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2010-03-22 10:15:00

Usage of Microsoft's Internet Explorer in Europe is on the decline now that the American company has made access to rival web surfing programs easier, statistics released on Monday show. Internet Explorer use has decreased in Britain by 1-percent, Italy by 1.3-percent, and France by 2.5-percent, according to information provided to Reuters by Statcounter, a web statistics provider. Meanwhile, Opera Software reports that usage of their web browser has doubled across the continent, and tripled...

2010-02-23 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding shopping discounts and deals online just got easier for Mozilla Firefox users. Billeo (www.billeo.com) - a suite of Online Assistants that save people time and money in all types of online transactions, from shopping to bill pay - today unveiled the Offer Assistant add-on for the Firefox browser. The Offer Assistant highlights high-value special offers from more than 1,500 retailers right within Google, Yahoo! and Bing search results....

2010-02-04 12:48:00

LOS ANGELES and PRAGUE, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SprinxCRM today announced that their customer relationship management system now offers increased compatibility with more browsers and operating systems. "This new edition of SprinxCRM is one example of our overall strategy to expand compatibility with various browsers and operating systems," said Radko Jelinek, Sprinx' Director of Sales, "thereby making our customer relationship management system even more flexible and useful to a wider range...

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2010-02-02 13:00:00

In anticipation of a regulatory change that will make it easier for consumers to switch Web browsers, Google has taken the unusual step of using real-world advertising to promote its Chrome web browser in Europe, Reuters reported. Google is now running a billboard and newspaper ad campaign for its Chrome browser in the streets and underground train stations of London, Paris and Amsterdam. The European Union is set to implement its so-called browser ballot, which will allow users to actively...

2010-01-11 07:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Intalio, Inc., the Enterprise Cloud Company, today announced Jetty support for WebSocket. Jetty-7.0.1 has been extended with a WebSocket server implementation based on the same scalable asynchronous IO infrastructure of Jetty and integrated into the Jetty Servlet container. Jetty is now able to communicate using the proposed WebSocket standard, enhancing performance of real-time web applications. WebSocket came out of work on HTML5 by the What...

2009-12-24 06:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The CEO of Maxthon International said his browser's inclusion on the European browser ballot -- or "choice screen," as it is now being called -- is a "big win" for Maxthon because it recognizes that Maxthon is a full-fledged browser in its own right, not simply an add-on shell for Internet Explorer, as it is often depicted. The decision to include Maxthon on the choice screen was made by the European Economic Commission as part of the...

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2009-12-22 07:30:00

The new Firefox browser for mobile, codenamed Fennec, is just days away from launch, according to BBC News. Initially, the browser will only be available for Nokia's N900 phone. More handsets will be supported as time goes by. Jay Sullivan at Mozilla, the group behind Firefox, told BBC that the browser is "going through final testing and could be released before the end of the year." According to sources, the software will be able to synchronize with the desktop version of Firefox, which...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedia will launch the next generation of the award winning Glide OS on December 7. The all new Glide is a portable and transparent web operating system and application suite that effectively wraps desktop functionality around web content from any online location. The Glide OS and application suite component can be added directly to your Google Chrome, Explorer, Firefox and Safari web browser. There is no need to purchase a specific hardware device or...

2009-11-12 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Intercept announced today the release of their Secure-Me solution for the PC desktop. The Secure-Me program offers customers security as a service (SAAS) as it secures Internet browsing from the latest web threats, protecting users' privacy and preventing identity theft. Once installed, Secure-Me offers a secure browser that encrypts all internet traffic leaving from or coming to the user's machine, accelerates the user's web browsing speed by up...

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2009-11-09 13:34:48

As Firefox celebrates its fifth year of operation, a senior executive at Mozilla warned that Web users risk taking online freedom for granted, Sky News Online reported. The not-for-profit Mozilla Firefox web browser has slowed Internet Explorer's monopoly by gaining more than a 23 percent worldwide market share. Tristan Nitot, the president of Mozilla Europe, has pledged to carry on the passion of the Firefox "mission." Nitot warned that Web freedoms are under threat and younger users risk...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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