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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Web browser maker opens office in Singapore, making it the company's regional head office and hub for Asia-Pacific including China, Korea, and Southeast Asian markets.
In June's upcoming Patch Tuesday, the software giant has only one "critical" flaw up its sleeve, with the remaining four rated "important."
Opera releases its no-Presto browser for the desktop.
Google's latest Web browser, Chrome 27, enables you to say, as well as type, your queries. Alas, its first version doesn't work that well.
Google wants you to start talking to your desktop with Chrome 27.
Opera's new Android web browser is out of beta and available to download, bringing few changes to the app since it was unveiled earlier this year.
The release of Firefox 21 adds support for new services via its Social API and fixes a number of security flaws, while the Android version of the browser gets new fonts and better HTML5 performance.
The application reputation systems used in Internet Explorer 10 and Chrome offer users far better protection than rivals, according to a study.
Get the coffee brewing. Microsoft's latest round of Patch Tuesday updates includes patches for ten security bulletins, with two considered as 'critical'.
Users running Internet Explorer 8 — an estimated 23 percent of all IE users — should update their systems with an out-of-band emergency patch to prevent a zero-day flaw.
The Chinese mobile browser company will dedicate 3 billion yuan over the next three years to refine its product as it looks to grow its presence outside the domestic market.
Security researchers have discovered a previously unreported zero-day attack that targets U.S. government nuclear weapons scientists and researchers. Microsoft has warned Internet Explorer 8 users to upgrade to a later version of the browser, as the potentially affects at most one-quarter of all IE users.
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