Mozilla News Archives
Mozilla Firefox 28.0 is being prepped for release right now and it comes with some exciting updates for users of this open-source, cross-platform browser.
17 March 2014 - Firefox 28 - 26 Comments
Unreal Engine 4 will be capable of running within web-browsers using WebGL and it's already been demoed running within Mozilla Firefox. Firefox running UE4 is at "near-native speeds" to the desktop version.
12 March 2014 - UE4 - 12 Comments
Mozilla has introduced a new open-source JPEG encoding library that it claims can measurably reduce the file-size of encoded images.
6 March 2014 - JPEG - 14 Comments
It's been a while since hearing anything about Mozilla's Servo Engine that's an experimental browser layout engine that could one day replace the Gecko Engine within Firefox, but there's new development activity going forward and a new update to share today.
18 February 2014 - Servo Engine - 13 Comments
While many are upset right now over Mozilla's new advertising agenda, they are still investing on technical improvements to Firefox, including when it comes to 2D acceleration.
13 February 2014 - FOSDEM - 19 Comments
Mozilla will begin pushing sponsored ads/sites into the directory tiles when entering the new tabs page where traditionally it has showed the most frequently visited sites.
12 February 2014 - Firefox - 106 Comments
After yesterday's article about the new Firefox UI landing in the Aurora channel, here's some screenshots showing what the new Firefox marked at 29.0a2 looks like on Ubuntu Linux.
8 February 2014 - Firefox 29 Aurora Alpha 2 - 30 Comments
Firefox Aurora for the 29.0 Alpha 2 version of Firefox is the new improvements to the Firefox user-interface plus many other changes.
7 February 2014 - 29.0 Alpha 2 Aurora - 10 Comments
Mozilla will be officially announcing the Firefox 27 web-browser update today. With Firefox 27 comes a number of new features.
4 February 2014 - Firefox 27 - 28 Comments
It's taking a long time of the GTK3 port of Mozilla Firefox to be completed, but it's now been made a bit easier for those wanting to test out GTK3 Firefox on Fedora Linux.
13 January 2014 - GTK3 Firefox - 34 Comments
Mozilla developers working on the interesting Rust programming language have updated it to version 0.9 on Thursday as they continue adding new features and functionality to this language that one day could be powering Firefox and other applications.
10 January 2014 - Rust 0.9 - 45 Comments
Besides VIA partnering with Mozilla for Firefox OS support, which is already controversial given VIA's notorious reputation among Linux enthusiasts for their failed open-source efforts of the past, Mozilla has also announced new partnerships at CES and outlooks for bringing Firefox OS to new platforms.
7 January 2014 - Mozilla Firefox OS
VIA Technologies has announced this morning that they have partnered with Mozilla for providing support and development for Firefox OS on new devices.
6 January 2014 - APC Firefox OS - 14 Comments
Mozilla developers continue to optimize everything they can with ASM.js to deliver the greatest performance possible inside Firefox.
22 December 2013 - Firefox ASM.js - 16 Comments
Mozilla Firefox 26.0 will be officially released today and with it comes a number of changes and enhancements while right now you can already download this new release.
10 December 2013 - Firefox 26.0 - 37 Comments
As of yesterday there's now mainline support for using Google's VP9 video codec within the Firefox web-browser.
8 December 2013 - Google VP9 Codec - 31 Comments
While Google Chrome and other modern web-browsers -- even modern versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer -- support separate processes between the user-interface and other rendering tasks, notably missing from the threading party has been Mozilla Firefox. Mozilla developers, however, have been working towards a multi-process Firefox.
5 December 2013 - Multi-Process Firefox - 50 Comments
A Rust language front-end is under development for the GNU Compiler Collection. Rust is Mozilla's programming language under development that's similar to C/++ and aims to be a safe, concurrent practical language.
3 December 2013 - GCC RUST - 9 Comments
For those ardent Firefox users, Mozilla has pushed the Australis user-interface changes into the latest Firefox web-browser builds.
19 November 2013 - New Firefox UI - 30 Comments
One month after the release of Firefox 24, Mozilla Firefox 25 is now available via FTP servers globally and will be officially announced on Tuesday. There are a few small but notable changes for the Firefox 25 web-browser update.
28 October 2013 - Firefox 25 - 36 Comments
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