December 16th, 2011

Research Firm Claims That Google is ‘Conspiring’ to Kill Firefox

Last week, security research firm Accuvant released a report – commissioned by Google – which claimed that Chrome was the most ‘secure’ browser and Firefox was the least secure. Now, rival security firm NSS Labs has published a report claiming that Accuvant’s methodology is flawed, and is part of a “larger strategic move by Google [...]

December 5th, 2011

Will Google Kill Firefox?

Hardware Canucks reported last week about the changing hierarchy of browsers. Firefox, which was once the dominant alternative to Internet Explorer, has seen its market share eroded by the emergence of Google’s Chrome. Now, ZDNet is reporting that the Mozilla Foundation’s search partnership contract with Google — the Foundation’s biggest source of revenue — has [...]

December 1st, 2011

Has Chrome Overtaken Firefox in Global Browser Share?

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is still the hegemon in the global browser market, but a dispute has emerged as to which browser takes second place. According to metrics firm Statcounter, Google’s Chrome browser had 25.69 percent of the global browser market in November, whilst Firefox had 25.23 percent. This marks the first time that Chrome has [...]

January 21st, 2010

Firefox 3.6 Released

For all the FireFox fans out there, Mozilla has updated their web  browser to official version 3.6, available for download now. The update isn’t a complete revolution like users saw with 3.5, however it does bring a few anticipated features with it such as the inclusion of HTML 5 and Mozilla boasts that 3.6 has [...]

November 9th, 2009

Mozilla Firefox Turns 5

On this date in 2004, Firefox was released to an online world that was extremely different from the one we know today. There was no YouTube, no Twitter, no Facebook (at least not in its current form)…it was all very Web 1.0. Things like pop-ups and viruses were accepted facts of life, and the notion [...]