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; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it.His work has been published in everything from highly technical publications (IEEE Computer, ACM NetWorker, Byte) to business publications (eWEEK, InformationWeek, ZDNet) to popular technology (Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, PC World) to the mainstream press (Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek).
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.
Google reports that 3 percent of Google services users are now getting the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6. Looking ahead, the Internet Society predicts that by year's end 10 percent of all major Web-site traffic will be over IPv6.
The tiles of Firefox's new tabs page will soon include "sponsored content from hand-picked partners." Why the change?
If you really hate spam, and you run your own e-mail servers, you'll be glad to know that Apache has released a new version of its award-winning, open-source anti-spam program SpamAssassin.
HP Zero Day Initiative's annual Pwn2Own and Google's Pwnium security competitions' prize pool is now up to more than $3 million in cash and prizes.
With OpenDaylight software-defined networking, rivals and users are united by open source to create software-defined networking for everyone. Believe it or not, the group's already made great progress and more is in store.