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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Computing

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.
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Firefox update sees Yahoo replace Google as default search option

For the last 10 years Firefox has used Google as its default search provider. With the rollout of Firefox 34 on Monday, however, that all changes, with Yahoo taking its place for Firefox users in North America.
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Yahoo pushes out Google to become default search provider for Firefox

Firefox users happy with Google as their default search engine take note – in December, Yahoo's moving in to replace it. The deal between Mozilla and Marissa Mayer's company was announced by the two companies on Wednesday.
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Learning to forget faster: Latest Firefox version brushes up on browsing privacy

Mozilla's Firefox desktop Web browser turns 10, and a slew of new features aim to make the anniversary special. Learn more here.
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Mozilla promotes interim CEO Chris Beard to permanent status

Chris Beard, who assumed the role of Mozilla CEO after the controversial Brendan Eich resigned, has had the interim tag removed from his title.