Category: Google

Google Pulls the Trigger, Halts IE6 Support

By | February 1, 2010 | 4 Comments

Google Pulls the Trigger, Halts IE6 SupportIt’s finally happening. After years of waiting, Google has pulled off Internet Explorer 6 support from 2 of their apps: Google Sites and Docs.

Last year, company asked IE6 users to upgrade their browsers, when such visited popular video sharing site YouTube.com

Here’s what Google said in their official statement: Continue Reading

Bye, Google, Yahoo! to Become Default Search Engine in Firefox (Ubuntu)

By | January 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Bye, Google. Yahoo! to Become Default Search Engine in Firefox (Ubuntu)Starting from Ubuntu 10.04 (Ubuntu Lucid), the default search provider in new OS installations will be set to Yahoo! rather than Google.

The following announcement comes after Canonical Ltd. (company behind Ubuntu) struck a revenue sharing deal with Yahoo! Inc.

As for stats, Yahoo! search market share in US slipped down from 8.5% (November) to 8.28% (December), according to Stat Counter.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 25th

By | January 25, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 25th

Thanks to mabdul and Nox for links.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 18th

By | January 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 18th

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 11th

By | January 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 11th

Thanks a lot to Nox for links.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

By | January 4, 2010 | 4 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 4th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, f, Ichann and Nox for links.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 28th

By | December 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 28th

Thanks to Nox for links.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21st

By | December 21, 2009 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 21st

Thanks to Nox for links!

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Google – Desperate or Smart?

By | December 21, 2009 | 4 Comments

Google - Desparate or Smart?

Thanks to Nox for news tip! Via Flickr.

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EU Won’t Fine Microsoft Over Browser Ballot Case

By | December 16, 2009 | 23 Comments

EU Won't Fine Microsoft Over Browser Ballot CaseMicrosoft and European Commission have finally reached an agreement, in which browsers will be randomly listed in ballot screen (up to 12 browsers total)

Although EU have not fined Microsoft this time, if they fail to stick with an agreement for the next 5 years, Microsoft will have to pay up to 10% of yearly global turnover.

“This is a victory for the future of the Web. This decision is also a celebration of open Web standards, as these shared guidelines are the necessary ingredients for innovation on the Web,” said Jon von Tetzchner, CEO of Opera Software.

Thanks to Trygve Lie for news tip.

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