Early YouTube employee Chris Zacharias has shared the story of how he and a rogue team of developers bypassed Google’s bureaucracy to put a stake through the heart of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 6 Web browser.
Adds a new Block Autoplay feature that prevents Web sites from automatically playing audio and video. (Free, 64.9 MB)
Over at Fast Company, Glenn Fleishman documents the rise and fall of the Do Not Track browser setting, a well-intentioned but ultimately doomed effort to make privacy easy for users.
Provides an updated user interface with rounded shapes, new icons, and a new color palette, along with enhanced password-related capabilities. (Free, 68.5 MB)