|Forum: Firefox Browser Usage and Support|
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|1:|| Why Is Firefox Stilll Way Behind IE?|
"When I was checking analytics I noticed that FF was still only 15 % compared to IE at 80 %. I expected FF to be a lot more popular by now."
|Sept 8, 2007|
|2:|| What Firefox Extensions do you use?|
"What are your favorite firefox plugins?"
|May 19, 2006|
|3:|| User Browser Speed Experiments|
WebmasterWorld Members conduct browser speed experiments, and try ways to make the them faster.
|Aug 10, 2012|
|4:|| The end of the road for Firefox 2|
"Mozilla is now planning to end Firefox 2 support in the near future, perhaps before the end of the year. This change could leave a lot of users - and not just Firefox users - in a difficult position." - LWN.net
|Nov 17, 2008|
|5:|| NoScript vs Adblock - a war we didn't know about|
"A protracted war between authors of two of the most popular add-ons for the Firefox browser has prompted calls for changes in the way extensions are written." - The Register
|May 5, 2009|
|6:|| New Firefox 1.0.3 Vulnerabilities|
An iframe problem plus a hole in automatic update create a big Firefox 1.0.3 vulnerability. Mozilla Org has scrambled up a temporary fix for the worst case scenarios.
|May 9, 2005|
|7:|| Mozilla Wants All Firefox Users To Update To FF 3.6|
"...users running older versions of Firefox will be offered the choice of upgrading to Firefox 3.6"
|Mar 12, 2010|
|8:|| Mozilla Signs New Firefox Search Deal With Google|
"Mozilla has been a valuable partner to Google over the years and we look forward to continuing this great partnership in the years to come," said Alan Eustace, Senior Vice President of Search, Google.
|Dec 21, 2011|
|9:|| Mozilla Sets Up Corporate Presence in China|
"It's not our goal to make sure that everyone in the world is using Firefox. My main goal is that people know there's a choice -- that going on the Internet is not just clicking the blue 'E'," - from Reuters
|Feb 2, 2007|
|10:|| Mozilla Rethinking Its Reliance on Google|
"Mozilla Chair Mitchell Baker says the Chrome browser is making the foundation behind Firefox rethink its reliance on revenues from Google."
|Mar 12, 2009|
|11:|| Mozilla Marketplace Gearing Up For App Submissions|
...we are incredibly proud to announce that the Mozilla Marketplace will open for developer submissions next week during Mobile World Congress.[br][br]If you are an app developer interested in distributing and monetizing your app across device and platform silos, you should submit your app to the Mozilla Marketplace.
|Feb 24, 2012|
|12:|| Mozilla Foundation Posts $75 Million Revenue in 2007, Attracts IRS Scrutiny|
"The Mozilla Foundation pulled in $75 million in revenue in 2007, the "vast majority" of it from a search partnership with Google,..."
|Nov 21, 2008|
|13:|| Mozilla Firefox To Provide Extended Support Release|
Online life is evolving faster than ever and it's imperative that Mozilla delivers improvements to the Web and to Firefox more quickly to reflect this. Providing updates to Firefox more frequently allows us to secure users against emerging threats and provide the platform for innovation that today's rich and compelling Web experiences demand. However, this created challenges for organizations that have to deliver lots of mission-critical applications through Firefox, so we worked closely with the Mozilla Enterprise User Working Group to develop the Mozilla Firefox ESR plan.
|Jan 11, 2012|
|14:|| Mozilla Firefox 5 Released With Do Not Track Across Platforms|
Mozilla...today released a new version of Mozilla Firefox for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android.[br][br]The latest version of Firefox includes more than 1,000 improvements and performance enhancements that make it easier to discover and use all of the innovative features in Firefox. This release adds support for more modern Web technologies that make it easier for developers to build amazing Firefox Add-ons, Web applications and websites.[br][br]Firefox for Android includes the Do Not Track privacy feature in this release, making Firefox the first browser to support Do Not Track on multiple platforms.
|June 21, 2011|
|15:|| Mozilla Firefox 4, Nvidia and YouTube Now Support 3D HTML5 Video|
Today, Mozilla, NVIDIA and YouTube announced support for 3D HTML5 video, available exclusively in Firefox.
|May 26, 2011|
|16:|| Mozilla Firefox 3 Beta Released|
A few months later than had been planned, Mozilla has released the first beta version of an overhauled Firefox, the widely used open-source Web browser.
|Nov 21, 2007|
|17:|| Mozilla Firefox 10 Released, With Added Developer Tools|
Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux adds powerful built-in developer tools and delivers smoother updates by making add-ons compatible by default.
|Jan 31, 2012|
|18:|| Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird Security Updates|
"Mozilla has released updates to its Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client for Windows, Mac and Linux users, the organization announced Friday."
