OKCupid Boycotts Firefox Because of Mozilla CEO's Anti-Gay Beliefs

Mozilla Firefox users trying to use popular dating service OKCupid are currently being shown the above message, encouraging them not to use Firefox. The reason? Firefox's new CEO Brendan Eich opposes gay marriage. That's how you play hardball. Read More >>

Mozilla is Planning a £15 Firefox OS Smartphone for Developing Countries

In developing countries, the high-end smartphone market is cornered by the big guys. But at Mobile World Congress, the nonprofit Mozilla announced a plan to get a different slice of the smartphone pie—with a low-end Firefox OS phone that costs just $25, or £15. Read More >>

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Mozilla is Putting Ads in Firefox's New-Tab Page

There is no escape from consumerism: Mozilla has announced that it is going to start experimenting with promotional tiles in its 'new tab' page. Read More >>

Mozilla Doesn't Plan to Launch the Firefox Phone Outside of Developing Nations

Bad news if you've had your heart set on a Mozilla phone ever since they announced the Firefox handsets: the company has admitted that it has no plans to launch the device here. Read More >>

Download Mozilla's Open Source Furniture to Kit Out Your Home

If you're struggling to find the right furniture for your place, consider making your own — from Mozilla's very own pool of open source designs. Read More >>

Mozilla Wants Scientists To Be More Open

When researchers needed an easier way to share data and resources, and generally collaborate they invented the internet. And then they all went home and let the memes and brunch photos take over. Which is weird. Sure, initiatives like CERN are able to coordinate thousands of scientists toward common goals as a result of the internet, but the process of publishing research really hasn't changed much. Read More >>

Samsung and Mozilla Developing a New Mobile Browser Standard

Mozilla is enlisting Samsung to help bring its new web rendering tech to market, with the smartphone giant helping to push its "advanced technology Web browser engine" Servo, built on Mozilla's own Rust coding language. Mozilla and Samsung will bring the new browser engine to ARM powered mobile devices running Android, perhaps heralding the beginning of Samsung's attempt to de-Google Android a little. [Mozilla via The Register] Read More >>

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This is Firefox OS in Action

Firefox OS won't be coming to the UK until 2014, and chances are that its rather budget approach is not for you, dear gadget-obsessed Giz reader. But Firefox OS burst onto the scene yesterday at MWC with announcements of new, upcoming handsets, and a global roll-out plan. It's poised to bring smartphone goodness to the feature-phone masses in a flash of HTML5 glory and this is what it looks like. What do you think? Read More >>

Meet the ZTE Open, First Official Firefox OS Phone

There have been a few Firefox OS developer phones floating around but now, Mozilla has announced the first official Firefox OS handset at Mobile World Congress: The ZTE Open. Read More >>

These Are the First Official Firefox Phones (But They're Just for Developers)

Mozilla has just announced a pair of Developer Preview Phones that will come sporting its new, in-development Firefox OS. They've got basic specs, since they're just for developers and looks....though one of them is very, very orange. Read More >>

One Day After Launch, Firefox 16 Is Pulled Over Security Risk

One day after Firefox 16 went public, Mozilla has had to pull the software over security fears. If you upgraded, you might want to roll back until it's fixed. Read More >>

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Here's the First Look at Firefox for Windows 8

Just a few weeks ahead of Microsoft's release of Windows 8, Mozilla has pushed the first preview version of Firefox Metro out of the nest. Read More >>

ZTE Hoping to Launch Mozilla Phone Early 2013

Rumours have been circulating about the imminent arrival of a Mozilla phone for some time. Now the Wall Street Journal and Reuters are reporting that ZTE is planning to launch a Mozilla-powered phone in the first quarter of 2013. Read More >>

Is Thunderbird Dying?

TechCrunch has published an internal Mozilla email which says that the company will all but abandon its Thunderbird email client to the open source masses. Is this the end for the world's biggest open-source email client? Read More >>

The Next Release of Firefox Will Look Similar to Chrome

A Mozilla developer working on the next release of Firefox has created a test build of the next-generation browser that anyone can download—and the new styling, known as Australis, features curved tabs which make it look just like Chrome. Read More >>


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