Mozilla has released the newest version of its popular Firefox browser today, Firefox 8, adding in a useful Twitter-search ability and disabling add-ons by default to boost performance.
Google Chrome is well on its way to surpassing Mozilla Firefox’s No. 2 market share position and should overtake the fox no later than December, according to Irish analytics company StatCounter.
Mozilla released Firefox 7 today, and the new version of makes web browsing faster than ever.
Firefox 6 is available for download today, and Mozilla wants developers to know the release includes some special tools just for them.
Microsoft on Tuesday released a second preview of its Internet Explorer 10 browser, which will give developers a chance to test out new features and technologies related to IE10. The new browser is expected to launch officially next year when Windows 8 is released.
Mozilla’s new rapid release cycle for Firefox is moving along in full force. The non-profit announced the release of Firefox 5 today a mere three months after the release of Firefox 4.
Google on Tuesday launched a stable release of its Chrome 12 browser, including a tool to prevent downloading suspicious files. The company additionally noted that it had paid nearly $10,000 to people who found bugs and exploits in Chrome 12′s code.
Mozilla’s Firefox 4 browser is only a few weeks old, but we’re already beginning to catch wind of what the company’s planning for its next release. Firefox 5 will sport integrated social sharing, taskbar web apps, identity management, and a slew of features already found in Google’s Chrome browser, according to Mozilla’s Firefox User Experience priorities page.
Mozilla’s latest mobile browser, Firefox 4, officially launches today after months of testing.
As if you needed a reminder that the next browser wars have begun, Mozilla’s Firefox 4 browser managed to double Internet Explorer 9’s first day downloads in less than 24 hours, CNet reports.
Good news for the Mozilla faithful: The final version of Firefox 4 is now available for download, a full day ahead of its official March 22 release.
Microsoft’s long journey to revitalize Internet Explorer, and make it a competitive web browser against speedy upstarts like Google Chrome, finally reached its end tonight. A few hours ago, Microsoft made the final version of Internet Explorer 9 available on its Beauty of the Web site.
Microsoft announced today that the final version of Internet Explorer 9 will be available on March 14 at 9 p.m. Pacific time, marking the end to several months of testing of its bold new browser design.
Browser-maker Mozilla still has a tricky relationship with Google, judging from statements made last night by its new chief executive, Gary Kovacs.
There’s no stopping Google Chrome. The web browser has over 120 million users, and it’s getting a slew of new features including a speed enhancement called “Crankshaft” and Instant Search capabilities, Google announced today at its Chrome event in San Francisco.
Visual product search company Superfish has received $4 million in third round funding, the startup told VentureBeat Thursday, an infusion it says it will use to muscle up its market position and focus on developing its “visual DNA” search technology.
Guest Post Editor’s Note: Was the release of the drop-dead easy hacking tool Firesheep, an extension for the Firefox browser that lets users hijack passwords from others on wireless networks, ethically sound? Philosophy professor Mike LaBossiere tackles the question:
Mozilla Corporation announced today that it has appointed former Adobe executive Gary Kovacs at the helm of the company, ending the search for a new CEO to run the for-profit software subsidiary of the nonprofit Mozilla Foundation.
Clearly, Microsoft’s bold browser revamp with Internet Explorer 9 is getting noticed. The company announced today that the beta version of IE9, which was made available last week, was downloaded over 2 million times worldwide in two days.
Mozilla released the third beta of its Firefox 4 Web browser today, introducing multitouch input support for Windows 7, in addition to a number of speed improvements. The beta can be downloaded and tested in more than 30 languages and on all platforms, including Linux and Mac OS X.
Google has released the first beta version of its Chrome 6 web browser, and along with the typical speed improvements, it brings some very useful features to Chrome, including improved syncing (with support for extensions), a nifty Autofill tool for forms, and an improved user interface.
Google’s Chrome browser has more than doubled its user base since last June. The browser now has 70 million users up from 30 million last year, the company said at its developer conference today in San Francisco.