Mozilla Prepares to Re-Invent Firefox with Australis Update
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 03, 2013
There are big changes in the works for the open source browser, including a simplified UI and more customization options.
Tags: open source, Mozilla Firefox, browser
Opera Launches New Chromium-Based Browser
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 28, 2013
Opera Next 15 has a completely new design and a new engine.
Tags: browser, Google, Chromium, Opera, Web, open source
Conversational Search Comes to Chrome
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 22, 2013
Ask Google a question out loud, and it will tell you the answer.
Tags: conversational search, Chrome, browser, search, Semantic Technology, Google
Chrome vs. Firefox
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 15, 2013
Which browser is better for desktop Linux users?
Tags: Firefox, desktop, Mozilla, Chromium, open source, Google, Chrome, Linux, browser
Hackers Exploit IE 8 Vulnerability to Attack Nuclear Researchers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
Security experts suspect Chinese hackers are behind attacks on the Department of Labor site and other websites.
Tags: hack attacks, government, Microsoft, websites, Internet Explorer 8, cyberattack, security vulnerability, hackers, Department of Labor, China, browser
IE10 Doubles Share of Browser Market
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 01, 2013
Firefox gained a tiny fraction of market share, while Chrome slipped a slight amount.
Tags: market share, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Net Applications, Microsoft Internet Explorer, IE 10, browser
Google Chrome Gets Business-Friendly
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 18, 2013
One key feature--legacy browser support--will make it easier to use older Web apps.
Tags: Legacy Browser Support, browser, Internet Explorer, cloud computing, Google, Microsoft, Chrome
Mozilla Firefox 20 Improves Browser Privacy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 02, 2013
New open source browser release accelerates performance and delivers new download manager.
Tags: browser, open source, Mozilla Firefox, privacy
Microsoft Pays Hefty Fine for Violating EU Browser Choice
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 06, 2013
Microsoft hit by $731 million fine for not giving Windows users alternatives to Internet Explorer.
Tags: IE, Microsoft, EU Commission, browser
Report: EU to Fine Microsoft over Browser Bungle
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 01, 2013
Anonymous sources say the fine will arrive this month.
Tags: Windows 7, Microsoft, EU, Internet Explorer, browser
Experts Say Oracle's Emergency Java Patch Doesn't Go Far Enough
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 14, 2013
Oracle updated Java on Sunday, but experts question whether it's safe for users to enable Java on their browsers.
Tags: browser, security vulnerability, Oracle, Java, patch
EC Sends Microsoft an Official Complaint About Browser Ballot Problems
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 25, 2012
Microsoft has apologized again for the technical error.
Tags: browser, Internet Explorer, Microsoft, European Commission, Windows 7
One Day After Release, Mozilla Pulls Firefox 16
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 11, 2012
The update for the open source browser introduced a critical security vulnerability.
Tags: browser, open source, Mozilla Firefox, security vulnerability
Microsoft Likely to Face EU Fine Soon
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 27, 2012
The company has admitted that it forgot to include a "browser ballot" in Windows 7 service pack 1.
Tags: fine, Microsoft, EU, Windows 7, browser, Google
Google, Microsoft Launch Competing Browser Benchmarks
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 26, 2012
Surprisingly, Google's Chrome didn't perform all that well on the benchmark it developed.
Tags: Internet Explorer, benchmark, Microsoft, browser, Google, Chrome, web app
Microsoft: Patch for Critical IE Zero-Day Bug Coming Friday
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 20, 2012
The company recommends applying the permanent fix as soon as possible.
Tags: Microsoft, update, Internet Explorer, browser, security vulnerability
Microsoft Urges Users to Patch Internet Explorer Flaw
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 18, 2012
The company has release a temporary fix for a zero-day vulnerability in its browser, but the patch is complicated to deploy.
Tags: zero-day, browser, patch, vulnerability, Internet Explorer, Microsoft
EU Says Microsoft Pledged to Meet Antitrust Requests on Browsers
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 10, 2012
Microsoft has assured the European Commission that Windows 8 will offer users a choice of browsers.
