Firefox gets a ‘Quantum’ rebrand, biggest overhaul since 2004

Mozilla's Firefox browser is getting its biggest overhaul since 2004. Dubbed 'Firefox Quantum', the Firefox 57 update brings an entire visual redesign and huge performance improvements. The Quantum moniker comes from Mozilla's new

Published on: November 14th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Adobe kills the Flash

Wait, not that Flash. Adobe Systems has announced that it is finally putting an end to Flash Player, its multimedia software plugin. Specifically, the company will stop updating and distributing it at the

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Terrific tips for tab management in Firefox & Chrome

Browser tabs have made it easier to multitask, whether you're at work or browsing the web for personal reasons. As I write this I have 12 tabs open on three windows and as

Published on: August 11th, 2015 Wolston Lobo


5 old logos tech companies are glad they updated

 

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Annie Harrington

Firefox’s plan to catch Chrome in 2012

The Mozilla Foundation has big plans for Firefox in 2012 that can be summarized in two words: Google Chrome. That's not to say the Firefox browser won't have some unique features, such as

Published on: February 13th, 2012 Ian Paul

Mozilla Firefox 10 makes add-on updating invisible

Mozilla today patched eight vulnerabilities in Firefox as it shipped the latest iteration in its rapid release schedule. Firefox 10, sixth in the line of updates that have been rolling off the development

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Navigating HTML5 and competing standards bodies

The nice thing about standards is there are so many of them to choose from.That old chestnut, attributed to any number of different parties, hasbeen in circulation since long before there was an

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Serdar Yegulalp

Mozilla Firefox 9 launched with faster JavaScript

Mozilla on Tuesday shipped Firefox 9, claiming that the new browser processes JavaScript up to 36 per cent faster than its predecessor.The company also patched six Firefox vulnerabilities, and released a security update

Published on: December 22nd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Google Chrome 16 released, $6,000 issued for bug bounties

Google patched 15 vulnerabilities in Chrome on Tuesday, paying $6,000 in bounties to bug hunters who reported some of them, and updated the browser to version 16.The one new feature in the upgrade

Published on: December 15th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Opera 11.6 gives businesses reason to switch browsers

Web browsers are in the news: Google's Chrome is poised to overtake Firefox as the number-two browser as Firefox struggles with market share and revenue. IE9 is increasing its market share, but mostly

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Google tips to superpower your Web browsing experience

Recently one of my kids asked for a TankBot for Chanukah. I'd never heard of it, so I went to YouTube to see one in action. Turns out it's a pretty cool smartphone-controlled

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Rick Broida

Google Chrome security bests other browsers in two ways: researchers

Google Chrome may be a relatively new browser compared to Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, but it's making better efforts on a couple of key security fronts, according to researchers at Accuvant

Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Brian Jackson