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

ZTE Firefox OS Smartphone Coming to U.S. Next Year ZTE Firefox OS Smartphone Coming to U.S. Next Year

Earlier this summer, Mozilla and its partners launched Firefox OS smartphones throughout Europe and South America. Though the mobile os certainly hasn’t displaced Android or iOS, the platform has evidently proved popular enough for manufacturers to keep on creating devices …

Firefox To Soon Block Plugins By Default Firefox To Soon Block Plugins By Default
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Plugins are a necessary evil of the Internet. The often vulnerable software plugins that enable video and audio streaming on Web browsers are regularly exploited by hackers. To stop the spread of malware, Mozilla is now moving to change how …

You Will Soon Be Able To Buy A Firefox OS Smartphone Through eBay You Will Soon Be Able To Buy A Firefox OS Smartphone Through eBay

Have the Firefox OS launches across Europe and South America left you wanting your own alternative mobile OS? Unfortunately for you, Mozilla has yet to announce a solid release date for its new mobile OS in North America, and best …

Mozilla’s Persona Now Supports Gmail Users Mozilla’s Persona Now Supports Gmail Users
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Persona began as a browser customization option in Firefox, but Mozilla soon used the name for its ambitious new plan to make the Web more secure. In short, it’s a single identity that’s used across all of the Web sites …

Mozilla Integrates A Share Button Directly Into Firefox Mozilla Integrates A Share Button Directly Into Firefox
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Firefox became a social browser last year when it integrated with Facebook. Since then, Firefox has become home to a number of social networks from all over the world. Now the browser is taking it to the next step with …

Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America

Last month, Europeans were the first to get a taste of Firefox OS. Now two South American countries will get to see for themselves if Mozilla has something that can finally take on iOS and Android. Mozilla and Telefonica announced …

Mozilla Introduces New Developments Focusing On Web Security Mozilla Introduces New Developments Focusing On Web Security

Make no mistake about it, Mozilla is committed to making the web a safer place for its users. Although browser security remains somewhat dubious–all of the main browsers perform well in various security tests tests, although, questions about NSA backdoors …

Firefox OS Launches In Poland Tomorrow Firefox OS Launches In Poland Tomorrow
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Firefox OS is already out in Spain thanks to Mozilla’s partnership with Telefonica. Now the new mobile OS will be coming to more of Europe with the help of Deutsche Telekom. Deutsche Telekom and Mozilla announced today that Firefox OS …

Restore The Fourth Is Your July Fourth Protest Against The NSA Restore The Fourth Is Your July Fourth Protest Against The NSA
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Does the NSA violate the Fourth Amendment with its data collection programs? A secret FISA court doesn’t think so, but plenty of Internet companies and civil rights organizations do. That’s why they’re planning a nationwide protest on the biggest four …

Firefox OS Launching In Select Markets This Month Firefox OS Launching In Select Markets This Month

After two years of work, Mozilla is almost ready to launch Firefox OS (formerly known as Boot 2 Gecko) in some of the world’s emerging markets. Mozilla announced this morning that Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica are its first partners in …

Advertisers Still Hate Mozilla’s Tracking Policy Advertisers Still Hate Mozilla’s Tracking Policy
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For a while there, it looked like the online advertising industry was going to catch a breather as Mozilla worked on a new cookie policy. Its vacation was cut short, however, as Mozilla recently announced its partnership with Stanford on …

Over 500,000 People Want The NSA To Stop Watching Them Over 500,000 People Want The NSA To Stop Watching Them
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Earlier this month, Mozilla launched an anti-NSA spying campaign called Stop Watching Us. The goal of the group is simple – pressure Congress into passing laws that remove the NSA’s ability to gather data on American citizens. In just two …

Firefox 22 Adds WebRTC, 3D Gaming Standards Firefox 22 Adds WebRTC, 3D Gaming Standards

The past few releases of Firefox have been pretty solid as far as new features go, but its latest release is an even bigger step forward. Firefox 22 launches today, and with it comes WebRTC support alongside new tools that …

Mozilla Might Have Just Solved Its Cookie Problem Mozilla Might Have Just Solved Its Cookie Problem
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Mozilla enraged advertisers earlier this year when it said it would block all third-party cookies in its popular Firefox browser. Those same advertisers breathed a collective sigh of relief when Mozilla put those plans on hold to fix a problem …

Mozilla Launches Petition Telling The NSA To Stop Watching Us Mozilla Launches Petition Telling The NSA To Stop Watching Us

Mozilla has always been a staunch proponent of privacy. Its position hasn’t won the non-profit a lot of corporate friends, and its next move won’t win it many friends in government either. A bunch of privacy loving Web companies, including …

Mozilla Engineer Gives Google Tech Talk On Release Engineering Mozilla Engineer Gives Google Tech Talk On Release Engineering

Mozilla Director of Release Engineering recently gave a Google Tech Talk, which Google has now made available for viewing. “The build and release process used to be a pain point at Mozilla, but now makes the company and community more …

Firefox Redesign In The Works, Looks A Lot Like Chrome Firefox Redesign In The Works, Looks A Lot Like Chrome
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The first major Firefox redesign with version 4 in 2009 was initially met with some resistance, but people have largely gotten used to it by now. Now Mozilla will be introducing another drastic Firefox redesign in the coming months. TechCrunch …

Mozilla, Foxconn Team Up On Firefox OS Tablet [Report] Mozilla, Foxconn Team Up On Firefox OS Tablet [Report]

Foxconn is best known as the manufacturer of the iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices that begin with a lowercase “i.” The massive manufacturer may be diversifying its portfolio this year, however, with mobile devices that run Mozilla’s new Firefox …

Mozilla Has Decided Not To Block Cookies In Firefox Just Yet Mozilla Has Decided Not To Block Cookies In Firefox Just Yet

Online advertisers have been nervous the past few weeks as Mozilla moved forward with its plans to block third-party cookies by default in its Firefox browser. Some advertiser groups have even claimed that Mozilla’s policy will “undermine American small businesses.” …

Firefox 21 Out Now On Desktop And Mobile Firefox 21 Out Now On Desktop And Mobile

Firefox 20 was a pretty big release for the Web browser. It added a new download messenger and per-window private browsing, both of which are pretty substantial additions. Firefox 21 isn’t quite as grandiose, but it does add a number …