30th > January > 2010 Archive

The Register breaking news

Google moves to extend DNS protocol

Google has teamed with DNS maven Neustar to propose an extension to the net's existing Domain Name System protocol, hoping to improve the way the protocol maps web users to particular data centers.
Cade Metz, 30 2010
The Register breaking news

Firefox-based attack wreaks havoc on IRC users

Underscoring a little-known web vulnerability, hackers are exploiting a weakness in the Mozilla Firefox browser to wreak havoc on Freenode and other networks that cater to users of internet relay chat.
Mozilla Weave logo

Mozilla's Firefox syncer Weaves out of beta

Mozilla has released the first official non-beta version of Weave, the open source "sync everything, everywhere" add-on for Firefox.

Adobe heats up iPad Flash bash

Updated The Flash mob over at Adobe has escalated its attack on Apple for Cupertino's refusal to allow Flash on the iPad. If one picture is worth a thousand words, one Flasher has just launched a 12,000-word volley of derision.

Mozilla unfurls first mobile Firefox

Mozilla has officially released the first mobile Firefox, a condensed version of the popular open-source browser that runs on Nokia's Maemo platform.
Cade Metz, 30 2010