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Mozilla Ends Firefox Metro Development

In March 2012, Mozilla announced that it was developing a version of Firefox for Windows 8’s Metro UI. The non-profit included Firefox for Metro in its Nightly distribution starting February of last year. If you became a fan of Mozilla’s touch friendly Firefox in that time, you’ll want to make your peace now. Mozilla announced this morning that development of …

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Mozilla Brings Unreal Engine 4 To Firefox

HTML5 has come a long way since it was being used to render simplistic 2D scenes in a browser. Just last year, Mozilla ported Unreal Engine 3 to Firefox for complex in-browser 3D scenes. Now they’re taking it one step further. Mozilla and Epic Games announced today that the two are bringing Unreal Engine 4 to the Web through Firefox. …

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Mozilla’s Mozjpeg Should Make Firefox Faster

The JPEG has been around for more than 20 years now. When technology gets that old, you either take it out back or teach it some new tricks. Mozilla is opting for the latter even as it prepares for a future where the former is a reality. Mozilla announced Wednesday that it’s working on a new project called mozjpeg that …

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Mozilla Unveils New Line Of Firefox OS Devices

Mozilla stumbled upon a hit last year with its Firefox OS devices. The low cost of entry combined with a Web-friendly OS earned the alternative mobile platform a few million fans in emerging markets. Those emerging markets will continue to be important going forward, but Mozilla has set its aspirations a bit higher for the second year of Firefox OS. …

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Mozilla To Sell Ad Space In Firefox

Last year, it looked like Mozilla was about to declare war on the ad industry while the ad industry thought the non-profit had already fired the first shot with its decision to block third-party cookies in its browser by default. It didn’t look like things would get better in 2014, but interestingly enough, Mozilla now wants to work with the …

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Mozilla Is Building A Firefox Launcher For Android

Firefox OS is doing pretty well for itself in emerging markets thanks to its ability to run on low-end hardware that’s very affordable. That very reason may be why we probably won’t see Firefox OS in the U.S. anytime soon thanks to our desire to own flagship devices. Firefox OS fans will be happy to know then that they can …

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Firefox OS Expands To TVs, More Phones In 2014

Last year, Mozilla became another combatant in the smartphone wars when it released its Firefox OS mobile operating system. The OS entered into a market dominated by iOS and Android, but sought to capitalize on the emerging markets that both of its larger rivals have left alone in favor of mature markets. It seems last year’s launch must have been …

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Mozilla, BBC Team Up To Improve The Web

The Web is arguably the most important invention of the modern era. It’s a shame then that more organizations are not out there helping people learn how to get the most out of it. The organizations that are supporting humanity’s relationship with the Web got a shot in the arm over the weekend, however, thanks to an agreement with one …

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Firefox OS Devices Won’t Be Sold In The US

When Firefox OS devices started hitting emerging markets earlier this year, it was always assumed that the devices would hit the US. Mozilla even said that we would see Firefox OS devices on Sprint in 2014. Well, I hope you didn’t get your hopes up then. Speaking to CNET, Mozilla Executive Chair Mitchell Baker said that “there are no plans …

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Internet Explorer 11 Now Hits Window 7 Officially

Internet Explorer 11 has now been launched for Window 7 users too. Earlier, Microsoft had promised that the new Explorer will arrive on Windows 7, so this isn’t a big surprise. IE11 is the default browser of Windows 8.1. Starting Thursday, users of Window 7 who decided to remain behind in the launch of Windows 8 (later 8.1) will now …

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Flash Player’s Worst Nightmare Is Now In Firefox Nightly

Adobe’s Flash Player is one of the few plugins on the Internet that won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. HTML5 has certainly tried to dethrone the Web video playback king, but it still lacks many of the features that make Flash so convenient. That might not be the case sooner rather than later though if Mozilla has its way. Ghacks …

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Firefox OS To Launch In More Markets Before The End Of 2013

Firefox OS, Mozilla’s mobile OS alternative to Android and iOS, launched in select European and South American markets earlier this year. It’s been a little too quiet on the Firefox OS front since then, but Mozilla and its hardware partners are starting to stir once again. Mozilla announced today that it and its hardware partners are preparing to launch Firefox …

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