computerworld.com: Since the fall of 2004, Mozilla's Firefox has been pitting itself against Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer for the Web browser crown. While IE is still the dominant power by far, Firefox has picked up a lot more loyal adherents than many expected when it first launched. What follows are some of the highlights of Computerworld's coverage of the battle of Firefox vs. IE.
Also: The cake is a lie: IE team bakes a treat for Mozilla
computerworld.com: After a blackout of more than an hour caused by users trying to download the final release of Firefox 3.0, Mozilla Corp. has restored service to its servers.
And: Firefox Fail: Download Day Derailed By Servers
And: Test Center review: Firefox 3 comes out sizzling
And: Download Counter
- First Look at Firefox 3.0 for Linux
- Firefox 3 launches today; Five reasons you can't live without it
- Hold off on Firefox version 3
- Mozilla Developer News - Firefox 3 launch day edition
- Firefox 3 available today at 17:00 UTC (10am PDT)
- Firefox 3.0 final - First thoughts
- How To Install firefox-3.0.tar.bz2 in Linux
- 10 Things Worth Doing While Waiting for Firefox 3
- Firefox 3.0 to clog up the Interweb
- Firefox 3 Is Given to the World – Or Maybe Not
- Firefox 3.0 final available for download?
crn.com: Firefox 3 has steadily been on the tail of Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT)'s Internet Explorer as the number two browser of choice. With the final release of RC2 version 3, could Firefox become the IE slayer?
Also: Firefox 3 on Linux: Questions about Stability
And: Firefox-A Brief History
internetnews.com: With the new Firefox 3 Web browser set for release tomorrow, tens of millions of Mozilla Firefox users on Windows will get an update notification directly from Mozilla to upgrade. But most Linux may be left in the dark, at least temporarily.
- Mozilla prepares for Firefox 3 release and plans for 3.1
- Google to Nix Browser Sync Firefox Extension
- Firefox extensions to bring back the dead
- Polishing the Firefox 3.0 Download Pledge
- Firefox 3 Tip: How To Select Multiple Areas Of Text
- Firefox dumps privacy button
- Microsoft Abandons Internet Explorer 8 Development for Firefox 3
hydrapinion.com: To me, web browsers are like operating systems – the sooner we don’t have to care about them the better. The day they just sit in the background and let us do what we need to do, quickly and efficiently, will be a happy day indeed.
linuxinsider.com: Firefox has risen from humble beginnings -- it was assembled from the scraps left over when Netscape was left for dead -- to become a real thorn in the side of Microsoft. Now, as it prepares to go live with its third version, the open source project's leadership promises more innovation.