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

Indiegogo Fundraiser Wrap-Up

Hey fans! Looks like we hit $33,251 in donations! We’d like to extend our gratitude to everyone who donated and who worked hard to spread the word about our game and this fundraising campaign. The sum we raised for this campaign dwarfs all of our past fundraisers combined. We are very happy to have raised this much, … 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

Lightbeam for Firefox: Privacy Education for Users & Open Data for Publishers

Shining a spotlight on online data tracking to help people understand the Web around them. That’s what we set out to accomplish a little more than a year ago as we began building on a popular, experimental add-on for Firefox … Continue reading

Mozilla-Knight OpenNews Extended for Three More Years With $4 million in New Funding.

Nearly three years ago, Mozilla partnered with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to pursue a brilliant idea: put web innovators into news organizations, and see what happens. Today we’re proud to announce that the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews program … Continue reading

0 A.D. Development Report #13

Wildfire Games, the international group developing 0 A.D. – Empires Ascendant, is happy to present the 13th 0 A.D. development report covering everything (or nearly everything) that happened since the 12th report in June. Most of the items covered in the current report went into Alpha 14 Naukratis, so you should be able to see them in action … Continue reading

IndieGoGo Crowdfunding Campaign, New Release: Alpha 14 Naukratis

Wildfire Games, an international group of volunteer game developers, is raising $160,000 to support development of 0 A.D., a free, open-source game of ancient warfare. The announcement of the fundraiser coincides with the release of “0 A.D. Alpha 14 Naukratis”, the fourteenth alpha version of 0 A.D. Easy Download and Install Download and installation instructions … Continue reading

0 A.D. Financial Report, September 2013

In the interest of transparency, the Wildfire Games team would like to report on the finances of the project as of 2013-09-04. 0 A.D. has funds in three places: (1) Funds earmarked for the project and held in trust by US-based non-profit organization Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (hereafter “SPI”); (2) A private account … Continue reading

The Internet Sector calls for Greater Transparency in Requests for User Data

Mozilla is joining with over 60 leading technology companies, startups, investors, technology trade groups and public interest groups today to call on the US government to allow the release of information pertaining to national security requests for user data. Mozilla … Continue reading

Mozilla and Partners Prepare to Launch First Firefox OS Smartphones!

First Open Web Devices Powered by Firefox OS Make Smartphones More Accessible; Regional announcements coming soon Mountain View, Calif. – July 1, 2013 – Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, today … 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

Applications now open for 2014 OpenNews Fellowships

Today we’re proud to announce the start of the 2014 Knight-Mozilla OpenNews Fellow application process. Knight-Mozilla OpenNews is looking for five developers and technologists to spend a year writing code in collaboration with reporters, designers, and developers in some of … Continue reading

0 A.D. Development Report #12

Wildfire Games, the international group of volunteers developing 0 A.D., are happy to present this week’s 0 A.D. development report. If you want to find out more about the development of this open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy game or if you are interested in game development in general, it might provide an interesting read. If you … Continue reading

Introducing the Mozilla Science Lab

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Mozilla Science Lab, a new initiative that will help researchers around the world use the open web to shape science’s future. Scientists created the web — but the open web still hasn’t … Continue reading

New Art Department Leader, Changes in Committee Members

Our project leader, Michael, has appointed Enrique Keykens Espolio (known on the forums as just “Enrique”) as leader of the Art Department. Enrique is a highly capable 3D artist in his 20′s from Zaragoza, Spain. Also, we welcome Peter C., to the team, and to replace Enrique on the Design Committee. Peter, known as alpha123 on the forums, … Continue reading

StopWatching.Us: Mozilla launches massive campaign on digital surveillance

Additional Perspectives from Mozilla: Mitchell Baker’s post, “Total Surveillance” Ben Adida’s post, “No User is an Island” Chris Lawrence’s post, “NSA Surveillance Revelations are a Teachable Moment” Last week, media reports emerged that the US government is requiring vast amounts of … Continue reading

MEPIS 12 Beta

A new test release of MEPIS 12, version 11.9.86, is available for testing. It may take up to 24 hours for the ISOs to appear at the mirrors.
After extensive experiments, and feedback from the community, it was decided to defer the support for EFI BIOS…

Protecting our brand from a global spyware provider

A recent report by Citizen Lab uncovered that commercial spyware produced by Gamma International is designed to trick people into thinking it’s Mozilla Firefox. We’ve sent Gamma a cease and desist letter today demanding that these illegal practices stop immediately. … 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

Erik Johansson Steps Down from Project Leadership, Michael D. Hafer Assumes Role

Erik Johansson (“feneur”) has announced he will step down from managing the development of the free, open-source game 0 A.D., citing his wish to focus on his writing and other hobbies. Johansson, 27 from Sweden, has been the project lead since 2008, and the team thanks him for his sustained leadership of the project. Back … Continue reading