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Is Firefox Coming to iOS?

After firmly denying that Firefox could ever make it to iOS, citing Apple’s prohibition of its web engine, Mozilla’s new CEO might be steering the company into a u-turn. At an event in Portland on Tuesday,…

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Firefox Drops Google in Favour of Yahoo

Mozilla’s Firefox browser has abandoned Google as its search engine of choice and signed a five-year partnership deal with Yahoo. As of next month, both mobile and desktop versions Firefox will default to Yahoo Search, promising…

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Tor Announces Partnership with Mozilla

On Monday we reported Facebook’s announcement that they would be officially supporting users of the Tor browser. Now yet another web giant, this time an open source giant, Mozilla intend to help bring the private browsing network…

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A Large Number of Mozilla Developers’ Email Addresses and Password Hashes Leak Online

Mozilla officials have warned about a possible leak of email addresses and cryptographically protected passwords belonging to Mozilla developers last Friday. It is said that a database glitch occurred, which could have been the work of…

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Google Chrome… A Battery Killer for Windows-based Laptops?

Forbes appears to have found a major flaw in Google’s popular browser, Google Chrome. It is said that the Chrome browser consumes more battery that Mozilla’s Firefox and even Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, significantly reducing the device’s…

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The Latest Figures Show One Internet Browser Dominates Them All: But Which One?

When it comes to browsers there is always a lot of “usually” friendly rivalry between Microsoft, Mozilla and Google as the big three browsers jostle for top spot. However, with Internet Explorer as the default browser…

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Mozilla Offers Up Firefox Support For Virtual Reality

The rising interest in virtual reality has led developers over at Mozilla, makers of the Firefox Web browser, to begin testing VR interfaces for Firefox. It’s a strong move by Firefox to prepare for what is…

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Firefox Adds Accounts, Improved Sync and Customizable UI To Its Aurora Browser

Mozilla has announced a few extra features to be added to its Firefox Aurora browser. The features consist of Accounts, a customized UI feature that lets users personalize their interface and an improved Sync feature. The…

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Mozilla Launches “Firefox For Windows 8 Touch” Beta

Part of the reason why Windows 8(.1) adoption has been quite slow, in my opinion, is because there has been a lack of adoption from software and hardware developers within the Windows ecosystem. Mozilla is the…

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The Sun Gives Its Approval Of Mozilla’s Firefox

Mozilla will no doubt be smiling back at the sun this morning as Scientists discover a familiar logo flashed up while monitoring solar activity. While of course you could easily say this is a loose interpretation…

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New Anime Girl Mascot For Internet Explorer

Mozilla has the fox-like character as the logo and icon on their browser, making it the perfect mascot and tag for the internet browser. Whenever people see or hear of fox, they immediately associate it with…

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Mozilla’s Lightbeam Browser Extension Allows Internet Users To Track Trackers

Mozilla recently unveiled a new browser extension called Lightbeam. Lightbeam is a browser extension which allows internet users to see exactly who’s tracking their internet usage and Mozilla claims it will “illuminate the inner workings of the…

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LG Announced Fireweb Phone Running On Firefox OS

LG Electronics’ new smartphone based on Firefox OS offers slightly better hardware specs than competing products. Firefox OS is built around applications written in HTML5. Mozilla Foundation is pitching it as a better option for low-end smartphones,…

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StopWatching.Us Now Has 520,000 Backers, Still Rising Fast

Just under two weeks ago we told you that StopWatching.Us, the organisation created by Mozilla and others against U.S government surveillance, had achieved 100,000 backers in a relatively short space of time. Now the organisation has…

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“StopWatching.Us” Passes 100,000 Signatures Already

We brought you the news that Mozilla and others had launched their “StopWatching.Us” campaign just a few days ago and it has already managed to achieved 100,000 signatures of support in quite a short space of…

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“StopWatching.Us” Demands Mozilla, the EFF and 84 Others

For those of you who have been paying attention to the news recently you will have seen the entire National Security Agency “PRISM” scandal emerge in the USA, with international rammifications. To cut a long story…

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Internet Explorer Remains World’s Number One Browser

Internet explorer isn’t exactly loved by our readers. When you tend to become a bit of a PC enthusiast or tech geek you will almost religiously avoid Internet Explorer at all costs, opting for Mozilla Firefox…

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First Firefox OS Smartphones Sell Out On Launch Day

The first smartphones to run the open source mobile operating system, Firefox OS, have gone on sale. On the same day as launch they rapidly sold out and crashed the retailers website. Geeksphone, a Spanish startup…

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Mozilla And Samsung Working Together On A New Browser Engine

Mozilla’ CRO Brendan Eich made an announcement that the company behind the famous internet browser is going to collaborate with Samsung to design a next- generation web browser called ‘Servo’ in the hopes to rebuild a…

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Mozilla To Bring Unreal Engine 3 To Firefox Without Plugins

Epic games have teamed up with Mozilla to bring the Unreal Engine 3 to the Firefox browser without any plugins. The announcement was made at the Game Developers Conference 2013 event where Mozilla showed off Unreal…

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Mozilla Firefox 19 officially launches today

Today will see the long awaited Firefox 19 being released to the general public, though a couple of sources did leak versions of the browser yesterday through the official FTP. With the update, you will find…

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Mozilla developer testing Firefox browser for Ouya Console

The open source browser Firefox is being tested on Ouya, an open source cube-shaped console by Mozilla. Mozilla’s mobile platform engineer Chris Lord mentioned it on Ouya’s forum that they’re finding what is needed to make…