Mozilla's getting ready to take on Google, Apple. and yes, even Microsoft again. The Mozilla Marketplace open web app store is welcoming submissions soon, and the non profit is also in talks to develop its own smartphone.
Mozilla has ambitious plans for mobile in the coming year, but will the team behind Firefox be able to make the leap to mobile, or be left stranded on the desktop?
The latest in Mozilla's rapid-fire updates to Firefox features a full-screen mode for apps, and a revamped system for updating add-ons.
Following Mozilla's announcement that Google would remain as their default search engine, details have emerged that the new deal is considerably more lucrative than before.
Firefox is reborn as the web browser renews its search deal with Google for three more years.
New reports find that up to a quarter of Firefox users use out-of-date versions of the browser, and that Google-commissioned security reports may be deliberately lauding Chrome at Firefox's expense.
While Microsoft, Mozilla and Google continue to compete for market share in regards to browser usage, a popular version of Chrome just knocked Microsoft's IE8 out of first place.
Mozilla makes Firefox, but is heavily dependent on Google for revenue to fund its efforts. The problem? Google makes Chrome - and Mozilla's deal with Google is up for renewal.
Firefox may have lost more than second place standing to Google Chrome. How much will the lack of a mobile presence and the end of a profitable partnership hurt the Mozilla browser?
Following in the footsteps of Google, Facebook, Tumblr and other tech companies, Mozilla is taking steps to help block the passage of SOPA and PIPA, legislation that have the potential to fundamentally change the Internet.
Internet giants have taken to the pages of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and the Washington Times, to fight back against SOPA, the Internet censorship bill.
With the Google development team pumping out a new version of the Chrome browser every six weeks, Mozilla has stepped up the release schedule on the Firefox browser as well.
While speed has become less of an issue with each browser revision, Google and Mozilla are turning to expanded features to entice more users while Microsoft remains quiet about any changes to Internet Explorer.
With users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox defecting to Chrome, Google's three year old Web browser is rapidly continuing to rise in popularity.
Yes, it's yet another major release of Firefox, but it promises to use significant less memory and crowd-source performance data for future tweaks.