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Topic: Safari

Akamai: Mobile Safari was dominant mobile browser in Q3 2012, trailed Android's cellular data share

01/28/2013, 11:01 pm

In its latest "State of the Internet Report" released on Monday, web content delivery firm Akamai found that Apple's Mobile Safari accounted for about 60 percent of mobile browser usage across its networks, but trailed Android devices connecting to the internet using cellular data.

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UK Apple users sue Google over alleged Safari tracking

01/28/2013, 01:01 pm

A group of 12 Apple device users has brought a lawsuit against Google in the U.K., claiming that the search giant violated their privacy by tracking them and secretly logging their browsing habits.

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iOS 6 bug reenables JavaScript in Safari without user consent

12/21/2012, 10:12 am

The Safari browser in Apple's iOS 6 platform has a potentially serious JavaScript bug that could have major security and privacy implications.

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Apple rolls out OS X updates for Safari, iPhoto and Aperture

11/01/2012, 06:11 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a batch of software updates, bringing minor security fixes to its Safari web browser, a number of additions like enhanced Photo Stream support to iPhoto, and a huge change list for Aperture.

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Share of iOS Safari, Chrome browsers grow as Google updates app for iPhone 5

09/24/2012, 06:09 pm

Google on Monday rolled out an updated version of its popular Chrome iOS web browser, bringing the multi tab-friendly experience to iOS 6 and more specifically the iPhone 5's 4-inch display, while Apple's own Safari gained over two percent share in iOS browser market.

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Google agrees to pay largest fine in FTC history for bypassing Safari privacy settings [u]

08/09/2012, 11:08 am

Google on Thursday agreed to pay a record $22.5 million fine for ignoring security settings designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users with cookies in Apple's Safari web browser, bringing an end to a six month investigation aimed at better protecting consumers' privacy rights online.

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Google reportedly fined $22.5M for bypassing Safari privacy settings

07/31/2012, 04:07 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will order Google to pay a $22.5 million civil penalty for sidestepping security settings in Apple's Safari web browser, bringing an end to a nearly six month long investigation.

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Apple apparently kills Windows PC support in Safari 6.0

07/25/2012, 03:07 pm

With the launch of Safari 6.0 for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and the release of a 6.0 update for existing Safari users on OS 10.7 Lion, Apple appears to have shelved efforts to continue developing Safari for Windows.

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Apple releases Safari 6 with offline reading for OS X 10.7 Lion

07/25/2012, 09:07 am

For those with OS X 10.7 Lion who aren't ready to upgrade to Wednesday's release of Mountain Lion, Safari 6 is now available for download, though a Windows version of Safari 6 remains absent.

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Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion GM: Safari 6 adds iPad-style iCloud-shared tabs

07/12/2012, 07:07 am

Safari turns 6 in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, offering a new view of open tabs similar to iPad and a new iCloud tab-sharing feature, along with an offline Reading List, new website passwords browser, new privacy settings, and a feature that allows websites to send alerts to the new Notification Center.

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Google set to pay record $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy

07/10/2012, 07:07 am

Google is expected to pay a $22.5 million fine, the largest in the history of the Federal Trade Commission, for bypassing the privacy settings of users of Apple's Safari Web browser.

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Apple's iOS takes 65% mobile browser share in June, Android at 20%

07/02/2012, 09:07 am

Apple has continued to take an increasingly larger share of mobile devices tracked by Net Applications, reaching more than 65 percent in the month of June.

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Apple's second developer preview of Safari 6 fixes crashes

06/21/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple this week supplied developers with its second preview build of Safari 6, fixing an issue that would cause the pre-release software to crash.

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Google promises Chrome support for MacBook Pro with Retina Display

06/13/2012, 09:06 pm

Google revealed on Wednesday that it is "committed to polishing" its Chrome browser to take advantage of Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display.

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Safari 5.1.7 update disables out-of-date Flash versions

05/09/2012, 05:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released an update to its Safari web browser that automatically disables old versions of Adobe's Flash Player as they don't have the most up-do-date security features.

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FTC reportedly set to fine Google "tens of millions" for bypassing Safari privacy settings

05/04/2012, 02:05 pm

The US Federal Trade Commission is reportedly negotiating with Google over the size of a fine that will be imposed for the search giant's efforts to bypass the privacy settings of Apple's desktop and mobile Safari web browser.

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Apple seeds Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers

04/18/2012, 08:04 pm

Following the release of OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3, Apple has seeded Safari 5.2 Update 3 that carries a few new features and bug fixes.

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Google, Facebook working to undermine Do Not Track privacy protections

03/30/2012, 07:03 pm

Google and Facebook, along with other advertising and technology companies, are working to keep government discussions on "Do Not Track" regulations private so they can twist the definition of "consumer tracking" to the point of offering completely meaningless protections for users.

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Safari 5.1.5 fixes 32-bit usability bug

03/26/2012, 05:03 pm

Just two weeks after releasing Safari 5.1.4, Apple on Monday launched version 5.1.5 which addresses a minor bug faced by users running the web browser in 32-bit mode.

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Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 with up to 11% faster JavaScript performance

03/12/2012, 12:03 pm

Apple on Monday released a maitenance and security update for its Safari Web browser that promises up to an 11 percent Javascript performance boost over the previous version, in addition to delivery roughly a dozen other enhancements.

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