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  • WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, could change the way we communicate 1 week ago

    Singapore: WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, looks set to change the way we communicate and collaborate, up-ending telecoms firms, online chat services like Skype and WhatsApp and remote conferencing on WebEx. Web Real-Time Communication is a proposed Internet standard that would make audio and video as seamless as browsing text and...
  • Yahoo to replace Google as Firefox's default search engine November 20, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the US, signalling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market. The five-year alliance announced Wednesday will end a decade-old partnership in the US...
  • Zen Mobile to launch Firefox phone this month October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The fourth Firefox phone will enter the Indian market this month. Mozilla, the organisation behind the Firefox OS and Firefox Web browser, announced that Zen Mobile will launch its Firefox OS-based smartphone in the ultra-low cost category in India this October. The Spice Fire One Mi-FX 1 was the...
  • Fire C: Alactel OneTouch launches Firefox smartphone at Rs 1,990 in India October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Handset maker Alcatel OneTouch has partnered Mozilla to launch a new smartphone, priced at Rs 1,990. Alcatel Onetouch's claims the entry-level smartphone - Fire C 2G - is the most affordable device in the category in India. The phone will be available exclusively through eCommerce major Flipkart. "We see a...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice's first Firefox smartphone launched in India at Rs 2,299 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has launched its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1, in India. Priced at Rs 2,299, the new Spice device aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. Spice's dualSIM 2G handset features a 3.5inch touchscreen, 1...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice's first Firefox smartphone coming to India today at Rs 2,299 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice is all set to launch its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1, in India on Friday. Priced at Rs 2,299, the new Spice device aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. Spice's dualSIM 2G handset...
  • Intex Cloud FX: Intex's first Firefox smartphone launched in India at Rs 1,999 August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Intex has launched its first Firefox smartphone in India at Rs 1,999. Named the Cloud FX, the phone is exclusively available on ecommerce site Snapdeal.com. The Intex Cloud FX runs Firefox OS and has a 3.5inch display (480x320 pixels), 128 MB RAM, and 1GHz processor. The phone, which...
  • Intex's first Firefox smartphone coming today; to be priced under Rs 2,000 August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: While Spice has already announced its Firefox smartphone, it's time for Intex to lift the veil of its first Firefox device. With the aim to take on Spice, the company will announce the launch of its Firefox phone in India on August 25. Intex claims that the phone...
  • Intex to launch subRs 2000 Firefox smartphone on August 25 August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: While Spice has already announced its Firefox smartphone, it's time for Intex to lift the veil of its first Firefox device. With the aim to take on Spice in the Firefox smartphone market, the company will announce the launch of its Firefox phone in India on August 25....
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice launches its first Firefox smartphone at Rs 2,299; to be available from August 29 August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has launched its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1. Priced at Rs 2,299, the Spice device to be launched on August 29 aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. ...
  • Spice to soon launch Firefox, Android One phones in India; Firefox phones to cost Rs 1,500, Android One phones Rs 6,000 July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Spice today said it will bring the muchawaited Rs 1,500Firefox and Rs 6,000Android One smartphones to India before Diwali. Earlier this year, Mozilla (developer of Firefox web browser) had tied up with Indian firms Intex and Spice to bring smartphones priced at USD...
  • Mozilla to soon launch Rs 1,500 Firefox smartphones in India June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox web browser, has tied up with handset makers Intex and Spice to bring smartphones priced at $25 (Rs 1,500) to India in the next few months, a move that may redefine the "ultraaffordable" mobile phone market in the country. Mozilla showcased a smartphone...
  • Mozilla rolls out major Firefox update; focuses on customisation April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Mozilla has introduced the latest version of its Firefox browser, and it is considered to be a major update from the company in a long time. The new Firefox browser is customisable and has a new design. Firefox's new design is said to be making it easier for users...
  • Does Mozilla CEO's resignation expose Silicon Valley's intolerance? April 5, 2014

    San Francisco: Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim of intolerance when he resigned under pressure this week amid outrage over his opposition to same-sex marriage. Some, especially a dating website that had urged its...
  • Online dating site OkCupid urges users to boycott Firefox, protests Mozilla's new CEO's anti-gay marriage views April 1, 2014

