By STEVEN ROSENBERG After years of thinking that the Firefox Web browser provided the best possible Internet experience, a strong contender has emerged on my desktop computers over the past month. No, it's not Internet Explorer. I'm talking about the Opera Web browser, a free program that runs on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and a few even-more-obscure platforms, including FreeBSD and Solaris. Made by a Norwegian company named Opera Software, the Web browser offers many advantages over...

2008-08-30 09:00:31

By Steven Rosenberg After years of thinking that the Firefox Web browser provided the best possible Internet experience, a strong contender has emerged on my desktop computers over the past month. No, it's not Internet Explorer. I'm talking about the Opera Web browser, a free program that runs on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and a few even-more-obscure platforms, including FreeBSD and Solaris. Made by a Norwegian company named Opera Software, the Web browser offers many advantages...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

Even with the advent of tabbed browsing, which allows you to keep multiple Web pages open in the same window, Web multitasking can be a pain. You have to constantly click back and forth among tabs if they contain fast-changing material you check often, such as the status of your friends in social-networking services or updates to news feeds. Trying to share information with people on your Web-based networks can introduce another layer of digital jujitsu. It can be awkward to snag a photo...

2008-07-28 09:00:48

Slingpage today announced the release of its innovative social browsing application for Firefox. Previously available for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Slingpage for Firefox now provides users of the popular Web browser the ability to instantly discover and share the Web. Slingpage helps users keep track of favorite topics and discover popular Web pages by subscribing to Slingcast feeds. These categorized content feeds sling updates directly to the desktop, as they happen. Users can...


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Web Feed
2013-02-17 09:41:03

Image Caption: This icon, known as the "feed icon" or the "RSS icon", was introduced in Mozilla Firefox in order to indicate a web feed was present on a particular web page that could be used in conjunction with the Live bookmarks function. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera and some other browsers have adopted the icon in order to promote a de facto standard. Credit: Mozilla/Wikipedia A web feed is a data format that provides the user with regularly updated content. It is also...

Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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