Mozilla News Archives
Earlier this month I wrote about plans being drafted for Mozilla to deprecate non-secure HTTP support moving forward. Those plans have been firmed up and they announced their intent to phase out non-secure HTTP support.
30 April 2015 - HTTPS Solution - 18 Comments
Richard Barnes of Mozilla's Security Engineering team is calling for the deprecation of insecure HTTP.
13 April 2015 - Deprecating HTTP (non-S) - 45 Comments
Mozilla is today releasing Firefox 37.0 and with this open-source web-browser update comes many changes.
31 March 2015 - Firefox 37.0 - 41 Comments
Mozilla announced the updated release this week of their NSS (Network Security Services) libraries.
21 March 2015 - NSS 3.18 - 1 Comment
While the WebGL 2.0 specification hasn't been finalized yet, Mozilla is already hard at work on ensuring Firefox fully supports this next accelerated graphics standard for the web.
4 March 2015 - WebGL 2.0 - 19 Comments
While Mozilla doesn't devote nearly as many resources to their Thunderbird email client as they do to Firefox and there isn't as many high-profile releases for this project in a while, Thunderbird adoption continues to climb.
28 February 2015 - Mozilla Thunderbird - 71 Comments
Mozilla is officially releasing Firefox 36.0 today and with this version comes a number of new features.
24 February 2015 - Firefox 36.0 - 23 Comments
Bugzilla 5.0 is gearing up for a release in the next few weeks and with this big version bump will come a number of new features to this popular open-source bug tracking software.
31 January 2015 - Bugzilla 5.0 Features - 8 Comments
Since last week, WebVR support has been present in Firefox Nightly builds for having core VR support to work with devices like the Oculus Rift.
20 January 2015 - WebVR - 4 Comments
Mozilla's Servo Engine that's written in the Rust programming language and designed to be a highly parallel layout engine continues to be advancing very well and could see an alpha release this year.
19 January 2015 - Mozilla Servo 2015 - 12 Comments
In usual Mozilla fashion, Firefox 35.0 is scheduled to be released tomorrow but if you're so tempted to upgrade to the latest release of this open-source web-browser you can do so tonight.
12 January 2015 - Firefox 35.0 - 62 Comments
While Fabrice Bellard's work on the BPG Image Format has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks for being an image format trying to replace JPEGs with offering higher compression ratio and other features over JPEGs, its design around the encoding of HEVC/H.265 makes its blocked by patents. For at least the interim, Mozilla is committed to making JPEGs better for the web.
29 December 2014 - MozJPEG - 20 Comments
Paul Rouget of Mozilla has gone public with his experimental, proof-of-concept work to rebuild the Firefox user-interface within HTML.
10 December 2014 - Firefox.html - 68 Comments
Firefox 34.0 is launching today with many changes.
1 December 2014 - Firefox 34.0 - 27 Comments
Mozilla announced on Wednesday that Yahoo is going to become the default search provider for Firefox rather than Google.
20 November 2014 - Yahoo - 44 Comments
It looks like support for the VP8 and H.264 video codecs will soon effectively become mandatory for modern web browsers, due to the WebRTC standard enforcing support for both codecs.
16 November 2014 - VP8/H.264 - 21 Comments
Besides releasing Firefox Developer Edition today, Mozilla also has Firefox OS 2.0 news with making the latest developer preview available for the Flame development phone.
10 November 2014 - FFOS 2.0 - 4 Comments
For the past week we've been teased by Mozilla launching a new web browser for developers and today they've lifted the lid on Firefox Developer Edition.
10 November 2014 - Firefox Developer - 7 Comments
Yesterday an update was shared concerning the latest state of Google's Blink Engine fork of WebKit. While not receiving much mainstream attention, Mozilla's Servo Engine is starting to come together as a much more performant and advanced layout engine compared to Gecko. Next year we might see some Servo action within Firefox OS and on Android.
9 November 2014 - Servo - 40 Comments
Mozilla has started teasing that one week from now they'll be unleashing a brand new web browser... targeted just for web developers.
3 November 2014 - #FX10 - 29 Comments
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