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Mozilla lists potentially unsecure gadgets in time for holidays

Nov 19, 2018 - 2:30 PM

From consoles to Star Wars toys, Mozilla reviews the security level of 70 devices people might be thinking of giving as a holiday gift

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Mozilla chief regrets internet's addictive quality

Nov 09, 2018 - 7:49 AM

'It's disappointing, the practice of 'Come to my site, keep you there, keep clicking, keep spreading this information as fast as possible,' she says

BAKER. Mozilla's executive chairperson Mitchell Baker speaks on the center stage of the 2018 edition of the annual Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon on November 6, 2018. Photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP

Have I Been Pwned service gets baked into Firefox, 1Password

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:14 PM

The team-ups between Have I Been Pwned and Firefox and 1Password aim to expand the reach of the service, which is changing mindsets regarding password management and security

Firefox to soon alert users when visiting hacked sites

Nov 24, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Mozilla and Troy Hunt of the Have I Been Pwned breach notification service are working on an add-on that warns users visiting websites that figured in a data breach or hack

Mozilla releases new browser, Firefox Quantum

Nov 15, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Firefox Quantum reportedly boasts much faster loading times than Google Chrome and Firefox from 6 months ago

FIREFOX QUANTUM. Firefox's latest version is available to download. Screen shot from YouTube.

Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news

Aug 09, 2017 - 11:08 PM

The US based open source group says it is investing in people programs and projects in a new initiative to actively disrupt misinformation online

Mozilla acquires company behind Pocket reading app

Feb 28, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Mozilla acquires Read It Later Incorporated for an undisclosed amount While Pocket will continue independently its core team will also help with Mozilla s Context Graph initiative

POCKET AND MOZILLA. Mozilla acquires Read It Later and the Pocket app team. Image from Mozilla.

Mozilla to kill Firefox smartphone operating system

Feb 04, 2016 - 11:57 PM

Mozilla developer George Roter says the company sets its plan to end of life support for smartphones after the Firefox OS 2 6 release

FIREFOX OS. The operating system fails to gain traction in mobile devices. Screen shot from Mozilla.

Firefox 42 launches with tracking protection privacy features

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Users of Private Browsing with Tracking Protection on Firefox will be able to determine how much or how little information they share about themselves with third parties that aren t part of the site a user is visiting

Facebook security chief wants Flash to die out

Jul 14, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Alex Stamos calls for an end of life date for Flash so that the ecosystem of computing can move beyond reliance on Adobe Flash

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Mozilla Firefox switches search engines and signs a 5 year deal with Yahoo for it to become Firefox s default search engine in the US

SEARCH ENGINE. Mozilla switches search engines for its Firefox browser in the US. Image from Mozilla.

OKCupid asks Firefox users to switch browsers due to CEO

Apr 02, 2014 - 10:36 PM

OKCupid calls on its users to ditch Firefox following its current CEO s donation in support of an anti gay marriage law in 2008

GAY RIGHTS. OKCupid calls on Firefox users to switch browsers due to a CEO's seeming support for banning gay marriage.

Tech groups pitch in for Haiyan support

Nov 16, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tiny changes to code or big announcements online can help in bringing the need for Philippine aid after Haiyan to a wider audience

HELPING FROM AFAR. You don't have to get off your seat to make a difference.

Tech giants align, call for transparency

Jul 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM

At least 63 companies advocates and trade groups have joined forces to ask the US government for greater transparency with national security issues

BETTER TRANSPARENCY. More than 60 companies and organizations have banded together to demand greater transparency in US government surveillance.

BitTorrent Surf Beta on Chrome, Firefox

Apr 17, 2013 - 4:55 PM

BitTorrent Surf for Chrome and Firefox browsers is released to the public

Mozilla to tweak Firefox plugin permissions for added security

Jan 31, 2013 - 5:17 PM

Mozilla will tweak its Click to Play system to make Firefox browsing a safer more stable experience

FIREFOX TWEAKED. Changes to firefox hope to increase browser security. Screen shot from Mozilla.

Remix videos on the web

Nov 13, 2012 - 8:30 AM

Making mash ups and annotating web videos can now be done using Mozilla s new site

MASHUP GOODNESS. Edit, add to and combine web videos with the help of Mozilla's new service. Screen shot from