The death of the PC industry at the hands of Apple's iPad has been greatly exaggerated, analysts said.
Mozilla, which launched the latest beta of Firefox 4 last week, has started to drop features from the still-under-construction browser.
Microsoft will launch the next version of Office for the Mac in just under six weeks, according to Amazon.com.
Mozilla on Tuesday patched 15 vulnerabilities in Firefox, 11 of them labeled critical.
A critical bug in QuickTime was reported to Apple two months before a second researcher independently revealed the vulnerability this week, according to the director of a bug bounty program who argues that companies must patch their bugs faster.
Apple's iOS mobile operating system is now the third-most popular platform on the Internet, with a share nearly six times larger than Android's, according to Web measurement company Net Applications.
Google plans to follow the lead of Microsoft and Mozilla by offloading some browser chores to the graphics processor to speed up Chrome.
Mozilla released an alpha version of its mobile browser for smartphones running Google's Android operating system.
Mozilla has launched the fourth Firefox 4 beta, just a few weeks before Microsoft is slated to unveil Internet Explorer 9.
Adobe issued an 'out-of-band' update to patch two vulnerabilities in its Reader PDF software.
According to a maker of secure file transfer software, most IT professionals use private e-mail accounts to transfer confidential corporate information -- the same routine used by an Apple manager charged with accepting millions in bribes and kickbacks.
Mozilla said it will not patch a bug that blocks the display of a warning when Firefox detects a potentially deceptive URL, saying the flaw was not a threat.
An antenna experts predicts that a move to add Verizon as an iPhone carrier won't prompt a change in antenna design.
The Apple manager who was arrested last week pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of accepting kickbacks of at least $1 million from Asian suppliers.
Minutes after Apple issued a security update, the maker of a 10-day-old jailbreak exploit released code that others could put to use hijacking iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads.