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Mozilla Firefox 14 Comes With Google Search Encryption
2012-07-18 09:24:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mozilla released on Tuesday an updated version of Firefox 14, adding automatic encryption of Google searches to protect users´ data from “potentially prying eyes, like network administrators when you use public or shared WiFi networks," the company said in a blog post. Although Google is currently the only search engine that supports encrypted searches, "we look forward to supporting additional search engines with this...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 12 With Silent Updates, Enhanced Developer Tools
2012-04-25 05:17:30

Mozilla released the latest version of its open source browser on Tuesday, Firefox 12, which offers a streamlined update process, improved developer tools and includes patches to 14 known security bugs. While most Firefox users will likely see the release as a minor upgrade, since it introduces only few small changes, developers may find Firefox 12 more interesting given the 85 improvements to the browser´s built-in developer tools. "For example, developers no longer need to reload...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 8
2011-11-08 13:53:50

Mozilla has officially released is new Firefox 8 web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. The update introduces several new features, including a built-in Twitter search option, and a new management system for its add-ons and tabs. "This update includes new features that make Web browsing easier and give users and developers more control over how they customize their Web experience," Mozilla said in a blog post announcing the new browser. The new browser comes just...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 7 With Faster Web Browsing
2011-09-28 05:06:10

Mozilla released an update Tuesday to its Firefox Web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux, which the non-profit organization said offers improvements in performance and memory. Firefox 7 manages memory more efficiently, while delivering a nimble Web browsing experience, the organization said. “Users will notice Firefox is faster at opening new tabs, clicking on menu items and buttons on websites. Heavy Internet users will enjoy enhanced performance when lots of tabs are open and...

2011-06-14 08:00:00

HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woolik Technologies, a young and innovative startup that develops extension tools for better browsing experience on Web browsers today announced the Beta launch of the Woolik Search Tool Extension for Google, combining web site logos with links for an improved and efficient Internet search and browsing experience. The tool is available for download on www.woolik.com , compatible with Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer....

2011-03-23 06:45:00

Mozilla released a new faster version of Firefox on Wednesday, taking on Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 in the aggressive Web browser market. Firefox 4 is the latest version of Mozilla's popular open-source browser. It was in development for nearly a year. The new browser is available to computers powered by Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems in more than 80 languages. Firefox 4 offers added JavaScript performance, hardware acceleration, new tools for organizing...

2010-05-13 06:11:18

Firefox plans to release a new version of its Web browser by the end of the year that will get a simpler look, but will offer Web surfers more control over privacy. Firefox 4 promises that users will be able to have more control over their relationships with websites by describing in simpler ways what information is gathered by cookies, which are files that store data on website visits. The current version of Firefox has a more complex system of menus and submenus for determining which...

2009-10-07 05:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- samfind, a Los Angeles based developer of add-ons for Firefox, announced today the release of samfind Bookmarks Bar 2.0, a slicker, easier-to-use, and more efficient version of its popular free bookmarks organizer. Released earlier this year, samfind Bookmarks Bar 1.1.2 quickly gained momentum with thousands using the application to increase efficiency of their Firefox browser. According to samfind's CEO, Sam Deskin, "samfind Bookmarks Bar picks up...

2009-06-30 10:00:00

Major update to browser delivers significant performance improvements, privacy enhancements, support for new Web standards, and greater customization options MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mozilla, a public-benefit organization dedicated to promoting choice and innovation on the Internet, today released Firefox(R) 3.5, a major update to its popular, free and open source Web browser. Coming one year after the launch of the critically acclaimed Firefox 3, Firefox 3.5 introduces...

2008-09-19 15:00:24

By Ricky Gipson Tomorrow morning, Mozilla is planning to set a new world record with the latest version of their internet browser, Firefox. They want you to help set the record for most software downloads in 24 hours. Firefox v3.0 has been in the works for awhile now, and Mozilla is finally ready to release its final version of Firefox on the world. With a growing amount of internet applications such as Facebook, Gmail, Myspace, etc. requiring a lot more bandwidth than has ever been...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.