Firefox nieuws week 34

Categorie: Firefox Nieuws
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Weinig bijzonders deze week. Wat geneuzel nog rond het uitstellen van Firefox 2 en voor de rest allerlei leuke zaken. Nieuwe extensies en weer andere websites die zich iets van Firefox aan gaan trekken. Het wordt op een bepaald moment wel erg moeilijk om deze browser te negeren.

27 augustus

links for 2006-08-26
Technology Evangelist - Minneapolis,MN,USA
"AllPeers is a Firefox extension that provides Bittorent capabilities straight to your Firefox web browser with a little twist. ...

The browser cold war thaws as Firefox accepts an offer of ...
Bigmouthmedia News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
The invitation was directed towards the developers of the Firefox open source browser, which is the main competitor to Microsoft’s own Internet Explorer ...
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26 augustus

Microsoft offers helping hand to Firefox
CNET News.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
Mozilla has accepted Microsoft's offer of help toward ensuring interoperability between Firefox and the upcoming Vista operating system. ...
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Firefox plug-in Linux problems
What PC? - UK
QI have an AMD64 PC with a 64bit Linux system installed. Everything runs fine except I can’t seem to get the Flash plug-in working in Firefox. ...

Microsoft offers Firefox help to run on Vista but why?
iTWire - Australia
... head of the software company's open source software lab, Sam Ramji, has said publicly in an online blog that he will help the open source Firefox browser and ...

Allpeers on Firefox Extension Promises Private P2P
SDA Asia Magazine - Singapore
Allpeers has released a beta of Firefox extension, a peer-to-peer application that would allow to share pictures, music and video’s within Firefox using ...

Daily News Podcast for Friday, August 25
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... 1.8 million notebook batteries; Microsoft repatches Internet Explorer 6's August patch; and Microsoft ships Release Candidate 1 for IE7, with Firefox 2.0 Beta ...

Mozilla cautiously accepts Microsoft handshake
Techworld.com - London,UK
... The Mozilla Foundation leads development of the popular Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client, both of which are open-source. ...
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Firefox team accepts Microsoft help
ZDNet - USA
When Microsoft's open source lab offered to help the Mozilla foundation with getting Firefox to run well on Vista, reactions ranged from skeptical and ...
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Writing on the web
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
... You write and edit text from within an internet browser. That's not any old browser; at the time of writing the program works only with Firefox. ...

25 augustus

Please make Firefox more user friendly
Geekzone - New Zealand
... something else? Now, a lot of people advocate Firefox. And ... This week I decided to have Firefox open on my second monitor. You see, even ...

Tracking Down "Infectious Agents"
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... But keeping your eyes open for such people will lead you to exciting new places, says Mitchell Baker, CEO of Mozilla Inc, the maker of the Firefox browser. ...

Firefox Extension Promises Private P2P
BetaNews - USA
AllPeers released a beta Thursday of what it called the most ambitious Firefox extension to date, a peer-to-peer application that would allow friends and ...
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Firefox welcomes Microsoft's offer of help
ZDNet UK - UK
Mozilla has accepted Microsoft's offer of help towards ensuring interoperability between Firefox and the upcoming Vista operating system. ...
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The Sacred And Profane Sides Of Firefox
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... Log onto Spread Firefox, the community marketing site for the popular open-source browser, and you'll see flavors of the product that will probably surprise you ...

Microsoft Takes IE 7 To RC1, Firefox 2.0 Slips
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... later this year. Meanwhile, Firefox 2.0 Beta 2 is expected to be available next Wednesday. Microsoft Corp. on Thursday unveiled ...
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First Release Candidate For IE 7 Hits
InternetNews.com - USA
... Version 7 will add tabbed browsing, one of the most popular options in competitors such as Firefox, along with anti-spoofing and anti-phishing protection, a ...
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Guardian Unlimited Web
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... text size. In theory, this is simply a matter of going to View and choosing Text Size in both Internet Explorer and Firefox. However ...

Microsoft: Live services will support Firefox
Builder UK - UK
... in Sydney this week, the software giant claimed that all the company's Live services will fully support alternative browsers such as Firefox and Opera. ...
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24 augustus

Microsoft supports Mozilla Firefox on their MSDN Wiki
TechWhack - New Delhi,Delhi,India
Software giants Microsoft has said that they are now supporting the open source web browser Mozilla Firefox on their MSDN Wiki. ...
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Mozilla accepts, will work with Microsoft to see Firefox ...
SC Magazine - London,UK
Mozilla has accepted Microsoft's offer for the two competitors to work together to ensure Mozilla's Firefox web browser and Thunderbird email suite work more ...
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Quick Tip For Firefox Users: Deleting Incorrect Auto-Complete ...
Information Week Weblog - Manhasset,NY,USA
... However, there is a way to delete single entries within Firefox itself, which can have the same effect. Specifically, whenever you ...

Microsoft Firefox invitation
AME Info - United Arab Emirates
Microsoft is offering support to Mozilla to port its free Firefox internet browser for Windows Vista, according to TopTechNews. ...

23 augustus

Firefox developers need to accept Microsoft help
ZDNet - USA
ZDNet UK reporter Colin Barker reports that Microsoft is reaching out to Firefox developers. Even though this is a generous offer ...
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Microsoft reaches out to Firefox developers
ZDNet Asia - Asia
The head of Microsoft's open-source business has offered to help get Firefox to work with Windows Vista, but it remains to be seen whether Mozilla and the open ...

Privacy group offers tips on anonymous searching
Information World Review - London,UK
... The EFF recommends using the CustomizeGoogle extension for Firefox which can render search cookies anonymous without breaking Gmail. ...

Yahoo tests phishing shield
ZDNet.com.au - Australia
... shield. That, at least, was the case in ZDNet Australia sister site CNET News.com tests using both Internet Explorer and Firefox. ...

Get Your CBS Evening News -- Online and Simulcast
WRAL.com - Raleigh,NC,USA
... If your browser doesn't support play lists (Firefox doesn't; I suspect this is an IE-only thing) you can view individual stories on the site through RealPlayer ...

Microsoft helping Firefox team?
SysAdmin.it - Italy
There’sa minor dustup because it’s been reported that the Firefox team was invited to visit Microsoft up in Redmond. Lots of conspiracy theories. ...

Microsoft backs Firefox shocker
PCWorld.co.nz - New Zealand
In a concession to the open source software paradigm, Microsoft has added support for the Mozilla Firefox browser to its MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) Wiki ...

22 augustus

Microsoft Patch News Lives On
PC Magazine - USA
... keep finding more problems. Read the Mozilla Crashes section to find out how to crash the current version of Firefox. The key to ...
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Microsoft invites Firefox development team to Redmond
Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA
Microsoft wants to help aid in the development of Firefox. It sounds pretty scary, doesn't it? If you're still here, let me tell ...

LeadLander Announces Support for Mozilla Firefox
Emediawire (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
... provider of on-demand Customer Intelligence solutions, today announced enhancements to its hosted application that provides support for Mozilla Firefox 1.5 web ...

Firefox 2.0 release delayed by a month
Pocket-lint.co.uk - UK
The software is now set to go live on 23 October because there are still coding kinks to be ironed out. Developers are still working ...

Firefox 2.0 release put on ice
Silicon.com - UK
The release of Firefox 2.0 has been delayed until 24 October, with a Beta 2 release scheduled for 23 August, according to Mozilla. ...

Microsoft Offers To Help Firefox Run On Vista
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
In an online posting, Microsoft's Sam Ramji said he would make company engineers available to Firefox and Thunderbird coders. The ...
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Recommending Firefox with Google AdSense Referral Product
Search Engine Roundtable - USA
Google pays you a dollar for each Firefox download you create from your AdSense account, it is called AdSense FireFox referrals. ...

Making Firefox default browser
Indianapolis Star - United States
When I click a link, Microsoft's Internet Explorer opens. I prefer Mozilla Firefox. How can I change this? Answer: Make Firefox your default browser. ...

Firefox 2.0 delayed by 87 bugs
Macworld UK - UK
By John Dunn. The new version of open-source browser Firefox has been delayed for a month. Version 2.0, code named Bon Echo, had been due on Sept. ...

Firefox 2.0 Stalls Again
TrustedReviews - Bracknell,Berkshire,UK
It is the role of every idol to eventually fall from grace and though Firefox has many more days in the sun yet its once flawless lustre is beginning to show ...
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