News Archive 2014

This lists recent 2014 news items, with the most recent items first. For current news, see the right sidebar on the home page. For older news items, see the news archive for 1998-2013.

Note : a news item is deleted from this list when a newer related news item is added; e.g., the news item reporting the release of Firefox 2 was deleted when Firefox 3 appeared.

2014(anchor)

This lists 2014 news items which have not been updated:

iCab Oct 30/2014 - iCab 5.5 // OS X 10.6-10.10: iCab updated its Mac browser. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
W3C Oct 28/2014 - HTML 5: the W3C issued the HTML 5 standard. It is especially relevant today, as many recent browsers support elements of HTML 5. [read it…]. Related is A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML.
Apple QuickTime Viperware Update problem Oct 22/2014 - Apple QuickTime 7.7.6 // Windows: Apple updated its media player for Windows to fix security issues. Users should update. Caution: this will install Apple update software, even if you don’t want it. [more…] [get it…]
Sun Java ViperwareOct 22/2014 - Oracle Java SE 8u25: Oracle updated Java 8 (alias 1.8) to fix bugs and security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get 8u25…]
SeaMonkey Oct 16/2014 - Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.30: Mozilla updated SeaMonkey to add features, fix bugs, and fix security issues. [more…] [more…] [get it…]
Mozilla Firefox Update problemOct 15/2014 - Mozilla Firefox 31.2.0 ESR: Mozilla updated the 31 ESR version of Firefox to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [more…] [get it…]
Unicode Consortium Oct 8/2014 - Unicode 7.0 Core Specification: the Unicode Consortium published the Unicode 7.0 Core Specification; the HTML character set is essentially Unicode. [more…]
Bash Sep 25/2014 - Bash Security Bug: A serious security issue has been reported in Lixux, OS X, and Unix. Affected systems should be updated as updates become available. [more…] [more…] [more…] [more…] [OS X update…]
W3C Sep 18/2014 - HTML5 Differences from HTML4: the W3C issued a draft of the HTML5 differences from HTML4. [read it…]
Apple Safari Sep 17/2014 - Safari 7.1 // OS X 10.9: Apple updated Safari 6 for Mavericks Lion to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Apple Safari Sep 17/2014 - Safari 6.2 // OS X 10.8: Apple updated Safari 6 for Mountain Lion to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Adobe Reader ViperwareUpdate problemSep 16/2014 - Adobe Reader 11.0.09: Adobe updated (Acrobat) Reader 11 to fix security issues. Users should update: run Adobe Reader and do ‘Help, Check for Updates’ to do update. [more…]
Adobe Reader ViperwareUpdate problemSep 16/2014 - Adobe Reader 10.1.12: Adobe updated (Acrobat) Reader 10 to fix security issues. Users who can’t install v11 should update v10: run Adobe Reader and do ‘Help, Check for Updates’ to do update. [more…]
Apple Safari Aug 13/2014 - Safari 7.0.6 // OS X 10.9: Apple updated Safari 7 for Mavericks to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Apple Safari Aug 13/2014 - Safari 6.1.6 // OS X 10.7, 10.8: Apple updated Safari 6 for Lion and Mountain Lion to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Microsoft Internet Explorer Aug 7/2014 - Internet Explorer: after Jan 12, 2016, Microsoft will only support IE9 on Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2, and Windows 11 on Windows 7 SP1, 8.1, Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Server 2012 R2. [more…]
Microsoft Silverlight Jul 24/2014 - Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.30514.0: Microsoft updated its Silverlight media player. Users should update. [get it…]
KDE’s Konqueror Jul 15/2014 - Konqueror 4.13.3: the KDE Project updated KDE 4.13 and its Konqueror browser to fix bugs. Version 4.13 users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Adobe Shockwave ViperwareUpdate problemJul 1/2014 - Adobe Shockwave 12.1.3.153: Adobe updated Shockwave for undisclosed reasons. Caution: the update fails on many systems and with many browsers. It may help to do a full uninstall first. [try to get it…]
W3C Jun 17/2014 - HTML 5.1: the W3C updated its draft HTML 5.1 specification. It is especially relevant today, as many recent browsers support elements of HTML 5. [more…]
Unicode Consortium Jun 16/2014 - Unicode 7.0: the Unicode Consortium updated the Unicode standard; the HTML character set is essentially Unicode. [more…]
KDE’s Konqueror Apr 29/2014 - Konqueror 4.12.5: the KDE Project updated KDE 4.12 and its Konqueror browser. Version 4.12 users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Google Apr 23/2014 - Google Web Designer: Mozilla issued a beta of its web design software. [more…]
Opera Apr 23/2014 - Opera 12.17 // Windows: Opera Software updated its v12 browser for Windows. [more…] [get it…]
Heartbleed Apr 7/2014 - Heartbleed Security Bug: A serious security issue has been reported and fixed in OpenSSL. Affected servers should be updated. [more…]
Microsoft Internet Explorer Apr 2/2014 - Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode: Microsoft issued an IE11 option to make it more compatible with legacy sites. [more…]
ICANN Mar 24/2014 - Top Level Domain Names: ICANN has published a list of new delegated TLDs. [more…]
Google Chrome Mar 14/2014 - Google Chrome 33.0.1750.152 // OS X and Linux: Google updated Chrome to fix bugs and security issues. Users should update. [get it…]
Opera Mar 12/2014 - Opera 8.0 Mini: Opera Software updated its browser for mobile devices. [more…] [get it…]
Mozilla Mar 5/2014 - Mozilla ‘mozjpeg’ Project: Mozilla has announced a project to produce a JPEG encoder which will compress JPEG files. [more…]
Lynx Feb 14/2014 - Lynx 2.8.8: Lynx was updated after a long hiatus. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
C|net Jan 29/2014 - Fonts: c|net has news about an upcoming standard for multicolour fonts. [read it…]

 

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