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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 Apr. 5, 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 Apr. 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 Feb. 14, 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 Feb. 13, 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 Aug. 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 Jun. 6, 2011

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Apple files for WebKit browser trademark

Google, RIM, and HP now use the WebKit-based browser software underlying Safari. Perhaps that heightened interest is why Apple wants the trademark.

By May. 27, 2010

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Apple announces WebKit2, introduces split-processing model

Apple's WebKit development team announced Thursday that the WebKit2 framework will begin rolling out.

By Apr. 9, 2010

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Apple retooling WebKit for multicore chips

The WebKit2 interface is designed to give Apple's Web browser a better capability to juggle multiple computing processes. Also: the first Firefox 3.6.4 beta.

By Apr. 9, 2010

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RIM sets sights on WebKit, acquires Torch Mobile

Smartphone maker confirms its intentions to compete with Apple in the mobile browser space with its acquisition of Torch Mobile, announced Monday.

By Aug. 24, 2009