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March 26, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Most popular US web browsers, according to the federal government

Most popular US web browsers, according to the federal government

We finally have some clear, objective data on which web browsers and operating systems are the most popular in the United States. Thanks to the federal government’s Digital Analytics Program (DAP), we now know that over the last 90 days, … Continue reading

July 28, 2014
by sjvn01
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Mozilla picks one of its own to be its new CEO

Mozilla’s executive chairwoman Mitchell Baker announced in a blog posting on Monday that the troubled company had finally picked an old hand — Chris Beard — for its new chief executive. Mozilla picks one of its own to be its new CEO. More>

March 24, 2014
by sjvn01
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Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox Web browser, has been searching for a new CEO since Gary Kovacs, who came on-board in 2010, decided to leave almost a year ago. Mozilla has finally picked a new leader, former CTO … Continue reading

March 14, 2014
by sjvn01
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Crash, bang, boom: Down go all the major browsers at Pwn2Own

If there was ever any doubt that security is a process and not a product, the results of HP Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) annual Pwn2Own hacking contest will lay those doubts to rest. All the major Web browsers—Chrome, Firefox, Internet … Continue reading

March 7, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Browser trench warfare: Early 2014 report

Browser trench warfare: Early 2014 report

As usual, NetMarketShare has Internet Explorer (IE) as the most popular Web browser with a global marketshare of 58.19 percent in February 2014. That represents a minute decrease from January’s 58.21 percent. Its rival Web browser measurement company, StatCounter, on … Continue reading