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Firefox Download Day Starts After Delays
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Overwhelming interest in Firefox 3, and the opportunity to set a world record for most software downloads in 24 hours, slowed the start of Firefox Download Day. It’s running fine now.

Firefox 3 Slated For June 17 Release
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The Mozilla Foundation will shoot for a world record when they make their latest browser, Firefox 3, available for download.

Danny Sullivan Wants Search Choice In Firefox
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The relationship between Google and Mozilla keeps the Firefox maker well-funded, but apparently relegates the option for Microsoft’s Live Search to one step away for consumers.

Firefox Should Achieve Market Share Milestone In July

Firefox has two important days coming up, and the exact dates of both of them remain unknown.  To discuss the first, anyway, Firefox should hit the 20 percent mark in terms of market share sometime next month.

Mozilla Seeks World Record Firefox Downloads
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The browser maker wants to set a Guinness World Record when the next version of Firefox becomes available for users.

PicLens – New Way To Browse For Pictures On The Internet

Well I’ve been using PicLens for a few months now, and I’m a bit late with this post, but if you haven’t installed PicLens yet for browsing photos on the web you are missing one of the most beautiful ways to view photography on the internet yet.

The screenshot above does not do justice to the visual experience. PicLens is hands down the best I have ever seen photos look online.

Mozilla’s CEO Has Problem With Apple’s Safari Download

It’s been a few months since Apple has done anything to mark its

Firefox 3 Beta 4 Brings Lots Of Updates
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The latest testing version of Firefox 3 brought along several hundred fixes and tweaks from the previous version released to the Web.

500 Million Downloads For Firefox
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Mozilla reached a milestone recently as Firefox hit 500 million downloads. If that were people, that’d be about a twelfth of the earth, or about eight percent of everybody.

Firefox Usage Hits 28 Percent In Europe

What, if anything, do you associate with Finland?  How about Slovenia and Poland?  Well, not to shut down whatever cultural research you were going to do, but we’d like to suggest "Firefox" as an answer; new research shows that the browser does especially well in these three countries.

Add Vector Shapes Into Google Presentations

You can now add a couple of simple vector shapes into Google presentations: arrows, speech bubbles, a circle, a rectangle and a sun-like shape.

Google Modifies AdSense Referral Changes

Feedback to Google’s proposed alterations to the AdSense referral program resulted in some modifications being made.

Acid 3 Test Coming Soon

With the announcement that both Firefox 3 and IE8 have passed the acid2 test, Ian Hickson has been working hard on the acid3 test. The new test will focus mostly on ECMAScript and Dom through Selectors Level3, Media queries and data URIs.

Mozilla’s Marketing Misfire

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser (my preferred browser due to the amazing plugins) wants to lure Internet Explorer users.

They have a new marketing campaign that hasn’t gone over so well. The theme of the campaign is Fight Against Boredom, suggesting that IE is a boring option.

Here’s a line to give you the idea of the 70s goofy feel of the campaign’s song (Rise Up! Rise Up!).

The world is such a great big place with so much to do. You can ski, eat green eggs, ride bikes, or start a coupe.

Mozilla Moves John Lilly To CEO

The makers of the Firefox browser have a subtle shift at the top of the organization, with former CEO Mitchell Baker asking Lilly to take the CEO title.

Mozilla Frees Firefox 3 Beta 2 For Testing

The brave Firefox user has a new toy to play with ahead of Christmas morning, as Mozilla released the latest beta version of the next Firefox browser to the Internet.

Web Marketing News Quickies

Google’s made some tweaks to AdSense recently, and to Google Analytics. Meanwhile, SEOers are developing better ways to track links.

5 Free Or Cheap SEO Tracking Tools
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There are a number of free or inexpensive search analytics tools available out there, and this article will outline a few of them that have gotten rave reviews.

BlogWorld: Housebreak Social Media Marketing

It’s just a puppy, Maggie Fox said of social media with regards to adding it to one’s marketing mix, meaning it’s going to grow up to be a big doggie.

Mozilla’s Devilish Deal With Google
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Two aspects of Mozilla’s close ties with Google over development of the Firefox browser have Chris Soghoian concerned about a conflict of interest in play.

Disabling Animations in Firefox

If you use Firefox but you dislike animated elements on web pages when you’re reading (like ads – increasingly served from Google AdSense, too), here’s what you can do: