Firefox nieuws week 31

Categorie: Firefox Nieuws
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Deze week veel aandacht voor de grens van 200 miljoen downloads van . En natuurlijk de beveiligingsupdate in de vorm van Firefox

6 augustus

Firefox Surpasses 200 Million Downloads
SDA Asia Magazine - Singapore
has announced that its web browser Firefox has passed 200 milliomth download as it announced yet another updated version of its , v1.5.0.6. ...

Mozilla Firefox Gaining Ground on Microsoft IE
CIO - Framingham,MA,USA
Mozilla’s open source Internet browser Firefox is increasingly gaining ground in the browser space and stealing away market share from Microsoft’s widely ...

NewsForge Interviews Mike Schroepfer on Mozilla Firefox
MozillaZine - USA
... In the discussion, Mike talks about cooperation with Linux distributors that package Mozilla Firefox, security flaws, future JavaScript developments and the ...
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The Fox Tales Collecting Stories of Spreading Mozilla Firefox
MozillaZine - USA
... the stories of other famous underdogs who were challenged, ridiculed and doubted and invites you to contribute to our own underdog story — the Firefox story. ...

5 augustus

JadeLiquid WebRenderer Offers AJAX to Java Developers
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA
... WebRenderer Desktop Edition v3.1, and included a number of enhancements, including improved plugin support, SSL certificate management, FireFox 1.5 support and ...

The state of Firefox
NewsForge - Fremont,CA,USA
... Portland, Ore., last week, I had the opportunity to sit down for a few minutes with Mozilla Corp.'s Mike Schroepfer to talk about Firefox...
development, security

The Rise And Rise Of Firefox. Episode: Google, Real Networks - Targu Mures,Romania
If about a year ago, Microsoft could still afford to look at Firefox with the superiority that its dominant position of Internet Explorer allowed, the things ...
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Mozilla celebrates 200 millionth Firefox download, issues v1.5.0.6
Desktop Linux - USA
2 released yet another updated version of its Firefox browser, v1.5.0.6, right on the heels of v1.5.0.5, which came out July 26 but apparently caused an ...
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Firefox gets another tweak - UK
Mozilla has been forced to issue an update to its Firefox browser, just a week after the last update. Firefox users were yesterday ...

Mozilla's Firefox Gains Ground Against Internet Explorer
BizReport - USA
Mozilla's Firefox Web browser continues to gain marketshare against the industry leader, Microsoft's Internet Explorer. by Matthew Borghese. ...

4 augustus

Firefox released
TechSpot - USA
If you are a Firefox user, be aware that as of yesterday Mozilla has released version of the browser, coming a very short time after the last update to ...
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Firefox Turns Up the Heat
Red Herring - CA,USA
Mozilla said Thursday that its Firefox browser, the open-source challenger to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, has crossed the 200-million downloads mark. ...
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Firefox Surpasses 200 million downloads
iT News - Australia
Mozilla has passed the 200 millionth download of Firefox, and has taken the opportunity to thank its most fervent fans for their work in supporing the open ...
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Mozilla Patches Firefox Within Days
Laptop Logic - CA,USA
In a turn of events that Microsoft should take note of, Mozilla has released an update for its popular Firefox browser only one week after its latest release. ...

Flock's 'social browser' set to fly
CNET - San Francisco,CA,USA
... Features in Flock, which is built on top of Firefox software, focus on sharing and communication, a common theme of so-called Web 2.0 services. ...

IE7 or Firefox 2: Which browser is more secure?
Over the past two years, Firefox has zoomed from nowhere to gobble a significant chunk of market share at Internet Explorer’s expense. ...
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Opera, Firefox updated
Spymac - New York,NY,USA
The Web browser market continues to heat up as new versions of Mozilla Firefox and Opera were released Wednesday. Mozilla Firefox ...
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Mozilla a peer-to-peer marketing pioneer - Needham,MA,USA
... Pioneers of open-source development, its Internet products, like the Firefox browser and Thunderbird email utility, were created and are still being enhanced ...
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3 augustus

Microsoft To Add Firefox Support To AdCenter
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
The next release of Microsoft AdCenter, the software maker's competitor to Google's services for advertisers, will support the Firefox 1.5 browser, it was ...

Firefox Is Doing So Well It's Now A Malware Target - USA
Mozilla has arrived in a big way, with the 200 millionth download of the Firefox browser on Monday, less than two years after Firefox made its debut. ...
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Volunteers Wanted for Mozilla Firefox User Panel
MozillaZine - USA
Rachel Werner writes: "Mozilla is now recruiting for the Firefox User Panel, which is an initiative to learn more about how end-users interact with the Web. ...
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Thunderbird hatches version 2 test release
Desktop Linux - USA
... Mozilla released Thunderbird 1.5.0 in conjunction with Firefox 1.5 last November. Since then, four minor security/stability-related updates have been issued.
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Set your own homepage
Berwick News - Pakenham,Victoria,Australia
... No matter which browser you are using, whether it be Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape Navigator, or one of the many other alternatives, the process ...
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Mozilla Readies Firefox Rerelease To Fix New Bug
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
A recent Firefox update injected a new bug that stops the Windows Media Player plug-in from working on some sites. Mozilla Corp. ...
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Firefox Blows Past 200 Million Downloads
S-Times - Brantford,Ontario,Canada
On Mozilla's "Spread Firefox!" site, the company announced that their open source web browser had surpassed the two hundred million downloads mark. ...

