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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...

2011-07-28 00:00:59

Community managers can instantly create and share a "wallpaper for the Internet" that is part Persona, part toolbar and all engagement. It is a powerful and free online tool for small and medium businesses (SMB), associations, communities, clubs, families and friends. Interactive browser themes increase web site visits and brand exposure. (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Brand Thunder LLC (http://www.brandthunder.com), Brand Thunder, the world leaders in browser themes and custom interactive browser...

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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...

2008-07-30 09:00:39

Q. I'm concerned about software bugs in new programs. When do you recommend people begin using the new Firefox 3 Web browser? A. Try it now. Since Firefox 3 was introduced in June, the reviews have been favorable. CNet, PC Magazine and InfoWorld all gave it top ratings as a Web browser, even though it still trails Internet Explorer in total number of users. About 28 million free copies have been downloaded since June, said Firefox's developer, the Mozilla Foundation. One big advantage of...

2008-07-28 09:00:48

Slingpage today announced the release of its innovative social browsing application for Firefox. Previously available for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Slingpage for Firefox now provides users of the popular Web browser the ability to instantly discover and share the Web. Slingpage helps users keep track of favorite topics and discover popular Web pages by subscribing to Slingcast feeds. These categorized content feeds sling updates directly to the desktop, as they happen. Users can...

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2008-07-09 09:25:00

According to a recent study, nearly half the online population is at risk because consumers have refused to install security updates to their browsers The study, which was conducted by Google, IBM, and The Swiss Institute of Technology, found that 600 million users had not updated their Internet browser with the appropriate security updates. "Failure to apply patches promptly or missing them entirely is a recipe for disaster," the report stated. Internet criminals often use websites to attack...

2008-06-24 02:29:37

By Troy Wolverton, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jun. 23--If you haven't gotten on the Firefox bandwagon, it's about time you did. Firefox is the open-source Web browser software developed by Mozilla, the not-for-profit organization that arose from the ashes of Netscape, which developed the original commercial browser. Since the first version of Firefox debuted in late 2004, it has been stealing a growing number of users away from Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE), the dominant browser...

2008-06-16 15:00:00

By ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK -- A new version of the Firefox Web browser is scheduled for release Tuesday with improvements in security, speed and design. Many of the enhancements in Firefox 3 involve bookmarks. The new version lets Web surfers add keywords, or tags, to sort bookmarks by topic. A new "Places" feature lets users quickly access sites they recently bookmarked or tagged, and pages they visit frequently but haven't bookmarked. There's also a new star button for easily adding...


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