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2012-08-22 18:51:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google´s Chrome team has just launched a new JavaScript tool for web developers which can accurately measure real-world performance of their applications. Called Google Octane, the JavaScript benchmark suite tests web apps based on tried and true web apps and libraries. Other benchmark suites rely on artificial measures to stress tests these web apps, which may lead to less-than-true performance results. According to the...

2009-06-30 10:00:00

Major update to browser delivers significant performance improvements, privacy enhancements, support for new Web standards, and greater customization options MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Mozilla, a public-benefit organization dedicated to promoting choice and innovation on the Internet, today released Firefox(R) 3.5, a major update to its popular, free and open source Web browser. Coming one year after the launch of the critically acclaimed Firefox 3, Firefox 3.5 introduces...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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