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All Major Browsers Fall At Pwn2Own Day Two

What’s that they say about castles built on sand?

Two researchers on Thursday took down the four major browsers, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple Safari, as Pwn2Own, the annual hacking contest that runs in tandem at CanSecWest, wound down in Vancouver.

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Mozilla and Samsung Collaborate on Next Generation Web Browser Engine

I’d like nothing more than to see this succeed, and I agree with John Gruber’s simple assessment:

It would be a win for everyone if Servo did to WebKit what WebKit did to Gecko.

I will, however, be very disappointed if the logo doesn’t somehow evoke the image of Tom Servo from MST3k.

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Tab Candy

A pretty incredible implementation of tabs for Firefox, which mimics the good parts of Exposé and Spaces on OS X. The kicker: It’s twitter entirely in HTML, CSS and JS.

via Lukas Mathis

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Mozilla Labs Jetpack

Extending Firefox with open web technologies like jQuery, HTML and CSS. I am thinking of it as the next generation of Greasemonkey.