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Mozilla turns to new revenue streams from VPN, Amazon

The Firefox browser maker has teamed with Swiss firm ProtonVPN to offer VPN services to users; each company gets a cut of the revenues from those who sign up.

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

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Mozilla takes advantage of Facebook woes to trumpet isolationist Firefox add-on

The browser maker is touting 'Facebook Container' as a way to wall off users' Facebook activities – a new bid to attract the privacy conscious.

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Firefox to ape Chrome and add anti-ad filter in 2018

Mozilla, in a new 2018 roadmap, plans to follow Google's lead by adding an ad filter to its Firefox browser this fall.

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Firefox speeds up WebAssembly through streaming compilation

Firefox 58 begins compiling WebAssembly code as it downloads, and taps multiple threads for both compiling and optimization

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Mozilla mandates that new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections

Future web-facing features in the browser must now meet a standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted.

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Mozilla’s claims of Firefox Quantum success aren’t confirmed by user stats

The browser developer says uptake of Firefox 57 are ‘super encouraging,’ but any increase in use still appears minimal.

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Mozilla's record 2016 revenue funded its Firefox Quantum browser

The Mozilla Foundation brought in more than half a billion dollars in 2016, largely from deals with search engines. That money helped underwrite an overhaul of its mainstay browser.

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Tech Talk: Uber hack, Google tracks, AWS packs (in China) ... and Firefox is back

Uber comes in for criticism in how it handled last year's hack – as does Google for allowing Android to track its users location. Meanwhile, AWS is selling off hardware in China and one panelist wonders about the future of Firefox.

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Firefox Quantum: A leap forward, or a fatal trip?

Firefox Quantum is faster, but users will lose all their rich extensions.

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The 14 best Firefox add-ons

These extensions for Mozilla’s browser can help boost your productivity, reclaim privacy and automate mundane tasks.

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