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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.
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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…
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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.
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Mozilla CEO claims Windows 10 browser defaults override user choice

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard isn't happy about Windows 10 -- not the OS itself, but rather the way Microsoft is making its new Edge browser the default choice, even on upgraded systems where Firefox or Chrome was previously the default.
Computing

Firefox users are finally getting audio indicators and a mute feature for noisy tabs

Mozilla is working on giving Firefox users a feature to see which open browser tabs are playing audio and, if they choose, mute those noisy tabs. This feature exists in similar fashion for Google’s Chrome and Apple’s Safari browsers.
DT Daily

Amazon dangles deals in ‘Prime Day’ promotion: DT Daily 1:24

Today on DT Daily: Amazon.com is working hard to lure in shoppers with their Christmas-In-July sale known as "Prime Day," and Adobe's Flash player tech takes hit after hit following the Hacker Team document release.
Computing

Enough is enough: Mozilla blocks Flash in Firefox until Adobe fixes security holes

After 400GB files from Hacking Team were leaked, multiple vulnerabilities were found in Adobe Flash. To keep its users safer, Mozilla is blocking all versions of the Flash Player in Firefox until Adobe fixes all known exploits.