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Mozilla plans to make Firefox 57 a milestone release by introducing major changes to the web browser when the version is released. We talked about those in the past already; most notable probably is the focus on WebExtensions in Firefox 57. Show More Summary
I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. Wake’s Tech2Empower program organizes delegations of volunteer Technology Advisors, women who work for Silicon Valley companies like Google, Salesforce, Mozilla, YouTube,...Show More Summary
Wikileaks says its trying to help. The group tweeted on Tuesday that it had reached out to Microsoft, Google, Apple, Mozilla and "MicroTik" (we're assuming they meant MikroTik) to talk with those companies about protecting customers...Show More Summary
You're not alone if you're unsure about how to protect yourself online, new research from Mozilla shows.
Despite the changes to the Donald Trump administration's travel ban, many in the business community -- including technology companies like Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and Mozilla -- remain stridently opposed to the policy.
Mozilla plans to make a change to Geolocation in Firefox 55 that would block requests automatically if they come from non-secure origins. Geolocation, broken down to its core, refers to technologies that allow sites and applications to determine a user's position in the world. Show More Summary
The browser is the gateway to the World Wide Web. But the way we use a browser hasn’t changed much since Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome started battling with Internet Explorer and Safari. What’s the future of browsers? How will we access the internet a few years down the line? Here’s a sneak peek. Show More Summary
Summary: Hacking is a lead concern for web users, but it is closely followed by advertiser tracking, an issue the marketing industry may have to address if it wants to continue to deliver ads to these individuals. Internet company Mozilla has polled 30,000 of its users across France, Australia, Germany, Canada...
The developer of the Firefox-based Waterfox web browser revealed today on Reddit how he plans to to deal with the changes Mozilla makes to Firefox. When Mozilla announced the deprecation of the legacy Firefox add-on system, and the focus on WebExtensions, it was clear that any browser based on Firefox needed to come up with […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
A recent post by Moonchild, lead developer of PaleMoon and FossaMail, indicates that he is looking for a new maintainer for FossaMail. FossaMail is an open source messaging program (email, chat and news) that is based on Mozilla's Thunderbird email client. Show More Summary
Mozilla has had a tough run of late, but the company has been working hard on Firefox, even at the risk of alienating developers. For users however, things might be looking up. The browser is no longer the RAM devourer it once was -- in fact, Google Chrome might hold that crown now. More »
Mozilla Firefox with its multi-process architecture enabled is still the web browser with the best memory performance according to Mozilla. Our own memory benchmarks saw Firefox lead the pack in 2012 and 2014 when we compared the browser's memory usage against Chrome, Opera and Internet Explorer on Windows. Show More Summary
Pocket, the smart bookmarking and content discovery service that was recently acquired by Mozilla, just launched an iMessage app that is pretty nifty for those who use both services regularly. I’ve been pretty frustrated with the lack of genuinely useful iMessage apps since its launch last September, but in Pocket I might have found something of use. Show More Summary
SeaMonkey and Thunderbird developers may join forces to ensure continued development after Mozilla cuts the ties to the projects (Firefox Exit, FirExit) Mozilla announced back in December 2015 that it wants to cut the tie to Thunderbird completely. Show More Summary
So, by now you have probably heard that a major change is coming this year to the Firefox add-on ecosystem. In a nutshell, Mozilla will scrap all legacy add-ons and move the add-on system exclusively to WebExtensions. The net effect is that legacy add-ons won't work anymore when the change comes -- it is planed […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
The Classic Theme Restorer add-on for Firefox will stop working when Mozilla releases Firefox 57.0 Stable, and Firefox 59.0 ESR. Classic Theme Restorer was developed as a direct response to Mozilla refreshing Firefox with the Australis theme release in Firefox 29. Show More Summary
Modern 3D video games require a ton of processing power to look good and respond to player input quickly. That's why most of the web-based games you see today are at best stripped down versions of their PC or console counterparts. The team behind the Firefox web browser would like to see that change, however. Show More Summary
Mozilla today launched Firefox 52 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. The new version includes support for WebAssembly, a warning for non-secure HTTP pages with logins, and the removal of NPAPI plugin support. Firefox 52 for the desktop is available for download now on Firefox.com, and all existing users should be able to upgrade to […]