BetaNews: Google Gets More Cozy with Firefox
Nov 08, 2005, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As the default start page and built-in search utility, it's no
surprise that Google wants Firefox to succeed in a market dominated
by Microsoft's Internet Explorer. But the company has recently
pulled closer to the open source Web browser, funding usability
testing and launching a Firefox affiliate program.
"In a post to his Web log late last week, lead Firefox engineer
Ben Goodger--who began working at Google in January--reported on
efforts to improve the browser's tabs. Tabbed browsing makes it
possible to open multiple Web sites in the same window, but the
concept is still fairly young.