Will Google and Microsoft Own the Web?

The deal gives Google top placement in Firefox's search engine bar. But now that Google is also shipping Chrome, its own branded browser, some critics are asking whether the search engine giant's deep

Published on: January 18th, 2009 Neil McAllister

iPhone customers can now use non-Apple browsers

New Web browsers for the iPhone started appearing in Apple's App Store, contrary to the company's previous policy of denying applications that duplicate functionality of its own software. Four new Web browser implementations

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Daniel Ionescu, PC World and Dan Moren Macworld.com

Microsoft loses market share to rivals for OS, browser

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows OS last month took its biggest market share dive in the past two years, erasing gains made in two of the past three months and sending the operating system's share

Published on: December 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

How the BlackBerry, iPod and other blockbuster products got their names

Coming up with a great technology product or service is only half the battle these days. Creating a name for said product that is at once cool but not too cool or exclusionary,

Published on: November 17th, 2008 Thomas Wailgum

Microsoft launches new Search rewards program

Microsoft Corp. today launched a rewards program to entice consumers to its Live Search site, but it requires Internet Explorer and bars users of rival browsers, including Firefox, Safari, Opera and Chrome.A toolbar

Published on: October 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Browser showdown – IE8 vs. Google Chrome

They're back! Just when you thought the "browser wars" were over, with the two camps - Microsoft and Mozilla.org - settling in for a kind of intransigent d├ętente, along comes Google to stir

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

15 free Firefox add-ons that will transform your browsing experience

Firefox 3 was released just this June, and many Firefox fans believe the new version is clearly the best browser you can get. You can make it even better with free add-ons, which

Published on: September 5th, 2008 Preston Gralla

Three new browsers that say ‘no’ to malware

The latest browsers are fighting back against the never-ending assault from online crooks who want to sneak malware infections through your browser and onto your PC. Firefox 3, Opera 9.5, and, soon, Internet

Published on: August 6th, 2008 Erik Larkin

50 ways to pump power into your software applications

Stuck with a boring browser? Wish that Word could handle more tasks? Feel hemmed in by Photoshop? You don't have to toss (or upgrade) your existing software to get new features and tools.

Published on: February 28th, 2008 Christopher Null

Business users still favour Internet Explorer over Firefox

With a new CEO on board and a major update of its Firefox Web browser expected this year, Mozilla Corp. hopes to reinvigorate its campaign to pull users away from Microsoft Corp.'s still-dominant

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Eric Lai

Mozilla promises Firefox vulnerability won’t bug you anymore

Mozilla Corp. will patch Firefox against a nine-month-old protocol handler bug, its chief security executive announced Friday, after researchers demonstrated that the vulnerability was more serious than first thought.The bug is another uniform

Published on: November 20th, 2007 Gregg Keizer