It is great of Google to pay bug hunters to make their browser the most secure one on the market.
Personally I still prefer Firefox primarily and now that they are making it more efficient in its memory use it is even better.
Unfortunately where I work we are forced to use IE 8. It certainly works but I don't really like it too much.
"I'm using Chrome and I have never looked back, although I use Firefox once in while for Web Multi tasking. Its a great approach by Google to give programmers an incentive for the bug finds, truly make the browser safer and the user experience better. "
"Out of subject, I would love for Adobe to follow Google's footstep, and offer even more money for people to find Adobe Flash bugs. I cant go by a day without my Browser crashing once or twice because of Flash, and Only Flash."
Chrome is meh. If they ever made a 64-bit version then sure, I might jump on the bandwagon but as it is; no comprende Chrome.
Well it's nice that Google is offering a cash payment to those finding bugs but I digress with it making it a safe browser. I mean we have people reporting bugs and requesting features because it's open source. What happens if these bug fixers go towards Chrome instead of Firefox; we could have a buggy browser instead of one that's mostly flaw free.
Now for the Adobe thing. Luckily I have not had many browser crashes, and I'm using the preview version of Flash (Flash 11 64-bit); and if I did have a browser crash, no problem; just reload the tab. Seriously, the only way Flash could get better is if they made the entirety of it open source; then and only then will I get a non-preview version of Flash for my 64-bit PC.
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I wish that I was more IT orientated & had the spare time to search, or did they find these bugs by haphazard means & that is all it was by.
its nice to see the care given. although i too prefer ff for the memory thing
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well thats nice of them, but they still aren't for me. Don't like the simple look they have so :P, they should pay me to use it now xD
It's great move from Google to pay the bug hunters to make it much more secure, but i still prefer Firefox over Chrome. It is much more comfortable for multi tasking, and it's secure enough :)
Nice to see a bit of a bounty and cash reward ..pretty much use Firefox latest and the Nightly build.Came across Comodo Dragon Browser which is sort of a tweener' between Chrome and Firefox .it's free and bit a bit of a hybrid..It almost like having Chrome underneath and Firefox on top.It may be more secure than FF underneath.anyways been a fan of the standalone Comodo firewall for some time.Since the FF Nightly does not support flash the Dragon does and I like it bit more than Chrome ..started using it over the weekend.>> def worth checking out .
Edit :: thought this post that was similar was entered earlier today in this thread and just re-posted from the forum
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I use FF most of the time. (IE Sucks BIG TIME) I also use Chrome occasionally if I think about it. Would like to be earning some of this good cash that they're giving out, but don't have the time to deal with finding the bugs.
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I recently switched to chome because firefox was crashing and freezing a lot. I wish I was smart enough to look through code and find bugs to make Chrome better. But this is just showing how serious Google is.
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