The Norwegian browser maker completes the first step of its transition to the browser engine used by Google's Chrome. Sync, tabs, and themes are due in the next version.
The faster cadence and rapid release focus is not new for Microsoft or its CEO Steve Ballmer. It's just more urgent.
Businesses and add-on developers have had trouble keeping up with Firefox's new six-week update cycle. But its advantages outweigh the pain, Mitchell Baker says.
Mozilla follows in Chrome's footsteps with a browser that's updated more frequently. Also: the new Jetpack interface and CSS animations for Web developers.
Microsoft's browser team apparently concludes the smaller set of new features in Firefox 6 warrants a smaller congratulatory cake.
New Firefox versions now will emerge every six weeks as Mozilla tries to be more competitive. That's too rapid for some, but Mozilla is willing to leave them behind.
Mozilla releases the first beta of Firefox 5, the initial version of the open-source browser to be produced under a new fast-moving schedule.
Reed Hastings tells CNET that HBO will inevitably start releasing all episodes of a series at once -- just like Netflix does -- as the two prepare to go head-to-head when a streaming-only HBO service arrives next year.
Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. However, it confirms demand outstripped initial preorder supplies, so some customers will receive their new iPhones as late as October.
Every iTunes customer -- more than 500 million people, but who's counting? -- get the band's new album free in what CEO Cook calls the largest record release in music history.