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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 …

Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad

Mozilla has announced that they plan to enter the iOS browser market with Mozilla Junior. Mozilla’s Alex Limi said that with Junior, they set out to “reinvent the browser for a new form factor,” something that “everybody says they do… …

Mozilla And National Science Foundation Unite For Mozilla Ignite Mozilla And National Science Foundation Unite For Mozilla Ignite

Mozilla is probably the biggest proponent, outside of Google, of the power of the Web. They don’t believe in closed platforms or proprietary software. They believe in a future where everything is powered by a simple Web browser. To help …

Register a Domain Name Using Thunderbird 13 Register a Domain Name Using Thunderbird 13
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As the Support Analyst for iEntry, I spend a lot of my time involved in an e-mail client. The e-mail client of choice that I use to achieve best productivity for support is Mozilla Thunderbird, and I stand by this …

Firefox 13 Home and New Tab Pages Get Redesigns Firefox 13 Home and New Tab Pages Get Redesigns
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If it works for another browser, why not incorporate it into your own, right? Much like Internet Explorer introduced tabbed browsing based off of the success of Firefox, Firefox is taking at least one page from Google Chrome’s playbook; the …

Firefox 13 Releases A Day Before Official Launch Firefox 13 Releases A Day Before Official Launch
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I’ve been playing around with the Firefox 13 beta for a while now hoping for the day that the official Firefox 13 release would be upon us. While the actual release is tomorrow, you can grab an early version right …

Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative
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Today Mozilla launched a new program it is calling “Mozilla Webmaker” to promote more widespread knowledge about how the internet works and how to help create it. Mozilla’s stated goal is to “help millions of people move from using the …

Chrome Overtakes IE as the World’s Most Used Browser Chrome Overtakes IE as the World’s Most Used Browser

The dethroning of Internet Explorer has been a long time coming. For years Microsoft’s browser sat at the top of the browser heap, stagnating and becoming bloated. First Netscape, and the Mozilla tried to take Internet Explorer down with good …

Mozilla Shows Off New Firefox For Android Design Mozilla Shows Off New Firefox For Android Design

I love Firefox on my Android phone. It’s everything that I could hope for from a mobile Web browser. I will be the first to admit that it’s a little ugly though. It’s a mobile Web browser, all of them …

Google Chrome Gets Experimental Web Intents API Google Chrome Gets Experimental Web Intents API

Google launched the lastest stable release of Chrome yesterday. The big update was the addition of tab syncing across all platforms using a Google ID that’s signed into Chrome. There was another update, however, that is much more valuable to …

Mozilla Slams Apple’s “Walled-Garden” Philosophy Mozilla Slams Apple’s “Walled-Garden” Philosophy
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Apple is undoubtedly good at what they do. They create products that appeal to a large audience and many people have said that products like the iPad make it easier for people to interact with technology. Mozilla says bollocks to …

Mozilla Makes Firefox 13 Super Speedy Mozilla Makes Firefox 13 Super Speedy
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Firefox 13 is going to be pretty grand. I’ve been using the beta for a while now and it’s faster than the few previous versions that we’ve seen. What makes Firefox 13 the speediest release of the browser to date? …

Microsoft Killing Browser Competition On Windows RT Says Mozilla And Google Microsoft Killing Browser Competition On Windows RT Says Mozilla And Google

Windows RT was the oddity of the pack when Microsoft announced the different versions of Windows 8 last month. For those just catching up, it’s a version of Windows 8 built just for mobile, specifically ARM-based platforms like tablets. It …