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2014-09-26 16:25:28

Preventative measures made available to all to prevent widespread outbreak DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Shellshock a.k.a. Bash Bug continues to raise concern, Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, today is taking proactive steps to mitigate adverse effects with the release of license-free tools to scan and protect servers, as well as web users, across Mac OSX and Linux platforms. The vulnerability has potential to...

2014-09-17 12:31:40

Firefox Extension Provides Instant Access to CardBase(TM), the Financial Service Industry's Largest Database of Credit Card Rewards, Cash Back and Promotional Resources PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallaby, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced the launch of its extension for the Firefox browser. The introduction of the Wallaby Firefox Extension extends the company's platform of products that empower consumers to...

2014-09-15 08:33:46

Dynamic Web TWAIN V10 Helps Developers Seamlessly Transition Away from Less-Supported NPAPI Plugins for Scanning Documents in HTML5-Based Chrome and Now Also Firefox 27 and Above VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamsoft(TM) has upgraded its web TWAIN software development kit (SDK) to include support for the development of document scanning modules within the HTML5-based Google® Chrome® and Mozilla® Firefox® (version 27 and above) browsers. It's well...

Comcast
2014-09-10 04:23:23

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People using public WiFi hotspots provided by Comcast are seeing ads promoting the company’s own Xfinity services. The practice comes with security concerns as it uses JavaScript, however the service provider claims the notifications are a “courtesy” to let users know they are connected to Comcast. Comcast spokesman Charlie Douglas told Ars Technica that the program began “months ago,” and serves two purposes. One is to make...

2014-08-29 16:20:34

Mobile Parking Trend Expands in the Greater Pittsburgh Area NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pango, headquartered in New York City, will launch a new mobile payment system for parking permits, with Windows phone technology, in Butler, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Permits are a major revenue source for Butler's parking revenues; however, the management of the permit process today is costly and time consuming. The City of Butler has to manually issue, manage,...

2014-08-21 12:33:23

Vulnerability Management Firm Taps Technology Industry Veteran to Lead Aggressive North American Expansion Efforts COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Secunia, the leading provider of IT security solutions for vulnerability management, today announced the appointment of technology industry veteran Jack Wilson as Vice President and General Manager of North America. Wilson will drive Secunia's North American sales strategy, execution and expansion....

mozilla makes an oops
2014-08-05 04:48:11

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thousands of email addresses and encrypted password details were accidentally made available for public access by Mozilla, following a month long failure in the "data sanitization process" on the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) site database. A blog post from Mozilla on August 1st revealed that the email addresses of around 76,000 users of the network, along with around 4,000 password hashes, had leaked onto a publicly accessible...

2014-07-09 23:01:32

WorldReligionNews.com, one of a new breed of technology enabled religious news sites, publishes its latest 'Featured Contributor' article, 'Vatican Museums Display Replica of Temple to This Hindu God,' by Rajan Zed, President of 'Universal Society Of Hinduism,' and launches updated tablet app and WRN Firefox & IE browser extension. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 WorldReligionNews.com, one of a new breed of religious news sites utilizing bleeding edge...

2014-06-11 23:03:42

Fresh new insight from the cashback plug in development team at browser toolbar and add-on agency BestToolBars could help cashback companies to drive new revenue growth in the next quarter. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Fresh new insight from the cashback plug in development team at browser toolbar and add-on agency BestToolBars could help cashback companies to drive new revenue growth in the next quarter. In a study entitled “Cashback Browser Plugin Features That Can Increase...

2014-06-09 08:34:23

Dynamic Web TWAIN Plugin Edition for Chrome Preview Provides HTML5 WebSocket Plugin to Allow Developers Simple Path to Create Document / Image Management Applications for Non-NPAPI Chrome Browser VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamsoft(TM) has introduced an upgrade to its web TWAIN software development kit (SDK) to specifically address industry plans to phase out browser plugins based on the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI). In May...


Latest Firefox Reference Libraries

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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'