Vidyo already provides the software that powers Google Hangouts on Google+.
“But with a new iPhone and revamped iOS coming out later this year, Apple is well-positioned to re-capture market share,” he said.
Former Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs has been named the new CEO of web security and privacy company AVG. Kovacs will help the company focus more on mobile.
“That’s the beauty of the scam,” Segura told me. “You’re not actually infected — they make you think that you are, and most users believe it — and that’s the trick.”
“You can build a person, build a group, build a spaceship, or build a Cylon,” Mehr says with a smile.
Mozilla is taking action against Gamma International, makers of spying software FinFisher. The company says FinFisher is masquerading as its FireFox browser to trick people into trusting it.
Opera plans to sue a former employee that it claims gave competitor Mozilla trade secrets about its browser products.
While Google’s Chrome web browser has seen substantial gains in worldwide market share in the past few years, Internet Explorer still holds a steady lead in workplace usage, according to a new Forrester report.
Kovacs spoke today at the D: Dive into Mobile event in New York City and talked on a number of topics, including the upcoming Firefox OS, the potential for Firefox on iOS, and why he is leaving the company.
Google is taking its ball and going home, forking the open-source WebKit browser rendering engine that Chrome and Safari currently use and that Opera recently said it would start using.
Concerns over Nitro Vs. UIWebView are preventing Mozilla from bringing the best possible version of Firefox to iOS.
Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla all patched up their browsers before the Pwn2own competition in Vancouver today, but the “hackers” still got in and in some cases were able to grab hold of the whole operating system as a result.
Guest Post With some 70,000 visitors in Barcelona this week for the Mobile World Congress, the tone is being set for the next phase of the dynamic mobile telecommunications industry.
Mozilla has released a new build of its web browser that conforms to the design of Windows 8, a sign that a full release could be coming soon.
Which essentially means that everyone is using WebKit except for Microsoft and Firefox. And that the fat lady is not singing for the end of Opera’s improbable browser journey.
With Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox as the browser of choice for many around the world, Microsoft will have to get creative to bring back people who left Internet Explorer out of frustration.
A new tool called created by Chartbeat called “Percent of the Internet” shows you how many people at any given time are using Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.
The past 12 months have been a coming-to-fruition of a few key endeavors the Mozilla Foundation has been putting its heart and soul into for years.
Facebook chat, notifications, and updates that follow you everywhere you go on the web, right in your web browser, is a cool idea. What’s even cooler is how Mozilla and Facebook actually built it.
During the latter half of 2012, Firefox has once again overtaken Chrome as the number-two browser for desktop computers, and Internet Explorer has not only stayed on top but has actually seen some small gains.
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.
If you feel that your Mac’s desktop is missing a news ticker displaying top stories and your RSS feed, Retickr has got you covered. The company announced Reticker 2.0 and a $1.5 million round of funding.
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.
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.
There’s a series of DirecTV commercials where a TV viewer is immersed in an action scene but easily pauses and begins the scene where he left off in a different room. While that idea is easy to grasp, it’s not fully realized because our homes have more screens than just TVs. The viewer can’t begin watching again, on say, his smartphone.
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.