All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mozilla’

Mozilla Looks Back On A Year Of Open Web Development

2012 has been a momentous year for the Internet despite the best efforts of lawmakers and International groups to knock it down a peg. Google and Facebook have already looked back over the year, and have shared some stats on what was trending over the last year. Now Mozilla, makers of the popular Firefox browser, has prepared its own retrospective …

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Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge

Web-based games have come a long way since the early days of Shockwave. Mozilla has been one of the leaders in this area by creating games that push the boundaries of HTML5 and other Web-based technologies. Now the non-profit wants other developers to create Web games for its Game On challenge. This year’s Game On challenge will be focused on …

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Mozilla Releases Firefox OS Simulator 1.0, Per-Window Private Browsing

Mozilla will be releasing its new mobile operating system, Firefox OS, into the wild early next year. The non-profit needs help from developers to make sure its launch goes smoothly, and so it released a simulator to help people get acquainted with the HTML5-powered OS. Now that it’s been a few weeks since its release, Mozilla is ready to take …

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Mozilla Social API Integrates Facebook Into Firefox

Back in October, Mozilla released Firefox beta 17. This particular version of the eight-year-old browser brought with it the Social API – a new tool that would allow developers to integrate social networks right into the browser experience. Facebook was the first partner to use the Social API, and now it’s available to all. Mozilla announced that Firefox 17 is …

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Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS

The open Web is something that’s near and dear to the heart of Mozilla. The company has invested a lot of time and money into its own HTML5 development, but it’s also investing in other companies that align with its mission statement. Mozilla announced today that it has invested in Everything.me, developers of a HTML5-based dynamic mobile app platform. It …

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Mozilla Launches Firefox With MSN

Mozilla announced the release of a new version of Firefox for MSN fans called, appropriately, Firefox with MSN. It’s described as a customized version of the browser for MSN users, which sets Bing as the default search engine in the search box and “Awesomebar,” and saves msnNOW in a Firefox App Tab. It also makes MSN.com your default home page. …

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Firefox For Android Now Available On ARMv6 Devices

Firefox for Android, like all Android apps, is constantly evolving to meet the demands of a more diversified hardware environment. Until now, Mozilla has supported Android 2.2 and devices with ARMv7 processors. Now the non-profit is targeting millions of additional Android phones with its latest update. Mozilla announced today that Firefox for Android now supports devices with ARMv6 processors. Specifically, …

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Firefox OS Simulator Now Available As A Prototype

Firefox OS is launching early next year, and Mozilla needs to make sure that developers have some apps ready before its launch. It’s a little early to get hardware into the hands of developers though. That’s where software solutions come in, and Mozilla had just the thing. Mozilla announced that the Firefox OS Simulator prototype is now available for download. …

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Mozilla Rewards Digital Literacy With New Webmaker Badges

Over the weekend, Mozilla launched Mozilla Webmaker Badges to “recognize the skills that you learn” while making “awesome webmaking projects” (and for participating in the Mozilla Webmaker community and events). Here are the badges you can earn: “As users complete projects on Webmaker.org – like creating web pages, animated GIFs, or learning the fundamentals of programming — they can earn …

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Mozilla Brings Real Time Video Remixing To The Masses With Popcorn Maker

Does anybody remember VH1’s Pop Up Video? At the time, it was really cool to see music videos laden with small nuggets of trivia about my favorite artists. It’s about time something like that came to the Web, and Mozilla is more than willing to accomodate. At the Mozilla Festival over the weekend, the non-profit announced the launch of Popcorn …

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Firefox Is Now 8 Years Old (Is That All?)

Mozilla is celebrating Firefox’s eighth birthday today. It was November 9, 2004, when Mozilla launched the browser. Frankly, I can’t believe it’s been only eight, but that is a long time in Internet years. “We had the audacity to believe that we could change things. We believed that a community of people who understood the power of the Web, and …

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Mozilla Walks Developers Through Firefox OS

Mozilla is about to enter the smartphone market in a big way. The non-profit will be offering Firefox OS on handsets in smaller markets, like South America. In fact, the team behind Firefox OS went to Brazil in August to show off the new mobile OS. For everybody who wasn’t at the event, Mozilla has now uploaded the entirety of …

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