Chris Beard Named CEO of Mozilla

I am pleased to announce that Chris Beard has been appointed CEO of Mozilla Corp. The Mozilla board has reviewed many internal and external candidates – and no one we met was a better fit. As you will recall, Chris … Continue reading

First Commercial Web Games Launch Leveraging Mozilla-Pioneered Technology

Mozilla is proving the Web is a powerful gaming platform by creating new technologies and developer tools that enable game creators to port their popular titles to the Web. One of the trailblazers using these technologies is Trendy Entertainment, which … Continue reading

Firefox OS Ecosystem Shows Strong Momentum and Expands Across New Devices, Markets and Categories

Firefox OS has unlocked the mobile ecosystem and is quickly expanding across a broad range of devices and product categories in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Just one year after the first devices were launched, Firefox OS is now … Continue reading

Improving JPEG Image Encoding

Editor’s Note: Andreas Gal, Mozilla CTO, posted on his blog about Mozilla and the recent release of mozjpeg 2.0 and Facebook’s support for the JPEG encoder. This is reposted below: Images are a big proportion of the data that browsers … Continue reading

Mozilla’s annual Maker Party begins today!

Mozilla is thrilled to announce the official kick-off of Maker Party, our annual campaign to teach the culture, mechanics and citizenship of the Web through thousands of community-run events around the world. Mozilla believes success in the 21st century depends on … Continue reading

Mozilla Festival returns to London in October

Mozilla is excited to announce the Mozilla Festival (#MozFest) will return to Ravensbourne, a wired media and design campus in East London, from October 24th through 26th. Registration is now open: http://mzl.la/Mozfestticket MozFest is the birthplace of many of Mozilla’s … Continue reading

Mozilla announces a partnership with The New York Times, The Washington Post and Knight Foundation for a new online community platform.

Mozilla is proud to announce a new partnership with The New York Times and The Washington Post, funded by $3.89 million from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, to build a new, open-source content and commenting platform. The … Continue reading

President Obama Announces Mozilla’s Maker Party 2014 at First-Ever White House Maker Faire

Today, at the first-ever White House Maker Faire, President Obama is calling for a national Day of Making, and paying homage to the makers, innovators, tinkerers, educators and entrepreneurs that are bringing ideas to life, and helping spread the maker … Continue reading

Calling All Developers: Applications Now Open for 2015 Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships

Today we’re excited to announce that the applications to become a 2015 Knight-Mozilla Fellow are now open. This is the fourth year of the OpenNews Fellowship program, a collaboration between the Knight Foundation and Mozilla. Fellows can be developers, technologists, … Continue reading

Firefox OS ecosystem continues expansion and redefines the entry-level smartphone

Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to promoting openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web, is demonstrating the latest advancements to its Firefox OS open mobile ecosystem at Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai. These include a turnkey solution for Firefox OS … Continue reading

Stay Connected to the Things you Love with Firefox

Firefox puts you in control of your Web experience and is easy to customize so you can use the Web the way you want. You can make Firefox your own through the beautifully designed and powerful customization menu. You can … Continue reading

DRM and the Challenge of Serving Users

Today at Mozilla we find ourselves at a difficult spot. We face a choice between a feature our users want and the degree to which that feature can be built to embody user control and privacy. Here’s why. People want … Continue reading

América Móvil Launches Firefox OS Smartphones

We are excited to announce that América Móvil has become the fifth major operator to release Firefox OS smartphones. América Móvil Alcatel ONETOUCH FIRE devices are now available throughout Mexico through Telcel.  Mexico is the first country where América Móvil … Continue reading

Love the open web? Now you can teach other people to love it too.

At Mozilla, we talk a lot about why the open web is important. We build open technology, and even advocate for certain policies that help keep the web open, interoperable, and ours. But at a certain point we have to … Continue reading

ZTE Starts Sales of Open C Firefox OS Phone on eBay

ZTE announced today that sales of the ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone have started on eBay. Targeted at first time smartphone users and early adopters wanting to try out Firefox OS, the Open C offers a 3MP camera and … Continue reading

Mozilla Introduces the Most Customizable Firefox Ever with an Elegant New Design

Mozilla is a non-profit organization driven by the mission of promoting openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web. We work as a global community to build products like Firefox that embody the values of our mission and create more user … Continue reading

Firefox for Android is More Customizable Than Ever

Firefox for Android is now even more customizable with new home screen and sharing features that make it easier to get to your favorite Web content faster. We’re introducing Firefox Accounts to power the enhanced Firefox Sync, so you can … Continue reading

Mozilla CTO: Andreas Gal

At Mozilla, our mission is to promote openness, innovation and opportunity on the Web and we do this by building trustworthy products and technology that give people more control over their online lives. Having a strong voice in the technology … Continue reading

Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund Awards $134,000 to Eight Grantees Across Chattanooga and Kansas City

Today, Mozilla announced the eight projects in Chattanooga and Kansas City that will receive funds from the first round of the Gigabit Community Fund. The Fund, supported by NSF and part of the broader US Ignite initiative, is investing in … Continue reading

FAQ on CEO Resignation

Over the past few days, we have received a lot of questions and seen a great number of media stories about the events surrounding Brendan Eich’s resignation from the role of CEO. Many of the media stories have incorrect facts, … Continue reading