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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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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