Chris Beard, who served as Mozilla's interim CEO since April when Brendan Eich resigned from his short-lived position, has been named the permanent CEO of Mozilla Corp.
The Firefox 31 web-browser is out this morning with new features.
Rust, the programming language born at Mozilla for developing a "safe, concurrent, practical language" continues to evolve and experience greater adoption. Rust certainly seems to have a good future ahead of it as shared by the latest status update on the project, but a few more release cycles are needed at least before the Rust developers look toward version 1.0.
Mozilla released version 2.0 today of Mozjpeg, its JPEG encoding library based on libjpeg-turbo.
For KDE desktop users unhappy with the level of integration with Mozilla's Firefox web browser, the situation might finally be changing.
While GTK3 isn't yet used by default with Mozilla's Firefox web-browser, the port to the newer version of the GNOME tool-kit is making progress. As a great sign, Firefox is starting to run on Wayland with the Weston compositor!
While it will still be a while before consumers are able to see 64-bit ARM hardware on their desk, Mozilla's Firefox web-browser on AArch64 (64-bit ARM) is working.
The Firefox 30 release announcement is imminent with the source and binaries for the upcoming browser update now being available.
Mozilla announced this morning that pre-orders are now being accepted for Flame, the new Firefox OS reference design for developers. In cooperation with T2Mobile, the Flame is designed to be the reference device for Firefox OS development.
For those upset with Mozilla's recent decision to add EME / HTML5 video DRM support to Firefox, the "Pale Moon" fork of Firefox may be of interest.
Due to other web browsers moving ahead with supporting W3C's EME specification, Mozilla too will begin supporting this specification for handling encrypted media (Digital Rights Management) within the web browser.
A few months ago Mozilla originally shared plans to begin selectively putting ads within the "New Tab" page of Firefox. Well, after a lot of user feedback, they have decided against doing so.
Following the Firefox 29.0 release, Firefox 30.0 is now in Mozilla's beta channel. One of the changes for Linux users with this next major web-browser update is finally support for the GStreamer 1.0 API.
While we're still waiting on the official release announcement, Mozilla Firefox 29.0 is now available for download.
The latest Mozilla Firefox nightly builds have begun enabling the generational garbage collector to better compete with Google's Chrome on performance grounds.
Mozilla developers working on the Firefox web-browser have introduced a new debugger they developed when working on the browser itself.
Mozilla has put out the first beta of Firefox 29.0 and with it comes some exciting features.
Unity has partnered with Mozilla for bringing their popular Unity Game Engine to web browsers via WebGL and ASM.js.
Mozilla Firefox 28.0 is being prepped for release right now and it comes with some exciting updates for users of this open-source, cross-platform browser.
Unreal Engine 4 will be capable of running within web-browsers using WebGL and it's already been demoed running within Mozilla Firefox. Firefox running UE4 is at "near-native speeds" to the desktop version.
Mozilla has introduced a new open-source JPEG encoding library that it claims can measurably reduce the file-size of encoded images.
It's been a while since hearing anything about Mozilla's Servo Engine that's an experimental browser layout engine that could one day replace the Gecko Engine within Firefox, but there's new development activity going forward and a new update to share today.
While many are upset right now over Mozilla's new advertising agenda, they are still investing on technical improvements to Firefox, including when it comes to 2D acceleration.
Mozilla will begin pushing sponsored ads/sites into the directory tiles when entering the new tabs page where traditionally it has showed the most frequently visited sites.
After yesterday's article about the new Firefox UI landing in the Aurora channel, here's some screenshots showing what the new Firefox marked at 29.0a2 looks like on Ubuntu Linux.
Firefox Aurora for the 29.0 Alpha 2 version of Firefox is the new improvements to the Firefox user-interface plus many other changes.
Mozilla will be officially announcing the Firefox 27 web-browser update today. With Firefox 27 comes a number of new features.
It's taking a long time of the GTK3 port of Mozilla Firefox to be completed, but it's now been made a bit easier for those wanting to test out GTK3 Firefox on Fedora Linux.
Mozilla developers working on the interesting Rust programming language have updated it to version 0.9 on Thursday as they continue adding new features and functionality to this language that one day could be powering Firefox and other applications.
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