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.
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.
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?
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.