    San Francisco: OkCupid.com, the popular online dating site, called for a boycott of Mozilla Firefox to protest the world's No. 2 Web browser naming a gay marriage opponent as chief executive. OkCupid visitors who accessed the website through Firefox on Monday were told in a message to use other browsers such...
  • Review: Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, Ubuntu for phones February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: When it comes to smartphones, consumers have an array of choices from Apple to... well, Android. The impression you get stepping into most phone carriers' showrooms is that the programmers behind Apple's iOS and Google's Android are driving most of the innovation in smartphones. You'll find few phones on display...
  • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox face threat of mischievous attacks February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Multiple vulnerabilities have been detected in popular web browsers Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and cyber security sleuths have advised Internet users in the Indian cyberspace to guard against arbitrary activities on their systems. In view of these suspicious virusbased activities, Internet users have been asked to upgrade...
  • Mozilla to start selling ads on Firefox browser February 13, 2014

    San Francisco: Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox Internet browser, will start selling ads as it tries to grab a larger slice of the fastexpanding online advertising market. The company said in a blog posting on Tuesday that it has reached out to potential corporate sponsors about its fledgling "Directory Tiles"...
  • WebOS vs Firefox OS vs Roku: New software battle coming to smart TVs January 9, 2014

    New York: More choice and confusion is coming to the next generation of TVs. At least three new software systems were announced Monday for Internetconnected television sets, which let viewers watch Internet video and interact with friends online on the big screen. The new smart TV operating systems...
  • LG Fireweb: LG launches its first Firefox OSbased smartphone October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: We have already seen the Firefox OSbased phones from Alcatel and ZTE, and now LG has come up with a Firefox OSpowered handset named "LG Fireweb". The LG Fireweb has a 4inch HVGA TFT touchscreen, and is powered by a 3G Qualcomm processor clocked at 1GHz and 2...
  • First Firefox OSbased smartphone to be launched on Tuesday for $99 July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Mozilla announced that the regional launches of the first Firefox OS smartphones will begin soon. Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica will release the first Firefox OS devices the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open. In a tweet, Telefonica has announced that the ZTE Open, one of...
  • Firefox 22 launched, supports video and voice calls, P2P file sharing June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Mozilla has updated Firefox to version 22, which brings a host of changes that will surely make using the browser a very interesting experience. The stable version of Firefox 22 hit the web earlier this week, and supports voice calling, video chat and P2P filesharing in the browser itself....
  • Hon Hai working on new devices, applications for Mozilla's Firefox OS June 4, 2013

    Taipei: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd aims to extend its business to provide devices and applications that build on Mozilla's Firefox operating system in a bid to diversify away from the company's core contract manufacturing business that yields low margins. The world's largest contract electronics manufacturer said on Monday it...
  • A redesigned Firefox is coming soon June 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Are browsers really just used to surf the net anymore? They're used now to access web apps, have deep social network integration and more. So, while the browser's functionalities have changed, how can the design remain stagnant? Mozilla is first in line to embrace change. "Maybe we shouldn't even...
  • Hon Hai, Mozilla to launch mobile device running on Firefox OS May 28, 2013

    Taipei: Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will team up with Mozilla and launch a mobile device that runs on the US company's Firefox operating system, a Mozilla spokeswoman said, as Hon Hai looks to diversify its client base away from Apple. The Taipeibased Mozilla spokeswoman declined to provide details...
  • Foxconn, Mozilla to jointly unveil new Firefox OS devices on June 3 May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Mozilla, which recently debuted with its nascent Firefox OS, is now all set to join hands with Foxconn, which builds devices for a spate of tech giants including Apple and Sony. Reports have surfaced claiming that Mozilla and Foxconn Technology Group will be hosting a joint press event in...
  • Malware targets Facebook users on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox May 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Facebook users, especially those accessing the service on Chrome and Firefox browsers, here's something that you ought to take note of. On its Technet blog, Microsoft has revealed that it has received reports about a wave of malwareridden browser extensions attempting to hijack Facebook profiles. This threat, which they...