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Mozilla shows off new Firefox UI changes for Windows 10

Mozilla is hoping to recapture some of the browser game's market share following years of Chrome emigration. To help that along, it's redesigning the user interface for the release of Windows 10, making it much more comfortable on the eyes…
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Can Mozilla’s new plan save Firefox from its declining market share?

As Firefox continues to bleed users, Mozilla outlines a series of changes set to be implemented immediately in an attempt to turn the tide and compete against the likes of Google and Microsoft.
Computing

Finding bugs in Firefox is now much more profitable

Bug catchers can get anywhere from $500 to $10,000 for catching glitches and exploits in Mozilla's software.
Computing

Optional Tracking Protection feature in Firefox also speeds up web browsing

With all the recent reports of just how far certain companies go to track users web browsing habits, it makes sense that you might want to opt out of tracking whenever you can. And it seems that there is another benefit to this, at least…
Mobile

Mozilla shifts gears: $25 phones out, Android apps in

An internal email seen by CNET sets out Mozilla's plan for increasing the adoption of Firefox OS in the future. If budget smartphones don't work, then perhaps support for Android apps will.
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Firefox will scan your browsing history to suggest advertiser sites

Possibly a feature that you will want to flip off if privacy is important to you, Mozilla is working with advertisers to suggest sponsored sites that are related to your Web browsing history.
Web

Mozilla wants to force the web to be more secure by holding features hostage

Mozilla, along with a number of organizations and even the U.S. government, wants to see the web using only secure HTTPS connections, and it's willing to hold features in its Firefox browser hostage to make it happen.
Mobile

Firefox OS continues chugging along, announces a host of new devices

Mozilla has a lot of news to announce about Firefox OS during Mobile World Congress: New deals with operators and manufacturers, and a new handset from Alcatel Onetouch to show off.
Web

Google pushes Firefox users to dump Yahoo search

Firefox recently installed Yahoo as its default search engine, ending a 10-year deal with Google. With data showing Yahoo increasing its share of the U.S. search market, Google has started posting messages urging Firefox users to change…
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Yahoo search share edges up following Firefox deal, but Google still way ahead

Since becoming Firefox's default search engine last month, Yahoo has achieved its highest share of the U.S. search market sonce 2009. It's excellent news for Marissa Mayer's firm, though it still has much to do if it wants to catch Google.
Mobile

Mozilla means business with the mid-range KDDI Fx0 Firefox phone

Mozilla and Japanese carrier KDDI teamed up to make the first mid-range Firefox OS smartphone. The Fx0 has mid-range specs, a HD screen, a Qualcomm processor, and supports 4G LTE. It even has an intriguing design.
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Mozilla hopes you’re in a giving mood, asks for in-browser Firefox charity

Despite recently signing a no doubt lucrative partnership with Yahoo, the Mozilla Foundation needs more money from Firefox fans to make the browser better.