mozilla

Thu
28
Oct
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'Mozilla Firefox 3 3.6.12 Final', and 'EverNote 4.0.0.2880'

Mozilla Firefox 3 3.6.12 Final Firefox 3.6.12 fixes a critical security issue that could potentially allow remote code execution. But it's not just about being safe; instead, it's about having fun, too. Check out all the new "persona" add-ons that ... allow the Firefox faithful to get creative with their favorite web browser. http://www.mozilla.com EverNote 4.0.0.2880 Evernote is a program that helps you to capture text and images, and then makes it easy to find that information fast and accessibly virtually anywhere. http://www.evernote.com This freeware software program is brought to ... (view more)

Mon
20
Sep
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'Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.4 Final', and 'Rainlendar 2.8 Build 95 Beta'

Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.4 Final Need a free alternative to Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express? Try Mozilla Thunderbird: the award-winning email application from Mozilla, makers of the super popular Firefox web browser. With Thunderbird, you can ... import your existing mail and enjoy new features like tabbed email and advanced search. http://www.mozillamessaging.com Rainlendar 2.8 Build 95 Beta Rainlendar is a customizable calendar application which stays out of your way but keeps all your important events and tasks visible on your desktop. The look and feel of the calendar can be changed with ... (view more)

Tue
02
Mar
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MS Browser Ballot To Have Little Impact, Survey Says

The Microsoft Windows browser ballot campaign is officially under way. As of yesterday morning, the Redmond, Washington-based software company began asking European Union (EU) users which browser they wanted to be designated their default web tool. ... The browser ballot is Microsoft's response to European Commission allegations that its Windows operating system, which has typically shipped with Microsoft's own Internet Explorer as the default web browser, is violating antitrust law. Microsoft last year said it would appease its critics by offering a selection of the most popular web browsers for ... (view more)

Wed
05
Aug
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Mozilla Firefox Passes 1 Billion Download Mark

The main challenger to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser just keeps getting stronger. Just a few days ago, Mozilla revealed that its Firefox browser had surpassed the 1 billion downloads mark, with no intention of slowing down. Mozilla announced ... the impressive marker on July 31 with a celebratory Twitter feed. Mozilla has used the event to emphasize the viability of Firefox's challenge to market leader Internet Explorer (IE), which Microsoft has neatly packaged with each version of its ubiquitous Windows operating system software. Windows 7 Could Have Impact But time may be running out on ... (view more)

Mon
20
Jul
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Mozilla's Firefox 3.5.1 Addresses TraceMonkey Flaw

Mozilla has released the first minor point release in its Firefox 3.5 series, Firefox 3.5.1. The reason? To fix a critical security flaw within the browser's TraceMonkey JavaScript engine. Rest assured, TraceMonkey itself, despite the suspicious ... name, is not a new Conficker virus or something of the sort. On the contrary, TraceMoney is a tool created by Mozilla that improves the JavaScript web browser performance through something called a just-in-time, or JIT compilation engine. Simply put, JIT compiles code earlier and improves the performance of the Mozilla web browser. Mozilla Tracing ... (view more)

Thu
02
Jul
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New Tech to Quash Drive by Downloads, XSS Attacks

Makers of the popular Firefox web browser, Mozilla, are working on new technology that it hopes will remove the threat of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks that have compromised legitimate websites for years by injecting pages with malicious code. ... XSS vulnerabilities allow hackers to unsuspectingly inject malicious code into pages that persuade users to click on links launching drive-by downloads . Content Security Policy (CSP) to Stop XSS Attacks Drive-by downloads are made possible because content received from a web server's response is treated the same, regardless of whether it's ... (view more)

Thu
05
Mar
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Firefox Beta Touts Advanced Engine, Solves 8 Flaws

Mozilla may be this year's winner in the "browser battles" as they ready the next beta version of their tour-de-force, Firefox 3.1. Mozilla is resolving eight critical vulnerabilities found in the current version of Firefox --a move sure to garner ... applause from devoted Firefox users. As this year's crop of new browsers emerges, enhanced features are becoming secondary to one thing: speed. Mozilla is nearly ready to release the next beta version of Firefox 3.1 to the public for testing and insiders predict that it will outpace even Safari 4, which has been the the fastest browser in wide ... (view more)

Tue
10
Feb
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Mozilla: MS Tactics Don't Hurt Our Market Share

The makers of the Firefox browser have officially joined the legal battle being waged by European regulators against Microsoft's tactics over Internet Explorer. But the man behind the latest Firefox edition says there's no need to include rival ... browsers in Windows. The European Commission has formally accepted a request from Mozilla to submit documents to its investigation over Microsoft's potential antitrust violations in bundling Internet Explorer with Windows. The move comes at a very late stage: the Commission has already made a ruling in principle against Microsoft and is currently ... (view more)

Mon
02
Feb
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Internet Explorer Loses Ground in Browser Battle

Despite the upcoming release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) , it appears that Microsoft is still losing market share to its competitors at Apple and Mozilla. (Source: computerworld.com ) Web metrics firm Net Applications released a new ... market share analysis Sunday, placing Microsoft at 67.6% -- the lowest market share percentage for the company since 2005. This 0.6 point drop follows an unfortunate trend for Microsoft, who has lost approximately 8 percentage points in the last year. While nowhere near as devastating as the drastic drops of November and December 2008, it seems that ... (view more)

Thu
26
Jun
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Firefox 3 Hammers Records... That Never Existed

Our own Ian Paul recently reported the release of Firefox 3, the much anticipated new web browser from Mozilla. After some time in circulation, it's receiving some very impressive reviews and equally impressive download numbers: 8.3 million copies ... the first day. The staggering download numbers have attracted the good people of Guinness World Records, although the record still needs to be verified, which could take a few days. Impressive? Not when you consider that Guinness has never before recorded such a record, and it took Mozilla needling them for anyone to take much notice. Still, it's ... (view more)

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