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1: new post   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: new post   What Firefox Extensions do you use?
"What are your favorite firefox plugins?"
May 19, 2006
3: new post   User Browser Speed Experiments
WebmasterWorld Members conduct browser speed experiments, and try ways to make the them faster.
Aug 10, 2012
4: new post   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: new post   Report: Firefox Browser Market Share Show Steep Declines
Reports indicate Firefox market share is in steep decline, with Chrome being the big winner.
July 8, 2014
6: new post   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
7: new post   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
8: new post   Mozilla plans to sell ads in Firefox browser
Mozilla will start selling ads as it tries to grab a larger slice of the fast-expanding online advertising market.
Feb 13, 2014
9: new post   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
10: new post   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
11: new post   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
12: new post   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
13: new post   Mozilla Releases Lightbeam, a Tracking Visualization Add-On
Originally called Collusion, Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on that uses interactive visualizations to show you the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web.
Oct 29, 2013
14: new post   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
15: new post   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
16: new post   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
17: new post   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
18: new post   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
19: new post   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
20: new post   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
21: new post   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
22: new post   Mozilla Confirms Firefox To Run Sponsored Tab Experiments
"We'll experiment on Firefox across platforms, and we'll talk about what we learn before anything ships to our release users."
May 12, 2014
23: new post   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
24: new post   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
25: new post   Making FireFox a whole lot faster
A few simple tweaks to speed up Firefox.
June 2, 2004
26: new post   Hackers Claim Zero-Day Flaw In Firefox
"The open-source Firefox Web browser is critically flawed in the way it handles JavaScript, two hackers said Saturday afternoon."
Oct 2, 2006
27: new post   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
28: new post   Firefox update 1.5.0.7
"Firefox 1.5.0.7 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
29: new post   Firefox extensions: Blogger Web Comments & Safe Browsing
"Firefox extensions: Blogger Web Comments & Safe Browsing (anti phishing/spoofing)"
Dec 15, 2005
30: new post   Firefox Users Most Secure on Internet, Study Reveals
July 4, 2008
31: new post   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
32: new post   Firefox Turns Five
The Mozilla Foundation celebrates five years of progress for their flagship browser.
Nov 10, 2009
33: new post   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
34: new post   Firefox Plugin Activation Deadline March 31, 2014
"Today marks the beginning of an application window that will run until March 31, 2014."
Mar 3, 2014
35: new post   Firefox Patch Fixes Flaws: V2.0.0.6
"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
36: new post   Firefox Passes Its Billionth Download
July 31, 2009
37: new post   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
38: new post   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
39: new post   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
40: new post   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
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