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2010-07-06 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro's latest free security tool, Trend Micro(TM) Browser Guard 2010 is available today for download. Joining a suite of free tools from the company, Browser Guard is an easy to use browser plug-in which proactively protects users against Internet threats by identifying malicious web pages and blocking the threat before it can infect the user's computer. Trend Micro Browser Guard can protect users from sophisticated Internet threats such...

2010-07-02 12:40:00

IBM has endorsed Internet browser Firefox, asking its workers around the world to use the open source software for browsing the Web. "Any employee who is not now using Firefox will be strongly encouraged to use it as their default browser," IBM executive Bob Sutor said Thursday in a blog post at his website. "While other browsers have come and gone, Firefox is now the gold standard for what an open, secure, and standards-compliant browser should be." Using Firefox as the default browser...

2010-07-02 10:25:00

Most educational websites in the U.S. are using Flash applications that fail to adequately secure these pages. This is a growing problem for the Internet as vulnerable sites can be hijacked for malicious and criminal activity, according to a paper published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month. Joanne Kuzma, Colin Price and Richard Henson of the Business School, University of Worcester, England, have used a simple tool provided by Hewlett...

2010-06-29 12:40:00

According to figures released by StatCounter, Google Chrome unseated Safari last week for the first time as the third most popular Internet browser in the U.S. "This is quite a coup for Google as they have gone from zero to almost 10 percent of the US market in under two years," StatCounter chief executive Aodhan Cullen said in a release. "There is a battle royal going on between Google and Apple in the Internet browser space (Chrome vs. Safari) as well as in the mobile market (Android vs....

2010-06-24 06:00:00

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Donovan Data Systems (DDS), the acknowledged leader in systems and software for the advertising industry, today announced the appointment of JT Batson as president of the company's Digital Business. Batson, who has worked at the forefront of digital media for the past six years, is EVP of Revenue and Global Development at the Rubicon Project. At DDS, he will be responsible for leading the company's digital agenda as well as offering strategic counsel to...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Footbalistic.com announced today the availability of stats from the complete history of the World Cup Games and a Firefox search plugin. The company also announced several business successes, including fundraising, renowned advisory board additions and new customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/SF18239LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100609/SF18239LOGO) For World Cup followers everywhere, Footbalistic.com...

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...

2010-05-04 13:15:00

Figures recently released by a web analytics firm show that Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) web browser accounts for less than 60% of the market, a huge downturn from its peak in 2003 that placed it at 95%. While IE is still in the top spot, statistics firm NetApplications, shows that runner up browser Firefox and the third-place Google Chrome are on the rise. Firefox is now at 24.5 percent, while Chrome is at 6.7%. Microsoft has been losing market share predominantly due to security...

2010-05-03 08:15:00

PARK CITY, Utah, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Janco has just released its Browser and Operating System Market Share White Paper. A major finding is that Microsoft's new Operating System Windows 7 has 14.8% of the OS market less than 7 months after its release. The CEO of Janco, Victor Janulaitis said, "There are now more users of Windows 7 than Vista. That is a major factor in their improved record earnings. The last OS that was accepted as quickly in the market was XP. Vista's market share has...

2010-04-29 15:26:00

VANCOUVER, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Mik Kersten CEO of Tasktop Technologies Creator of the open source Eclipse Mylyn project Tasktop Technologies www.tasktop.com Steffen Pingel Senior Software Developer Tasktop Technologies www.tasktop.com WHAT: The following presentations will be given at JAX 2010 From Tasks to Tweets: Social...

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.