Mozilla changed the way the Firefox browser handles single word queries that are typed in the browser's address bar recently. Firefox attempted to load a local host when you entered something like 867-5309 in the address bar of the browser previously. Show More Summary
Last week we learned that Mozilla had made a pact with Yahoo to switch Firefox’s the default search engine in to a yet-to-be launched new version of Yahoo’s Bing-powered search experience. At that time, we already noted how easy it is...Show More Summary
Mozilla Corp. had already kicked its longtime search partner Google to the curb last week, begging the question, will Google suffer another major rebuff in 2015? The next break up could be from Apple Inc., a partner reportedly collecting a staggering $1 billion … Continue reading ?
As covered here a few days ago, there is momentous news on the Mozilla front, as the company has moved away from its longstanding deal with Google, which has historically subsidized more than 90 percent of Mozilla's revenues, to the tune of more than $300 million per year at times. Show More Summary
Last week Mozilla announced that its Firefox browser would be dropping Google as the default search engine in favor of Yahoo. While it’s a good move for Yahoo, it won’t gain the company the exposure that comes with being the default search engine on something more widely used, such as Apple’s Safari browser on iOS devices. […]
Mozilla isn't just rethinking its choice of default search engines in Firefox; it's overhauling the search bar itself. An upcoming version of the web browser will let you search a specific site with one click. If you want to find an ancient Twitter u...
The company will give Firefox users the flexibility to choose their own search engines and sites.
Mozilla today unveiled some of the new search features coming to Firefox. The news comes less than a week after the company struck a deal with Yahoo to replace Google as the default search engine in its browser for U.S. users. When typing a search term into the Firefox search box, you will now get […]
Mozilla recently announced that it was partnering with Yahoo to provide the default search engine in Firefox going forward. Today, the company has detailed what the future of search in Firefox looks like on its blog. Firefox’s search will feature an improved search suggestion design and buttons for alternative search engines at the bottom. Show More Summary
Mozilla is making the switch to Yahoo search from Google for its default option in the US, and Apple's browser deal will soon be up for renewal, too. The Information reports that Mayer & Co. are in play there as well, and of course, Microsoft is pitc...
Last week, Yahoo and Mozilla announced a new partnership that would place Yahoo's search engine as the default in Mozilla's Firefox browser instead of Google's. Now, there's a chance Apple could make a similar move in 2015. Apple's contract...Show More Summary
The Mozilla Foundation released its annual financial report for 2013 last Friday, and it wasn’t exactly good news. With revenues increasing by just one percent from the year before, and it’s main benefactor Google Inc. about to wave goodbye, it … Continue reading ?
Firefox users have several options when it comes to running searches. They can type a query in the browser's address bar, use the default search field, a search engine on a new tab page or open a search engine directly in the browser to use it. Show More Summary
Mozilla's financial report for 2013 shows a company that was able to grow quickly thanks to a three-year royalty deal with Google. But as that deal ends and Yahoo moves in as the new partner, can Mozilla find a way to grow?
As I noted here yesterday, Mozilla is going through a huge sea change. It has historically gotten more than 90 percent of its revenues from Google, to the tune of $300 million recently, in exchange for search placement in the Firefox browser. That has completely changed, and now Mozilla has struck a similar five-year deal with Yahoo. Show More Summary
Mozilla has released its annual financial report for 2013, and the numbers offer a hint as to why the organization signed a five-year deal with Yahoo, announced by the duo on November 19. Revenue increased just 1 percent, and the organization’s reliance on Google stayed flat at 90 percent. For context, every time you input […]
Mozilla launched a Developer Edition of Firefox recently. The main idea was to create a version of Firefox that is optimized for web development tasks. It is separate from other versions of Firefox and Mozilla switched the theme of that version to reflect that. Show More Summary
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is all set to replace Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as default search engine on Mozilla Foundations Firefox web browser. Before the introduction of Chrome browser by Google, Firefox was the most widely used browser for various reasons. Introduction of Chrome has widened the crack between Mozilla Foundations and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), which gave […]