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

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

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

Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund: Supporting Local Innovation in Chattanooga and Kansas City.

  Exploring the potential of advanced networks Today we’re proud to announce the launch of the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund—a project in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and US Ignite, that will support local innovators in Chattanooga and … Continue reading

Roll Up Your Sleeves, It’s Time to Save the Web

I was a punk rock kid. It wasn’t just the music I loved, but the “make it yourself” part of that culture. It was open to anyone who could pick up a guitar to bust out a tune or use … 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

Webmaker: How the Mozilla Community is teaching the World the Web

Mozilla is dedicated to keeping the web open, accessible and free. To accomplish this, we need more than technology: we need people who are empowered to build and take control of their own online lives. Enter Webmaker, Mozilla’s project to … Continue reading

In Three Months, We Helped 58,000 People Teach and Learn the Web.

On June 15, Mozilla kicked off Maker Party — our flagship Webmaker event and a three-month long global celebration of making and learning on the web. Buoyed by the success of last year’s Summer Code party, we tried hard to … 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

President Obama helps kick off our new summer campaign

Hacking at the White House: introducing Maker Party 2013 We’re extremely excited to be participating in today’s White House Science Fair—and even more excited to have President Obama help us kick off our new summer-long Maker Party: thousands of community-led … Continue reading

Mozilla Unlocks the Power of the Web on Mobile with Firefox OS

Mozilla is excited to share that today 18 operators at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona announced their commitment to Firefox OS, which will power the world’s first Open Web Devices. These operators include: América Móvil, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, … Continue reading

Why is ITU Governance of the Internet a Bad Idea?

We, along with many other Internet denizens, have serious concerns about the World Congress on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12), which the International Telecommunications Union will convene today in Dubai. Our concerns stem from the core belief that openness, innovation, and opportunity … Continue reading

The ITU and You

The Internet has always been guided forwards by collaborative, open approaches. We believe that these approaches are one of the reasons why the Web has become and remained the wonderful, powerful and empowering place we know today. In the coming … Continue reading

Customize Firefox to Show Support for Your Country

Mozilla Firefox is a global community of passionate people working together to make the Web better. This summer, athletes from around the world are coming together to support and represent their countries in a global competition. To celebrate the spirit … Continue reading