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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.
Home Theater

Mozilla is not secretly working on a Chromecast of its own, but someone else is

Is the Chromecast a little too Google-y for your liking? You might soon be able to pick up a Firefox OS-powered alternative, but it won't be made by Mozilla.
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Firefox exec: Browser won’t be a ‘mess of logos,’ but firm will ‘experiment’

It appears as if Mozilla will tweak Directory Tiles, and make something more user friendly. Sponsorships could still be on the horizon though. You can learn more about Mozilla's plans here.
Mobile

When did tech get so political? Let’s stop ousting executives

Lately, tech has gotten really political. One major executive has resigned from Mozilla because of his views on gay marriage, and a Dropbox board member is now under fire for her past. Is this the new reality?
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Mozilla names marketing exec Chris Beard as interim CEO after Brendan Eich resignation

Mozilla has a new interim CEO. Chris Beard, the firm's head of marketing, will assume the post after Brendan Eich's recent resignation. Learn more here.
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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns amid controversy surrounding his anti-gay past

Mozilla announced on its official blog that CEO Brendan Eich has resigned from his post, after his appointment spurred an uproar due to his past anti-gay leanings.
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Report: Half of Mozilla’s board resign over new CEO choice

Causing quite a stir on the Web this week, the appointment of Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich to the role of CEO has both internal employees and third party developers publicly calling for him to step down.
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Mozilla is testing out a revamped look, syncing, and more with the Firefox 29 beta

Mozilla is toying with a new look, feature set and layout with its newly released beta of Firefox 29. Check out our initial impressions of the changes here.
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Mozilla abandons Firefox for the Windows 8 Start screen

Bad news if you were one of the handful of people actively using the full-screen Windows 8 version of Firefox — its developers have decided to cease working on it, citing low user numbers.