Mozilla plans to collect browsing data from Firefox users in a "privacy preserving way" to help Firefox product teams improve the browser based on the data. Mozilla's Georg Fritzsche published information on the plan to collect additional data yesterday on the Mozilla Governance group. Show More Summary
This guide offers information on changes made to the Firefox 55 preferences, as well as new, deprecated, or removed Ghacks user.js preferences. Mozilla released Firefox 55.0 to the Release channel on August 16, 2017. The new versionShow More Summary
Mozilla Messaging released Thunderbird 52.3.0 on August 16, 2017 to the release channel and all supported operating systems. The new version of the popular email client is a bug fix release; means, it fixes issues in the client but does not introduce new features to it or make changes to existing ones. Show More Summary
Firefox now has out-of-the-box WebVR support on Windows PCs – here's what that means and how to use it. Mozilla recently announced an expansion of its virtual reality efforts, expanding the capabilities of the Firefox web browser. As...Show More Summary
What if you got so fed up with the problems of funding journalism that you just got a bunch of people together and decided to fund it yourself? That’s what Phillip Smith, a senior fellow at Mozilla focusing on misinformation, did with other journalism benefactors in British Columbia. He and a group of eleven other...
Gmail has given way to Google Inbox, and Google Chrome has been winning the battle against Mozilla Firefox. But this one’s for the loyalists who hold on to two of the internet’s most memorable brands. If you heart Firefox and Gmail, you’ll love these extensions. Show More Summary
With the release of Firefox 57 towards the end of this year, Mozilla's browser will no longer support "legacy" addons. The switch to WebExtension means developers will have to almost certainly update their addons to make them compatible. Show More Summary
LIRNEasia ("a pro-poor, pro-market think tank" in Malaysia) partnered with Mozilla to study the effect of zero-rating through which companies like Facebook offer bribes to wireless companies in poor countries to exempt an AOL-like walled garden managed by Facebook from their data-caps. (more…)
Mozilla is working on a major overhaul of its web browser. Its official release is still months away, but you can take a Firefox 57 for a spin today.
For years now we've explored how large ISPs have (ab)used the lack of competition in the broadband market by imposing completely arbitrary and unnecessary usage caps and overage fees. But in addition to these glorified price hikes, ISPs...Show More Summary
Today, Mozilla is launching its latest update to Firefox for Windows and the hallmark feature is WebVR support that will enable desktop VR users to dive into web-based experiences with ease. WebVR is a standard that allows people utilizing supported browsers the ability to click a link that takes them directly into a VR experience. Show More Summary
A lot of research into fake news thus far has focused on the spread of content on social media platforms (namely Twitter) or has put people into research settings where they, for instance, read mock fake news articles. But what if you could actually look at how people interact with news as they do it,...
Mozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said Wednesday it was launching a drive against "fake news" as fact-checking software backed by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar got its first run-out in public.
Firefox 55 and the coming Firefox 56 and 57 releases mark an important point in the history of the browser. Mozilla plans to switch off the Firefox legacy add-on system in Firefox 57 for the bulk of the user base -- those on Stable and Beta versions -- and along with the change come changes […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Microsoft has joined Apple, Google, and Mozilla in disabling security certificates from Chinese company WoSign and its StartCom subsidiary.
You can now enjoy the internet in VR with Firefox. Mozilla today released Firefox 55.0, bringing a rather large list of new and changed features, including WebVR support. While the Android version of Chrome and the developer versionShow More Summary
Mozilla today announced the release of Firefox 55 for Windows with support for WebVR, faster startup, improved performance and more. With WebVR support, Virtual Reality (VR) is now possible in your browser with HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift. Show More Summary
Mozilla today launched Firefox 55 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes WebVR support for Windows users, a performance panel, faster startup when restoring multiple tabs, a quicker way to search across various search engines, and click-to-play Flash by default. Firefox 55 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com, […]
The following guide lists all options that you have to continue running so-called legacy add-ons when Firefox 57 is released in November. Mozilla plans to disable the legacy add-on system in Firefox 57 Stable. This means that any extension for Firefox that is not a WebExtension, the new format that Mozilla focuses on, will stop […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary