Week in review: A speedier new Firefox
Mozilla's latest version plays catch-up with the browser competition. Also: the latest in Windows 7 news, and a Yahoo data center in a new shade of green.
Mozilla's latest browser version, Firefox 3.5,this week, pleasing users with new, faster features, but in no particular way leaping ahead of its predecessor or its growing host of competitors.
But the thing is, even though Mozilla's browserSafari, Google's Chrome, and Opera.on the market--Internet Explorer's market share is down a dramatic 8 percentage points to 65.5 percent in about the last year--Firefox is in town. Other serious contenders now include Apple's
And of course, there's also the challenge of.
Still, Firefox has come a long way, as we illustrate in this
Support for multitouch input is one of the most tangible ways that Windows 7 differs from its predecessors. But will many people actually get their hands on the technology?
Investigators with the Justice Department will probe whether or not Google's agreement with publishers over the digital rights to index books violates antitrust laws.
DOJ to investigate
Google Books settlement
Lori Drew allegedly used a fake MySpace profile to harass a teenager to the point of suicide, but judge says prosecutors can't use the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act against her.
Google is bowing to the notion that some people use Gmail's labels like traditional e-mail folders, and will now let them to drag messages "into" labels while organizing mail.
road trip CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman arrived in Aspen with an iPhone with no battery life. He used Verizon's MiFi 2200 to create a walking Wi-Fi hot-spot for an iPod Touch.
A new data center in Lockport, N.Y., is part of a strategy that Yahoo believes will allow it to end carbon offset purchases to reach carbon-neutral status.
Beijing postpones a requirement that PC makers preinstall Green Dam software for filtering Internet content. But it may be just a temporary reprieve.
Dell is developing a pocket-size Internet device to take on Apple's iPod Touch, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
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