Mozilla and Telefónica Partner to Simplify Voice and Video Calls on the Web

Mozilla is extending its relationship with Telefonica by making it easier than ever to communicate on the Web. Telefónica has been an invaluable partner in helping Mozilla develop and bring Firefox OS to market with 12 devices now available in … Continue reading

Play Awesome Indie Games Directly in Firefox Including the Award-Winning FTL

Today, we’re announcing a promotion with Humble Bundle, one of the real innovators in game distribution, that brings eight hugely popular Indie games including the award-winning FTL directly to Firefox users. This promotion only runs for two weeks, so jump … Continue reading

Firefox OS Shows Continued Global Growth

Firefox OS is now available on three continents with 12 smartphones offered by 13 operators in 24 countries. As the only truly open mobile operating system, Firefox OS demonstrates the versatility of the Web as a platform, free of the … Continue reading

Launching the Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellows Program, a Global Initiative to Recruit the Heroes of the Open Internet

By Mark Surman, Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation; and Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation We are at a critical point in the evolution of the Internet. Despite its emergence as an integral part of modern life, the Internet remains a contested … Continue reading

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