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Mozilla And Oath Headed To Court Over Firefox Default Search Engine Switch From Yahoo To Google

Mozilla decided to walk away from a contract with Yahoo and switch the Firefox default search engine to Google. The move triggered a lawsuit from Oath, which now includes Yahoo, with Mozilla firing back with a complaint of its own.

Business Tech December 6, 2017

Mozilla Officially Launches Firefox Quantum: Here Are The Most Important Changes

Watch out, Chrome: Mozilla has officially released Firefox Quantum, the next major update to its flagship browser. It’s faster, cleaner, simple to use, and might even give Chrome a run for its money.

Internet November 14, 2017

Mozilla Is Making A Comeback With Firefox Quantum, But Is It Any Better Than Chrome?

Mozilla is coming back with a bang. It has now released the beta version of Firefox Quantum, a major update that makes the web browser faster, prettier, and more competitive.

Apps/Software October 1, 2017

Firefox Brings Its Private Web Browser To Android Devices

Privacy advocates have a new option on Android devices. Mozilla has brought its Firefox Focus browser to Android devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2017

Firefox Says You Can Now Snooze Your Browser Tab Until Later

Firefox's SnoozeTabs can dismiss an article’s tab and set a time for when the user wants the tab to resurface. It is still an experimental feature and only available to the browser with Pilot Test add-on.

Internet February 23, 2017

Firefox: Mozilla Shuts Down Its Connected Devices Division, Shatters Push To Evolve Beyond The Browser

Mozilla has shut down its connected device division, affecting some 50 people working to bring Mozilla’s web technology beyond the browser. Mozilla said it’s working hard to give laid off employees new positions inside the company.

Internet February 3, 2017

Mozilla Rebrands Itself With A New Logo: No Dinosaurs Involved

Mozilla has announced a new logo as part of the company's rebranding, which aims to get the organization's purpose and products better understood by people. The design took insights from the public's feedback collected in the past several months.

Internet January 19, 2017

Opera Neon Brings Drastic Changes To The Windows And Mac Browsing Experience

Opera has released a concept browser called Neon, which is quite astonishing both in its presentation and its sheer ambition. It is already available for download so you can try out the new design.

Internet January 13, 2017

Mozilla Says Firefox Will Support Windows XP, Vista Until September 2017 At Least: Maybe You Should Upgrade Your OS By Then?

Mozilla's Firefox browser will release security updates for Windows XP and Windows Vista until September 2017. Users with computers still on these operating systems, however, are recommended to upgrade their machines.

Apps/Software December 25, 2016

Pirate Bay Blocked By Google Chrome And Firefox: Kickass Torrents Mirror, Extratorrent, Torrentz And Other Clones Accessible

The Pirate Bay has been blocked by popular browsers Google Chrome and Firefox, ostensibly for malicious third-party advertising on the site. Users may bypass the warning and still access the site or use others, including popular clones and mirrors of the Pirate Bay.

Internet October 8, 2016

Best Browser For Battery Life? Still Edge, Says Microsoft, Claiming Superiority Over Firefox, Chrome And Opera [Video]

Microsoft scored a new win in the browser wars, at least according to its own tests. The company claims that its Edge browser with Windows 10 Anniversary Update beats Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera by far.

Internet September 15, 2016

Mozilla Firefox 48 Brings Multi-Process Support: First Version To Rock Electrolysis

Mozilla finally announced Electrolysis, a multi-process feature for Firefox 48. Mozilla developers have been working on the feature for the web browser for about seven years.

Apps/Software August 3, 2016

Mozilla Firefox vs. Google Chrome vs. Microsoft Edge: Which Browser Is Best For Windows 10 Battery Life?

Microsoft found that its Edge browser was the most energy- and power-efficient in a series of tests on a Surface Book compared with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera.

Computers June 20, 2016

Mozilla Tests Firefox Containers For Separate Online Identities

Mozilla added an awesome new feature in its latest Firefox Nightly build. Called Firefox Containers, this feature finally allows users to segregate site data for 'Contextual Identities,' keeping multiple online personas separate.