Tags: browser, Internet Explorer, Windows 8, European Commission, antitrust, Microsoft, APIs
China's Biggest Search Engine Baidu Enters Mobile Browser Fight
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 05, 2012
The company claims its browser is 20 percent faster than competitors like Safari and Chrome.
Tags: Baidu.com, browser, Internet, China, mobile, search
Firefox 15 Accelerates Browsing for Desktop, Phones and Tablets
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 28, 2012
Open source browser vendor takes aim at memory use to speed up Web surfing.
Tags: Firefox, browser
Opera, Google Extend Search Deal for Two Years
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 22, 2012
Google will continue to be the default search engine for the browser.
Tags: Google, desktop, browser, search engine, mobile, Opera
Google Wants Chrome 21 to See You
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 01, 2012
New APIs extend the utility of the browser for webcams and gamepads.
Tags: browser, security, Chrome, Google
Microsoft May See $7.4B Antitrust Fine
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The company did not comply with the terms of an EU settlement that required Microsoft to make it easy to choose alternative browsers.
Tags: European Commission, browser, Microsoft, fine, antitrust
Both IE and Chrome Claim June's Top Browser Spot
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 02, 2012
StatCounter and Net Applications disagree about which browser is the most popular.
Tags: browser, Web, mobile, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox
Firefox Browser for Android Rebuilt for Speed
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 27, 2012
Mozilla takes another kick at the mobile browser, dramatically improving speed.
Tags: Mozilla Firefox, browser, Android
Chrome or IE? Who Won the May Browser Wars?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 01, 2012
StatCounter says Chrome; Net Applications says IE.
Tags: Internet Explorer, browser, Microsoft, Google, Firefox, Chrome
Yahoo Launches Axis Browser
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 24, 2012
The new Web browser runs on iOS devices and PCs, and it incorporates search capabilities.
Tags: Yahoo, Axis, browser, search
StatCounter: Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer as #1 Browser
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 21, 2012
StatCounter says Google's browser now has 32.76 percent of the browser market.
Tags: StatCounter, Google Chrome, browser, market share
Senate to Look at Mozilla's Browser Competition Allegations
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 14, 2012
Aides say the judiciary committee will examine Microsoft's decision to withhold APIs from its competitors.
Tags: Microsoft, Senate, browser, Mozilla
Mozilla: Windows 8 a 'Return to the Digital Dark Ages'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 10, 2012
Windows RT won't support browsers other than Internet Explorer.
Tags: Mozilla, browser, Windows 8, Internet Explorer, Firefox, ARM, Microsoft
IE on a Rebound, Browser Share Data Shows
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 02, 2012
Microsoft's browser has gained users for three of the last four months.
Tags: Microsoft, Google Chrome, browser, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, market share
Mozilla Goes Silent for Firefox 12
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 24, 2012
New updating mechanism debuts for open source web browser.
Tags: open source, browser, Mozilla Firefox
10 Reasons to Ditch Internet Explorer For Google Chrome
By Don Reisinger | Article Published April 20, 2012
An highly opinionated look at why Google's browser is preferable to Microsoft's.
Tags: Google Chrome, browser, IE
Google Chrome 18 Accelerates Canvas
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 30, 2012
HTML5 technology gets a speed boost in the search giant's newest browser release.
Tags: Google, browser, Chrome
Chrome Was World's Top Browser — For a Day
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 21, 2012
Over the weekend, many Internet users turn to Google's browser, but when they go back to work, they use Microsoft's IE.
Tags: Firefox, Google, browser, Chrome, Internet Explorer
Mozilla Cranks Firefox to 11
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 14, 2012
Mozilla patches 8 security vulnerabilities and, for the first time, browser users will get insight into the web styles, with new CSS tools.
Tags: Mozilla Firefox, browser, open source
Apple Patches Record Number of Safari 5 Bugs with Monster Update
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 13, 2012
A new patch for the browser fixes 83 security vulnerabilities, 72 of them rated "critical."
Tags: Apple, security, patch, Safari, vulnerabilities, browser
Google's Chrome Drops Share for Second Straight Month
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 05, 2012
No big movement in the browser wars in February.
