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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 “Decentralized SSL Observatory” feature that looks for weaknesses in the encryption of sites that users are visiting. When it detects a security …

Mozilla Announces Open Web Devices At Mobile World Congress 2012 Mozilla Announces Open Web Devices At Mobile World Congress 2012

Mozilla has always been one of the largest supporters of open web standards including HTML5. They made their support more official this week with a pair of announcements at Barcelona. According to the Mozilla blog, the company said it will …

Firefox 11 Gets SPDY Firefox 11 Gets SPDY

It was just last week that Google was talking about SPDY gaining adoption. Google announced SPDY in 2009 as a protocol for transporting content over the web. SPDY, Google explained, was designed for minimizing latency through features like multiplexed streams, …

Firefox 10 Now Available Firefox 10 Now Available
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Firefox 10 launched today as a silent update so as not to disturb intrepid Web users. The update, as we reported yesterday, brings new features to the browser, but nothing worth celebrating over. The update features extension improvements with most …

Firefox 10 Launching Tomorrow Firefox 10 Launching Tomorrow
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Firefox is moving on to double digits tomorrow with the release of Firefox 10. PC Mag is reporting that the update will apply to the desktop formats as well as the mobile edition for Android. For those “people,” who never …

Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome Firefox May Soon Be More Like Chrome
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Update: We received the following statement from Johnathan Nightingale, Senior Director of Firefox Engineering, regarding the rapid release process and what role Nightly (and experimental versions) play into the release cycle: Firefox Nightly builds are early, untested versions of Firefox …

Mozilla SOPA Blackout: No Browsing For You Mozilla SOPA Blackout: No Browsing For You

Mozilla, developer of Firefox, threw in with the SOPA blackout today with a redesign of their webpage that displayed the following declaration: For any of you caught unawares and can’t follow through with your plan to ditch Internet Explorer today …

The Browser Trends Continue The Browser Trends Continue

Which browser is the most popular in terms of users? Well, that title remains in the Internet Explorer camp, but, continuing a trend that began when Firefox introduced tabbed browsing to the world, IE is continuing to fall, while Google …

Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor Googler: Mozilla A Partner, Not A Competitor
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Last week, Google and Mozilla renewed their deal, which makes Google the default search option in the Firefox browser. The deal is worth about a billion dollars, according to reports. Since the deal was announced, there has been a lot …

Firefox Infographic Has over 200,000 Hours of Cuteness Firefox Infographic Has over 200,000 Hours of Cuteness

In terms of browsers, 2011 may be best known as the year Chrome overtook Firefox as the browser of choice, er, the second-place browser of choice, Mozilla is not going to allow us to forget their accomplishments. Seeing how the …

Firefox For Android Tablets Launched Firefox For Android Tablets Launched

Firefox is all about some Google this week. Mozilla announced that it has renewed its deal with Google so that Google will be the default search provider for Firefox for the next 3 years. Now, they have announced a new …

Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless? Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless?
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As the world of SOPA continues to turn, the emergence of a simple Firefox browser add-on may render the potential punitive actions of these protection acts null and void; or, at least ineffective, if not outright useless. Firefox, which already …

Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft announced today that it will soon be rolling out automatic updates for Internet Explorer. The roll out will begin in January for Australian and Brazilian users, and will gradually spread from there. By instituting automatic updates, Microsoft takes user …

Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7 Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7
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Earlier today, we wrote an article about Google Chrome overtaking Firefox on a worldwide basis in terms of use. During the article, StatCounter’s graph showed a steady decline of Internet Explorer users, and while that may be the case, the …

Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox
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Something occurred to me when reading about this subject: what does the winner of the browser wars get? Dominance over the Internet with king-of-the-hill bragging rights? Money? Women? Power? Well, actually, that third one is pretty accurate because there is …

Mozilla Renews Call Against SOPA/PIPA Mozilla Renews Call Against SOPA/PIPA
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As tech companies continue to distance themselves from the Senate’s attempts to govern the Internet with the SOPA debacle, Mozilla offers us a reminder that the Stop Online Piracy Act is not the only piece of legislation that’s currently threatening …

Firefox Update Includes Twitter Search Firefox Update Includes Twitter Search

Move over Google, Firefox is now leveraging all of that Twitter content you’ve been so eager to recapture. Sure, you can get real time Twitter search results on Bing, but then again, Bing’s user base isn’t anywhere near Google’s. Considering …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …