A woman’s hotel room was burglarized due to a known vulnerability in hotel key card readers from Onity. The robbery occurred at a Hyatt in Houston, Texas.
Firefox users can now respond in record time to pressing pings from Facebook friends thanks to a collaboration between Mozilla and the social network.
Firefox is getting a new social sidebar, and the first service to use it will be Facebook Messenger.
Just a day after releasing the newest version of Firefox, version 16, Mozilla has pulled the updated browser over security concerns and advised those who already upgraded to roll back to version 15.
Editor’s Pick While the native-versus-mobile-web debate has become stale — “boring” in JacaScript creator Brendan Eich’s words — the technologies interweaving our devices and our data are evolving at ever more rapid rates. Firefox OS, which Eich has been working on at Mozilla, is showing off some of that evolution today.
Firefox 15, the latest browser from Mozilla, is available now and comes with many new features including “silent” updating just like Google Chrome.
Look at your Firefox browser on your laptop or phone. It’s likely been tweaked-out with the perfect pallete of colors and acts just the way you want. Since those add-ons became available in 2004, more than 3 billion have been downloaded — more than the entire Internet user base and nearly half of the world’s population –Mozilla announced Thursday.
You’d think we’d be finished with all the nasty antitrust legal issues surrounding computer operating systems by now. Windows is still powerful, but it’s a shadow of its former monopolistic self, and Mac OS X, iOS, Android, and Linux are all viable, strong, healthy competitors in various niches of the computing ecosystem.
The latest update to web browser Firefox may have an unlucky number, but it certainly has an unlucky feature: a privacy slip that could allow anyone using your computer to view private, encrypted pages that you previously visited.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwjW2DoCVOU&w=560&h=315] Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs has some interesting ideas about optimism and technology.
Guest Post Mozilla unveiled a plan last week to build a better mobile platform, attempting to leverage its expertise in Web browsers to compete with Android’s and iOS’ giant 77% market share. The program, dubbed “Boot to Gecko” and announced at the big Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, promises developers a new way to deploy applications to mobile using their existing Web-development skills. In essence, Mozilla is looking to make mobile app development more accessible to existing Web developers. Similarly, Yahoo announced its Web-standards based application platform called “Yahoo Cocktails.”
If you’re running the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, a.k.a. Android 4.0, on your smartphone or tablet, you can run along right now and download Chrome for Android.
Hoping to amplify the voice of the Internet, web companies including Mozilla, Reddit, and WordPress have banded together with public interest and human rights groups to urge Congress to stop its work on intellectual property laws.
Firefox 10, the latest version of the Mozilla web browser, was released today and brought a bunch of developer tools with the new update. Non-developers get a few new features too: faster updates and better add-on compatibility.
Editor's Pick When the scale of your application is “everyone on the Internet,” you have to think a bit differently about adopting new technologies.
Microsoft pulled out the champagne today with a report that its Internet Explorer 6 browser had dropped below 1 percent usage in the U.S., a sign that businesses and crazily stubborn users have finally upgraded to a better browser.
The prominent search box atop the popular Firefox browser played the coveted prize jewel in a Christie’s-like bidding war between the web’s wealthiest whales.
Mozilla has renewed an agreement that will keep Google as the default search engine on its Firefox web browser.
Cloud-based software giant Salesforce.com has agreed to buy performance management firm Rypple for an undisclosed sum, the two companies announced today.
Don’t start sniggering into your sleeves over your puerile “number two” jokes, but Chrome is now the second most popular Web browser in the world.
Editor's Pick “Forget being in love with the open web and all that touchy-feely stuff.”
Mozilla has released the newest version of its popular Firefox browser today, Firefox 8, adding in a useful Twitter-search ability and disabling add-ons by default to boost performance.
Google Chrome is well on its way to surpassing Mozilla Firefox’s No. 2 market share position and should overtake the fox no later than December, according to Irish analytics company StatCounter.
Mozilla released Firefox 7 today, and the new version of makes web browsing faster than ever.
Intel is preparing to launch its first chip with more than 50 cores, or computing brains, on a single piece of silicon. The chip, code-named Knights Corner, will be released soon.
Video editing doesn’t have to be a lonely undertaking. Stoome, a web-based video editing startup, wants to turn the creation and sharing of videos into a truly collaborative and social experience. Today at Demo Fall 2011 in Silicon Valley, Stroome announced that Mozilla has come on board as a new adviser on its open source efforts.
Firefox 6 is available for download today, and Mozilla wants developers to know the release includes some special tools just for them.