Norwegian browser Opera aims to topple reigning Internet Explorer
No. 1 in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Belarus. It might not be a slogan to attract an avalanche of American Internet users, but the Norwegian company that makes the fastest Web browser you've never heard of ...
Best Web browser? Google's Chrome beats Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer
There is no computer program used as often as a Web browser. Yet too many users never give the browser any thought, spending years with the default program installed on a once-new computer.
Chrome unseats Safari as third most popular Internet browser
Google Chrome last week unseated Apple Safari for the first time as the third most used Internet browser in the United States, according to figures released Monday by StatCounter.
EU: Microsoft agrees to unbundle Explorer from Windows
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. will offer computer users a choice of rival Web browsers to ward off new European Union antitrust fines, EU regulators and Microsoft said Friday.
Opera Software announces iPhone browser
(AP) -- Opera Software ASA announced Wednesday that it will unveil an iPhone version of its Opera Mini mobile phone browser at an international tech conference next week despite not having approached iPhone ...
Microsoft releases near-final Internet Explorer 9 version
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. released a near-final version of Internet Explorer 9 on Thursday, saying the updates make the Web browser even better at tapping into a computer's powerful processors to help multimedia-laden ...
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.
SpaceX chief Musk confirms Internet satellite plan
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk confirmed that he is working on a web of small, low-cost satellites that could provide wireless Internet around the world.
Microsoft to let Europeans pick browser in EU deal
(AP) -- More than 100 million Europeans will get to pick a Web browser after Microsoft agreed to offer Internet users a choice to avoid fresh fines - a move that could represent a real thawing of long-standing ...
Amazon, Apple, Google, Yahoo! targeted in patent case
A US technology company which won a patent case against software giant Microsoft filed suit on Tuesday against nearly two dozen other high-profile firms accusing them of violating the same patent.
Report: Hackers attacked Google from China schools
(AP) -- The Internet attacks that may end up driving Google Inc. out of China originated from two prominent schools in the country, according to a story published late Thursday.
Chinese consultant wrote code used in Google attack: FT
US analysts believe a Chinese freelance security consultant with government ties was the author of the code used in cyberattacks on Google and other companies, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
Google launches Chrome browser for Android smartphones
With more and more people connecting to the Internet through a phone or a tablet instead of a PC, Google Inc. is bringing its fast-growing browser, Chrome, to the newest Android-powered mobile devices.