Vidyo already provides the software that powers Google Hangouts on Google+.
“That’s the beauty of the scam,” Segura told me. “You’re not actually infected — they make you think that you are, and most users believe it — and that’s the trick.”
Apple took the wraps off iOS7, the mobile operating system that runs iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, today at its World Wide Developer Conference.
“It’s unbelievable, gorgeous,” said Apple’s Craig Federighi.
That’s a massive change from the original colorful, shiny, semi-transparent iOS development language, which tries hard to make virtual controls and objects look and feel and act like real controls and objects.
Google’s new Gmail app for iOS opens video links in YouTube, map links in Google Maps, and other URLs in Chrome.
Guest Post Q: Why is Chrome spawning a new browser engine?
A: The WebKit maintainers wouldn’t let us attack Apple directly, by changing WebKit in ways that would make it perform badly on OS X and iOS.
Concerns over Nitro Vs. UIWebView are preventing Mozilla from bringing the best possible version of Firefox to iOS.
Which essentially means that everyone is using WebKit except for Microsoft and Firefox. And that the fat lady is not singing for the end of Opera’s improbable browser journey.
How Don Melton, Apple’s director of Internet technologies, kept the Safari web browser from being leaked to the world.
A new tool called created by Chartbeat called “Percent of the Internet” shows you how many people at any given time are using Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
I’m guessing most of us didn’t have a clue what that was yesterday, but most of us have encountered it and wondered about it in Apple products.
Social still sucks compared to search, Apple users do, in fact, buy more. And the real browser war is not Chrome versus Internet Explorer, but Chrome versus Safari.
Google’s Safari tracking cookie violation has just cost it $22.5M, the FTC’s largest fine against a single company.
Google is being investigated by regulators in the United States and the European Union for circumventing Safari’s privacy controls, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
There’s a series of DirecTV commercials where a TV viewer is immersed in an action scene but easily pauses and begins the scene where he left off in a different room. While that idea is easy to grasp, it’s not fully realized because our homes have more screens than just TVs. The viewer can’t begin watching again, on say, his smartphone.
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.
Apple is working on a feature called “Reading List” for its Safari web browser that will let users save stories to read later — pretty much the same thing that Instapaper and ReadItLater are doing now — reports MacRumors.
Microsoft wasn’t at all shy today about proclaiming the awesomeness of Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Phone 7, which will be part of a major fall update for the mobile platform.
Mozilla’s latest mobile browser, Firefox 4, officially launches today after months of testing.
Still afraid of evil websites tracking you and stealing your information? Angel investor Dave McClure says Disconnect is the browser extension for you.
While Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is still the dominant Web browser, Google’s Chrome has been growing consistently, as is evident from a new report from NetApplications. The report shows that Chrome’s slice of the market more than doubled during the past year, from 4.63 percent in December 2009 to 9.98 percent in December 2010.
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.
Last night AT&T sent an email to iPad 3G owners regarding last week’s security breach (which has grabbed the FBI’s attention) that revealed the email addresses of around 114,000 iPad 3G customers. The email didn’t offer anything more than a quick summary of the situation, but AT&T made it clear that it viewed the hacker’s attempt as malicious, reports The New York Times.
Browser makers have focused their attention on the feature that matters most to Web surfers, other than not crashing: speed.