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Mozilla works with Google’s Brandon Jones to standardize VR content across the Web

With the intent of getting an implementation out in Firefox Nightly during the first half of this year, Mozilla has collaborated with Google's Brandon Jones on a proposal of WebVR version 1.0.
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Mozilla drops ‘Train Model,’ shifts Firefox to a flexible release schedule

Mozilla has announced that Firefox version updates will no longer be released at rigid six-week intervals, instead moving to a more flexible schedule that is slated to commence in June 2016.
Mobile

Mozilla to pull staff support for Firefox OS mobile after May

Mozilla announced it was ending development for Firefox OS in December, but the company sent an email to developers today confirming the news. Mozilla is going to focus its efforts on connected devices, and has a few products in the…
Computing

The Brave browser says it will ‘fix the Web’ with no ads and no tracking

Brave is a new ad- and tracking-free browser that its creators claim will “fix the Web” and help users avoid annoying or intrusive ads that track your habits too much. It was developed by Brave Software and former Mozilla CEO Brendan…
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Mozilla is shutting down Persona login service due to lack of interest

Mozilla is citing a lack of interest from users as the primary reason why its authentication system Persona has been scheduled to be discontinued as of the end of this coming November.
DT Daily

Apple gives up on live TV service after years of negotiations | DT Daily 1:59

After years of trying to develop a linear, live TV service for Apple TV owners, Apple is giving up to instead focus on apps that will be uniquely suited to the Apple TV experience.
Mobile

Mozilla axes Firefox OS for smartphones

Firefox OS debuted in 2013 and didn't really take off, and now after two years of struggling to gain a solid user base, Mozilla is shutting it down. The company is focusing on developing its Firefox browser over its other services like…
Computing

Eight months of ads in Firefox are coming to an end

Mozilla upset users by adding paid "Suggested" sites to the new tab page. Now that program is coming to an end, although Mozilla has left the door open on advertising to users long term.
Mobile

The first public preview of Firefox for iOS is here – if you live in New Zealand

If you're an iPhone user unhappy with your current crop of mobile browsers, then hold tight, Firefox for iOS is just around the corner. Mozilla rolled out the first public preview of the software on Thursday, though you have to be in New…
Computing

Mozilla makes private browsing on Firefox even more private

Mozilla is testing private browsing enhancements for Firefox to give secretive users invisibility from website services that track can their browsing activity and collect their data.
DT Daily

Mozilla pushes out quick patch for Firefox: DT Daily 1:16

Mozilla pushes out a patch for a vulnerability in Firefox, latest iOS9 beta brings wi-fi calling feature to AT&T iPhones.
Computing

Firefox users, update your browser: Mozilla has found and fixed a new vulnerability

It isn't at all unusual to hear about a newly unearthed browser vulnerability, but it's slightly less common to hear that it's already been fixed. Firefox users, it's time to update your browser.