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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...

2011-08-02 09:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta, the leading enabler of independent location-based services (LBS), today announced its MapSearch mobile application has reached 10 million users in the four months since its launch on March 22. deCarta's MapSearch application provides integrated maps, local search, navigation and Facebook status updates across a wide variety of platforms, including handsets and tablets from leading OEMs, mobile network operators and application...

2011-06-21 07:00:00

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions to the hospitality industry, announced today that it will unveil several new features to its Envision(TM) cloud-connected interactive HDTV (iHDTV) solution at this year's HITEC show, which opened on June 20 at the Austin (TX) Convention Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/AQTU120LOGO) The expanded apps, which...

2011-06-14 08:00:00

HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woolik Technologies, a young and innovative startup that develops extension tools for better browsing experience on Web browsers today announced the Beta launch of the Woolik Search Tool Extension for Google, combining web site logos with links for an improved and efficient Internet search and browsing experience. The tool is available for download on www.woolik.com , compatible with Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer....

2011-06-08 17:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maxthon (www.maxthon.com), a global software and web services company, announced today that in a series of controlled tests Maxthon Mobile for Android uses far less memory than Opera Mobile, Dolphin, Boat, Skyfire, UC and the Android 2.1. In three tests measuring memory usage Maxthon Mobile bested the competition by significant margins. Notably, Maxthon Mobile uses 66% less memory than the Android 2.1 browser when launching, and half the...

2011-06-07 04:00:00

DOVER, Del. and REDMOND, Wash., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delaware Department of Education today announced it is working with Microsoft Corp. to bring Microsoft Live@edu, an innovative suite of online communication and collaboration tools, to students, faculty and staff in district and charter schools throughout the state. The Department of Technology and Information (DTI) will initially migrate approximately 20,000 faculty and staff to this no-cost platform in June 2011, with the...


Latest Web browsers Reference Libraries

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic for offering the Kindle Fire at such a low cost, was to make their profits from the sale of the...

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...

Hypertext Transfer Protocol, HTTP
2013-01-30 14:36:19

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributing images, videos, text, and other content for communicating over the worldwide web (Internet), through a web browser. The HTTP is a request to a server in the form of text and the response from the server will be in the form of a web page, usually a website, with the content containing the information requested. The HTTP is designed to permit communication of resources between clients and servers. These...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.