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Mozilla Foundation Releases Rebranded Firefox Browser

Open-source developer the Mozilla Foundation has released a new version of its next-generation browser, dubbed Firefox after a name change and the addition of new features that bring the browser, according to the group, to "the bleeding edge of Internet technology." The browser was formerly known as...

Mozilla Trumpets Altered Reality Browser

The Mozilla Foundation has unveiled its plans for Firefox Reality, a browser designed specifically for mixed reality headsets. The browser combines the beneftis of Mozilla's existing Firefox browser with its experimental Web engine. Using Servo, Mozilla plans to experiment with entirely new designs...

Linux Foundation Security Checklist: Have It Your Way

The Linux Foundation's recently published security checklist may draw more attention to best practices for protecting Linux workstations, even if IT pros do not embrace all of its recommendations. Konstantin Ryabitsev, the foundation's director of collaborative IT services, developed the list for th...

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Lessons Learned from Mozilla’s Edgy Eich Episode

It seems fair to say that we here in the Linux blogosphere are no strangers to difficult topics, but over the past few weeks FOSS fans have been struggling with what may be one of the trickiest yet. It is, of course, the matter of Brendan Eich. Cofounder of Mozilla, creator of JavaScript, Mozilla CT...

Eich Falls on Sword for Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation cofounder Brendan Eich -- whose recent appointment as CEO of subsidiary Mozilla Corp. sparked an uproar -- on Thursday stepped down from the post in a bid to keep the company viable. Foundation cofounder and CEO Mitchell Baker painted the move as a return to the foundation's core ...

Mozilla Lures Devs to Firefox OS With Shiny New Toys

The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday announced that smartphones running its Firefox OS will be available to developers in February. The preview phones are being produced in collaboration with Geeksphone and Telefonica. The idea is to entice devs to create apps for the Firefox OS. "These devices have no...

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The Grounding of Mozilla’s Thunderbird

There may be no end in sight to the ongoing Secure Boot Saga in the Windows 8 world, but the same, alas, cannot be said for Mozilla's Thunderbird. No, as was apparently prematurely revealed by a leaked email earlier this month, the "end" for the desktop email client may be all too near now that it's...

Mozilla Stocks the Shelves for an App Store Grand Opening

The Mozilla Foundation will begin accepting developer submissions for its own app market at the Mobile World Congress, which will be held in Barcelona next week. The Mozilla Marketplace will let devs distribute and monetize their apps. It will also be the sole repository for cross-platform apps and ...

Mozilla Targets Tablets With New Browser Designs

The Mozilla Foundation is enhancing the tablet version of its Firefox browser. It's leveraging Android Honeycomb but retaining familiar visual elements of Firefox such as the signature big back button and distinctive tab shape, according to a blog post by Ian Barlow, who works on Mozilla's mobile us...

Mozilla to Enterprise: We Never Meant to Make You Cry

Less than a month after Mozilla evangelist Aza Dotzler blew off enterprise users of the company's Firefox Web browser, triggering an avalanche of angry responses, the Mozilla Foundation is seeking to make nice with corporate America. The Foundation has announced that it's re-establishing the Mozilla...

Verizon Embraces LiMo Foundation’s Brand of Openness

The Open Handset Alliance may have the power of Google behind it, but a surge of new members has just swelled the ranks of the competing LiMo Foundation to 40, the group announced Wednesday. Verizon Wireless, Mozilla, Infineon Technologies, Kvaleberg, Red Bend Software, Sagem Mobiles, SFR and SK Tel...

Mozilla Flies High on Google’s Coattails

Mozilla's revenues for 2006 were up roughly 26 percent from 2005, reaching $66.8 million, the company said Monday. In a report including both the Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation, the maker of the Firefox browser also said that expenses for the year were just $19.8 million, leaving it with...

Mozilla Sends Thunderbird on Solo Flight

The Mozilla Foundation is spinning off its open source e-mail client, Thunderbird, into an independent company. The new company, MailCo, plans to develop Internet communications software "based on the Thunderbird product, code and brand," Mozilla said. David Ascher, CTO of ActiveState, will lead th...

Mozilla Makes Bid for Campus Clicks

Mozilla's Firefox now has a campus edition, according to a Tuesday announcement by the company. The Firefox Campus Edition gives students access to music, lyrics, cover art, videos, photos and more, with add-ons FoxyTunes, StumbleUpon and Zotero. The push is yet another chapter in the business of dr...

Mozilla Hangs Out Shingle in China

Mozilla, the nonprofit organization that created the open source Firefox browser -- the chief competitor to Microsoft's Internet Explorer -- is setting up shop in China in the hope of claiming a sizable chunk of the world's second-largest Internet market. Firefox, a popular browser among techies, is...

Mozilla Issues ‘Critical’ Security Fixes

Mozilla Foundation this week released patches for its Firefox browser, its Thunderbird e-mail client, and its SeaMonkey Internet application suite, responding to an increase in security issues accompanying the open source software's surging popularity. Firefox has topped the 15 percent mark in brows...

Adobe Contributes Flash Script to Mozilla

The Mozilla Foundation, backer of the Firefox browser, will use code from Adobe to make the Flash player more flexible and interoperable with other Web scripting tools, Adobe announced this week. Mozilla's use of ActionScript Virtual Machine code, the scripting engine of Adobe's popular Flash Player...

Mozilla Unleashes Firefox 2.0 as IE7 Faceoff Begins

The Mozilla Foundation this week made available its Firefox 2.0 browser, adding enhanced search and security features to its open source alternative to Microsoft's Internet Explorer. That program was updated itself last week, with Redmond's release of IE7. New Firefox features include an updated use...

Mozilla Readies Firefox 2.0 Alpha 1

The Mozilla Foundation is preparing to launch yet another version of its open-source Web browser -- ahead of Internet Explorer 7. The Mozilla development team freezed the code for Firefox 2.0a1 last Thursday, according to the minutes of a March 14 Firefox 3 status meeting at the foundation's headqua...

Mozilla Issues Patches for Firefox Installation Bugs

The Mozilla Foundation has readied security patches to thwart what security firm Secunia reported earlier this week as two "extremely critical" flaws in its Firefox browser. Secunia said the vulnerabilities could be exploited by malicious people who wish to take control of victims' computers. Firefo...

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