Help Test the New Firefox Beta: Faster, Simplified and Easier to Customize

Today’s beta release of Firefox introduces an improved sync feature powered by Firefox Accounts, a new customization mode, a new Firefox menu and streamlined user interface. You can test the new Firefox Sync on Windows, Mac, Linux and Android by … Continue reading

GDC 2014: Mozilla and Partners Prove the Web is the Platform for Gaming

Last year at the Game Developers Conference, Mozilla unlocked the Web as a powerful platform for gaming by presenting asm.js, a highly-optimized version of JavaScript that allows a developer to bring C/C++ games to the web and reach near-native speeds. … Continue reading

Mozilla and Unity Bring Unity Game Engine to WebGL

Mozilla and Unity are announcing new deployment tools bringing Unity-authored games to the Web without the need for plugins, made possible thanks to Mozilla-pioneered technologies including WebGL, a Web graphics library and asm.js, a supercharged subset of JavaScript. Unity’s WebGL … Continue reading

Mozilla and Epic Preview Unreal Engine 4 Running in Firefox

Today, Epic Games and Mozilla are demonstrating how the Web is continuing to evolve as a powerful platform for gaming by providing a sneak peek of Epic’s Soul and Swing Ninja demos, running in Firefox at near-native speeds. This video … Continue reading

Introducing Mozilla Firefox Accounts

Mozilla is a trusted organization, founded on a mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity online. We move the Web forward as a platform for developers and the industry by building technology in the open to evolve and promote standards … Continue reading

Firefox Adds New Social Partners

Firefox is built for how you use the Web and we’ve been working on ways to expand our social integration in Firefox to quickly and easily connect you with your friends and family. Last year, we launched with Facebook as … Continue reading

Make Firefox Use Native Notifications In Linux With GNotifier

Quick tip for Firefox users: GNotifier is a Firefox extension that makes the browser use native notifications on the Linux desktop. The extension currently supports GNOME (Shell), Unity, KDE and Xfce.Below you can see a Firefox notification in action using GNotifier, under Unity and GNOME Shell:Besides regular notifications, like the one displayed when a file […]

Calling Firefox Beta Testers: Create an Interactive HTML5 Game for the Holidays

Mozilla & Goo’s Game Creator Challenge With the Game Creator Challenge, Mozilla and Goo are looking for budding game creators to show us their creative genius. The Game Creator Challenge is open to anyone, from those who’ve never created a … Continue reading

First 3D Commercial Web Game Powered By asm.js Unveiled

Play Monster Madness to see how it leverages asm.js, a supercharged subset of JavaScript and Web Port of Unreal Engine 3 for a slick, plugin-free multiplayer experience Earlier this year, Mozilla and Epic Games showcased Unreal Engine 3 running in … Continue reading

Unleash The Game Creator in You By Entering Our Holiday Gaming Competition

Prizes totaling $45,000 are up for grabs   Can you create an even more enticing interactive game demo than our Jetpack Santa? We bet you can and to help you create it, we are partnering with Goo Technologies for Mozilla … Continue reading

Tor Browser Bundle Ubuntu PPA

Tor Browser Bundle is a web browser based on Firefox ESR (Firefox with extended support), configured to protect users’ privacy and anonymity by using Tor and Vidalia, tools that come bundled with it. The bundle also includes 3 Firefox extensions: Torbutton, NoScript and HTTPS-Everywhere.When launching TorBrowser, it automatically starts the bundled Tor and Vidalia tools, […]

Australis UI Lands In Firefox Nightly, Install It In Ubuntu (PPA)

Australis, a new Firefox user interface, has finally landed in Firefox Nightly.The first thing you’ll notice when using Australis is its curved tabs and the clear distinction between foreground and background tabs. But that’s not all. The bookmarks bar was separated from the location bar and merged with the bookmarks menu, the forward button only […]

Live What You Love: Mozilla Firefox & The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Firefox connects you with your passions via the Web, whether it be music, entertainment, lifestyle or sports. That’s why we are excited to announce that Mozilla is sponsoring the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, the world’s premier series of professional … Continue reading

Happy Ninth Birthday Firefox!

Mozilla created Firefox to be an amazingly fun, safe and fast Web browser that embodies the values of our mission to promote openness, innovation and opportunity online. In the nine years since we first launched Firefox, we have moved and … Continue reading

Mozilla, OTOY and Autodesk Work to Deliver High Performance Games and Applications on the Web

At Mozilla, we work to move the Web forward as the platform for creating and consuming great experiences. Recently, we’ve focused on making the Web capable to deliver the most powerful desktop applications possible and awesome gaming experiences to as many … Continue reading

Video Interoperability on the Web Gets a Boost From Cisco’s H.264 Codec

Editor’s Note: Brendan Eich, Mozilla CTO, posted on his blog about Mozilla and the recent Cisco announcement about H.264. This is reposted below: As I noted last year, one of the biggest challenges to open source software has been the … Continue reading

Share Your Firefox with Friends & Family While Keeping Your Web Information Private with Guest Browsing

Firefox for Android offers Guest Browsing to let you share your mobile device with friends and family without having to worry about them viewing your personal information like browsing history, bookmarks, passwords, form data or open tabs. Guest Browsing is … Continue reading

Listen Up! Web Audio API now in Firefox – Completes Web as a Platform for Gaming

The Web has been evolving at a fantastic rate over the last few years with the help of Mozilla pioneered technologies such as WebGL, asm.js and Emscripten.  With all these improvements to speed and capability, more potential has been added … Continue reading

Lightbeam for Firefox: Privacy Education for Users & Open Data for Publishers

Shining a spotlight on online data tracking to help people understand the Web around them. That’s what we set out to accomplish a little more than a year ago as we began building on a popular, experimental add-on for Firefox … Continue reading

Mozilla Firefox 24 Updates Security Flaws

Last week, Mozilla released the 24th version of open source browser Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux computers. The newest update made some platform-specific changes, added additional language support, enhanced content for developers and made accessibility changes to better accommodate visually and physically impaired users. While these changes will please many users, are they enough […]