Microsoft To Lift RSS Icon From Firefox|
Microsoft will borrow an icon for its Internet Explorer 7 browser from rival Firefox, developers said late Wednesday.
The orange icon, which in Firefox 1.5 appears at the far right in the address bar, designates an RSS feed, will be used by IE 7, said Jane Kim, the program manager for RSS on the browser's official developer blog.
After meeting with Mozilla Corp. developers, said Kim, "we all agreed that it’s in the user’s best interest to have one common icon to represent RSS and RSS-related features in a browser."
The icon will be used in IE 7 in much the same was as it's now applied in Firefox; as an indicator in the address bar when the browser's on a page with an RSS feed. It will first appear in the public beta, which is expected in the first quarter of 2006.
This isn't the first time that Microsoft and Mozilla have cooperated on browser development. In November, the two companies joined representatives from Opera and Konqueror to talk about ways to warn readers of possible phishing sites.
Navisso.com Launches Open Beta Program |
Navisso, a free search engine with the goal of becoming one of the most relevant and dependable search engines on the web, launches Navisso Search Beta. Navisso’s mission is employing a search engine that provides accurate, real, and relevant search results to its visitors.
Web Hosting Directory To Promote Services For Educational and NonProfit WebSites
Best 10 Web Hosts, a shared web hosting directory, part of the BusinessAddress.us network of websites has announced that it will feature web hosting companies that offer discounted hosting services to educational and non-profit web sites.
SpywareNuker XT Features Always-On Active Protection from Spyware and Adware Threats
TrekEight, LLC announced SpywareNuker XT, its fourth-generation anti-spyware software, now featuring Active Protection. Previously available only in TrekEight’s professional-level INAC line, the latest iteration of the SpywareNuker series brings this critical protection to the home desktop user. Active Protection has become a critical componant of leading anti-spyware software as infections advance in complexity.
Alex and Me Company Announces New Multi-Brand Name Superstore Format
Sun-Protective UV Clothing and UV Swimwear company, established in 1997, leads growing UV conscious market in offering internet consumers multiple clothing lines for easy comparison and purchase.
Dexterity: The First Company to be Certified by NEBU
Dexterity is the first company to be certified by NEBU, a leading provider of data collection software for the Market Research industry. This certification is in line with Dexterity’s goal to provide comprehensive services to the Research and Analysis domains.
Customary Greetings Dominate the New Year at 123Greetings.com
"Digits create magic when it comes to New Year ecards. Over the years we have seen that ecards with the year mentioned in numbers have been the hottest favorites. This year too ecards with '2006' have already occupied the top of the charts," reveals Sharad Kajaria, President of 123Greetings.com.
SiriCOMM Selects ValuePoint Network for SiriCOMM Wi-Fi Hot Spots
Rugged, High-Power Access Points Provide Greater Wireless Coverage and Security
NYC new year countdown on MSN
Microsoft Corp. will webcast New York City's Times Square New Year’s Eve 2006 countdown in real time via MSN Video. The event begins at 7 p.m. EST and is expected to last for six hours.
Beware post-holiday phishing
Fraudsters will be busy in the post-holiday weeks, a security firm warned Thursday, and consumers should be especially watchful for bogus "get out of debt" phishing pitches.
Opera Software chooses Google as search partner
Norwegian Opera Software has agreed that Google Inc. will be the default partner for its mobile Internet browsers, Opera said on Thursday.