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Safari 8 browser on Yosemite shows major speed boost

On the latest Mac OS, Apple's browser vaults past Firefox and Chrome on some tests. The browser performance race means a more sophisticated Web for us all.

By October 20, 2014

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iOS 8 grants new power to rival browsers, Web-based apps

Today, third-party apps can run JavaScript programs only with hobbled performance on Apple's mobile OS, but Apple's next version grants them the full performance Safari gets.

By June 4, 2014

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Mozilla's new CTO: JavaScript, Firefox OS expert Andreas Gal

Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.

By April 24, 2014

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Chrome, Opera pass Epic Citadel demo's Web graphics test

Two new browsers have followed Firefox with support for the Web-based 3D gaming engine. But Chrome and Opera don't use Firefox's asm.js technology approach.

By November 27, 2013

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Google tests ART foundation in KitKat for faster Android apps

The software, designed to load apps faster than the current Dalvik virtual machine, is built into Android 4.4 and could arrive in the next version of Google's mobile OS.

By November 7, 2013

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What Apple revealed at WWDC 2013

Apple cranks out the news at its developers confab, from the Mac Pro and MacBook Air to iOS 7, Mac OS X Mavericks, and the long-awaited iTunes Radio.

By June 10, 2013

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Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013.

By September 12, 2012

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Browser choice: A thing of the past?

Devices using iOS and the future Windows RT hobble third-party browsers. Despite some good reasons for doing so, the change could undermine browser competition.

By May 23, 2012

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Browsers on Windows RT: It's a tough antitrust case to make

Mozilla might contemplate antitrust action to get full-fledged Firefox onto Windows RT. But with ARM processors and iPad sales, competition is different for Microsoft now than in the 1990s.

By May 14, 2012

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Why Mozilla believes Firefox on Windows RT is a bust

Mozilla could bring Firefox to Windows Metro. But without access to system services that IE10 gets, it would be hobbled, and Mozilla would be shut out of a new PC segment.

By May 11, 2012