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Google May Face $10 Million Fine Over Safari Cookie Hack Google May Face $10 Million Fine Over Safari Cookie Hack
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It’s been out of the news for awhile now, but you may remember that back in February Google got caught with their hand in the cookie jar, so to speak, regarding the privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. Google designed …

Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser may have halted its recent market share losses to Google’s Chrome browser. According to recent survey data, Internet Explorer’s share of the web browser market has been on the way up in recent months, climbing 0.99% …

iOS 5.1 Vulnerable To Safari Address Bar Bug iOS 5.1 Vulnerable To Safari Address Bar Bug

The Safari browser in the latest version of iOS has a bug that allows a website to display a false address in the URL bar, according to a recent report. The bug is actually present in all three major releases …

Google on Safari-gate: “We didn’t anticipate this would happen.” Google on Safari-gate: “We didn’t anticipate this would happen.”
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Google’s unwavering mission to gather information about internet users may soon come with a hefty price tag attached, according to the Wall Street Journal. Last month, we reported how Google was bypassing privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser but also …

Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle

In a turn of events that should surprise no one, a Safari user has filed suit against Google over recent news that the search giant had circumvented privacy settings on Appleā€™s Safari browser. Matthew Soble of Illinois has filed suit …

Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy? Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy?
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Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are locked in a precarious blame game about who failed with your online privacy. First, Google gets caught bypassing a security feature in Safari that allowed the company to track users despite the no-tracking settings in …

Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer
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Lately you have to imagine that Larry Page and the rest of the Google leadership wake up every morning and, before the grogginess of the morning has even flaked off, make a wish that there will be no more privacy …

Safari User Sues Google Over Privacy Snafu
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We previously reported that Google has hit a bit of rough spot due to allegations that the search giant exploited a loophole in Apple’s Safari browser to track users. It seems that Safari users want to get in on the …

The Browser Trends Continue The Browser Trends Continue

Which browser is the most popular in terms of users? Well, that title remains in the Internet Explorer camp, but, continuing a trend that began when Firefox introduced tabbed browsing to the world, IE is continuing to fall, while Google …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …

Firefox For Android Tablets Rears its Head Firefox For Android Tablets Rears its Head

While it’s certainly not ready for prime time, the developers at Mozilla have offered something of a beta test/sneak peak at their upcoming Firefox build for various tablets. Found in the Firefox Nightly build testing section of Mozilla, the program …

In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest
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Take that, Mozilla, Microsoft, Opera, and Apple. Google’s kicking your butt when it comes to making the fastest browser in terms of real-world use. OK, now that that’s out of the way, here’s the gist: Over at Compuware, the benchmark …

Google Tweaks Gmail for iPhone and iPod Touch

Google has been rolling out new features for Gmail in mobile Safari for the iPhone. They’ve sped up scrolling to reflect the speed of the swipe gesture, and the toolbars stay on the screen while the user is scrolling, as opposed to moving down into view after each scroll. 

Apple Packs New Version of Safari with Extensions
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Apple released the latest version of its Safari web browser today, version 5.0.1. The release comes with Safari Extensions and the Safari Extensions Gallery.

While extensions became available in Safari 5 lat month for developers, the gallery makes them available to users. A few organizations that have already created extensions for the browser include: Amazon, Bing, Major League Baseball, the New York Times, and Twitter.

Chrome Edges Safari In The U.S.

Google’s Chrome browser has overtaken Apple’s Safari in the U.S. for the first time on a weekly basis according to StatCounter.

The company says for the week beginning June 21 Chrome surpassed Safari to claim third place in the U.S. browser market.

"This is quite a coup for Google as they have gone from zero to almost 10% of the US market in under two years," said Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter.

 

You No Longer Need the Google Toolbar to Use Sidewiki
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Last month, Google introduced Sidewiki, a feature of the Google Toolbar that allows users to comment on any page on the web. The comments could only be viewed by others who have the toolbar and the feature installed. That was until now.

Google’s Chrome Untouchable At Security Conference
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For the longest time in hacker folklore Internet Explorer and Microsoft Windows were the key targets and most exploitable while Macintosh and Safari were virtually ignored. But times they are a-changin’, roles are reversing, and Google’s Chrome comes out as a dark horse.

Yahoo Offers Inquisitor Suggestion Tool for IE and Firefox
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Yahoo announced today that it is taking its popular Inquisitor plug-in from the Safari and offering it for Internet Explorer and Firefox as well. Inquisitor brings up suggestions when you type something into the search box, much like Yahoo’s own Search Assist or Google Suggest.

Yahoo Search Buffs Inquisitor For Mac
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Safari users on their preferred Mac hardware platform can pick up an updated version of Inquisitor, a version of Yahoo Search Assist.

Yahoo Acquires Inquisitor
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There isn’t a dollar sign followed by a long string of digits to gape at, but Yahoo’s latest acquisition is still creating some questions.  Instead of some search or advertising company, the target was Inquisitor, a Safari browser plug-in.

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

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