Mozilla, which makes the Firefox browser and operating system, has pulled back the curtain on its own finances. The latest disclosures include intriguing details about pay, grants and Internet royalties.
Work on Firefox's Tracking Protection feature continues as Mozilla plans to give users more control over the feature by adding tracking groups to the system that users can allow or disallow individually. Tracking Protection is a new privacy feature of Firefox that Mozilla launched in Firefox 42 stable. Show More Summary
While Mozilla is still in the process of setting up add-on signing for its Firefox web browser, Google uses the system already for apps and extensions for its Chrome web browser. Mozilla's add-on signing efforts have been criticized as ineffective recently, and the same can be said for the automated scans that Google runs to […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Switching an application from single to multi-process is no small undertaking, especially with a project the size of Firefox. Despite Mozilla’s best intentions to get “Electrolysis”, the codename for its project to make its browser multi-process, into 43, the implementation has been pushed back to 2016 for version 46 at the earliest. More »
Firefox Electrolysis, a new multi-process architecture of the browser also known as e10s, won't see a release in stable Firefox this year. Mozilla announced back in early 2013 that it was considering reviving the multi-process architecture project for Firefox, and began work in earnest in late 2013. Show More Summary
Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the popular open-source Firefox browser, said that it no longer relies on Google for its revenue and expects to earn even more through its new search deals, reports CNet. For many years, Mozilla...Show More Summary
The Mozilla Foundation has publicly boasted that itR […]
When Mozilla announced a year ago that it would not renew the search deal it had with Google in favor of regional deals that would give the organization more flexibility and independence, a turning point was reached. Instead of being dependent on a single source of income, Mozilla suddenly was less dependent than before. Show More Summary
The non-profit is set for a solid 2015 thanks to new search engine deals.
Mozilla announced back in the beginning of 2015 that it would require Firefox add-ons to be signed before they could be installed in release and beta versions of the web browser. The idea behind the move was to make the Firefox add-on landscape a safer place for users by protecting them from invasive or outright […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
The organization once banked on the millions Google paid for search traffic from the Firefox browser. Now it relies on Yahoo, Baidu and others, and it expects revenue to increase.
Mozilla launches a stable version of Firefox 64-bit for the Microsoft Windows operating system this month in silent fashion. While it is available for download, it is not yet listed on the organization's official download site. Firefox users can download the 64-bit version from Mozilla's Download Archive though. Show More Summary
Mozilla removed the native option to change the address that is opened when Firefox users open a new tab page in the browser in Firefox 41. It enabled you to change the address, for instance to a blank page or an Internet site that you visit frequently directly from within the web browser. Show More Summary
In a much-anticipated, highly-awaited announcement from Mozilla recently, the browser maker declared the Firefox Web browser is finally available on iOS worldwide. Why it took so long, we are not sure, especially since it has been available on Android for quite some time. Show More Summary
Tab Groups is a brand new add-on for the Firefox web browser that aims to provide Firefox Panorama / Tab Groups users with a replacement for the native implementation that Mozilla plans to remove in a future version of Firefox (likely Firefox 45). Show More Summary
Sometimes developers include many features in an app with the best intentions. After all having many features can only be a good thing as it expands how useful the app is, and how it could potentially appeal to a wider audience. However...Show More Summary
As part of Mozilla’s “Go Faster” initiative for Firefox, the company is removing features that aren’t used by many and require a lot of technical effort to continually improve. We’ve learned that the first two features to get the axe are tab groups and complete themes. As the name of the feature implies, tab groups […]
There are plenty of decent cheap Android smartphones that cost about $100 and have specifications that are good enough for casual use, aside from texting and making calls. Mozilla is trying to make Firefox OS popular in the market by introducing handsets that cost as low as $25 but Walmart’s latest option for the budget conscious beats even that. Show More Summary
The Web browser allows users to sync their Firefox account to access their browsing history, tabs, passwords and more.