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Firefox's Default Search Engine Position Costing $300 Million
2011-12-23 15:16:45

Google is paying Mozilla $300 million for it to remain the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser. The three-year agreement stretches beyond the previous agreement due to stiff competition provided by both Yahoo and Microsoft. The previous agreement expired in November 2011 and was originally signed in 2008. Microsoft's Bing search engine was provided as an option at the release of Firefox 4 earlier this year, and in October it was the default search option. Microsoft...

Google And Mozilla Come To A New Agreement
2011-12-21 05:35:52

Google and Mozilla have come to a new three-year agreement for Google to be the default search option in the Firefox browser. Mozilla announced, “We´re pleased to announce that we have negotiated a significant and mutually beneficial revenue agreement with Google. This new agreement extends our long term search relationship with Google for at least three additional years.” The financial amount of the deal was not disclosed but it is noted by Jon Brodkin of ArsTechnica...

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...

security
2011-09-10 04:19:45

  In the wake of the DigiNotar threat, Apple patched their Mac OS X software to remove the Dutch certificate issuer from their list of trusted providers, while Firefox developer Mozilla issued an ultimatum to certificate authorities to improve their security or face being blocked. According to BBC News, Mozilla sent a warning to certificate authorities (CAs), advising that they had until September 16 ensure that their security had not been compromised. If they cannot prove that...

2011-06-14 15:05:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhino Resource Partners LP (NYSE: RNO) ("Rhino" or the "Partnership") is pleased to announce the acquisition of approximately 32,600 acres of metallurgical grade coal resources and associated surface rights in Randolph and Upshur Counties, West Virginia. These properties were acquired at a total acquisition cost of approximately $7,500,000. These development stage properties are unpermitted and contain no infrastructure. Rhino intends to...

2011-04-26 07:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhino Resource Partners LP (NYSE: RNO) ("Rhino" or the "Partnership") today is pleased to announce a cash distribution of $0.455 per common unit and subordinated unit, or $1.82 per unit on an annualized basis, which represents a 2.2% increase over its previous quarterly distribution of $0.445 per unit, or $1.78 per unit on an annualized basis. This distribution will be paid on May 13, 2011 to all unitholders of record as of the close of...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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