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Mozilla Mozaic Might Be The Future Of Bookmarks Mozilla Mozaic Might Be The Future Of Bookmarks
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The bookmark hasn’t changed in a long time. Regardless of browser, the bookmark is a link in a long line of other links that the user has saved for easy access. Chris Lee, an interaction designer and developer working with …

Firefox Marketplace Is Now Open With Latest Aurora Release Firefox Marketplace Is Now Open With Latest Aurora Release

Did you know that Mozilla has an app store? It’s called the Firefox Marketplace, and it’s an area where developers can sell HTML5 apps. It’s going to be a central part of the Firefox OS coming to smartphones early next …

Mozilla And Facebook Testing Social API In Firefox Beta Mozilla And Facebook Testing Social API In Firefox Beta
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Mozilla has had a hand in developing many of the Web APIs that Chrome, Firefox and others have been implementing over the last year. The non-profit company is now developing its latest Web API that has the potential to make …

Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found
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Have you downloaded Firefox 16 yet? The newest version of the browser added quite a few pro-developer features including a really nice developer toolbar. It seems that a rather nasty vulnerability made its way into the update as well. According …

Mozilla Launches Developer Toolbar In Firefox 16 Mozilla Launches Developer Toolbar In Firefox 16
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Mozilla has launched a new feature with Firefox 16 called the Developer Toolbar, which comes with what Mozilla calls the Developer Command Line. This is designed to provide easy keyboard control over Firefox developer tools, and it completes commands and …

Mozilla Releases Persona To The Public Mozilla Releases Persona To The Public

Do you remember Mozilla’s ambitious plan to replace passwords? It’s called Persona, and it promised to be a single sign-in solution across the entire Internet. It’s been in the works for a while now, but Mozilla is ready to share …

Mozilla Invites Developers To Build Apps From The Future Mozilla Invites Developers To Build Apps From The Future

Mozilla joined forces with the National Science Foundation in June for Ignite. The project asked for app ideas from the general public that would help humanity in a positive way. These apps were to be envisioned with the “faster, smarter …

Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile
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Firefox 15 may be the most important release of Mozilla’s browser to date. For what seems like forever now, Firefox has had issues with memory. Certain add-ons, when installed, would eat up massive chunks of memory and slow Firefox down …

Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games

Mozilla, like Google, has been investing heavily in HTML5 development. One of the best ways to show off the latest improvements in HTML5 and WebGL development is through the creation of games. With the latest release of Firefox, the browser …

Firefox Users Have Downloaded 3 Billion Add-Ons Since 2004 Firefox Users Have Downloaded 3 Billion Add-Ons Since 2004

One of the major things that people like to complain about in Firefox is that their add-ons don’t work. An ex-Mozilla staffer confirmed the hate when he revealed that most users complain about their add-ons being incompatible after each new …

Electronic Locks Aren’t Very Effective Against A Hacker Electronic Locks Aren’t Very Effective Against A Hacker
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I can appreciate that hotels now exclusively use key cards to open doors. They can be deactivated if lost and can’t be picked like a traditional lock. Safety is the name of the game here and hotels are the safest …

Excited About Firefox OS? Start Testing It Now Excited About Firefox OS? Start Testing It Now
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Mozilla is officially getting into the OS business early next year with Firefox OS, the new name for the long-time coming Boot 2 Gecko project. The operating system will run on smartphones and be entirely dependent upon HTML5 for all …

Firefox 15 Will Finally Fix Memory Leaks Caused By Add-Ons Firefox 15 Will Finally Fix Memory Leaks Caused By Add-Ons
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Firefox 14 just came out earlier this week and brought some pretty neat stuff with it. At the time, I didn’t think that Firefox 15 would bring anything too groundbreaking to the digital table. I was wrong. One of the …

Firefox 14 Launches With Secure Search Firefox 14 Launches With Secure Search
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Firefox 13 may have been the most substantial release of Firefox since moving to the new rapid release process and it will probably be the last one we’ll see for a while. The launch of Firefox 14 on Tuesday only …

Sit A Spell And Let Me Tell You The Tale Of HTML5 [Infographic] Sit A Spell And Let Me Tell You The Tale Of HTML5 [Infographic]
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Since its introduction in 2008, HTML5 has been heralded as the future of the Web. No longer would we be held back by individual plugins like Flash. The Web would be a free and open place with the many APIs …

Ex-Mozilla Employee Knows Why Firefox Is Losing To Chrome Ex-Mozilla Employee Knows Why Firefox Is Losing To Chrome
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It’s no secret that Firefox is losing the browser wars to Google Chrome. Everybody loves the simplicity and ease of use that Chrome brings with it. I would use Chrome if I didn’t have Waterfox and its wonderful 64-bit version …

Mozilla Leaves Thunderbird In The Hands Of Its Users Mozilla Leaves Thunderbird In The Hands Of Its Users
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Birds are hard to take care of. I would never wish the duty of cleaning up after one of them, especially parrots, on anyone. Imagine all the work Mozilla must go through to take care of the terrifying Thunderbird. What’s …

Does Anyone Actually Agree on What Do Not Track Means? Does Anyone Actually Agree on What Do Not Track Means?
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If you’ve been following issues regarding online privacy for the past year or so, you most likely have read or heard people talking about Do Not Track, the proposed utility that permits internet users to indicate to third-party data collectors …

Mozilla Testifies at U.S. Senate Committee Hearing on Do Not Track Mozilla Testifies at U.S. Senate Committee Hearing on Do Not Track
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Last Thursday, Mozilla testified at a United States Senate Commerce Committee hearing on do not track . The purpose of the hearing was to determine if voluntary efforts by those in the industry are enough to safeguard user privacy or …

Mozilla Bringing Cheap Smartphones To Developing Countries In 2013 Mozilla Bringing Cheap Smartphones To Developing Countries In 2013
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We’ve known since February that Mozilla was working on a mobile OS for smartphones. The non-profit had a goal of creating cheap smartphones that were targeted at markets in developing countries. Those plans are now more concrete as Mozilla has …

Mozilla Thimble Makes Web Page Design Simple Mozilla Thimble Makes Web Page Design Simple
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If you’re reading this, that means that you consume the Web in some fashion. You read, watch and play with all sorts of neat things all over the Internet. Do you create the Web though? A lot less people do …