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Firefox 9 unofficially released

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extremetech.com: Ahead of an official release tomorrow, Firefox 9 has winged its way to various mirrors across the web and is now available to download from the official Firefox website — no messing around with a hammered Nightly FTP server this time, oh no!

5 Reasons Why Firefox is Losing to Chrome

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tomsguide.com: While it is a milestone for Google, the higher market share number for November is just an event within a trend that began taking shape about two years ago. In 2011, Mozilla’s market share losses have accelerated, revealing a bigger picture of strategic mistakes that amplified the growing strength of Chrome.

Do Users Want Automatic Updates to Firefox?

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ostatic.com: If you're a Google Chrome user, you may greatly appreciate the fact that updates to the browser--which many observers predict will eclipse Mozilla Firefox in global market share next year--are automatically pushed. In other words, Chrome users get transparent updates, which differs from how Firefox and other browsers approach moving users to new versions.

Researchers accuse Google of plotting to undercut Firefox

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computerworld.com: A security testing firm today said a recent report that named Google's Chrome as the most secured browser was flawed -- and part of a campaign by Google to undermine Mozilla's Firefox.

Mozilla reacts to Google funded study

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us.generation-nt.com: Accuvant Labs published the results of a security study which stated that Firefox wasn’t up to date for anti-exploitation functions when compared to those present in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. The study was financed by Google; with the results declaring their browser the best.

Firefox is bursting at the seams

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  • Firefox is bursting at the seams
  • Automatically Restart Firefox On High Memory Usage

Firefox May Not Recover In 2012

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conceivablytech.com: Firefox could use some good news, but there is not much that could cause some optimism in the near future. Nearly every major feature the browser could use today is delayed and the browser that Mozilla would need today won’t be available until the end of April.

Mozilla Chairwoman Sheds Light on Firefox Priorities

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blogs.wsj.com: As pundits ponder the future of Mozilla’s Firefox browser, the non-profit group’s chairwoman is banking on some pretty abstract gambles to help regain the platform’s edge over its rivals.

Google Inc. Renews Firefox Search Deal

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emoneydaily.com: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has renewed its search deal with Mozilla Firefox.

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