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Yahoo! has released a beta toolbar for the Mozilla Firefox browser. You can download the Windows version here. The net giant is to release MacOS and Linux flavours "shortly".

The toolbar includes bookmarks and customs sites, "search this site", search history, "translate this page", courtesy of Babelfish, notifications when Yahoo! Mail arrive, an RSS subs button for My Yahoo!, etc. etc.

So not exactly earth-shattering, but this a nice pat on the back for Firefox and the Mozilla Foundation, and removes one barrier to switching from Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Press release here. ®

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