Apps/Software June 18, 2016

Mozilla Wants Users To Test, Give Feedback On Revamped Firefox Features In Test Pilot

Mozlilla wants you to be a test pilot for its Firefox browser.

Internet May 11, 2016

The Pirate Bay Blocked On Chrome, Firefox And Safari: Google Says It's A 'Deceptive Site'

Torrent website The Pirate Bay is being blocked on Google's Chrome, Mozilla's Firefox and Apple's Safari browsers. Google claims that the website is a "deceptive site," so users should access it at their own risk.

Internet May 7, 2016

Firefox For Android Beta Version 47 Now Available: Here's A List Of Changes

Shipping with next-day service, Mozilla delivers the latest Firefox beta version for Android. The latest release version of the mobile browser was launched just a day earlier.

Apps/Software April 29, 2016

Download This Plugin To Change Facebook Reactions Emojis To Pokémon Characters And Donald Trump

Facebook users can use this browser extension to replace their animated emoji Reactions with Donald Trump's face or Pokémon characters.

Internet March 4, 2016

Mozilla Announces The End Of Firefox OS Smartphone Support

Mozilla revealed that the development of its Firefox OS on smartphone will end after its version 2.6 release, and will instead focus on the IoT space.

Apps/Software February 4, 2016

Mozilla Firefox 44 Now Comes With Intrusive Push Notifications That Appear Even When The Site Is Closed

Mozilla has launched the Firefox 44 update, and it came with push notifications for the desktop browser that pop up even when a site is closed.

Apps/Software January 27, 2016

Mozilla Firefox 43 For Windows Finally Goes 64-Bit, Crushes Various Vulnerabilities In The Process

Mozilla officially launched its new Firefox 43 browser, and the biggest highlight is 64-bit support for the Windows version. This will allow for larger apps, faster execution, and enhanced security.

Apps/Software December 16, 2015

Watch The Demise Of Internet Explorer And Firefox At The Hands Of Chrome

While Internet Explorer was once the undisputed king of the Internet, Chrome has since eaten the market alive. This is demonstrated in a new visualization made by YouTube user Viktor Bohush.

Internet December 11, 2015

Mozilla Launches Its Own Content Blocker On iOS

Focus by Firefox, kind of amusingly, doesn't work on the iOS version of Firefox.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 8, 2015

Mozilla Says It Doesn’t Need Google For Revenue Anymore

Mozilla is no longer relying to get revenue from Google. In 2014, the company has opened its doors to other search engine firms from different regions.

Internet November 27, 2015

Windows 10 Mobile's Edge Browser Tested Against Firefox And Chrome: How Did It Do?

The new Microsoft Edge browser on Windows 10 Mobile has been tested against rivals Chrome and Firefox. Experts suggest that Edge and Windows 10 Mobile may deliver a faster Internet surfing experience than Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer.

Apps/Software November 24, 2015

Yahoo Launches New Search Results Redesign Exclusively For Firefox

Yahoo search got an exclusive redesign for Firefox that puts images and photos front and center for a improved visual web experience.

Internet November 12, 2015

Firefox Is Now Available On All iOS Devices

The web browser touts features like smart and flexible searching and intuitive tab management for iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Apps/Software November 12, 2015

Ex-Opera CEO Talks Vivaldi, Your Google Chrome And Mozilla Firefox Alternative [Interview]

Vivaldi has attracted over two million downloads as the Web browser moves a step closer to a final release. 'Vivaldi is all about features - it has a lot of them,' says company CEO and former head of Opera Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.

Internet November 4, 2015

Mozilla Firefox 42 Rolls Out With Tracking Protection, Lets You Block Trackers In Private Browsing

A new Firefox update makes it one of the safest and anonymous-friendly software of its type. Tracking Protection is only one of the measures that Mozilla enforced, allowing Firefox 42 to offer its users the best Internet browsing experience.

Internet November 4, 2015

Mozilla To Fight Pestering Advertisers With Tracking Protection Option In New Firefox 42

The new browser, scheduled to arrive Nov. 3, will aim to stop invasive ads from following you from website to website.

