Speed kills and the race is on to cook up the most stable and fastest browser around. That situation means innovation abounds. Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox are No. 1 and No. 2 in market share, but Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are also pushing the field. Toss in smaller players like Opera, which does better on mobile platforms than the PC, and these are interesting times.
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Having written IE11 to support web standards, Microsoft is shimming it to handle mobile websites that are not following standards but catering for webkit quirks and/or non-standard features in Apple's Safari on iOS.
Google has released beta version of 64-bit Chrome for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Mozilla has selected Chris Beard, who started with the company with the release of Firefox 1.0, to be its chief executive.
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Firefox's slow morph into the Mozilla suite that it left behind continues as a HTML editor is added back into the web browser.
Microsoft Internet Explorer officials are attempting to distance themselves from a paid social-media effort by an advocate marketing company meant to promote Microsoft's IE browser.
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Microsoft is making available for download a first Developer Channel release of Internet Explorer, which provides an early sneak peek of some next-generation IE features.
Controversial Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich has left the open-source Web company, but its path forward remains unclear and the clock is ticking.
Adult "tube" site PornHub examined its enormous user data stores with an eye on browser types, but the results reveal that phones and tablets are now 50-50 with desktop porn consumption.
Although Google promises that this new 64-bit browser will be faster and more secure than its current 32-bit version, when it comes to speed, it's not there yet.
Chrome browser users can now say "OK Google" to initiate a search or tell Google to set a reminder.