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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...

2011-04-08 16:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Mine Safety and Health Administration ("MSHA") has just terminated two imminent danger orders issued on March 18, 2011 to Lexington, Kentucky based Rhino Eastern LLC, a 51%-owned subsidiary of Rhino Resource Partners LP (NYSE: RNO), regarding its Eagle No. 1 Mine in Bolt, West Virginia. Today's actions by MSHA allow Rhino Eastern LLC to resume production at the Eagle No. 1 Mine immediately. R. Chad Hunt, P.E., Vice President...

e125f7b12bed9cdeb34964249c04f8a81
2011-03-23 06:45:00

Mozilla released a new faster version of Firefox on Wednesday, taking on Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 in the aggressive Web browser market. Firefox 4 is the latest version of Mozilla's popular open-source browser. It was in development for nearly a year. The new browser is available to computers powered by Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems in more than 80 languages. Firefox 4 offers added JavaScript performance, hardware acceleration, new tools for organizing...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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