Mozilla has been working on a privacy feature called Tracking Protection for some time now. The feature is currently only available in Nightly versions of the desktop version of the web browser and there only after activation. The feature landed in Firefox for Android too but has not found its way to the stable version […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Mozilla last November made waves when it swapped out Google as the default search engine in its Firefox browser in the U.S., replacing it with Yahoo, and put Yandex in for Google in Russia at the same time. Today Mozilla announced an expansion of that strategy: Yandex will now also be the default search option in Turkey, once again replacing Google. Show More Summary
After partnering with Mozilla in December, Yahoo saw its best share of the search market in years. But by February, that number was starting to fall, according to comScore research.
It is often not clear what caused a web browser to crash. While you sometimes get a good clue by analyzing what you did last, opened a link that supposedly crashes Firefox when doing so, it is often not clear why Firefox crashed at that point in time. Show More Summary
Jay Sullivan, once one the more public faces of Mozilla and for a while its interim CEO, has surfaced again: he has joined local commerce and daily deals site Groupon as its SVP of consumer product, overseeing all tech products such as Groupon’s mobile apps and its website. Show More Summary
Mozilla, the company that is behind the browser Firefox, decided on November not to renew its relationship with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and decided to switch to a five-year deal with Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) as the default search engine in the browser which made Google suffer a great defeat, as reported in the Business Insider. Since […]
Google has enjoyed a long run as the world’s most dominant search engine, although the company is finding that this level of dominance is getting tough to maintain. Earlier this year, we saw evidence that Mozilla’s deal to replace Google...Show More Summary
Mozilla brings us a cool memory scanner to improve server security. Anything that can make security easier is a top story. Another person that you should always read when he writes is AJ Kohn. On his blog, Blind Five Year Old, he talks about aggregating intent. Granted, his posts are billed as SEO most of […]
Google suffered a noticeable defeat in November 2014. Mozilla, the company behind web browser Firefox, decided not to renew its relationship with the search giant — instead signing a five-year deal to make Yahoo the default search engine on the browser. Show More Summary
First there was this, from April 2014, about a year ago: Media coverage of Mozilla and its Firefox Web browser over the past week has largely focused on new CEO Brendan Eich and his 2008 opposition to gay marriage (in...
Google really wants Firefox users to switch to Google Search. At least some users of Mozilla's browse are being greeted with a message asking them to make Google their default search engine.
Mozilla just announced a new security technology that will let you look into your server’s memory processes and it’s called Masche. As you’d expect the code is open source. The tool scans memory processes, while allowing for normal unabated operations. Show More Summary
Every month tech journalists head over to the few sites on the Internet that collect user share data such as Net Market Share or StatCounter to report on the recent month's data. While the data provided sometimes make good headlines, it is highly problematic for a number of reasons. Show More Summary
It has been eleven months since the firestorm over Mozilla co-founder and just-promoted CEO Brendan Eich ended in his resignation. Eich's "offense" had nothing to do with how he planned to run the business. What led to his departureShow More Summary
Could the Mozilla Firefox web browser be going extinct, as it apparently falls out of favor with internet users? If statistics are accurate, the free browser’s apparently bleeding market share could send it to what Computerworld called the browser endangered species list. Show More Summary
WELL, THAT’S WEIRD. I WONDER WHAT COULD EXPLAIN IT? An incredibly shrinking Firefox faces endangered species status. “Just two weeks after Mozilla’s top Firefox executive said that rumors of its demise were “dead wrong,” the iconic browser dropped another three-tenths of a percentage point in analytics firm Net Applications’ tracking, ending February with 11.6%. That […]
Mozilla implemented Google's Safe Browsing technology for downloads in Firefox some time ago. The feature checks downloads that you make in the browser using Google to determine if a file is malicious. The browser maintains a local copy of the blocklist and checks the file against that list to verify it. Show More Summary
Mozilla has just released Firefox 36.0.1 to which fixes nine issues in the browser. The new version is already distributed via the browser's automatic updating system and also available on the official website from where it can be downloaded to upgrade Firefox manually instead. Show More Summary
If you visit Hulu's New York City office, you're asked to sign a strange agreement. Mozilla executive Darren Herman discovered this first-hand: Watch what you sign. @hulu NYC has sign in app that precludes you from hiring employees for a year. Show More Summary