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  • Mozilla patches critical Firefox bugs

    Posted February 17, 2010 - 10:45 pm

    Mozilla on Wednesday patched five vulnerabilities, three of them critical, in older editions of Firefox and in the process extended the support life of Firefox 3.0 by at least one more month
  • What's Better Than Gmail? Thunderbird 3.0

    Posted February 16, 2010 - 5:19 pm

    In the age of Twitter, SMS and IM is e-mail obsolete? Not yet. Like it or not, most of us gets dozens, even hundreds, of e-mails a day. Since that's the case, why not look for the easiest and least costly way to manage that flood of useful--and useless-- information?
  • Mozilla retracts Firefox add-on malware claim

    Posted February 10, 2010 - 9:15 pm

    Mozilla today acknowledged that it had falsely accused a developer of infecting a Firefox add-on with attack code.
  • Mozilla ends Firefox support for Mac OS Tiger

    Posted February 5, 2010 - 10:28 pm

    Baring any last-minute change of mind, Mozilla will permanently drop support for Mac OS X 10.4 from future editions of Firefox.
  • Mozilla confirms infected Firefox add-ons slipped through security

    Posted February 5, 2010 - 12:22 pm

    Mozilla confirmed that it had failed to detect malware in a pair of Firefox add-ons, which may have infected up to 4,600 users.
  • Accessibility Grant Sparks Needed Development

    Posted February 4, 2010 - 3:43 pm

    Have no doubt, this is a really nice thing for the Mozilla Foundation to do. So where, I would ask, are the corporate donors for accessibility? I can't remember the last time I heard about a big donation to any project's a11y efforts--oh, wait, that was 2008.
  • Mozilla unblocks one sneaky Microsoft add-on

    Posted October 19, 2009 - 3:47 pm

    Mozilla has unblocked one of the two Microsoft-made add-ons that put Firefox users at risk from attack and will probably unblock the second in the next 48 hours, the company's head of engineering said today.
  • Mozilla will let rival browsers run Firefox security tool

    Posted October 15, 2009 - 9:28 pm

    Mozilla plans to let people running rivals' browsers use Firefox's new plug-in update service, company officials said today.
  • Firefox 3.6 Beta 'Test Build' Available For Download

    Posted October 15, 2009 - 1:47 pm

    Mozilla today released the first beta of the next iteration of their Firefox browser, version 3.6. Word broke earlier last week with details that 3.6, codenamed Namoroka, would finally be leaving Alpha status, and being made available for download ahead of the full stable release, which is currently expected to appear sometime next month.
  • Mozilla Delays Firefox 3.6 Beta

    Posted October 15, 2009 - 1:46 pm

    Instead of unleashing the Firefox 3.6 beta this week as planned, Mozilla released a "test build" of its browser to tantalize your taste buds for what's coming. An official release of the 3.6 beta is now set for October 21, one day before Windows 7 hits the streets -- possibly so users skip out on pre-installed Internet Explorer and go right for the good stuff.
  • Keep Your Firefox Plugins Up to Date

    Posted October 14, 2009 - 9:22 pm

    Firefox doesn't do automatic update checks for Plugins (yet--one must assume that's in the works), but thanks to a new Mozilla site, you can run a check yourself.
  • New Firefox security technology blocks Web attacks, Mozilla claims

    Posted October 5, 2009 - 12:47 pm

    Mozilla has released a test build of Firefox that adds new technology, dubbed "Content Security Policy," that's designed to stymie most Web-based attacks, the browser maker said.
  • Google has Chrome Frame plug-in for Firefox up its sleeve, says Mozilla

    Posted October 1, 2009 - 11:55 am

    Google may intend to produce a Chrome Frame plug-in for Firefox, Mozilla's chief engineer said.
  • Mozilla slams Google's Chrome Frame as 'browser soup'

    Posted September 29, 2009 - 4:24 pm

    Mozilla executives today took shots at Google for pitching its Chrome Frame plug-in as a solution to Internet Explorer's poor performance, with one arguing that the move will result in "browser soup."
  • Mozilla denies it will 'ribbonize' Firefox

    Posted September 29, 2009 - 1:54 pm

    Mozilla today denied that it will "ribbonize" upcoming Windows versions of Firefox, saying its plans to eliminate the traditional menu bar will yield something much simpler than Microsoft's often-derided user interface.
  • Mozilla picks up Firefox development pace with 'sprint' updates

    Posted September 18, 2009 - 11:04 pm

    Mozilla has switched to a quick-paced "sprint" cycle for Firefox that it hopes will bring new features to users faster, the company's browser architect said today.
  • Firefox's Flash check drives 10M to Adobe's download

    Posted September 17, 2009 - 5:08 pm

    Mozilla said that Firefox's check for outdated editions of Adobe's Flash Player convinced 10 million users to go to Adobe's Web site and grab the latest software in a week.
  • Mozilla patches 10 Firefox 3.5 vulnerabilities

    Posted September 10, 2009 - 8:08 am

    Mozilla on Wednesday patched 10 security vulnerabilities in Firefox 3.5, all but one ranked critical, as it delivered the first update that automatically checks for outdated versions of the popular Flash Player plug-in.
  • Mozilla slates first Firefox 3.5 patch

    Posted July 2, 2009 - 10:13 am

    Mozilla will patch the just-released Firefox 3.5 in the next few weeks to stamp out several bugs that went unfixed in the final version of the browser, the company said Tuesday.
  • Apple's plan to free itself from Flash hits a snag

    Posted July 1, 2009 - 4:49 pm

    Remember the brave band of corporations that was going to bring us to a brave new world of open standards audio and video? Yeah, about that.
  • Beyond Firefox 3.5: Sneak Peek at Mozilla's Next Browser

    Posted June 30, 2009 - 8:54 pm

    Mozilla's Firefox 3.5 is off to a running start. The new browser, boasting significant speed increases and a host of added features, was officially released Tuesday morning. By mid-afternoon, the program had surpassed 1.6 million downloads worldwide and was steadily climbing, according to Mozilla's real-time tracking utility.
  • Mozilla sets Firefox 3.5 final release for Tuesday

    Posted June 29, 2009 - 2:15 pm

    Mozilla will ship Firefox 3.5 on Tuesday, bringing the long-awaited upgrade in under its own deadline wire, the company announced last Friday. According to a Mozilla spokeswoman, the final version of Firefox 3.5 will be posted for download tomorrow morning, Pacific time.
  • Firefox 3.5 eyed for Tuesday release

    Posted June 26, 2009 - 9:05 pm

    Mozilla is expected to release its Firefox 3.5 browser on Tuesday morning, a company representative said on Friday afternoon.
  • Mozilla offers Firefox 3.5 release candidate

    Posted June 23, 2009 - 3:50 pm

    Mozilla has published a release candidate for the Firefox 3.5 browser that is downloadable from the Mozilla Web site, a company representative said on Monday.
  • Mozilla unveils Firefox 3.5 Release Candidate

    Posted June 21, 2009 - 7:50 pm

    Saying that it still plans to launch Firefox 3.5 by the end of the month, Mozilla late Friday issued the new browser's first release candidate, the most stable and polished build delivered so far in the year-long development process.
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