Has Firefox Lost Its Edge?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 16, 2012
Once an emerging darling, the open source browser is now beset by a troubling handful of issues.
Tags: Firefox, browser, Google
Chrome 15 Beats out IE8 as World's Most Popular Browser
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 15, 2011
However, when you analyze the browsers by brand, Internet Explorer is still the most popular.
Tags: Chrome 15, browser, IE8
Firefox 8 Locks Down Plug-ins
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published November 08, 2011
New open source browser is out, providing advanced HTML5 features and a rollback on third party plug-ins.
Tags: open source, browser, Mozilla Firefox, Firefox
Mozilla Improves Memory Usage with Firefox 7
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 27, 2011
Latest rapid release of open source browser aims to do more with less.
Tags: MemShrink, browser, Mozilla Firefox, open source
Chrome breaks 20 percent global browser market share
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 01, 2011
Internet Explorer and Firefox continue to decline.
Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 2 Ready for Testers
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 01, 2011
Microsoft makes another pre-beta release of Internet Explorer 10 ready for download.
Tags: IE 10, Microsoft, IE, browser
Firefox 5 Speeds to Release
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 21, 2011
Fastest Firefox release cycle ever delivers performance and privacy boost to Mozilla's open source web browser.
Tags: Mozilla Firefox, browser, open source
Microsoft Rolls Out First IE10 Platform Preview
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 13, 2011
Just weeks after Microsoft shipped its largest update to its venerable browser in years, the company has already begun the development cycle for the next version.
Tags: HTML 5, Windows, IE 9, Microsoft, browser
Firefox 4 Debuts Faster, More Secure Browser
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 22, 2011
The latest open source browser release features a new user interface, synchronization, HTML5 and overall performance improvements.
Tags: open source, Linux, browser, Mozilla Firefox, Firefox
Can Microsoft Win Back Lost Client Share in 2011?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published December 29, 2010
It could be a long hard year for Microsoft, trying to get users of all sorts to adopt, or at least stay with, the company's client products.
Tags: Microsoft, smartphone, BPOS, Windows 7, browser
Opera 11 Released With Tab Stacking
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 16, 2010
New version of Opera browser is out, piling on new tab, extension and translation features.
Tags: Google, Firefox, Safari, browser, Opera
RockMelt Crashes Crowded Browser Market
By David Needle | Article Published November 08, 2010
Backed by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, the RockMelt social browser leverages Google's Chromium technology.
Tags: WebKit, Chrome browser, Facebook, browser, Chrome
The New Browser Wars: Chrome vs. IE vs. Firefox
By Serdar Yegulalp | Article Published August 24, 2010
As cloud computing makes the browser ever more essential, each of the leading browsers has strengths and weaknesses.
Tags: security, Firefox, IE, browser, Chrome browser
Google Accelerates Chrome Development, Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 23, 2010
Making a faster browser isn't good enough for Google, which also want to release more often and fund more security research, too.
Tags: browser, security, Google Apps, Google, Google Chrome
Firefox 4 Beta Debuts With New Windows UI
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 07, 2010
A bit later than first expected, Mozilla issues first beta of next-generation open source Web browser, though it's missing interface features for Linux and Mac.
Tags: Mozilla, open source, browser, Mozilla Firefox, Linux
Can Microsoft Reverse IE's Slide?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 02, 2010
A Microsoft official hails a month when Internet Explorer didn't lose users, even though it was a small margin of growth, as a possible beginning of a turnaround for the aging browser.
Tags: browser, Microsoft, IE, Net Applications, Internet Explorer
Opera Touts One Million iPhone Browser Downloads
By - Reuters | Article Published April 15, 2010
Who needs Safari? The Opera iPhone browser was downloaded more than one million times during the first day it was available to consumers, its developer says.
Tags: iphone apps, iPhone, iPhone accessories, Opera, browser
Mozilla Updates Firefox for Security, Ends 3.0.x Branch
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 31, 2010
Mozilla issues multiple security advisories as it works to lock down the popular open source Web browser.
