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Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again
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While people love to crack jokes about Internet Explorer and it’s multiple problems, it still is the world’s most popular Web browser. While it may have taken a hit in market share for a few months, it’s on the rise …

Firefox 14 Features Hinted In Aurora 14 Release Firefox 14 Features Hinted In Aurora 14 Release

We reported yesterday on the changes coming to Firefox that you can see for yourself in the Firefox 13 beta. It’s the first major change to Firefox in a while that adds loads of improvements including the long awaited new …

Firefox 13 Beta Adds Some Long-Awaited Updates Firefox 13 Beta Adds Some Long-Awaited Updates
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We covered the recently released beta for Opera 12 last week and it was awesome. So many new upgrades and updates made it feel like an entirely new beast. Mozilla thought it time to give us a taste of Firefox …

Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little
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Opera is one of those less talked about browsers out there. That’s not to say it’s a bad browser, it just gets ignored somehow when the subject is brought up. It really is one of the best browsers out there …

Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses

Why does Mozilla always have to spring a new version of Firefox on me while I’m at work? Now I can’t wait to get home and try out the new Firefox features. Oh, excuse me, I’m getting a little ahead …

Firefox Nightly Making Small Changes To Site-Identity Firefox Nightly Making Small Changes To Site-Identity
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You know how Firefox adds that little favicon site-identifier in the address bar? Firefox is about to make some changes to that to make Web sites more secure for users. Jared Wein, a software engineer at Mozilla, announced on his …

Mozilla Shows Off Click Highlighting Mozilla Shows Off Click Highlighting

In their tireless march to make every piece of premium software obsolete with free open source, HTML5 applications, Mozilla, alongside Google, has been been at the forefront of this endeavor. While some of the past examples have been really cool …

Mozilla Inspired To Rethink How We Create Mozilla Inspired To Rethink How We Create

I love inspirational speakers. They have a certain air about them, like they know what they’re talking about. While their job is to inspire people to do great things, it’s even better when their actions, not their words, inspire us …

Mozilla Talks Up HTML5 Inside Old Nuclear Reactor Mozilla Talks Up HTML5 Inside Old Nuclear Reactor

I always thought staying up all night hacking away at code during hackathons was crazy, but our friends in Sweden just took it up a notch. Mozilla recently attended the Moysnc Hackathon in Stockholm. The catch was that it took …

Mozilla Working On In-Browser Video Calling Mozilla Working On In-Browser Video Calling

Mozilla is steadfast on its march to replace every application we use today with something that can be run from within your Web browser. After conquering the MMO space, they are gunning at Skype and other video calling services. Mozilla …

Easily Port C++ To HTML5/JavaScript With Emscripten Easily Port C++ To HTML5/JavaScript With Emscripten

Mozilla turned some heads last week when they announced BrowserQuest, an HTML5 powered MMO that runs in any compatible browser. That was just the beginning of the potential for HTML5 to power games and other applications in-browser. Of course, BrowserQuest …

Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser may have halted its recent market share losses to Google’s Chrome browser. According to recent survey data, Internet Explorer’s share of the web browser market has been on the way up in recent months, climbing 0.99% …

The Future Of Firefox Mobile The Future Of Firefox Mobile
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Firefox Mobile has been pretty great to me so far, and I’m sure it has been the same for the 8 million plus users who have downloaded it. While it’s not moving from Android anytime soon, it would be good …

Mozilla: “The Web Is The Platform” Mozilla: “The Web Is The Platform”

Christian Heilmann, a self professed developer evangelist working for Mozilla, recently gave a talk at New Work City for MDN Hack Day. The 25-minute talk touches upon what the Web is and what Mozilla is doing to keep the Web …

Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious

Last fall, Google launched encrypted search (via SSL) as the default setting for signed in users, expanding the feature to the worldwide level earlier this month. The amount of encrypted searches may soon go up . Webmasters, SEOs and marketers …

Mozilla Wants To Make Firefox More Socialable Mozilla Wants To Make Firefox More Socialable

Is Mozilla trying to turn Firefox into a social media browser? Not exactly, but the developers understand that if more social platform features were built into their browser, it would make their flagship product much more desirable to a generation …

Firefox For Windows 8 Metro Now In Development Firefox For Windows 8 Metro Now In Development
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Mozilla has begun development for a Metro version of their Firefox web browser, the company has announced. Development of the new browser version began on Monday of last week. There is currently no projected timeline for the browser’s release. Developing …

Firefox Remains Android-Only, No Plans For iOS Firefox Remains Android-Only, No Plans For iOS
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Even though Google’s focus, in relation to smartphone web browsing anyway, is firmly on Google Chrome for the Android, that doesn’t mean Mozilla has any plans of branching out to other mobile phone platforms. Thanks to a report at Pocket-lint, …

EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome

Like it or not, the internet is changing. We who use the internet have passed into the era of uncertain privacy and questionable surveillance of our online activities. Rather than await the full implications of what the Googles and Facebooks …

Mozilla Addresses Online Tracking With Collusion Mozilla Addresses Online Tracking With Collusion

Because privacy is such the buzz word in relation to Internet activities nowadays, something like this from a popular browser developer only makes sense. What we have is the Collusion add-on from Mozilla, a Firefox extension that allows users to …

HTTPS Everywhere Updated To Detect Security Holes HTTPS Everywhere Updated To Detect Security Holes
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced an update to their HTTPS Everywhere Firefox extension. The update adds a ‚ÄúDecentralized SSL Observatory‚ÄĚ feature that looks for weaknesses in the encryption of sites that users are visiting. When it detects a security …