Mozilla and GSMA: Enabling locally relevant content for the next 4 billion people

Globally, 4 billion people have yet to access the Web. To invite these next billions of users online, access must be affordable.  The tumbling price of smartphones, such as the Firefox OS handsets, is a clear step in this direction. … Continue reading

MozFest 2014 begins today

Today marks the beginning of the fifth annual Mozilla Festival, one of the world’s biggest celebrations of the open web. More than 1,600 participants from countries around the globe will gather at Ravensbourne in East London for a weekend of … Continue reading

Global Web Literacy Gets a Boost From Maker Party 2014

Maker Party is Mozilla’s annual campaign to teach the culture, mechanics and citizenship of the Web through community-run events around the world. This week we celebrated the record-breaking 2,513 events in 86 countries that made up Maker Party 2014. The … 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

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

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

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

Congratulations to Mozilla’s Thimble Code Editor For Being Recognized as “GameChanger” for Education!

Teaching has always been an important piece of what Mozilla does — right down to the first few thousand people who built Firefox, and then installed it on their friends’ and families’ computers, explaining why it was different. Several years … Continue reading

Pearson, edX, Educational Testing Service, Workforce.io, and more to align with the Open Badge standard

Today, we’re proud to announce a number of major educational and workforce development organizations including Pearson, edX, Educational Testing Service (ETS), Workforce.io and more have committed to adopting the Open Badges standard. This news was announced today at the Open … Continue reading

How We’re Making Education More Like the Web

Today, as we hold a historic badge summit, the Open Badges Summit to Reconnect Learning, in Redwood City with more than 300 people, I wanted to reflect on why Mozilla got involved in badges, and what it is we’re building. … Continue reading

Open Badges Launches Massive Citywide Summer Learning Campaign

Open Badges is a big idea that’s come a long way in a very short time. It was less than a year and a half ago that Mozilla and MacArthur Foundation launched the first version of an open source system … Continue reading

Launching Maker Party 2013

Let’s get this party started! Mozilla has officially kicked off Maker Party 2013! For the next three months, people around the world will meet up at great events, make cool stuff and share it all online. The goal: host a … Continue reading

Introducing Open Badges 1.0

Get recognition for learning that happens anywhere. Share it on the places that matter. Today we’re extremely proud to release Mozilla Open Badges 1.0, an exciting new online standard to recognize and verify learning. Open Badges makes it easy to… … Continue reading