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Mozilla Hints About Firefox 4 Beta 13, Beta 11 Release By Tomorrow!

firefox 41 Mozilla Hints About Firefox 4 Beta 13, Beta 11 Release By Tomorrow!Mozilla is trying to push hard towards completion of Firefox 4. But it has stuck up with many blockers on road to completion!

Last week Mozilla had announced Firefox 4 Beta 11 would be released by early this week. Even we were waiting for the same! But as usual Mozilla never kept its promise and delayed it a bit!

Firefox 4 Beta image Mozilla Hints About Firefox 4 Beta 13, Beta 11 Release By Tomorrow!

Yes, finally we got a release date of beta 11 which will be released by tomorrow morning.

Mozilla’s Christian Legnitto said,

I’m both breaking a promise and keeping one from my last email. This is the second status email, so I broke the whole “one a day” bit.

QA has signed off on Firefox 4 beta 11. They intend to push it to mirrors tonight / tomorrow morning PST and release to the beta audience tomorrow, 2011-02-08.

But Christian also said it’ll take a time for all its beta users to get automated update for beta 11. The release mechanics generally follow these steps:

  1. Release to mirrors
  2. Wait for sufficient mirror uptake for update testing
  3. Test the updates on the “release test” channel to make sure the bits on the mirrors are OK!
  4. Wait for sufficient mirror uptake for release to the beta audience
  5. Push web pages live
  6. Test the updates on the “beta” channel, get QA sign off on them
  7. Update download links on mozilla.com
  8. Announce to the world

Users won’t get automated updates until step 6 and won’t be able to download the new build from mozilla.com until step 7. So don’t expect to wake up in the morning to “Firefox 4 beta 11 has been released” news articles.

mozillia hints firefox 4 beta 13 image Mozilla Hints About Firefox 4 Beta 13, Beta 11 Release By Tomorrow!

While speaking about current happenings of beta 12 Christian said they have not yet planned about beta 12 release date. But the team is trying hard to get all beta hardblockers done by this Friday which would put them in position to start building beta 12 from next week!

In the end, he also pointed,

We still reserve the right to have another beta if needed, but are driving to have beta 12 be the last. Again, highly dependent on remaining work, new items found during beta 11, etc!

Well the update is in front of you guys. Firefox 4 beta 11 will be by tomorrow morning. And again Mozilla hints about having on more beta before they move towards building first Release Candidate of Firefox 4.

After all this, we get one strong question “Will Firefox get back to browsers war?”

Now! You guys think Mozilla will stick to its plan for 2011? Are we going to get Firefox 7.0 by year end?

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After Acquiring Huffington Post, AOL Renames TechCrunch To HuffingtonCrunch!

aol logo After Acquiring Huffington Post, AOL Renames TechCrunch To HuffingtonCrunch!

WOW! Things are changing around internet today. Lot of breaking news to kick-start this week. Well all the big news are from AOL and its acquisitions!

Yesterday we were speaking about the famous HuffingTon Post and the lady behind the success of HuffPo, Arianna Huffington! And today it all belongs to some who acquired it for $315 million!

AOL acquires huffington post After Acquiring Huffington Post, AOL Renames TechCrunch To HuffingtonCrunch!

As you all know Huffington is one of the most prominent media properties on the Internet which gets nearly 26 million unique visits per months! Now it is a property of someone else who already got big-guns like TechCrunch and Engadget in their pocket.

Yes, AOL has got one more big fish in their net now. And we must say, AOL is expanding than AOL is coming back! Arianna Huffington’s appointment as Editor In Chief of AOL.

It all started during mid of November, 2010 when Huffington and CEO of AOL met to discuss about it. Following video tells about the acquisition process,

Tech Share: Yahoo! had a plans of Acquiring AOL during June, 2010!

 After Acquiring Huffington Post, AOL Renames TechCrunch To HuffingtonCrunch!

Here comes another shocker for the day! TechCrunch will be renamed to HuffingtonCruch!

TechCrunch said,

We’re hearing from multiple sources that, effective tomorrow morning, TechCrunch.com will be renamed HuffingtonCrunch.com.

According to the same sources, TechCrunch isn’t the only AOL property to be affected by the Huffington acquisition. We understand that, also from tomorrow, Popeater.com will be renamed “GOPeater.com”,  PoliticsDaily will become “PoliticsDailyKos” and Mapquest will be rebranded as “Keith Olbermann’s BEST MAPQUEST IN THE WORLD”

Oh, and “Huffington Post Comedy” will now be called “Engadget”.

What is happening here? AOL has changed the big names and they made it so simple!

Anything to share about this breaking news?