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41: new post   Firefox 6 Rolling Out
Firefox 6 is being rolled out.
Aug 16, 2011
42: 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
43: 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
44: new post   Firefox 4 Launched
Firefox 4 is available to download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux in more than 80 languages.
Mar 22, 2011
45: new post   FF4 RC For Win, Mac and Linux Ready for Download
The millions of users testing Firefox 4 will be automatically updated to this version and will join our Mozilla QA team in validating the new features, enhanced performance and stability and HTML5 capabilities in Firefox 4.[br][br]The team has fixed more than 8,000 bugs since the first beta release of Firefox 4.
Mar 10, 2011
46: 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
47: new post   Firefox - Zero Day Exploit on Nobel Peace Prize Website
This one is dangerous says Mozilla. Install NoScript or turn Javascript off for this site (and possibly others)...
Oct 27, 2010
48: new post   Firefox 4 Beta Released
Available for download.
July 7, 2010
49: new post   Firefox 4 Aims: Empowering, Powerful, Faster
"Usually software producers don't present these sorts of plans in public until they're finalized, but Mozilla is a little different."
May 11, 2010
50: 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
51: 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
52: new post   Firefox Turns Five
The Mozilla Foundation celebrates five years of progress for their flagship browser.
Nov 10, 2009
53: new post   Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 Released
Nov 2, 2009
54: new post   Comcast Goes Live With DNS Hijacked Advertising
Aug 6, 2009
55: new post   Firefox Passes Its Billionth Download
July 31, 2009
56: new post   Firefox 3.0.12 Critical Patches
We strongly recommend that all Firefox 3.0.x users upgrade to this latest release,"
July 22, 2009
57: new post   Firefox 3.5 Available for Download
June 30, 2009
58: 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
59: 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
60: new post   Firefox 3.1 beta 2 Released
Dec 9, 2008
61: 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
62: 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
63: 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
64: new post   Firefox 3.1 beta 1 Released
Oct 15, 2008
65: 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
66: new post   Firefox 3.0.3 Released!
Sept 30, 2008
67: new post   Firefox Users Most Secure on Internet, Study Reveals
July 4, 2008
68: 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
69: new post   Firefox 3 Suffers First Major Vulnerability
"...Zero Day Initiative, the vulnerability, which it rates as critical, was reported within the first five hours of Firefox 3's release."
June 23, 2008
70: new post   Firefox 3 Goes For Guinness World Record - Max Downloads In A Day June 17
"All you have to do is get Firefox 3 during Download Day to help set the record for most software downloads in 24 hours..."
June 13, 2008
71: new post   FireFox Add-ons Infecting Users with Trojans
"Mozilla, the maker of the open source Firefox browser, is redoubling its efforts to check user created add-ons for viruses and Trojans after it discovered that a language pack on its official add-on page had been infected for months with rogue code,"
May 8, 2008
72: new post   Firefox 3 Beta 5
"Firefox 3 Beta 5 is a developer preview release of Mozilla's next generation Firefox browser and is being made available for testing purposes only."
Apr 3, 2008
73: 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
74: 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
75: 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
76: 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
77: 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
78: 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
79: 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
80: new post   Firefox 2.0 To Set Browser Battles Alight
"Mozilla, the non-profit group that has become one of the biggest thorns in Microsoft's side, will ramp up its assault on the world's largest software developer tomorrow when it releases a new version of its popular Firefox internet browser."
Oct 23, 2006
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