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Mozilla's Servo Engine Is Crazy Fast Compared To Gecko

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
Chris Beard Confirmed As Mozilla's CEO

Chris Beard, who served as Mozilla's interim CEO since April when Brendan Eich resigned from his short-lived position, has been named the permanent CEO of Mozilla Corp.

28 July 2014 - Mozilla CEO - 24 Comments
The Rust Language Is Improving, But Not Yet Ready For 1.0

Rust, the programming language born at Mozilla for developing a "safe, concurrent, practical language" continues to evolve and experience greater adoption. Rust certainly seems to have a good future ahead of it as shared by the latest status update on the project, but a few more release cycles are needed at least before the Rust developers look toward version 1.0.

16 July 2014 - Rust - 6 Comments
Firefox Runs On 64-bit ARM (AArch64)

While it will still be a while before consumers are able to see 64-bit ARM hardware on their desk, Mozilla's Firefox web-browser on AArch64 (64-bit ARM) is working.

12 June 2014 - ARM64 - 13 Comments
PlayCanvas Browser-Based Game Engine Open-Sourced

For the past three years Mozilla's partner PlayCanvas Ltd has been developing a JavaScript-based WebGL-using game engine that is like "unlike anything that had gone before" and today they have open-sourced this browser-based game engine.

4 June 2014 - WebGL Gaming - 7 Comments
Firefox 30 Beta Finally Supports GStreamer 1.0

Following the Firefox 29.0 release, Firefox 30.0 is now in Mozilla's beta channel. One of the changes for Linux users with this next major web-browser update is finally support for the GStreamer 1.0 API.

30 April 2014 - GStreamer - 10 Comments

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