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Monday, 17 Aug 2015

Mozilla revamps adblocking efforts for Firefox

Mozilla revamps adblocking efforts for Firefox

If the old adblocking and privacy mode wasn't to your liking, you'll be happy to know that there's going to be a better version.

Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015

Mozilla updates Firefox for Windows 10 with new look and better integration

Mozilla updates Firefox for Windows 10 with new look and better integration

Mozilla has updated Firefox for Windows 10 with a more streamlined look and the ability to use your default search engine when searching the Web via Windows 10's search field.

Monday, 6 Jul 2015

Mozilla begins external testing of MozVR, new VR-based Firefox browser

Mozilla begins external testing of MozVR, new VR-based Firefox browser

Mozilla has opened up beta testing of its Firefox with VR virtual reality browser to external developers. This is part of MozVR, Mozilla's initiative to spearhead development of an open VR platform for the Web.

Thursday, 20 Nov 2014

Yahoo to be Firefox's default search engine

Yahoo to be Firefox's default search engine

Google has been Firefox's default search engine since 2004, but things are set to change soon. Mozilla and Yahoo have just announced that Yahoo will be Firefox's default search engine for the next five years.

Monday, 5 May 2014

Mozilla Introduces Firefox v.29, the Most Customizable Version Yet.

Mozilla Introduces Firefox v.29, the Most Customizable Version Yet.

Firefox 29 is the latest version of Mozilla's internet browser. Find out what's new after the jump.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla Delays Firefox Third Party Cookie Blocking Feature

Mozilla announced last week that they will be collaborating on the Cookie Clearinghouse, or CCH, with Stamford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CiS). However, this development will mean more delays to the launch of its cookie-blocking feature that was announced in February this year.

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013

Firefox OS Developer Phones Sell Out Within Hours

Firefox OS Developer Phones Sell Out Within Hours

Geekphone has put out its two Firefox OS developer phones for sale. The phones have sold out within hours, but stocks are said to be replenished soon.

Monday, 25 Feb 2013

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Firefox to Start Blocking Third Party Cookies

Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.

Thursday, 27 Dec 2012

Mozilla Backtracks on Decision to Kill 64-bit Version of Firefox

Mozilla Backtracks on Decision to Kill 64-bit Version of Firefox

Mozilla is backtracking on its decision to kill the 64-bit version of Firefox due to heavy backlash from users of the browser. Just last month, managing engineer Benjamin Smedberg requested developers stop development on the project's nightly builds of its 64-bit Windows distribution.

Monday, 26 Nov 2012

Mozilla Ends Development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows on a Quiet Note

Mozilla Ends Development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows on a Quiet Note

Mozilla has quietly ended its development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows. There were a number of reasons given by the project manager that included the scarcity of plug-ins in 64-bit version, stability issues with the 64-bit builds as well as a general sense of mediocrity among users and testers.

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