Microsoft adCenter Upgrades Include Firefox Support - Italy
Microsoft adCenter has a new release launching Saturday, August 5th, and one of the upgrades includes the long awaited Firefox browser support. ...

Brief: Firefox Surpasses 200 Million Downloads
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Since its release, Firefox has grabbed about 15% of the market. Mozilla outlines a better way to measure the actual user base. Mozilla ...
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Firefox 200 Million Downloads
We know that this number doesn't represent actual users because this number includes both Firefox 1.0 and Firefox 1.5 (soon Firefox 2,) because not every one ...

Mozilla Firefox hit 200 million downloads
TechWhack - New Delhi,Delhi,India
Open Source foundation Mozilla has claimed that they have registered their 200 millionth download of the popular web browser Mozilla Firefox. ...

2 augustus

Hackers Outfox Mozilla's Firefox
CIO - Framingham,MA,USA
An exploit in Mozilla’s Firefox browser has been found that can hijack the software and monitor submit-and-click events. The Infostealer ...
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Firefox Flaws Fixed, Fake Program Found
PC Magazine - USA
There was plenty of Firefox news this week, most of it on the cautious side. ... A spyware program is circulating in the wild masquerading as a Firefox extension. ...

Firefox a Growing Target for Hackers
TechNewsWorld - Sherman Oaks,CA,USA
While the Firefox browser has generally been considered a more secure alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer, its increased market share and corporate ...

Firefox Hits 200 Million
RealTechNews - San Francisco,CA,USA
In fact, you can see a blurb on it at From the site: Today the Firefox download counter crossed the 200 million mark. ...

Mozilla Readies Firefox Rerelease To Fix New Bug
VARBusiness - Manhasset,NY,USA
Mozilla Corp. will update Firefox for the second time in seven days because last week's v. introduced a bug to the browser, the company said Monday. ...

We won’t switch Firefox users to IE7, Microsoft pledges
Australian Personal Computer - Sydney,Australia
This is a responsible approach by Microsoft and good news for the developers of alternate browsers such as Firefox and Opera, who had feared Microsoft would ...
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MSN adCenter Upgrade To Include Firefox Compatibility
Search Engine Journal - USA
The August 5th upgrade will include compatibility with the Firefox 1.5 browser and hourly ‘real time’ reporting. More from the thread; ...
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Firefox Tops 200 Million Downloads
BetaNews - USA
The Mozilla Corporation on Monday celebrated the 200 millionth download of its open source Firefox Web browser, with the community planning parties to ...
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Shady Google Toolbar feature has a bug
... To draw a bit of a parallel, it would be almost like Microsoft adding something to Internet Explorer that actively blocks Firefox from becoming the default ...

Ubuntu Security Notice - firefox regression (USN-327-2)
Help Net Security - Croatia
... Ubuntu Security Notice USN-327-2 August 01, 2006 firefox regression https://bugzilla.mozilla ... Details follow: USN-327-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Firefox. ...

1 augustus

BATRacer Season 2 - V8's:
UpdateF1 - Netherlands
This website is best viewed with a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768. We recommend the use of Mozilla Firefox. Twin tower wings and now nose-cone dampers. ...

Miranda acquires stake in Botswana diamond JV
Finance24 - Cape Town,South Africa
... JV The board of Miranda is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a Joint Venture with the Botswana-registered company Firefox Investment (Pty ...
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New Phishing Scam Uses Microsoft As Bait - Strawberry Hills,NSW,Australia
... Internet Explorer users get an option to install the code but no decline option, if you’re using FireFox the application will install without the user knowing ...

Contemplating the Google operating system
Blogging Stocks - USA
It's amazing what you can do with Mozilla Firefox -- set up a customized environment with one-click access to email and calendar, and even one-click access to ...
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Advanced, customized searching with Opera and Firefox
NewsForge - Fremont,CA,USA
... If you use a recent version of Opera or Firefox, you already have the tools you need to perform advanced searches on any Web site quickly and accurately. ...

Five ways to get Vista's security now
iT News - Australia
... (Note: The Web browser is your most vulnerable application, so you'll also want to check out "Five Ways To Bulletproof Firefox" and "5 Ways To Button Up ...

IE Surpasses Firefox on Browser Privacy and Security With ' ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
... Tom Mahoney, President, "As part of a pilot program, we've been comparing Safepods(TM) on Internet Explorer to Firefox on 30 PC's globally for the past 6 months ...

31 juli

Skype Gets MS Office Integration
VoIP News Australia - Brisbane,Australia
... Thunderbird. The company has also upgraded three existing toolbars, for IE and Firefox browsers and for Microsoft Outlook. "Extending ...

Critical Flaws Patched in Firefox
BetaNews - USA
Mozilla said Thursday that it had released Firefox, which includes several security fixes and stability improvements over previous versions. ...

Browser wars continue to intensify
iTWire - Australia
... Two weeks ago, a report from Web analytics company,, showed that the market share of Mozilla Firefox had risen to nearly 13% globally, nearly 16 ...
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Firefox plugs holes
PC Advisor - London,UK
Mozilla has patched half a dozen critical security flaws in older versions of its Firefox browser. This article appears in the September ...
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