Latest Firefox Expands Multi-Process Support and Delivers New Features for Desktop and Android

With the change of the season, we’ve worked hard to release a new version of Firefox that delivers the best possible experience across desktop and Android. Expanding Multiprocess Support Last month, we began rolling out the most significant update in … Continue reading

Meet Codemoji: Mozilla’s New Game for Teaching Encryption Basics with Emoji

🌂🐵✉😓🌉✋📒🏩💥🐵 👻😩📒📒🏂😓😁 The above message may seem like a random string of emoji. But not so: When decoded, it reads: “Encryption Matters.” Today, Mozilla is launching Codemoji, a fun, educational tool that introduces everyday Internet users to ciphers — the … Continue reading

Mozilla Awards $385,000 to Open Source Projects as part of MOSS “Mission Partners” Program

For many years people with visual impairments and the legally blind have paid a steep price to access the Web on Windows-based computers. The market-leading software for screen readers costs well over $1,000. The high price is a considerable obstacle … Continue reading

Mozilla-supported Let’s Encrypt goes out of Beta

In 2014, Mozilla teamed up with Akamai, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Identrust, and the University of Michigan to found Let’s Encrypt  in order to move the Web towards universal encryption. Today, Let’s Encrypt is leaving beta. We here at … Continue reading

Mozilla A-Frame Powers New Amnesty International Virtual Reality Website #360Syria

Amnesty International today announced a new #360Syria “virtual tour” website showing the devastation brought by Syrian government barrel bombing of the besieged city of Aleppo. The website demonstration, called “Fear of the Sky” (www.360Syria.com), is built using Mozilla A-Frame technology. … Continue reading

Updates to Firefox Hello Beta

Firefox Hello Beta is a communication tool that lets you share tabs you’re browsing in Firefox with others and chat over video or text, free and without needing an account or login. Firefox Hello Beta in Windows, Mac and Linux … Continue reading

Update on Connected Devices Innovation Process: Four Projects Move Forward

The Internet of Things is changing the world around us, with new use cases, experiences and technologies emerging every day. As we continue to experiment in this space, we wanted to take a moment to share more details around our … Continue reading

Firefox OS will Power New Line-up of Panasonic Ultra HD TVs

Panasonic announced today that Firefox OS will power the new Panasonic DX-series UHD TVs. Panasonic TVs powered by Firefox OS are already available globally. These TVs have intuitive and customizable home screens which give you “quick access” to Live TV, … Continue reading

Mozilla Introduces Surveillance Principles for a Secure, Trusted Internet

#IstandwithMozilla Security is paramount to a trusted Internet. Encryption is a critical part of how that trust is made real. The recent events around Apple and the FBI set a dangerous precedent. Our position on these issues is simple: the … Continue reading

Celebrating Our Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows, and Looking Ahead

Today, the Internet we love and treasure is facing serious threats. Issues like mass surveillance and walled gardens, along with calls to weaken online security, increasingly endanger the Internet’s openness. Most recently, we saw the FBI ask Apple to circumvent … Continue reading

Martin Thomson Appointed to the Internet Architecture Board

Standards are a key part of keeping the Open Web open. The Web runs on standards developed mainly by two standards bodies: the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which standardizes HTML and Web APIs, and the Internet Engineering Task Force … Continue reading

Mozilla, Caribou Digital Release Report Exploring the Global App Economy

Mozilla is a proud supporter of research carried out by Caribou Digital, the UK-based think tank dedicated to building sustainable digital economies in emerging markets. Today, Caribou has released a report exploring the impact of the global app economy and … Continue reading

It’s International Data Privacy Day: Help us Build a Better Internet

Update your Software and Share the Lean Data Practices Today is International Data Privacy Day. What can we all do to help ourselves and each other improve privacy on the Web? We have something for everyone: Users can greatly improve … Continue reading

Firefox Can Now Get Push Notifications From Your Favorite Sites

UPDATED TO CLARIFY HOW TO MANAGE PUSH NOTIFICATIONS Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux now lets you choose to receive push notifications from websites if you give them permission. This is similar to Web notifications, except now you can receive … Continue reading

Announcing Mozilla Fellow, Eric Rescorla

I am pleased to announce that Eric Rescorla has been appointed Mozilla Fellow, a vice-president level role created to recognize top technical leadership at Mozilla. This new role is a complement to the organization’s existing Distinguished Engineers award and is … Continue reading

Firefox Gives You More Control Over Your Data in Private Browsing

Today, we are giving you more control over how your data is shared in Firefox by letting you block additional trackers in Private Browsing with Tracking Protection. We recently introduced Private Browsing with Tracking Protection to give you control over … Continue reading

LetsEncrypt now available in Fedora

LetsEncrypt recently entered into a public beta. Thanks to the work of the LetsEncrypt team and Fedora packagers, the official LetsEncrypt client is now available in both Fedora 23 and Rawhide. To learn how LetsEncrypt works or what it is, you can read… Continue Reading →

Firefox OS Pivot to Connected Devices

Everything is connected around us. This revolution has already started and it will be bigger than previous technology revolutions, including the mobile smartphone revolution. Internet of Things, as many call it today, will fundamentally affect all of us. We will … Continue reading

The Power of Mozilla

Today I would like to talk about the power of Mozilla. We are more than just our consumer products. We measure our success not only by the adoption of our products, but also by our ability to increase the control … Continue reading

Focus by Firefox – Content Blocking for the Open Web

Today we are launching Focus by Firefox, a free content blocker for Safari users on iOS 9. The app allows users to control their data flow by blocking categories of trackers such as those used for ads, analytics and social … Continue reading