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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 …

Microsoft Working On HTML5 Version Of Skype For Browsers Microsoft Working On HTML5 Version Of Skype For Browsers
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In previous discussions on WebRTC, I mentioned that the technology is a threat to Skype. For those that are unfamiliar, WebRTC is essentially an browser-powered video chat client. It uses HTML5 and other open Web standards to bring video chat …

Mozilla Open Badges Enters Public Beta Mozilla Open Badges Enters Public Beta

Mozilla has been playing around with the idea of Open Badges since 2010. If you’re not familiar with the concept, think of it like game achievements applied to what you see, learn and do on the Web. Mozilla has partnered …

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 …

BrowserQuest: An HTML5 MMO From Mozilla BrowserQuest: An HTML5 MMO From Mozilla

Mozilla is one of the strongest proponents of Open Web standards including HTML5. There have already been demos created that show the power of HTML5, but Mozilla and Little Workshop have outdone themselves this time. The Mozilla Hacks page today …

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 …

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 …

Mozilla Announces Living Docs Project in Open-Source Documentaries Mozilla Announces Living Docs Project in Open-Source Documentaries

Mozilla hopes to revolutionize open-source, Web-based documentaries through its new Living Docs Project, which launched yesterday. The open source non-profit organization announced recently its partnership with The Tribeca Film Institute, The Center for Social Media at American University, ITVS, and …

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 …

Mozilla Teams With New York Times For OpenNews Mozilla Teams With New York Times For OpenNews

Mozilla is planning to make an announcement at SXSW 2012 on Saturday that The New York Times will be joining the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project. The project is designed to drive technological innovation in journalism by placing fellows in the newsrooms …

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, …

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 …

Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers

Last week we brought you news that Mozilla would be opening their new Marketplace to developers at this week’s Mobile World Congress. Today, Mozilla announced that the Marketplace is now live and accepting app submissions. The Mozilla Marketplace is intended …

Mozilla Pioneers Open Web Devices Platform Mozilla Pioneers Open Web Devices Platform
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At today’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla and Telefónica Digital announced in a press release that they have teamed up to create a new mobile platform that will facilitate the first HTML5-based devices running on the open Web. The …

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 …