Internet October 22, 2015

Chrome And Firefox Kick Out Kickass Torrents Due To ‘Harmful Programs’

Popular torrent downloading website Kickass Torrents has been blocked by Chrome and Firefox due to the presence of malware that automatically downloads into some users’ machines.

Internet October 10, 2015

Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox 41 For Web And Android: Here Are The New Features To Expect

Mozilla released Firefox 41 with a handful of useful features that will definitely improve user experience. These new features include the ability to quickly change search providers and the integration of Firefox Hello.

Apps/Software September 23, 2015

Mozilla Outs Firefox For iOS Preview, Says Final Version Will Launch Later This Year

Mozilla has been working hard on a mobile version of its web browser for iOS. On Thursday, the organization announced a major new development with the release of a preview version of Firefox for iOS.

Apps/Software September 5, 2015

Mozilla Bringing Chrome Extensions To Firefox: Here's The Good And The Bad

Mozilla has announced that Firefox will be adopting a new extension API, called the WebExtention API. This will make it much easier for developers to deploy their Chrome extensions to Firefox, only needing to change a few small lines of code.

Internet August 24, 2015

Mozilla Says Buh-Bye To Firefox Add-Ons In Favor Of Chrome Extensions: Why This Is A Good Move

The new WebExtensions API for Mozilla's Firefox will make it easier for developers to adjust add-ons for Chrome to work with Firefox. However, that comes at a price.

Apps/Software August 22, 2015

Mozilla Enhances Private Browsing Features In Firefox: What You Should Know

Mozilla wants to take Private Browsing beyond 'local.' Private Browsing's active protection is flanked by two other privacy and security improvements.

Internet August 16, 2015

Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox 40 With Windows 10 Support, Better Malware Protection, And More Features

Mozilla unveils an updated Firefox that comes with official support for Windows 10, beefed up security against malware, and gesture-based Android navigation features.

Apps/Software August 13, 2015

Nasty Firefox Security Flaw Can Steal Your Files: Here's How To Fix It

A Firefox user informed Mozilla about the security flaw on the Internet browser, which could search for sensitive files on a user's computer and then upload them.

Apps/Software August 8, 2015

Your Smartphone's Battery Life Is Newest Tool To Invade Your Privacy

Just when you thought battery life is the only thing that keeps you safe from snoops, researchers come out with a new study saying you’re wrong. People online can track your activities just by knowing how much battery life you have left.

Internet August 5, 2015

Microsoft Edge Is Default Browser Of Windows 10: Here's Why Mozilla CEO Doesn't Like It

Upon the upgrade to Windows 10, Internet Explorer successor Microsoft Edge automatically becomes the default browser for the user. According to Mozilla CEO Chris Beard, this is not a good thing for users.

Internet July 31, 2015

Mozilla Looks For Firefox User Feedback While Testing New 'Idea Town' Browser Features

Mozilla will allow Firefox users to test potential new features as part as a new program dubbed 'Idea Town.' Vertical tabs and tab snoozing are among the features being tested.

Internet July 28, 2015

Don't Ask Why: Firefox Now Blocks All Versions Of Flash By Default

Mozilla has blocked all versions of the Adobe Flash Player from its Firefox browser. When one attempts to update the Flash Player through the add-on menu on Firefox, the user is diverted to a notice page that says it has been 'blocked for your protection.'

Apps/Software July 14, 2015

Mozilla Needs Beta Testers For Firefox For iOS

Firefox is late to the party, but it's finally bringing its browser to iOS.

Apps/Software May 23, 2015

Firefox Users Will Now See 'Suggested' Tiles When They Open A New Tab

Firefox users will soon be greeted with Suggested Tiles, or pages that Firefox is recommending based on previous pages that the user has visited. The company has also announced that it will roll out a Firefox app for iOS.

Apps/Software May 22, 2015

Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox 38 Versions With And Without DRM Support

Mozilla has pushed out two versions of the Firefox 38 browser, with and without Digital Rights Management (DRM) support. Firefox 38 also brings support for improved UI for Android and Ruby annotation support.

Apps/Software May 14, 2015

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