Mozilla Acquires Pulse Team for Machine Learning Projects

Mozilla has acquired the Pulse team, a group of developers behind a popular Slack status update tool of the same name.

Mozilla Releases Firefox Translation, a Local, Non-Cloud Extension

Mozilla has released a local, non-cloud translation extension, Firefox Translation, providing a private and secure alternative.

Don’t Waste Time on YouTube’s Dislike Button; It Doesn’t Work

YouTube users smashing the “Dislike” button are likely wasting their time, according to new research from Mozilla.

PSA: Update Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird, and Focus Immediately

Mozilla has issued updates for Firefox, Firefox for Android, Thunderbird, and Firefox Focus to fix two vulnerabilities being actively exploited in the wild.

Salesforce Faces Employee Backlash Over NFT Plans

Salesforce employees are pushing back against the company’s plan to create an NFT platform.

Mozilla and Meta Team Up on Privacy-Respecting Ad Tech

Mozilla and Meta have teamed up in one of the most unlikely pairings, in an effort to create privacy-respecting ad tech.

Mozilla Killing Off Firefox Reality

Mozilla has announced it is killing off Firefox Reality, the company’s foray into virtual reality.

Wikipedia the Latest to Face Pressure to Stop Accepting Crypto

Pressure is mounting on Wikipedia to stop accepting crypto, amid criticism of its environmental impact.

Mozilla Backtracks on Accepting Crypto After Backlash

Mozilla has put the brakes on accepting crypto donations after facing severe backlash, including from one of its original founders.

Mozilla Founder Jamie Zawinski Lambasts Mozilla’s Crypto Move

Jamie “jwz” Zawinski, has lambasted the organization he helped found for announcing it will accept cryptocurrency donations.

Mozilla to Pass $500 Million in 2021 As Other Services Take Off

Mozilla is closing in on a major milestone, set to pass $500 million in 2021 revenue as the company’s other services gain ground.

EFF: Google Chrome’s ‘Manifest V3 is Deceitful and Threatening’

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is calling out Google’s Manifest V3 (MV3) browser extension plans, calling them “deceitful and threatening.”

Mozilla Pulling the Plug on Firefox Lockwise

Mozilla is killing off its Firefox Lockwise password manager, with the end-of-life (EOL) date set for December 13, 2021.

Microsoft Is Going Back to the ‘90s, Using Windows to Push Its Web Browser

Microsoft is under fire for (once again) abusing its Windows platform to push its own web browser, reminiscent of its actions in the mid-90s.

No, Firefox Hasn’t Dropped to 50 Million Users, Still Has 200 Million

Despite some losses, Firefox is still sitting at a relatively healthy 200 million users a year — not 50 million.

Mozilla Testing Three-Digit Firefox User Agent

Mozilla is preparing for the inevitable version 100 of its Firefox browser, testing to make sure a triple-digit user agent won’t break the browser.

Mozilla Releases Firefox 91 With Enhanced Cookie Clearing

Mozilla has taken the wraps off of the latest version of Firefox, version 91, and it includes significant privacy improvements.

Firefox 90 Ends FTP Support

Mozilla has ended support for FTP in Firefox 90, citing security concerns with the aging protocol.