Tags: Mozilla, browser, browser security, Firefox, open source
Microsoft to Begin Offering 'Choice Screen'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 22, 2010
In response to the European Commission, Microsoft will begin offering a 'choice screen.' Now industry observers wonder how well will this new initiative work.
Tags: IE, EU, European Commission, browser, Microsoft
Mozilla Dropping Firefox Support for Mac OS X 10.4
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 08, 2010
Four years after the 10.4 release, Mozilla wants to remove it from its list of supported operating systems. Not everyone agrees.
Tags: Apple, Mozilla, Mac, browser, Firefox
Google Releases Chrome 4 for Mainstream Users
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 25, 2010
After 6 months in development, the new Google browser debuts -- sporting extensions.
Tags: Chrome OS, HTML 5, Chrome, Google, browser
Mozilla Drumbeat Aims to Expand Web Participation
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 08, 2010
With over $1 million set to be invested in the new effort, Mozilla aims to build the open Web with more than just open source code.
Tags: drumbeat, browser, open source, Mozilla, Web
Using Gmail Offline: Email Without the Web
By Eric Geier | Article Published February 23, 2009
Google's new Offline Gmail feature lets you read or compose messages without being online. Handle email in-flight, on the road, or near a flaky Internet connection.
Tags: Google, Gmail, servers, browser, email
BlackBerry Storm Tips, Part I: Using RIM's First Touch Smartphone
By Troy Dreier | Article Published January 15, 2009
Want to get more from your BlackBerry Strom? Check out this collection of usage tips.
Tags: Firefox, Internet Explorer, browser, IT
Roll Your Own Custom Bookmarklets In Firefox, part 2
By Akkana Peck | Article Published October 27, 2008
Is Chrome Google's Trojan Horse?
By Chris Nerney | Article Published September 05, 2008
Is Chrome Google's Trojan Horse?
Tags: browser, Internet, search, Chrome, Google
Finally, Microsoft Shows It Gets The Internet
By Chris Nerney | Article Published August 27, 2008
Finally, Microsoft Shows It Gets The Internet
Tags: Firefox, Microsoft, browser, IE8, Mozilla, porn
KDE 4.1 Beta 2: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published July 05, 2008
Not only did KDE developers try to make too many changes too quickly, but they have yet to absorb the lesson in 4.x's muted reception.
Tags: desktop, distro, KDE 4, KDE 4 beta 2, browser
Firefox 3.0 Power Tweaks
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | Article Published June 26, 2008
Run the new browser faster and more efficiently. Or, download FireTune to make it still easier to boost Firefoxs performance.
Tags: Mozilla, control, IT, browser, Firefox
New Web Browsers: A Matter of Semantics
By Chris Nerney | Article Published June 02, 2008
New Web Browsers: A Matter of Semantics
Tags: conference, semantic Web, LinkedDataPlanet, Berners-Lee, browser
This Browser Goes To 10.1
By Heidi Cyre | Article Published April 03, 2008
This Browser Goes To 10.1
Tags: web accelerator, browser, Google
iPass Offers Worldwide Hotspot Access to SMBs and Consumers
By Gerry Blackwell | Article Published April 03, 2008
Until this week, iPass only provided access to its high-speed Wi-Fi service to enterprise customers. Now, there is a pay-as-you-go model that is perfect for small business and consumer users.
Tags: technical support, services, consumer, browser, IT, support, browsers, HP, data, marketing, international, VoIP, video, software
HP Aims at the Middle With New Servers
By Dan Muse | Article Published April 02, 2008
Business is booming for companies with between 100 and 999 employees, according to HP, and today's server and Linux announcements are designed just for those mid-sized businesses.
Tags: HP, servers, IT, Office, Intel, Novell, software, management, services, search, data, browser, Mac, Red Hat, SMB, support, Windows, Linux, handhelds, desktop, technology, Storage, research, Oracle, security, server, Microsoft, smartphone
Intel's Atom is The Big News at IDF
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 02, 2008
The chip giant's latest processor is the star of the company's developer event in Shanghai.
Tags: server, consumer, desktop, InternetNews.com, video, developer, Cisco, HP, servers, software, IT, chips, Intel, browser