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

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

Mozilla and Partners to Bring Firefox OS to New Platforms and Devices

As Jay Sullivan details in this blog post, Mozilla is bringing more choice and control to the mobile industry with Firefox OS. Today, we are pleased to announce some news about the expanding Firefox OS ecosystem as we fill the … 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

The BBC and Mozilla formalize partnership for web skills in the UK

Today we’re excited to announce the formalization of our partnership with the BBC to support free and open internet technologies. While the BBC and Mozilla have been working together on digital skills for some time—the BBC’s Connected Studios regularly run … Continue reading

State of Mozilla and 2012 Financial Statements

Today, we published our annual State of Mozilla report. You can find full details on the report website, including excerpts from speeches at our recent Mozilla Summit.  Included below is a portion of Mitchell Baker’s speech about who Mozilla is: … Continue reading

Firefox Marketplace Shows the Power of the Web, Delivers Cross-Platform Global and Local Apps

Mozilla is a nonprofit organization and global community dedicated to the mission of promoting openness, innovation and opportunity online. We create products that capture these values and that people around the world love and choose to use, like Firefox. Mozilla … 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

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

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