No Firefox For iOS Until Apple Changes Policy For Third-Party Rendering Engines

It is strange to note that in the ongoing war of anti-competition lawsuits, Apple hasn't been targeted on its strange policy towards third-party browsers for iOS devices. The Mozilla team has cited that until Apple lets it use its own rendering engine, it wouldn't be releasing any Firefox for iOS.

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Which Web Browser Apple Fans Use Most? Safari, Chrome Or Else?

At the iOS developer conference of Google held in last month, Google launched Chrome for iOS. Within a very short time, that became a very popular web browser among iPhone and iPad users. Recently, advertising company Chitika has released some fresh statistics showing the market position of different iOS browsers. The new data shows that 1.4 percent of iPhone & iPad users have adopted Google's iOS version Chrome.

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Google May Have To Pay $22.5 Million For Violating Safari Privacy Settings

Google had been taken to court over allegations that it intentionally bypassed the privacy settings of Safari browser to track Mac users and to let different advertisers use the information. Google allegedly bypassed the settings with the help of a tiny code. Naturally, as soon as it was discovered, criticism heaped on the search giant and lawsuits were filed against it.

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Microsoft Sets Do Not Track As Default On Internet Explorer 10

'Do Not Track' or DNT feature is not new for browsers. Mozilla is heavily promoting the DNT movement along with Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Google has agreed to add DNT feature in Chrome browsers. But, nobody has set the DNT feature on by default. But Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 will switch on DNT by default. Internet Explorer 10 will also have a Flash component, on both x86/x64, and ARM. Flash will support on any site in the desktop browser, and on a select set of white listed sites such as YouTube, Netflix, and CNN.

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Google Chrome Becomes The World’s Most Used Browser

Google Chrome has been trailing Internet Explorer for a long time. It was expected that it will soon overtake IE and now, this has happened. According to the latest set of data from Statcounter, Google Chrome is now the most used web browser online, beating Internet Explorer to secure the top spot.

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Microsoft Bans Firefox On Windows RT

The battle of browsers are getting more intensive. Internet Explorer (IE) was the top browser of 2011. Firefox has been the first browser to challenge IE's dominance. Chrome has also gained market share over the last quarters. A new development in this war is Microsoft's decision to ban Firefox and other browsers on its new ARM-based Windows RT systems. Aren't you eager to know the real reason behind this drastic decision?

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Google Will Pay For Safari Privacy Setting Breach

In February, it was revealed that Google was bypassing Safari web browser’s privacy settings and was tracking users without their consent. Google quickly disabled its code responsible for the tracking and Apple then claimed it was “working to put a stop” to the issue. Now, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is preparing to fine Google for its activities and efforts to circumvent privacy restrictions in Apple's Safari web browser to stop user tracking through ads on numerous sites across the web.

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