[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120919_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Internet Explorer users beware: if you’re using IE 6, 7, 8 or 9 you may be vulnerable to hackers. Microsoft confirmed this week that hackers have been able to gain access to and take over PCs by exploiting a security flaw in the versions of IE 6, Continue Reading →
HTML5 is the latest iteration of the standard used by web programmers and developers. When completed in 2014, it will enable developers to write-once-run-anywhere (WORA) for consistent, cross-platform experiences across all operating systems and browsers. For example, a developer could create a single application with identical performance across Facebook, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and all other Continue Reading →
Internet Explorer
Today at TNW’s Latin American conference in São Paulo, Mozilla’s Director of Research Andreas Gal, praised Microsoft’s browsing technology progress, stating that a decade ago, using Internet Explorer was a rough experience. However, today, Gal noted that “Microsoft is making a pretty respectable browser.” He went on to specifically cite Internet Explorer 9 and 10, Continue Reading →
Mozilla Junior
Because Apple won’t allow any browser technology besides Webkit on iOS, Mozilla can’t bring Firefox to Apple’s mobile devices. But instead of ignoring the platform completely, they’re working on Junior: a Webkit-based browser that eschews tabs and the standard URL bar in favor of a new UI. That’s not to say that you can’t have Continue Reading →
Mozilla’s Do Not Track feature, which allows users to tell websites that they would like to opt-out of being tracked by third parties, is starting to gain some traction among both users and publishers. According to new data shared by Mozilla today, 8.6% of Firefox desktop users and 19% of mobile users now turn this Continue Reading →
Mozilla and Google have hit back at Microsoft over what they consider to be restrictive browser settings within the Windows on ARM version of the upcoming Windows 8 OS. In a Wednesday blog post, Harvey Anderson, Mozilla’s general counsel, argued that “Windows on ARM – as currently designed – restricts user choice, reduces competition and Continue Reading →
Telefonica, Qualcomm and Mozilla are working on free software to compete with Apple and Google’s mobile operating systems. The software uses Linux and HTML5 to produce high-performance low-cost phones that relies on web-based applications. Read the full article at HuffingtonPost.com Continue Reading →
Choosing to not understand how the Internet works is no longer an acceptable option, especially for those tasked with regulating it. The late Ted Stevens made Congress’s ignorance of the World Wide Web famous when he said the Internet isn’t a dump truck, but a series of tubes. This statement was made in 2006, but Continue Reading →