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Opera plans transition to WebKit engine

(—Opera will ditch its web browser rendering engine called Presto and instead will switch over to WebKit in a planned 2013 phase-out. The decision was announced this week. WebKit is the rendering engine used in ...

dateFeb 13, 2013 in Software weblog
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Microsoft's Ballmer hypes smart phone, browser

(AP) -- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pumped up unique features in the company's new Web browser and smart phone software at a software developer conference Thursday, the company's annual pep rally for people who will build ...

dateOct 28, 2010 in Software
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Web browser enters a golden age

It's been a long time coming, but the humble Web browser is finally entering a golden age. Some 20 years after creation of the World Wide Web and more than 10 years after Microsoft crushed Netscape, the browser market has ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Software
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Google Chrome gets boost with Sony tie-up

Sony said Tuesday that its Vaio-brand computers sold in the United States would have Google's Chrome as their default Internet browser, boosting the search engine giant's fight against rival Microsoft.

dateSep 01, 2009 in Internet
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Microsoft rival: browser downloads double

(AP) -- Norway's Opera said Thursday that downloads of its browser more than doubled after Microsoft Corp. was forced to give European users a choice of Web software to settle European Union antitrust charges.

dateMar 18, 2010 in Software
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