Firefox is the official web browser of IBM

In a blog post released on July 1st Bob Sutor, said out loud that they are officially adding a new piece of software to the list of default common applications they expect IBM employees to use, and that’s the Mozilla Firefox browser.
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Web Geek’s Guide to Google Chrome

Web Geek's Guide to Google Chrome

MAKE THE MOST OF THE WORLD’S HOTTEST NEW BROWSER, GOOGLE CHROME! Finally, there’s a web browser for today’s Internet, and today’s user: you! It’s Chrome. (From Google—of course!) Now, learn how you can use all of Google Chrome’s built-in power and speed—and extend Chrome to do even more! Jerri Ledford and Yvette Davis start with a quick, practical tour of Google Chrome’s stripped-down, hot-rod interface —including its do-everything, know-everything Omnibox. You’ll be using Chrome like a pro in minutes, but that’s just the beginning. You won’t just learn how to customize Chrome: You’ll dive under the hood, tweak its code, and transform it into the browser of your dreams. Bottom line: If Google Chrome can do it, this book will help you do it smarter, faster, better! Covers all this, and more…

ICANN approves .xxx domain name for the adult entertainment industry

Porn sites may soon be able to tag themselves with a .xxx address now that The ICANN board has voted to allow the application for the controversial .XXX top-level domain (TLD) for the adult entertainment industry to move forward.

ICM Registry, which would manage and sell the new domain name to porn sites, has waged a long struggle to get .xxx accepted by ICANN as a top-level domain, only to get a thumb’s down until now. ICM’s Chairman Stuart Lawley has consistently touted the .xxx domain as a way to segregate and safely filter out adult entertainment sites. However, conservative groups have in the past lobbied Washington and reportedly pressured ICANN to deny the request.

But after acknowledging that its refusal to accept .xxx was “not consistent with the application of neutral, objective, and fair documented policy,” ICANN agreed to review the proposal once again, according to the Associated Press.

Source: CNET

NB: I assume that in due course people would be trying to grab all the WANTED DOMAINS such as

Firefox 3.6.6 fixes crash protection issue

Firefox 3.6.6 has been released to fix the issues that most people were experiencing with the plugin-container or crash protection feature introduced in the 3.6.4 release recently as mentioned here. This latest release modifies the crash protection feature to increase the amount of time that plugins are allowed to be non-responsive before being terminated (Bug 574905).

What is plugin-container

In Firefox 3.6.4 and above, some plugins are loaded separately from Firefox in `plugin-container.exe`, allowing the main Firefox process (firefox.exe) to stay open even if a plugin crashes.

Which plugins are supported by plugin-container.exe?

For more information about plugins, see Using plugins with Firefox.

Update: A new version has been released which fixes several critical bugs that were present in version 3.6.6. All users are advised to update their browser to the latest version. Click here to read more about the update