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Safari User Sues Google Over Alleged Privacy Rights Violations
2012-02-19 05:25:34

A user of the Safari web browser is suing Google, accusing the largest online search engine on the planet of violating his privacy rights in Apple's iPhone and iPad line of products, Bloomberg reported on Friday. According to reporters Phil Milford and Jef Feeley, the lawsuit was filed by Illinois resident Matthew Soble and stems from earlier reports claiming that Google was one of a handful of companies utilizing a piece of clandestine code to get around security settings in the Internet...

WSJ: Google Used Illicit Code To Track iPhone Activity
2012-02-17 13:36:17

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Google along with a handful of advertising companies has been using a piece of clandestine code to get around security settings in Apple´s Safari web browser in order to track iPhone users´ online activities. The investigation stated that Google and ad networks Vibrant Media, Media Innovation Group and Gannett PointRoll had circumvented Safari´s privacy settings by using code that falsely represents its advertisements as...

Security Researcher Booted From Apple’s Developer Program
2011-11-08 09:16:30

A software security researcher working with Accuvant Labs, identified a security flaw with Apple´s App Store and for his troubles, had his developer license pulled by the gadget maker, Jim Finkle of Reuters is reporting. Charlie Miller built a prototype program to test the flaw and it was successfully offered for download by Apple´s site but there is no evidence that hackers have taken advantage of the software flaw through Apple´s mobile operating system. Miller is...

Google's Chrome Browser Nipping At The Heels Of Firefox
2011-10-03 13:54:56

Google Inc.'s Chrome web browser has been gaining market share in the Internet users' choice for accessing content, according to industry tracker StatCounter. Chrome's market share since the beginning of 2011 has seen about a 7.6 percent increase in users, taking away market share from the top dog Internet Explorer and its second-place rival Firefox. Internet Explorer has seen its market share drop over 3 percent since the beginning of 2011, while Firefox has watched as it lost just 0.2...


Latest Safari Reference Libraries

Web Browser
2013-01-30 14:59:51

A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...

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Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.