The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
After 10 years, developers of Camino, a Mac-only browser built atop Mozilla's Gecko engine, called it quits yesterday.
By Gregg Keizer | 31 May, 2013 19:54
Firefox for Windows 8's "Modern" user interface (UI) will likely wrap up development this fall, Mozilla said on its website in a best case-worst case schedule.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 May, 2013 15:11
The former Opera Software designer accused of leaking trade secrets to Mozilla denied the charges yesterday, but confirmed that the lawsuit takes aim at a search revamp he worked on while a consultant for the maker of Firefox.
By Gregg Keizer | 30 April, 2013 17:52
Microsoft is rolling Skype in with its free Outlook.com email service, giving customers the ability to fire up VoIP calls directly from their mail inbox.
By Tim Greene | 30 April, 2013 14:08
Trond Werner Hansen, the designer of some of the Opera Web browser's signature interface features, has been sued by that company in Norway for 20 million kroner ($3.4 million).
By Jon Gold | 29 April, 2013 22:10
The trend toward browsing from phones and tablets has helped some browser makers, dramatically in one case, but hurt others in the battle for usage share, data from a metrics firm showed.
By Gregg Keizer | 08 April, 2013 10:50
Mozilla has added automatic third-party cookie-blocking to a preview version of Firefox 22, a move that will put the feature in most users hands by late June and the company on a collision course with the online ad industry.
By Gregg Keizer | 07 April, 2013 16:44
Microsoft will ship nine security updates next week, two rated "critical," to patch Internet Explorer, Windows, SharePoint Server, Office Web Apps and the company's anti-malware software in Windows 8 and RT.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 April, 2013 19:50
Mozilla on Tuesday shipped Firefox 20, adding more flexible private browsing and patching 13 vulnerabilities, five rated "critical" by the company's security team.
By Gregg Keizer | 03 April, 2013 11:01
Avaya unified communications products can get along with Microsoft's Lync Server, and many customers will probably choose to deploy both rather than just one, says Avaya's CEO.
By Tim Greene | 28 March, 2013 17:09
With major new releases of both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox happening within days of each other, it's been a big week for the browser market. Chrome 24 began to be rolled out to stable channel users via Google's automatic background updater on Thursday, while Mozilla announced the release version of Firefox 18 on Tuesday.
By Jon Gold | 11 January, 2013 22:53
After a long, quiet period of Microsoft dominance, the PC browser market has been broken wide-open again in recent years, with Firefox and Chrome challenging Internet Explorer, and Opera sniffing at the margins.
By Jon Gold | 03 December, 2012 13:14
Hard on the heels of the release earlier this week of Firefox 8, Mozilla on Thursday released the beta versions of the next Firefox in line.
By Katherine Noyes | 12 November, 2011 04:48
Google's Chrome browser is slowly but surely creeping up on Firefox in terms of market share, according to the latest Net Applications data, but Mozilla continues to tweak and polish Firefox with an ongoing series of new improvements.
By Katherine Noyes | 04 November, 2011 08:05