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WebKit fracture puts a pinch on open-source browser efforts

With Google concentrating on its own Blink, Apple is tightening the WebKit browser engine code base. That'll limit other projects seeking to customize the browser.

By April 5, 2013

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Opera embraces WebKit in browser brain transplant

The Norwegian software company plans to throw its weight behind the browser engine used by Google and Apple this year instead of developing its own.

By February 13, 2013

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Google parts ways with Apple over WebKit, launches Blink

Both Chrome and Safari will move faster when uncoupled from each other, Google argues. But it's not just about technology: Social issues also factored into the schism.

By April 3, 2013

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JavaScript expert: WebKit, get your bug-ridden house in order

Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.

By February 14, 2013

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WebKit sandboxing conflict causes Safari block-A font problem

The problem with some Web sites showing block-A characters instead of text in Safari 5.1 is likely rooted in the sandboxing technology in the latest WebKit update. Here are some methods for addressing the issue.

By August 2, 2011

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Adobe's Web design work lands in WebKit browser

Shepherded by Google, the CSS Regions technology that Adobe hopes will improve Web layout has found a home in the WebKit browser engine.

By June 6, 2011

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Googlers exultant over launch of Blink browser engine

The WebKit browser engine no longer unites Google and Apple, and the Chrome team is clearly excited to be free to move on its own.

By April 3, 2013

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Opera's overhauled Android browser now in beta

The public now can start judging whether it was a good idea for the Norwegian browser company to scrap its own browser engine for the open-source WebKit.

By March 4, 2013

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Opera cuts staff in WebKit-related restructuring

The Norwegian browser maker cut 91 jobs, some through a voluntary severance program, as part of its embrace of the open-source WebKit browser engine also used in Apple Safari and Google Chrome.

By February 18, 2013

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Web world bemoans loss of Opera independence

Opera is ditching its own Presto browser engine and embracing WebKit, leading critics to fret about a browser monoculture -- especially on mobile devices.

By February 13, 2013