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 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

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

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

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

Brendan Eich Steps Down as Mozilla CEO

Mozilla prides itself on being held to a different standard and, this past week, we didn’t live up to it. We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it’s because we haven’t stayed true to ourselves. … Continue reading

Mozilla Leadership Changes

The Mozilla Board of Directors has announced that co-founder and current Chief Technology Officer Brendan Eich will be appointed to the role of CEO of Mozilla, effective immediately. Li Gong will be named Chief Operating Officer and a number of … 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

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

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