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Web Browser Grand Prix 5: Opera 11.50, Firefox 5, And Chrome 12

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tomshardware.com: Three major released have landed since our last impromptu Web Browser Grand Prix (WBGP4): Chrome 12, Firefox 5, and Opera 11.50. Can Chrome or Opera regain the WBGP championship? Will Mozilla Firefox ever overtake Microsoft's IE9 in the rankings?

Fixes to memory footprint land in Firefox 7

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extremetech.com: Firefox 5 was all about bug stomping. Firefox 7 — at long last — will focus on memory management and performance increases.

Firefox 5 - Completely irrelevant and totally pointless

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dedoimedo.com: I was fairly excited when Firefox 4 was released three months ago. When I say excited, it means I considered it to be a useful, logical continuation of a successful browser series. But when Firefox 5 debuted just a few short days ago, my response was meh, who cares.

Firefox 5 A Success For Mozilla

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  • Firefox 5 A Success For Mozilla
  • Thunderbird joins Firefox with rapid release
  • Why Updating to Firefox 5 is Pointless
  • Mozilla, You Must Love Your Business Users
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 5.0, a look at new features!| PPA Ubuntu

Firefox in the Enterprise

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mozilla.com: Mozilla is committed to providing the best Web experience for people everywhere, for whom the Web has become such an important part of their daily lives. Providing updates to Firefox more frequently allows us to secure users against emerging threats.

Firefox 5 review: Tab perfection

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  • Firefox 5 review: Tab perfection
  • Memory Restart Tells You When Firefox’s Memory Usage Gets Too High
  • Neat Firefox 5 feature
  • GNU IceCat 5.0 Released
  • Opera 11.50 "Swordfish" Release Candidate 5

The WebGL Battle in the Great Browser Wars

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Even on the sunniest, most peaceful days here in the Linux blogosphere, it's a pretty safe bet that the Great Browser Wars are still being waged somewhere, whether or not we can actually overhear the particular skirmish of the moment.

Web Browser Battle Royale turns Dirty

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brajeshwar.com: The all-out web browser brawl has competitors throwing dirty punches in a below-the-belt free-for-all fight for market share.

Mozilla The Rapid Release Cycle

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  • Should Mozilla Ditch The Rapid Release Cycle Again?
  • 10 must-have Firefox extensions
  • Opera 11.5 RC 2

Mozilla to enterprise customers: "Drop dead"

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zdnet.com: New releases are due every six weeks. So what does Mozilla say to reassure enterprise customers who are worried about testing and deployment of Firefox? “Go away. We don’t need you.”

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Ataribox and Chromebooks

  • Ataribox preorders and crowdfunding campaign open on December 14
    Atari will start taking preorders for its Ataribox game console starting December 14. The New York company will also start its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo at that time. In an email blast, Atari said, “We at Atari are thrilled to introduce you to our first new gaming hardware in over 20 years. Welcome to Ataribox. Preorders will officially open on December 14, 2017. Our community is the absolute backbone of Atari, and we’d like to offer our earliest supporters a chance to grab Ataribox at an exclusive discount. Keep an eye on that inbox for your chance to order yours.”
  • Chromebooks and Office 365 together will challenge Windows laptops
    It's no secret that I'm not a Windows fan. I'm beginning to wonder if Microsoft isn't either. Hear me out. On Nov. 27, Chromebook users discovered that Office 365 would run on some of their laptops. To be exact, we now know you can download and run Office 365 on Samsung Chromebook Pro, Pixelbook, Acer Chromebook 15, and the Acer C771.