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Mozilla Persona Now In Open Beta
2012-09-30 06:09:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what will undoubtedly be good news for anyone who struggles to remember the many usernames and passwords required to log into webmail, cloud storage, or social networking accounts, Mozilla has launched the first official beta version of their browser-based identity verification system Persona. Persona, which Lucian Constantin of IDG News Service says was known as BrowserID when it was initially revealed last July, was created...

Mozilla Firefox 14 Comes With Google Search Encryption
2012-07-18 09:24:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mozilla released on Tuesday an updated version of Firefox 14, adding automatic encryption of Google searches to protect users´ data from “potentially prying eyes, like network administrators when you use public or shared WiFi networks," the company said in a blog post. Although Google is currently the only search engine that supports encrypted searches, "we look forward to supporting additional search engines with this...

Mozilla Aims To Take On Apple In Mobile OS Wars
2012-07-02 12:13:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google and Apple are quickly making the smartphone wars a two-faction battle with their Android and iOS offerings. Sure, RIM still has a few companies using their BlackBerry smartphones, while Microsoft is trying to ramp up their offerings with their new Windows Phone options, but the majority of new smartphone purchasers are opting to side with Apple or the green robot of envy. Therefore, announcing a new major mobile OS...

Mozilla Updates Firefox for Android App
2012-06-27 05:41:12

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com With the limited real estate on the screen of a cell phone, it's important to make each feature count. Mozilla just released a new version of its Firefox browser specifically for the Android market. The new browser has new tabs, add-ons and sync with a user's desktop and other devices. The new version of the Firefox for Android has been available for several months in beta, but version 14 was just officially released, and is a stable version of what's been...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.