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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
Mozilla released Firefox OS 1.1 today with better performance, new features, and what the firm says is hundreds of improvements.
9 October 2013 - Mozilla Firefox OS 1.1 - 5 Comments
Mozilla has pushed their open-source "Shumway" Flash/SWF player into the latest Firefox nightly builds.
3 October 2013 - Shumway Flash - 53 Comments
The Mozilla developers driving the Rust Programming Language have released version 0.8 of their language and compiler. Rust 0.8 has more than 2,200 changes with many bug-fixes and a few language-related changes.
27 September 2013 - Rust Programming - 15 Comments
Besides Firefox 24 being shipped, Mozilla is also ready to ship Thunderbird 24, a major update at long last to their open-source e-mail client.
17 September 2013 - Thunderbird 24 - 9 Comments
Firefox 24.0 is now available today with a variety of modest changes for the Linux / OS X / Windows version while Firefox for Android has some of the more interesting features this round.
17 September 2013 - Firefox 24.0 - 31 Comments
While Canonical engineers keep raising discussions about swapping Mozilla Firefox for Google's Chromium as the default web-browser for Ubuntu Linux, the 13.10 release will continue using Firefox by default.
12 August 2013 - Ubuntu Firefox - 22 Comments
Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 23.0 today with several new features to the popular open-source cross-platform web-browser.
6 August 2013 - Firefox 23 - 12 Comments
A Mozilla engineer has been developing transparent decompression support for the EXT4 file-system to benefit Firefox on Android, among other use-cases.
24 July 2013 - Mozilla Support - 9 Comments
Version 0.7 of Mozilla's Rust programming language is now available.
3 July 2013 - Mozilla Rust 0.7 - 1 Comment
After a few months with developer preview phones and then getting 18 carriers interested in the fledging mobile platform, the first Mozilla Firefox OS phones are ready to ship to consumers.
2 July 2013 - Firefox OS Devices - 14 Comments
Mozilla has put Firefox 23 now in their beta channel for those wanting to test this next feature update to the open-source web-browser.
28 June 2013 - Firefox 23 - 23 Comments
New builds of Mozilla Firefox for Linux now support H.264 video content in conjunction with GStreamer.
27 June 2013 - H.264 - 34 Comments
Mozilla developers have now uploaded Firefox 22 to the web.
25 June 2013 - Firefox 22 - 38 Comments
Intel has managed to dramatically speed-up Network Security Services (NSS) for the new Haswell (and forthcoming Broadwell) processors that boast AVX2 instruction set support.
24 June 2013 - Intel NSS - 16 Comments
Rust, the general purpose programming language developed by Mozilla for being a safe, concurrent, and practical language, can even be used to write a system kernel.
27 May 2013 - Rustboot - 7 Comments
Just days after the Mozilla Firefox 21 release, the first beta of the next Firefox 22 release is now available.
17 May 2013 - WebRTC - 8 Comments
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