Google to Microsoft: Support SVG (InfoWorld via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

The SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) specification may be experiencing a renaissance, but it would sure be helpful if Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser supported SVG, a Google official argued at a technical conference on Friday.

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Google Gets Inside IE With Chrome Frame (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Google is wielding a fierce new weapon in its war against Internet Explorer. The company has just unveiled a new plugin that essentially transforms IE into Chrome, bringing the browser’s faster performance and expanded capabilities into Microsoft’s standard offering. The plugin, called Google Chrome Frame, was announced on Google’s Chromium Blog Tuesday.

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Real-Time Site Previews, Faster Search from Yahoo (WebProNews)

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Yahoo has introduced a new version of the Yahoo Toolbar today. It runs on Internet Explorer 6+ and Firefox (as a beta). “The new Yahoo! Toolbar now offers greater customization and more immediate access to the information you care about most from across the entire web ? not just Yahoo! sites,” says Burke Culligan, Senior Director of Yahoo Front Doors.   One of the new features of the toolbar is …

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Google Tells Users To Drop IE6 (Slashdot)

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Kelly writes “Google is now urging Gmail users to drop Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) in favor of Firefox or Chrome. Google recently removed Firefox from the Google Pack bundle, replaced it with Chrome, then added a direct download link for Chrome on Google and YouTube. Google’s decision to list IE6 as an unsupported Gmail browser does not affect just consumers: Tens of thousands of small- and …

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Google takes aim at Microsoft with new Web browser (AP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Google Inc. is releasing its own Web browser in a long-anticipated move aimed at countering the dominance of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer and ensuring easy access to its Internet-leading search engine.

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