Keep your Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde apart with this feature for multiple online personas

Mozilla is experimenting with a feature called Containers, which aims to separate business, personal, shopping, and banking in the web surfing experience. This way, users can safely access personal and business-based Facebook accounts…

Mozilla launches new fund to help keep open-source software secure

The Mozilla Foundation’s Secure Open Source (SOS) fund has been launched to fund security audits for open-source software projects, ensure a high level of security for all developers.

The FBI hacked into Firefox, and Mozilla wants to know how

The FBI found a vulnerability within Firefox's Tor Browser code that it used to snoop on an alleged child pornography suspect. But a judge barred anyone from telling Mozilla what that vulnerability was.

Mozilla reopens its Test Pilot program for Firefox in the safest way possible

Mozilla launched a new extension for Firefox that allows users to test and provide feedback on experimental features without having to install the beta or nightly build. this "Test Pilot" program currently provides three new features to…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.