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Firefox 4 Beta 3 now available for download

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mozilla.org: The Mozilla community is proud to announce that Firefox 4 Beta 3 is now available for download on Mac, Windows or Linux.

Mozilla plans to silently update Firefox

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computerworld.com: Taking a page from rival Google's playbook, Mozilla plans to introduce silent, behind-the-scenes security updating to Firefox 4.

Private browsing modes in four biggest browsers often fail

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theregister.co.uk: Features in the four major browsers designed to cloak users' browser history often don't work as billed, according to a research paper that warns that users may get a false sense of security when using the built-in privacy settings.

Little Tweaks

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  • Little Tweaks Make Mozilla Thunderbird More Elegant, Easier to Use
  • Sunbird: Your Calendar, Your Way

Second Beta Release of Firefox 4 Arrives

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  • Second Beta Release of Firefox 4 Arrives
  • Tabs get tweaked in Firefox 4 beta 2

Firefox 'CPU resources' issue better but not gone

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news.cnet.com: The popular Web browser has had a longstanding CPU (Central Processing Unit) utilization issue that--in some cases--overtaxed the CPU, caused noticeable heat issues in small laptops.

Mozilla delays second Firefox 4 beta

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h-online.com: Originally scheduled for release late last week, Mozilla has confirmed that the second beta for version 4.0 of its open source Firefox web browser has been delayed by one week.

Also: Tab Candy: Making Firefox Tabs Sweet

Firefox Friday -- "Beta 2 is coming, and it'll break stuff" edition

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downloadsquad.com: Firefox 4 Beta 2 is coming soon (as in today, maybe)! ... Which is great news! Over at CyberNet, Ryan Wagner ran an interesting post earlier this week about an important change to the Firefox 4b2 internals.

Firefox 3.6.7 and 3.5.11 security updates now available

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mozilla.org: Firefox 3.6.7 and Firefox 3.5.11 are now available as free downloads for Windows, Mac, and Linux from http://firefox.com. As always, we recommend that users keep up to date with the latest stability and support versions of Firefox.

Firefox is breaking my heart...sort of

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Today I went to download the beta version of Firefox 4 and had my heart broken by a few disconcerting issues. One of these issues surprises me and the other issue REALLY surprises me…and then there’s another issue that doesn’t really surprise me.

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GNOME Builder 3.22 Enters Beta with Many Vim Improvements, New Search & Replace

The GNOME Builder open-source IDE (Integrated Development Environment) designed for the GNOME desktop environment will soon get a major update as part of the upcoming GNOME 3.22 release. Read more