For the first time in history, on December 11th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, the conference will be held dedicated to web browsers add-ons. People from Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will come together to discuss the future of web browsing.
For Agenda and Registration, please check their home page.
A month after being granted U.S. patent No. 7,441,196, a company in Los Angeles called EMG Technology is suing Apple for “the way the iPhone navigates the Internet,” according to a press release. The suit did not specify the damages EMG is seeking, but the company has hired a serious gun: Stanley Gibson, one of the lead trial attorneys who won the $1.35 billion patent infringement lawsuit against Medtronic.
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However, this one looks much better. Fresh and light. Dark red color navigation, black pop-up menus, latest news section and more.
There are two things which could be changed though. Continue Reading
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Buried in the financial statements is the fact that the Mozilla Foundation is being audited by the IRS and its non-profit status is in question:
On the audit of the Foundation there has not been any formal notification of issues. There has been inquiry regarding its tax exemption. Management believes that it is conducting its operations in accordance with its original application for exemption and for which it received the advance ruling as a public benefit corporation. Continue Reading
No more Internet Explorer 8 Final for you this year. Date was changed. Instead of finishing it this year (as promised) IE team is going to release Internet Explorer 8 RC in the 1st quarter of 2009 and some time after, IE8 Final.
Knowing Microsoft it is not a big surprise, indeed. They are always changing release dates.
An open source web browser Camino for Mac OS X has received an update. Camino 1.6.5 is a stability and security update so it’s important to upgrade.
Upgraded to version 22.214.171.124 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes. Continue Reading
Recently Mozilla launched a new web application called Fashion Your Firefox which should help people to find some of the best add-ons for Firefox 3.
Fashion Your Firefox is a simple Web application that customizes your Firefox browser based on your interests and online activities. Fashion Your Firefox helps you select add-ons that fit your needs, and enables you to install them with just one click. Continue Reading
While Internet Explorer 7 had only one good feature (are you curious now?), the upcoming Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is slowly becoming a real web browser. But is it enough?
Web developers doomed IE7. Hours of wasted time, checking… Yes, it still breaks a web. Let’s do more coding… It took a while for Microsoft to realize that it’s a good thing for any web browser to support web standards. Internet Explorer 8 is their 1st correct step in building friendly relationships with web developers. Hope it will not break the web (again). Continue Reading