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2011-02-19 00:00:39

Thunder Themes is the official headquarters for branded themes for Firefox, Internet Explorer, and soon Chrome, Turn any Internet browser into an active news source for a favorite news site, entertainer, sports team, or simply find a fun lifestyle theme. Amlin, OH (PRWEB) February 18, 2011 Brand Thunder LLC, the custom browser theme specialists, announced today the only site dedicated to free browser-theme downloads, Thunder Themes. Thunder Themes is the official headquarters for...

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2011-02-11 09:35:00

With improved privacy and increased speed as its two main highlights, Microsoft claims the latest version of its Internet Explorer web browser moves ahead of competitors like Google and Firefox. The software giant, which has been losing market share, made the bold claim as it unveiled what is known as the release candidate of IE9. Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president of Internet Explorer, told BBC News, "This release is one that is playing catch up [on past releases], but it leapfrogs...

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2011-01-31 14:40:00

Microsoft issued a "critical" warning over a loophole that could be used by malicious hackers to steal private information on computers. The bug potentially affects every user of the Internet Explorer web browser, which is about 900 million people around the globe. Microsoft has issued a software patch to defend against attacks, and it said that it was working to try and develop a long-term fix for the problem. Security advisors said that the vulnerability can be used to manipulate users...

2011-01-19 08:30:00

BEIJING, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sothink Web Video Downloader for Firefox is a free and cute Firefox extension that can detect and download YouTube FLV and other media online from any YouTube-like website. The latest version 6.0 is perfectly compatible with Firefox 4 Beta. This Firefox video downloader, also called Free YouTube Downloader, installs very easily and appears as an icon to the left of Firefox 4 Beta's address bar. When using Firefox 4 Beta, or previous versions,...

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2011-01-04 08:30:00

Microsoft's Internet Explorer online browser suffered its largest loss of market share in two years, and has been replaced by Mozilla's Firefox as the most popular Web-surfing software in Europe, web tracking firm StatCounter is reporting. Internet Explorer lost 1.4% of its usage share in December 2010, Gregg Keizer of Computerworld wrote in an article Monday. Benefiting from Microsoft's misfortune were Google and Apple, whose Chrome and Safari browsers saw their market share increase to 10%...

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2010-12-23 12:30:00

Microsoft has issued a new warning about severe vulnerability issues with all versions of its widely-popular Internet Explorer (IE) browser, saying booby-trapped webpages could allow attackers to take control of an unprotected computer. BBC News reports that code to exploit the bug has already been published, though Microsoft said it had no evidence that the malicious strain was currently being used by hi-tech criminals. While Microsoft works on a permanent fix for the issue, it has...

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2010-12-08 07:55:00

Microsoft plans to allow users of its new Internet browser to stop certain sites from gathering information about them as the company seeks to avoid federal online privacy legislation. The opt-in feature, called "tracking protection," is based on technology developed for Microsoft's current browser. The software giant said the new feature is designed to "help consumers be in control of potential online tracking as they move around the Web." "Tracking Protection is the new privacy feature in...

2010-11-16 00:00:46

StarNet enhances its iLIVEx X11 emulator for iPad with the ability to automatically display the Firefox web browser. Now users can run flash video on iPads. New Orleans, LA (Vocus) November 15, 2010 StarNet Communications of Sunnyvale, California, a leading developer of X11 connectivity solutions, announces iLIVEx 1.1, a fast, secure and fault-tolerant X server for the Apple iPad that is now pre-configured to display the popular Firefox web browser full screen. The iLIVEx/Firefox...

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2010-09-22 14:35:00

Over 2 million people around the world downloaded the beta version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) 9 after just two days of the web browser being available. Roger Capriotti, group product manager for IE 9 at Microsoft, said in a blog post on Monday that when IE 8 Beta launched in August 2008, the company recorded 1.3 million downloads over the first five days. The IE 9 download site has seen 9 million visitors and over 26 million page views since it was made available last week. ...

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2010-09-16 06:10:00

On Wednesday, Microsoft released a new Internet Explorer to try and fend off competition from the Firefox and Chrome Web browsers. "The browser is the stage and the websites are the stars of the show," corporate vice president of Internet Explorer Dean Hachamovitch told AFP. "Microsoft has over a billion Windows customers," Hachamovitch said of the software giant's ubiquitous computer operating system. "We want the browsing experience on Windows to be great." The beta version of Internet...


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