Firefox 29 is available to download with the latest features

Firefox 29 is available to download with the latest features

Mozilla this morning unleashed Firefox 29, which is available to download now for for Windows, Mac, and Linux, introduces an entirely new UI — called Australis — that does away with the Big Orange Button (BOG), adds some rounded corners, and, as a result, looks almost exactly like Google Chrome. In place of the BOG,…

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Google trying to remove the URL entirely in new version of Chrome

Google trying to remove the URL entirely in new version of Chrome

Google, having removed the age-old, comfortable-like-an-old-pair-of-socks http:// from the beginning of URLs in Chrome’s address bar, is now trialing an even more drastic move: Killing off the URL entirely. In a new version of Chrome, the full URL vanishes from the address bar, instead replaced by an always-present “Search Google” box. This is obviously a…

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IBM Planning to Make Oracle Obsolete

IBM Planning to Make Oracle Obsolete

At this week’s IBM Power event, I had a chance to chat with Tom Rosamilia, senior vice president of IBM’s Systems and Technology group, about some of IBM’s current challenges – the divestiture of both PCs and the x86 server group and the expectation that Oracle would treat IBM like it did to HP and…

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