Speeding up and strengthening HTTPS connections for Chrome on Android

Google online security - 4 hours 16 min ago
Posted by Elie Bursztein, Anti-Abuse Research Lead

Earlier this year, we deployed a new TLS cipher suite in Chrome that operates three times faster than AES-GCM on devices that don’t have AES hardware acceleration, including most Android phones, wearable devices such as Google Glass and older computers. This improves user experience, reducing latency and saving battery life by cutting down the amount of time spent encrypting and decrypting data.
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Do you want a free jQuery Foundation membership?

Mozilla Webdev - 11 hours 28 min ago

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Mozilla is renewing our jQuery Foundation corporate membership for 2014, and giving 2 individual memberships to web developers in the Mozilla community!

If you want us to consider you for a membership:

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Categories: web development

$10,000 Security Bug Bounty for Certificate Verification

Mozilla security - 12 hours 54 min ago

Firefox developer builds (“Nightly“) are now using a new certificate verification library we’ve been working on for some time, and this code is on track to be released as part of Firefox 31 in July. As we’ve all been painfully reminded recently (Heartbleed, #gotofail) correct code in TLS libraries is crucial in today’s Internet and we want to make sure this code is rock solid before it ships to millions of Firefox users. Read more

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Exciting Updates to Certificate Verification in Gecko

Mozilla security - 13 hours 1 min ago

Today we’re excited to announce a new certificate verification library for Mozilla Products – mozilla::pkix! While most users will not notice a difference, the new library is more robust and maintainable. The new code is more robust because certificate path building attempts all potential trust chains for a certificate before giving up (acknowledging the fact that the certificate space is a cyclic directed graph and not a forest). Read more

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Opera Coast for iPhone, now out in the App Store

Opera press releases - 14 hours 32 min ago
It’s time to kick things up a notch and let iPhone users have the mobile web experience they deserve. Read more
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New Security Measures Will Affect Older (non-OAuth 2.0) Applications

Google online security - Wed, 2014-04-23 17:14
Posted by Antonio Fuentes, Product Manager, Google Identity Team
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Opera Developer 22.0.1471.5 update

Opera desktop team - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:03

Welcome back after Easter break,

We’re updating Opera Developer to 22.0.1471.5. Inside you can find few bugfixes.

We’re really happy with all the feedback we get from you. So go ahead and join the discussion by replying to this post. Good luck with testing Opera Developer!

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Opera 12.17 out

Opera desktop team - Wed, 2014-04-23 10:58

Hi all users of Opera 12,

Though I have been a long time in Opera, this is my first blog post for the Desktop team. I normally blog over at the security blog, but since this Opera update is purely about deep security layers, I figure it is time to try something new :)

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What Mozilla Hacks is

Hacks Mozilla.org - Wed, 2014-04-23 08:43

With the Mozilla moniker, many people believe that the Hacks blog is only about Mozilla products or news. Therefore, I wanted to take the chance to enlighten you and also invite you to be a part of creating content here.

What we cover here

The goal and objective of Mozilla Hacks is to be one of the key resources for people developing for the Open Web; talking about both news and in-depth descriptions of technologies and features. This means that as long as it’s about open technologies, we want to share all that information, tips, tricks and learnings with you.

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Updated March 2014: WCAG Techniques & Understanding WCAG

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
Updated supporting documents for WCAG 2.0 were published today: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0. (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) For information on these updates and links to blog posts, please see the WCAG Techniques & Understanding WCAG Updated March 2014 e-mail. (2014-03-11) Read more

For Review: Updated WCAG 2.0 Techniques

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI announces a Call for Review of draft updates to supporting documents for WCAG 2.0: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft) and Understanding WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft). (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) To learn more about the updates, see Call for Review: WCAG 2.0 Techniques Draft Updates e-mail. Please submit comments by 14 February 2014. (2014-01-16) Read more

WAI-ARIA User Agent Implementation Guide to CR

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI-ARIA 1.0 User Agent Implementation Guide was published as a W3C Candidate Recommendation (CR) on 17 December 2013. The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) is introduced in the WAI-ARIA Overview. Candidate Recommendation and other document stages are introduced in How WAI Develops Accessibility Guidelines through the W3C Process. Please submit any comments or implementations by 17 January 2014. (2013-12-17) Read more

ATAG 2.0 Implementation Testing

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
We are pleased to announce that Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (ATAG 2.0) was published as a W3C Candidate Recommendation on 7 November 2013, along with the companion Working Draft of Implementing ATAG 2.0. The purpose of the Candidate Recommendation stage is to ensure that ATAG 2.0 can be implemented in the real world and to document that different types of authoring tools meet ATAG success criteria. Read more

"Understanding Techniques for WCAG Success Criteria" in Updated WCAG 2.0 Supporting Notes

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
Updated supporting documents for WCAG 2.0 were published today: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0. (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) For background, important information about techniques, and opportunities to contribute to future updates, please see the Understanding Techniques for WCAG Success Criteria e-mail. (2013-09-05) Read more

For Review: Updated WCAG 2.0 Techniques

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI announces a Call for Review of draft updates to supporting documents for WCAG 2.0: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft) and Understanding WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft). (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) To learn more about the updates, see Call for Review: WCAG 2.0 Techniques Draft Updates e-mail. See also important information in the WCAG Techniques and Understanding WCAG Updates blog post. Please submit comments by 15 August 2013. (2013-07-11) Read more

More WCAG 2.0 Techniques

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI continues to develop techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and expand guidance on understanding and implementing WCAG 2.0. To learn about WCAG Techniques and about contributing to on-going work on WCAG support material, see the WCAG Techniques Updated - Learn about the informative guidance blog post. (2012-01-03) Read more

For Review: Updated WCAG 2.0 Techniques

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI announces a Call for Review of draft updates to supporting documents for WCAG 2.0: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft) and Understanding WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft). (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) To learn more about the updates, see Call for Review: WCAG 2.0 Techniques Draft Updates e-mail. Please submit comments by 26 August 2011.    (2011-06-21) Read more

More WCAG 2.0 Techniques

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI continues to develop techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and expand guidance on understanding and implementing WCAG 2.0. To learn about today's publications and about contributing on-going work on WCAG techniques, see the New and Improved WCAG 2.0 Techniques blog post.    (2010-10-14) Read more

For Review: Updated WCAG 2.0 Techniques

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative - Wed, 2014-04-23 06:00
WAI announces a Call for Review of draft updates to supporting documents for WCAG 2.0: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft) and Understanding WCAG 2.0 (Editors' Draft). (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) To learn more about the updates, see Call for Review: WCAG 2.0 Techniques Draft Updates e-mail. Please submit comments by 9 August 2010.    (2010-07-08) Read more

Introducing our global Google+ page for webmasters

Google Webmasters - Tue, 2014-04-22 19:55
Webmaster Level: All

We’ve recently launched our global Google Webmasters Google+ page. Have you checked it out yet? Our page covers a plethora of topics: Read more
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