Category: Google

Google Responds to Mozilla’s Bumped Cash Rewards

By | July 26, 2010 | 4 Comments

Google Responds to Mozilla's Bumped Cash RewardsJust a week ago, Mozilla has significantly increased its cash rewards for security vulnerability reports, from mere $500 to $3,000.

Turns out, Google has also decided to increase its maximum reward salary to $3,133.7 USD.

In addition, company is “very likely” to pay such amount for all critical vulnerability reports.

Thanks to Blake for the news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

By | July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

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Firefox Home App Approved by Apple
Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Mozilla Removes Password Sniffer Add-On
It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from addons.mozilla.org website after its review.
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YouTube HTML5 Powered Mobile Website Is Here

By | July 8, 2010 | 3 Comments

It looks like Google has officially announced the refresh of YouTube mobile website. Android and iPhone users will be redirected to new page upon visiting it.

Updated site takes the advantage of HTML5 features, such as video tag. Furthermore, it brings search suggestions, improved video quality, ability to create playlists and like/dislike video buttons.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

By | July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

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IE6 is “Safer” than Chrome or Opera
US Bank Chase has decided to stop supporting Opera and Chrome web browsers, implying security issues and low popularity.

June, 2010 – Internet Explorer Gains Market Share; Firefox, Opera – Loses
As yet another month has passed by, it’s time to find out, how browsers market share has evolved over past 30 days.
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Google Launches HTML5 Rocks Web Site

By | June 24, 2010 | 4 Comments

Google Launches HTML5 Rocks Web Site

In response to Apple’s HTML5 demos, Google has launched a website of its own that is far more useful.

Yes, it does include various presentations that were originally designed to run on Google Chrome. However, HTML5 Rocks also provide you with a tools and tutorials to code something for yourself.

So, who’s next? Mozilla, Opera or Microsoft?

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Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

By | June 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

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The Difference between Google Chrome and Chromium
Softpedia has published a great article on Google Chrome and Chromium differences.

Flock Ditches Firefox in Favor of Chromium
Flock Inc., company behind well known social web browser has released the very first Beta of Flock 3.0.
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The Difference between Google Chrome and Chromium

By | June 19, 2010 | 5 Comments

The Difference between Google Chrome and ChromiumSoftpedia has published a great article on Google Chrome and Chromium differences. Worth a read if you are confused.

Chromium:
- the open-source project on which Google Chrome is based;
- bleeding-edge features;
- several binary builds for Windows, Linux and Mac made available each day, sometimes 20 or more;
- not considered stable, don’t blame the developers if it crashes your computer or eats your cat;
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Google and its “Don’t be Evil” Slogan

By | June 15, 2010 | 3 Comments

Google and its Don't be Evill Slogan
There appears to be a great story behind the latest IE 0-day exploit (worth a read).
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Apple Fixes Few Google Chrome Bugs

By | June 10, 2010 | 4 Comments

Apple Fixes Few Google Chrome BugsFew days ago, Google has released a new stable version of Chrome: 5.0.375.70.

What’s interesting about this update is the fact that Apple has actually fixed 2 of Google Chrome security vulnerabilities:

[44740] High Memory corruption in font handling. Credit: Apple.
[44955] High Memory corruption in rendering of list markers. Credit: Apple.

It also appears that Google is occasionally rewarding people, who fix critical bugs, for instance:

[$2000] [39985] High Cross-origin bypass in DOM methods. Credit to Sergey Glazunov.
[$500] [42723] High Memory error in table layout. Credit to wushi of team509.

However, according to TechCrunch, Apple did not receive any cash. What a tremendous loss for a multi-billion company.

Thanks to Blake for this.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

By | June 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

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Microsoft Pushes Hard with Internet Explorer 9
It looks like Microsoft IE team tries to do its best to make you forget about Internet Explorer 6/7 mess.

Internet Explorer 6 Market Share to Reach 10% in 2010
If we analyze Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 market share trend, the following conclusion can be made.

Mozilla to Add Weave Sync for the Next Firefox Release
It appears that Mozilla has decided to integrate data synch feature into the upcoming major Firefox release.
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