You've known Firefox since its birth as the alternative Web browser company. Now, under the rule of the new CEO Brendan Eich, it wants to be known as your smartphone operating system.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
The Linux Foundation's OpenDaylight Project conducted a third-party survey that found 95 percent of networking pros want open-source software-defined networking technologies.
For some South American users, Google's free public Domain Name System servers were corrupted for less than a half hour.
Well, that was ugly as sin. None of the major Web browsers--Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Safari--could withstand hacker attacks at Zero Day Initiative's Pwn2Own hacking competition.
25 years ago there was the Internet, but there was no Web. Then, Tim Berners-Lee proposed creating an Internet-based hypertext system and the Web was on its way.
Twitter went down Tuesday afternoon for almost an hour. Error messages said the site was down for maintenance.
We all know about the free Google Docs service, but Google also offers a subscription Google Apps for Business service. Now, Google will give its existing customers a $15 referral bonus for every new user they bring to this service.
As always who's winning the Web browser wars depends on whose numbers you believe. But the ranking charts all agree on one thing: There's been little change at the top in early 2014.
Mitchell Baker, chair of the Mozilla Foundation, defends Firefox's new ad program. Firefox users remain wary.
A website in France was hammered on Monday by a Distributed Denial of Service attack that hit it at a rate from 325Gbps to 400Gbps making it the strongest DDoS attack ever.