While Google Chrome and other modern web-browsers -- even modern versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer -- support separate processes between the user-interface and other rendering tasks, notably missing from the threading party has been Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla developers, however, have been working towards a multi-process Firefox.
A Rust language front-end is under development for the GNU Compiler Collection. Rust is Mozilla's programming language under development that's similar to C/++ and aims to be a safe, concurrent practical language.
For those ardent Firefox users, Mozilla has pushed the Australis user-interface changes into the latest Firefox web-browser builds.
One month after the release of Firefox 24, Mozilla Firefox 25 is now available via FTP servers globally and will be officially announced on Tuesday. There are a few small but notable changes for the Firefox 25 web-browser update.
Mozilla released Firefox OS 1.1 today with better performance, new features, and what the firm says is hundreds of improvements.
Mozilla has pushed their open-source "Shumway" Flash/SWF player into the latest Firefox nightly builds.
The Mozilla developers driving the Rust Programming Language have released version 0.8 of their language and compiler. Rust 0.8 has more than 2,200 changes with many bug-fixes and a few language-related changes.
Besides Firefox 24 being shipped, Mozilla is also ready to ship Thunderbird 24, a major update at long last to their open-source e-mail client.
Firefox 24.0 is now available today with a variety of modest changes for the Linux / OS X / Windows version while Firefox for Android has some of the more interesting features this round.
While Canonical engineers keep raising discussions about swapping Mozilla Firefox for Google's Chromium as the default web-browser for Ubuntu Linux, the 13.10 release will continue using Firefox by default.
Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 23.0 today with several new features to the popular open-source cross-platform web-browser.
A Mozilla engineer has been developing transparent decompression support for the EXT4 file-system to benefit Firefox on Android, among other use-cases.
Version 0.7 of Mozilla's Rust programming language is now available.
After a few months with developer preview phones and then getting 18 carriers interested in the fledging mobile platform, the first Mozilla Firefox OS phones are ready to ship to consumers.
Mozilla has put Firefox 23 now in their beta channel for those wanting to test this next feature update to the open-source web-browser.
New builds of Mozilla Firefox for Linux now support H.264 video content in conjunction with GStreamer.
Mozilla developers have now uploaded Firefox 22 to the web.
Intel has managed to dramatically speed-up Network Security Services (NSS) for the new Haswell (and forthcoming Broadwell) processors that boast AVX2 instruction set support.
Rust, the general purpose programming language developed by Mozilla for being a safe, concurrent, and practical language, can even be used to write a system kernel.
Just days after the Mozilla Firefox 21 release, the first beta of the next Firefox 22 release is now available.
A research project between Mozilla and Samsung engineers has led to the development of Servo, a new web-browser engine designed around modern hardware and today's web-browsing needs.
Mozilla has announced Firefox 20 with several prominent new features to the open-source web-browser.
Ahead of Mobile World Congress getting underway tomorrow in Barcelona, Mozilla has announced that they've got 18 mobile carriers so far backing their Firefox OS project.
Just after releasing Firefox 19, Mozilla developers have enabled WebRTC support by default within this leading open-source web-browser.
Mozilla is releasing today version 19 of the Firefox web-browser. Firefox 19.0 is another exciting release on the feature front.
Mozilla has announced that Firefox OS, their mobile operating system built around the web with HTML5 applications, have announced developer phones. These developer phones are hardware intended to be used when developing for Mozilla's mobile web operating system.
For those not busy playing around with the Snowshoe web-browser, the beta of Mozilla Firefox 19.0 has been released and is ready for testing.
The World Wide Web Consortium announced today that the definition is now complete for HTML5 and Canvas 2D specifications. While feature-complete, HTML5 and Canvas 2D aren't yet approved W3C standards. The W3C also announced today the first drafts of HTML 5.1 and Canvas 2D Level 2.
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