Mozilla launches ‘Facebook Container’ extension that isolates the Facebook identity of users from rest of their web activity

In light of the recent Facebook Scandal, Mozilla the parent company of the Firefox browser came out with a new extension ''Facebook Container''.Most people are probably aware that data they directly give to Facebook — such as “liking” a Page or updating their relationship status — may be used by Facebook to sell to advertisers. … Continue reading Mozilla launches ‘Facebook Container’ extension that isolates the Facebook identity of users from rest of their web activity

Mozilla seems to have become a rather diluted Company

If you’re a Firefox user, you may have noticed a weird new extension that suddenly showed up in your browser this week.The extension is called “Looking Glass 1.0.3” and this is its description: MY REALITY IS JUST DIFFERENT FROM YOURS. Now that sounds ominous. It’s really not, though. It’s a promotional campaign between Firefox and … Continue reading Mozilla seems to have become a rather diluted Company

Firefox is back at its game with ”Firefox Quantum”

So I'm pretty sure you must have heard about the new browser in making rounds on the Internet; Yes I'm talking about the new insanely fast browser dubbed ''Firefox Quantum''.I think, it's really important for the web this succeeds, Chrome and Safari are now up to nearly 70% browser market share, we're already getting to … Continue reading Firefox is back at its game with ”Firefox Quantum”

Mozilla Competes over Chrome with Firefox Quantum (beta)

At least that's what some benchmarks are showing.After announcing plans for Project Quantum late last year, Mozilla has now launched its overhauled Firefox in beta stage, making it an increasingly imminent challenge to Chrome. And it's a very feasible challenge too, given the browser's improvements. Mozilla says Quantum is roughly twice as fast as Firefox … Continue reading Mozilla Competes over Chrome with Firefox Quantum (beta)

Not Too Late To The Party, Firefox Adds Support For VR Viewing

Internet Mozilla's web browser will soon become compatible with virtual reality headsets. According to TechRadar, Firefox's big update Tuesday adds support for both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.It's called Firefox 55, and will launch on August 8th. The upgraded web browser will now include WebVR — the platform that allows web browsers to function … Continue reading Not Too Late To The Party, Firefox Adds Support For VR Viewing

Mozilla Eliminates Firefox Development Team

According to sources, the team tasked with bringing Firefox to connected devices has been eliminated from Mozilla.The cuts reportedly affect about 50 people with Ari Jaaksi, the senior vice president in charge of the effort and Bertrand Neveux, director of the group's software, departing as well. Once a dominant choice for Internet browsing, Firefox has now … Continue reading Mozilla Eliminates Firefox Development Team

Firefox is momentarily out of Touch

Everything about Firefox has been strange lately.The un-called-for Pocket integration. The useless Firefox Hello. Even little things, like the Chrome-ization of the UI. The force-signing of extensions. I'm sure there's more...Remember this Linus Torvalds quote?:This "users are idiots, and are confused by functionality" mentality of Gnome is a disease. If you think your users are … Continue reading Firefox is momentarily out of Touch

Firefox Celebrates its 11th Year

Over the past year, Mozilla Firefox brought forth innovative new ideas to attract users and to stay relevant in a super competitive area as the Internet transitions to a mobile generation.While celebrating this birthday, Mozillians have access to exciting new features like Firefox Hello, a built-in video conferencing tool; improved Firefox Sync, a developer edition … Continue reading Firefox Celebrates its 11th Year