Mozilla

  • Does Mozilla CEO's resignation expose Silicon Valley's intolerance? 05-04-2014 12:08 PM

    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...
  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns; opposition to gay marriage drew fire 04-04-2014 09:51 AM

    San Francisco: Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said on Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's web browser because of a donation Eich made to opponents of gay marriage. The software company came under fire for appointing Eich as CEO...
  • Online dating site OkCupid urges users to boycott Firefox, protests Mozilla's new CEO's anti-gay marriage views 01-04-2014 03:41 PM

    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...
  • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox face threat of mischievous attacks 16-02-2014 11:30 AM

    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 virus-based activities, Internet users have been asked to upgrade...
  • Mozilla to start selling ads on Firefox browser 13-02-2014 08:38 AM

    San Francisco: Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox Internet browser, will start selling ads as it tries to grab a larger slice of the fast-expanding 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...
  • LG Fireweb: LG launches its first Firefox OS-based smartphone 23-10-2013 04:02 PM

    New Delhi: We have already seen the Firefox OS-based phones from Alcatel and ZTE, and now LG has come up with a Firefox OS-powered handset named "LG Fireweb". The LG Fireweb has a 4-inch HVGA TFT touchscreen, and is powered by a 3G Qualcomm processor clocked at 1GHz and 2...
  • Internet sites join July 4 protest against US govt's surveillance 05-07-2013 11:15 AM

    Washington: The online community rallied on Thursday in support of live protests against the US government's surveillance of internet activity, a practice recently exposed by a former contractor for the National Security Agency. Websites such as Reddit and Mozilla supported a campaign in cities across the United States to "Restore...
  • Firefox 22 launched, supports video and voice calls, P2P file sharing 27-06-2013 04:45 PM

    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 file-sharing in the browser itself....
  • Hon Hai working on new devices, applications for Mozilla's Firefox OS 04-06-2013 03:26 PM

    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...
  • A redesigned Firefox is coming soon 02-06-2013 05:37 PM

    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 28-05-2013 03:42 PM

    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 Taipei-based Mozilla spokeswoman declined to provide...
  • Foxconn, Mozilla to jointly unveil new Firefox OS devices on June 3 28-05-2013 09:59 AM

    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...
  • Malware targets Facebook users on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox 13-05-2013 12:13 PM

    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 malware-ridden browser extensions attempting to hijack Facebook profiles. This threat, which they...
  • How to get built-in Facebook on your Firefox Web browser 27-11-2012 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: A week ago Mozilla introduced its new social API and also announced its first social integration with Facebook Messenger for Firefox. With the Facebook Messenger for Firefox users no longer need to keep Facebook open in a tab to be notified of new updates. Facebook Messenger for Firefox...
  • Google Chrome overtakes Firefox in UK 02-08-2011 07:30 AM

    London: Google's Chrome overtook Mozilla Firefox in July to become Britain's second-most popular Web browser after Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Web analytics firm StatCounter said on Monday. Chrome, launched in December 2008, took 22.1 per cent of the UK market, up from 12 per cent a year earlier. Internet Explorer's share...
  • Google Chrome tops 20 per cent market share 02-07-2011 08:58 AM

    Seattle: Google Inc's Chrome Web browser has grabbed more than 20 perc ent of global market share, while Microsoft Corp's long-time leader Internet Explorer has slipped below 50 per cent, according to Internet statistics firm StatCounter. A seven-fold increase in usage in the last 12 months is a boost for...
  • Firefox gets a 'rapid release', moves to 5.0 22-06-2011 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: Within three months of the previous version of Firefox, Mozilla Labs has released a new version 5.0 of the web browser. In its efforts to move ahead in the battle of the browsers, Mozilla had shifted to a "a rapid release development cycle" to ensure new features, enhancements,...
  • Mozilla resists request to remove Firefox add-on 07-05-2011 07:24 AM

    Washington: Mozilla, the non-profit developer of the Firefox Web browser, is holding off on complying with a government request to remove a software tool meant to circumvent official efforts at curbing Internet piracy. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, part of the US Department of Homeland Security, has been seizing the...
  • Firefox, Chrome adding 'Do Not Track' tools 25-01-2011 06:32 AM

    New York: The Firefox and Google Chrome browsers are getting tools to help users block advertisers from collecting information about them. Alex Fowler, a technology and privacy officer for Firefox maker Mozilla, said the "Do Not Track" tool will be the first in a series of steps designed to guard...
  • 'Super-duper fast' Firefox on its way 11-05-2010 04:04 PM

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