Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Mozilla security chief on protecting Firefox users

Window Snyder has the somewhat offbeat title of "chief security something-or-other" at Mozilla, where she is responsible for overseeing efforts to boost the security of the company's open-source offerings, including the Firefox browser.

New biochips could replace animal testing

A new biochip could all but eliminate animal testing in the chemical and cosmetics industries, while drastically reducing it in the mega pharmaceuticals industry.

IDC warns of PC chip slowdown after sales hit record in Q4

For the second quarter in a row, the global PC processor market hit a record number of unit shipments in the fourth quarter of 2007, according to IDC. At the same time, the market research company predicts that a slowing economy will likely lead to declining sales in the first months of 2008.