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With Lockbox and Notes, Mozilla launches its first set of mobile Test Pilot experiments

Mozilla’s Test Pilot program for Firefox has long been the organization’s way to trial some of its more experimental ideas for new browser features. Now it’s expanding this program t

Firefox gets speedier tab switching, a new accessibility tool for developers and more

Mozilla today released version 61 of its Firefox browser. By now, it’s no secret that Firefox is back in contention as a serious competitor to Google’s Chrome browser and while the new rel

Firefox launches side-by-side browsing and a theme editor as Test Pilot experiments

Mozilla’s Firefox is back in the browser game, thanks to its recent updates which now allow it to once again challenge the likes of Google’s Chrome browser. One thing that always made Fire

Monetizing computing resources on the blockchain

What exactly do you earn from monetizing your resources on the internet, and how accessible and reliable are your earnings? Here’s what you need to know.

Mozilla Hubs is a super-simple social chat room for robots

The socially networked web is frightening enough, but maybe chatting with some friendly robots will ease the tension. Today, Mozilla showed off a preview of Hubs, a dead-simple social WebVR experienc

Firefox updates its iOS web browser to turn Tracking Protection on by default

At a time when web users are becoming more concerned about their online privacy and personal data, Mozilla today is launching a new version of its Firefox for iOS web browser that includes Tracking Pr

Mozilla shows off a Firefox ‘mixed reality’ browser for headsets

Mozilla wants its newest internet conquest to be mixed reality. The company has just showed off its first look at “Firefox Reality,” a browser built specifically for headsets. Mozilla has

Mozilla’s new Firefox extension keeps your Facebook data isolated to the social network itself

Mozilla this morning launched a Firefox browser add-on for those users not willing to delete their Facebook account, but also wanting some control over how much of their data Facebook can access. The

Mozilla pulls ads off Facebook over data access concerns

Mozilla has announced it’s suspending its advertising on Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica privacy controversy — saying it has concerns the current default privacy settings r

Firefox can now block those annoying notification requests

Virtually every random site you go to these days wants you to subscribe to its push notifications. It’s one of the many small annoyances on the open web, but thankfully, those pop ups may not be

KaiOS, a feature phone platform built on the ashes of Firefox OS, adds Facebook, Twitter and Google apps

Mozilla called it a day with Firefox OS for mobile handsets back in 2015 and said it would test the waters for an IoT effort using some of the same technology (and it has). But that hasn’t spel

Mozilla and NSF awards $380K to small projects connecting the unconnected

The FCC may be hard at work at "bridging the digital divide," as Chairman Pai so frequently puts it, and the Connect America Fund II will help. But while the big players are setting up, people all ove

Mozilla announces an open gateway for the internet of things

Apple, Google, Amazon and Samsung have all been working hard to create their own standard to control all the connected devices around your home. Mozilla just announced that anybody can now create an o

Firefox lands on Amazon’s Fire TV

If you own an Amazon Fire TV, you can now use Firefox to browse the web on your TV. As Mozilla and Amazon announced today, Firefox, which joins Amazon’s own Silk browser on the device, is now a

Mozilla’s Mr. Robot promo backfires after it installs a Firefox extension without permission

If you're a Firefox user, you may have noticed a weird new extension that suddenly showed up in your browser this week. The extension is called "Looking Glass 1.0.3" and this is its description: MY RE

Oath and Mozilla are suing each other after Firefox switches back to Google search

Firefox’s default search engine has become the subject of a hotly contested legal battle, a few weeks after Mozilla announced it would be moving from Yahoo to Google. Yahoo’s new parent Oath filed

Mozilla terminates its deal with Yahoo and makes Google the default in Firefox again

With the launch of Firefox Quantum, Mozilla released what's probably the most important update to its browser in recent years. It's faster, lighter and you should give it a try. And as you do so, you'

Firefox aims to win back Chrome users with its souped up Quantum browser

The last half-decade hasn’t been great for Firefox marketshare. Chrome first overtook Mozilla’s browser back in late-2011 and now hovers above 60-percent, according to StatCounter numbers. But aft

Mozilla proposes combined WebXR standard for virtual and mixed reality in the browser

Although we may disagree on the usefulness of VR and AR today, it's hard to argue with the idea that it should be easier to develop for and deploy — especially on the web. That's why Mozilla is work

Mozilla funds open source projects with half a million in grants

Mozilla has announced the latest recipients of its Open Source Support grants, totaling $539,000. The web tech company regularly helps out smaller projects, and this round in particular favored ones a
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