Archive: 31/07/2009

Firefox passes one billion downloads

Mozilla announced Friday that it had passed one billion downloads of Firefox, its Web browser that has gained popularity as a free alternative to Microsoft's ubiquitous Internet Explorer.

dateJul 31, 2009 in Software
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EBay working on alternative software for Skype

(AP) -- EBay Inc. is developing software it might use to continue running the online telecommunications service Skype if it cannot resolve a legal dispute with a separate company run by the service's founders.

dateJul 31, 2009 in Internet
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Free Spirit Testing Nearing Completion

Mars rover engineers at JPL are winding down testing of different escape maneuvers using a test rover in a sand box filled with soil to mimic the Martian surface. It is possible that in early August the first extraction attempts ...

dateJul 31, 2009 in Space Exploration
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