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  • Mozilla downplays Firefox bug, passes on fix

    Mozilla on Tuesday said that it will not patch a bug that blocks the display of a warning when Firefox detects a potentially deceptive URL, saying the flaw was not a threat.

    Written by Gregg Keizer19 Aug. 10 03:17
  • As Internet Explorer Turns 15, We Take A Look Back

    Microsoft Internet Explorer marks <a href="http://mashable.com/2010/08/16/internet-explorer-15-birthday/">its 15th anniversary this week</a>. The first version of the browser was launched back in the summer of 1995 and since then the browser--now in its eighth rendition--has undergone numerous updates, revisions and versions.

    Written by Chris Brandrick18 Aug. 10 05:43
  • Google debuts Chrome 6 beta, trims UI

    Google yesterday shifted Chrome 6 into beta, a move that puts the browser one step closer to a stable release.

    Written by Gregg Keizer13 Aug. 10 03:33
  • Hotmail users get hot under the collar after upgrade

    Some users are hot at Microsoft over snafus in the new Hotmail that have locked them out of their accounts, blocked them from viewing mail or kept them from accessing contacts.

    Written by Gregg Keizer12 Aug. 10 05:23
  • Mozilla plans to silently update Firefox

    Taking a page from rival Google's playbook, Mozilla plans to introduce silent, behind-the-scenes security updating to Firefox 4.

    Written by Gregg Keizer07 Aug. 10 03:59
  • Researcher finds Safari reveals personal information

    A feature in Apple's Safari browser designed to make it easier to fill out forms could by abused by hackers to harvest personal information, according to a security researcher.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk23 July 10 20:15
  • Google to rev up Chrome release schedule

    Google on Thursday said it will pick up Chrome's release pace by issuing a new version of the browser about every six weeks. According to Anthony Laforge, a Chrome program manager, the new schedule will put a a new "stable" version of the browser in users' hands roughly twice often as in the past. The picked-up pace will debut over the next few months.

    Written by Gregg Keizer23 July 10 07:46
  • Mozilla patches 16 security bugs in Firefox 3.6

    Mozilla on Tuesday patched 16 vulnerabilities, nine of them critical, in Firefox 3.6, the largest update for the open-source browser since March.

    Written by Gregg Keizer22 July 10 04:18