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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After its release on the iPad last year, Opera has brought its touch-friendly browser to Apple smartphones too.
You'd better get ready for the personal computing, BYOD, and corporate computing revolution. Linux is coming to a desktop near you. But not like you think or had hoped. It's coming in the form of the Chrome OS on Chromebooks.
Thousands of dollars have been awarded to bug hunters for the Chrome 34 release who reported 31 flaws, 19 deemed critical.
New updates for Internet Explorer 11 are included with the Windows 8.1 Update and will be pushed out to Windows 7 users next week as well. A key change is Enterprise Mode IE, which eases compatibility hassles with old internal web apps. And there's good news on the HTML 5 front.
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Mozilla's has moved its new browser user interface one step closer to a final release.
It's been a busy 24 hours for Mozilla, as the browser maker has showed off upcoming WebGL exporting in Unity 5.0, a new version of Firefox has appeared, and it has detailed a new canvas inspector tool.
After nearly two years, Mozilla has decided to throw in the towel on its effort to build a hybrid browser that would compete with Internet Explorer 11 on touch-enabled Windows 8 devices. The stated reason? A profound lack of interest.
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.
The Pwn2Own contest has secured at least 14 flaws for vendors to fix.
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.
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.
Opera has released a stable version of its Android browser that supports web-based video chats and peer to peer communications.
Show me the money: How Opera started thinking about the bottom line – and what that did to its software
A few years back, Norwegian browser maker Opera was really struggling. Now, it's put the bottom line front and centre – and that's having a knock on effect on its products, from Coast to its mobile offerings.