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Google-focused Boomerang Calendar plugin launches in public beta, now localized for Europe

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We’ve long been waxing lyrical about Boomerang, the suite of productivity tools from San Francisco-based developers Baydin. There’s Boomerang for Gmail for starters, which lets you send email at a later point, or choose when you receive it. Earlier this year it went truly multilingual too. Then there’s Boomerang Calendar,...
Google-focused Boomerang Calendar plugin launches in public beta, now localized for Europe

Adobe springs emergency Flash update, says hackers hitting Firefox

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Adobe today patched new vulnerabilities in Flash Player that hackers are now exploiting in attacks aimed at Firefox users, the company said....
Adobe springs emergency Flash update, says hackers hitting Firefox

Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Mozilla’s low-end smartphone efforts are picking up steam — and some major allies. It’s latest partner is electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has inked a deal to create devices running Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. But this isn’t just about smartphones. Foxconn...
Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

Ain't no Firefox coming back to iOS anytime...

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Ain't no Firefox coming back to iOS anytime soon. Sorry! [CNET] More »...
Ain't no Firefox coming back to iOS anytime...

Apple Forced Google's Hand On Android

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Tilde and Ember.js co-founder Tom Dale argues that Apple's biggest problem is that "Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services."  The irony is that it's a problem entirely of Apple's own making.  By exercising rigid, end-to-end control of the iPhone and iPad...
Apple Forced Google's Hand On Android

Firefox 18 delivers a jolt of speed to Web apps and games

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We've known for some time now that Firefox 18 would bring some significant speed improvements to Mozilla's popular browser, and the final version--released today--made good on that promise officially. In fact, a new JavaScript compiler in the software is delivering performance improvements of up to 25 percent on Web...
Firefox 18 delivers a jolt of speed to Web apps and games
Firefox 16 adoption not hurt by security missteps

No, we don't really need another smartphone OS

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Ubuntu, Tizen, and Firefox OS are all around the bend, but with more established platforms struggling, can the market support the noobs? [Read more]...
No, we don't really need another smartphone OS

Firefox OS is repeating the mistakes of others and hoping for a different outcome

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I feel bad for Mozilla, I really do. Competitors and the march of time are closing in quicker than it can raise its defenses. Her crown jewel, Firefox, is feeling the squeeze as Chrome encroaches on its hard-won territory and mobile offensives have proven largely fruitless. This leaves Mozilla...
Firefox OS is repeating the mistakes of others and hoping for a different outcome

BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

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Staying true to its word, the BBC has pushed ahead with its intention to overhaul its BBC iPlayer apps to feature its new Media Player technology, updating its Android iPlayer app to utilise the Adobe Air-powered platform but also rolling out complete support for devices running Google’s Jelly Bean (Android...
BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

The First Firefox Phone Will Launch This Summer In Five Countries

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Mozilla, the company that makes the Firefox Web browser, will begin selling phones running its new mobile operating system this summer in five countries: Venezuela, Poland, Brazil, Portugal, and Spain. Why the slow rollout? Speaking at AllThingsD's Dive Into Mobile conference today, Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs said Firefox OS will...
The First Firefox Phone Will Launch This Summer In Five Countries

Firefox makes a Metro move

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The first release of a Windows 8-optimized Firefox arrives, but it's a rough alpha that Mozilla confirms won't be ready anytime soon. [Read more]...
Firefox makes a Metro move
Demetricator extension removes 'like' and friend counts from your Facebook page

New Firefox OS images emerge

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More images of Mozilla's forthcoming Firefox OS appear to have emerged, showing off more of the operating system's capabilities. TechWeekEurope UK got ahold the new images, which show what looks to be a relatively mature OS that has all or most of the features that have become standard in the...
New Firefox OS images emerge
Yahoo launches its own iOS web browser called Axis, with a focus on syncing bookmarks

Mozilla's Future In Mobile: 19% Adopt Do Not Track On Android, Desktop Only 8.6%

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This year, Mozilla has been on an aggressive streak in its bid to make Firefox more than a basic browser: that’s included some big steps in social integration, transforming its browser into more of a platform for web interaction. But perhaps one of the company’s most significant moves has been its...
Mozilla's Future In Mobile: 19% Adopt Do Not Track On Android, Desktop Only 8.6%

Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like

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“Maybe we shouldn’t even call it a browser anymore,” Mozilla’s VP of Firefox engineering Jonathan Nightingale told me a few days ago. “‘Browser’ is really an antiquated word. People don’t really browse all that much anymore.” Instead, he argues, we now mostly use our browsers to access sophisticated web apps,...
Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like

HTML5 flaw lets browsers fill hard drives with junk data

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On the heels of more problems with browser plug-ins such as Java and Flash, a newly-discovered flaw in HTML5 -- used throughout the web and a fundamental part of all modern browsers -- can be used maliciously to fill hard drives to capacity with junk data. The exploit can be...
HTML5 flaw lets browsers fill hard drives with junk data
Reader-recommended apps for your shiny new Android tablet

Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

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Mozilla today launched Firefox 14, the latest version of its popular browser. As usual, this new version doesn’t introduce any major new interface redesigns or other radical changes, but it does come with a number of welcome new features that should make the browsing experience a bit more pleasant and...
Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default
Mozilla delays turning on third-party cookie killer in Firefox
Mozilla developer says 'rapid releases killed Firefox's reputation'

Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers

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Twelephone is a new service for making calls right from your Twitter account. The service is one of the first to use the new WebRTC standard, which allows for real-time communication in the Chrome browser via JavaScript APIs. The enterprise will serve as Twelephone’s business model. The idea: a customer...
Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers

You can download Firefox 17 for Windows, Mac, and Linux right now (official launch tomorrow)

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Firefox 17 isn’t due to launch until Tuesday, the latest version is already available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can grab it now from Mozilla’s FTP servers here: ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/17.0. If you prefer to wait for the official launch, keep your browser pointed to Firefox.com. You may also want to...
You can download Firefox 17 for Windows, Mac, and Linux right now (official launch tomorrow)
Google and Mozilla team up to demo WebRTC's cross-browser video chat

Adobe releases emergency patch for Windows and OS X systems

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Adobe recently released an emergency update for Flash Player on all platforms after two zero-day bugs were discovered in the wild targeting Windows and Mac OS X computers. The vulnerabilities allowed hackers to hijack both Windows PCs and Macs. Adobe recommends all users to update their systems as soon...
Adobe releases emergency patch for Windows and OS X systems

Mozilla launches Persona beta: A Web-wide alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter

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Mozilla is today launching its Persona login initiative in beta, following a year’s worth a work and a name change from BrowserID. Before we dive in, if the name “Persona” confuses you, it’s because “Personas” was once the name of Firefox’s customizable theming tool, which is now being renamed to something else. Phew. Now that Mozilla’s Persona...
Mozilla launches Persona beta: A Web-wide alternative to logging in via Facebook or Twitter

TweetDeck 2.0 review

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More than a year after its acquisition by Twitter, popular social media management application TweetDeck has a whole new look and a very useful new feature. Twitter has rolled out a new version of TweetDeck that sports a more flexible layout and the option for a brighter new design....
TweetDeck 2.0 review

Mozilla tries to woo Chrome die-hards back to Firefox with incentives for reviewing add-ons

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One of Mozilla’s biggest advantages with Firefox, especially when compared to Internet Explorer, has been its massive array of add-ons and the community behind it. When Google officially launched its extension gallery back in January 2010, Mozilla slowly began to lose its biggest forte. There was a huge shift in...
Mozilla tries to woo Chrome die-hards back to Firefox with incentives for reviewing add-ons
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