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The First 48 Hours of Mozilla Firefox 4

March 25th, 2011

The response to Mozilla Firefox 4 has been astounding! The team here pulled together the following infographic to share some cool stats about the first 48 hours following the launch.

Speed Dial shaping up even more

March 25th, 2011

Greetings from a first-time poster! Here comes another snapshot for you to test on the road to the Barracuda final. A lot has been said about the Speed Dial evolution since Barracuda got some teeth. While you shared your positive and negative impressions, we said there were many pieces to the puzzle. And now the…

IE9’s Document Modes and JavaScript

March 24th, 2011

Internet Explorer 9 standards document mode enables the same markup and same script to work across browsers. You should use Internet Explorer 9 standards document mode to take advantage of new features in the ECMAScript, Fifth Edition standard (ES5) and IE9’s enhanced DOM programmability. However, to maintain fidelity with older versions of IE, the JavaScript…

Firefox Four: Day One

March 23rd, 2011

Firefox 4 for desktop launched yesterday and we’re excited to report that within 24 hours of being announced it had been downloaded 7.1 million times. This is in addition to the more than 3 million people who were already running the release candidate that became our final version. Firefox 4 is blazingly fast, cleverly intuitive…

Updates to Add-on Performance Advisor

March 23rd, 2011

The Add-on Performance Advisor helps you stay in control of your browsing experience with add-ons. Since we introduced this feature in IE9 Beta, the positive and constructive feedback you provided enabled us to adjust the functionality while maintaining its original goals. You can experience these changes in action with the final release of IE9. In…

It’s time for the 2011 WebKit Contributors Meeting!

March 23rd, 2011

Apple will once again be hosting a WebKit Contributors Meeting. It will be held at the Cypress Hotel in Cupertino, CA on Monday, April 25th and Tuesday, April 26th from 9am to 6pm PDT. This meeting is for contributors to the WebKit Open Source Project. As with the meeting last year, this event will have…

SmartScreen® Application Reputation – Building Reputation

March 23rd, 2011

With the Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) beta in September we introduced IE9’s new application reputation feature and more recently we provided a summary of how this fits into the overall layered approach to security. With the final release of IE9 now available, we want to share some additional information about application reputation, clarify how code…

Talking to your computer (with HTML!)

March 22nd, 2011

Today, we’re updating the Chrome beta channel with a couple of new capabilities, especially for web developers. Fresh from the work that we’ve been doing with the HTML Speech Incubator Group, we’ve added support for the HTML speech input API. With this API, developers can give web apps the ability to transcribe your voice to…

Mozilla Launches Firefox 4 and Delivers a Fast, Sleek and Customizable Browsing Experience to More Than 400 Million Users Worldwide

March 22nd, 2011

Mozilla, a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to making the Web better, is proud to release Mozilla Firefox 4, the newest version of the popular, free and open source Web browser. Firefox puts users in control of their Web experience, providing a streamlined user interface, fun new features, a boost in speed and support for modern…

Mozilla Firefox 4 Release Candidate for Android and Maemo Now Available

March 22nd, 2011

Mozilla Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo is now available as a release candidate in more than 10 languages from the Android Market and for download on your Maemo device. This release offers faster scrolling, better responsiveness with Firefox Sync and improves the overall user experience of Firefox. Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo brings…