|Feb 24, 2007|
|19:|| Microsoft Offers Support For Vista-Firefox Integration|
"A senior Microsoft executive has written to the Mozilla organisation offering support to get its open source Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client to run on the forthcoming Windows Vista operating system."
|Aug 22, 2006|
|20:|| Malware Targets Firefox Users' Passwords|
"Researchers at BitDefender have discovered a new type of malicious software that collects passwords for banking sites but targets only Firefox users."
|Dec 5, 2008|
|21:|| Making FireFox a whole lot faster|
A few simple tweaks to speed up Firefox.
|June 2, 2004|
|22:|| Hackers Claim Zero-Day Flaw In Firefox|
|Oct 2, 2006|
|23:|| Google, Yahoo, Facebook Extensions: Firefox Users At Risk|
"Third party extensions including the widely used toolbars from Google, Yahoo, Ask, Facebook, LinkedIn, as well as social bookmark extension from Del.icio.us and two anti-hacking add-ons, the Netcraft Anti-Phishing Toolbar and the PhishTank SiteChecker all put users at risk of having their browser infected with malicious code."
|May 30, 2007|
|24:|| Firefox update 18.104.22.168|
"Firefox 22.214.171.124 is a security and stability update that is part of our ongoing program to provide a safe Internet experience for our customers. We recommend that all users upgrade to this latest version."
|Sept 15, 2006|
|25:|| Firefox extensions: Blogger Web Comments & Safe Browsing|
"Firefox extensions: Blogger Web Comments & Safe Browsing (anti phishing/spoofing)"
|Dec 15, 2005|
|26:|| Firefox Users Most Secure on Internet, Study Reveals||July 4, 2008|
|27:|| Firefox Users Gain Geolocation Tool|
"Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, has released technology that helps websites detect the physical location of computers."
|Oct 8, 2008|
|28:|| Firefox Turns Five|
The Mozilla Foundation celebrates five years of progress for their flagship browser.
|Nov 10, 2009|
|29:|| Firefox Security Patch Released, 3.6.2|
"Mozilla has released Firefox 3.6.2 almost a week early after security issues were found in earlier versions."
|Mar 23, 2010|
|30:|| Firefox Patch Fixes Flaws: V126.96.36.199|
"Mozilla Corp. has patched a pair of nasty flaws in its Firefox browser, two weeks after security researchers first started posting code that showed how the flaws could be exploited in attacks."
|July 31, 2007|
|31:|| Firefox Passes Its Billionth Download||July 31, 2009|
|32:|| Firefox Market Share Overtakes IE In Europe|
Mozilla's Firefox browser has overtaken Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the leader in Europe, the first time Microsoft's browser has lost its top spot in a major market, a web analytics firm StatCounter said.
In December, the open-source Firefox took 38.1 percent of European market share, while Internet Explorer's share slipped to 37.5 percent. Google Chrome saw its share rising to 14.6 percent from just 5.1 percent a year earlier.
"This appears to be happening because Google's Chrome is stealing share from Internet Explorer while Firefox is mainly maintaining its existing share," Aodhan Cullen, StatCounter chief executive, said in a statement.
|Jan 4, 2011|
|33:|| Firefox Gets Its Guinness World Record|
"Mozilla has officially made history with a new Guinness world record for the largest number of software downloads in a 24-hour period."
|July 3, 2008|
|34:|| Firefox Custom Cookie Settings May Cause Sites To Fail To Render|
Firefox has a little security feature built in that won't allow localStorage (HTML5 feature) access if you have custom cookie options set.[br][br]Well, being a developer I need full control over each cookie that pops so I can monitor and check values as they are get/set.
|Jan 30, 2013|
|35:|| Firefox Celebrates 400 Million Downloads|
"The most recent statistics published by W3Counter suggest that Firefox holds a quarter of the market, but most other organisations releasing such statistics suggest a slightly lower figure." -ZDNet UK
|Sept 13, 2007|
|36:|| Firefox Banned From ARM-based Windows|
Mozilla's top lawyer warned that Microsoft is barring Firefox from forthcoming Windows 8 machines that use ARM processors.
|May 10, 2012|
|37:|| Firefox Announces User Plugin Control For Greater Stability and Security|
"This change will help increase Firefox performance and stability, and provide significant security benefits, while at the same time providing more control over plugins to our users."
|Jan 30, 2013|
|38:|| Firefox 9.0 Claimed Up To 30 pct Faster|
|Dec 21, 2011|
|39:|| Firefox 8 now available|
Firefox 8 is available on Mozilla's servers now.
|Nov 7, 2011|
|40:|| Firefox 6 Rolling Out|
Firefox 6 is being rolled out.
|Aug 16, 2011|