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2014-05-12 11:35:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE May 16, 2014 Mozilla reached out to clarify what was meant in Nightingale's post: "None of the tiles are sponsored at this time because the goal of initial experiments is to measure user interest and value of recommended content," said Darren Herman, VP of Content Services, in a statement sent to redOrbit. "Sponsorship would be the next stage once we are confident that we can deliver user value."Mozilla is taking a giant...

Mozilla Issues Firefox 29 Update With A Whole New Design
2014-04-29 13:17:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This week Mozilla has apparently put the unfortunate matter of dismissing its former CEO in the rearview mirror and is moving forward with a new focus for its Firefox web browser. Today the company debuted the new Firefox 29 update, which features a wholly new design, but also offers users much greater customization. In fact, the customize button is now always present in the new Firefox menu to the right of the screen. A click of that...

2014-02-23 12:20:15

New devices, features, content and customization prove the flexibility and capability of the Web as the platform for mobile development BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people's hands, today previewed the future of Firefox OS to show how the flexibility, scalability and powerful customization will empower users, developers and industry partners to create the exact...

2014-01-06 16:24:36

OSAKA, Japan and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation and Mozilla today announced that the two companies have agreed to form a partnership to develop and promote the new Firefox OS, an open platform based on HTML5 and other Web technologies, for next generation smart TVs.  The development of the new Firefox OS platform aims to deliver more expansive access into smart TVs by leveraging the HTML5 and Web technologies already prevalent on PCs,...

Mozilla Release Firefox 22 With New Enhancements
2013-06-26 04:55:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mozilla released Firefox 22 on Tuesday, adding support for the WebRTC protocol that makes it possible to place and receive Skype-like video calls from the browser and share live video, files and images with others. Support for WebGL, Emscripten and asm.js JavaScript subset are also included in the new release, providing users with improved Web app performance. Support for WebRTC and asm.js is particularly important because it...

Third-Party Blocking Moves Forward For Mozilla's Firefox Browser
2013-06-21 13:12:47

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online After a period of review, Firefox decided to go ahead with plans to block third-party cookies for its new version of the web browser. The non-profit organization, Mozilla, will work with Aleecia McDonald of the Center for Internet and Society and the Cookie Clearinghouse (CCH) to manage blocked and allowed cookies. Mozilla plans to block third-party cookies to eliminate false positives and false negatives. Mozilla co-founder and chief...

Firefox 17 Adds Friends, Removes Leopard
2012-11-21 10:21:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Mozilla has released their latest stable version of their popular web browser, Firefox. Mozilla has been keeping on track with their very rapid release schedule, releasing new versions of Firefox every 6 weeks. While a 6-week schedule might make it difficult for Mozilla to release significant upgrades each and every time, Firefox 17 does include a few new features, as well as a new step into the future and further away from the...

Security Issues Force Mozilla To Pull Firefox 16 One Day After Release
2012-10-12 11:25:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Update (OCT 12, 2012 11:30AM): Mozilla has released an update for Firefox 16, fixing flaws that left the new Web browser vulnerable to attacks. The company took down its latest Firefox browser update after it was discovered that hackers could use a hole in the software to determine which websites users have visited. Yesterday afternoon, Mozilla released the Firefox 16.0.1 upgrade to users, patching up the flaws....


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