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Firefox will be translated into South American Quechua to promote digital inclusion

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The Internet browser Firefox may soon be available in Quechua, Mozilla has announced on its Peruvian blog. The translation work will be crowdsourced, and you’re welcome to join the project if you can speak or write this language. As you may know, Quechua is a native South American language, which...
Firefox will be translated into South American Quechua to promote digital inclusion

Google Chrome Just Passed Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Web Browser

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After months of chipping away at its lead, Google Chrome has finally overtaken Internet Explorer to become most popular web browser worldwide. Chrome's share of the market rose to 32.8% in the week ending May 20, while Internet Explorer's share of the market dropped to 31.9%, according to new data...
Google Chrome Just Passed Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Web Browser

Metro-styled build of Chrome in the works for Windows 8

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Windows 8's impending metro/desktop split means some programs may be pulling double duty in your task manager -- one for its classic environment, and one for its fancy facade. Google, not to be outdone by Mozilla, recently told Mashable that it's building a version of Chrome optimized for Windows...
Metro-styled build of Chrome in the works for Windows 8
Telefónica working with Mozilla to build open Web-centric smartphone

Mozilla loses Web technology guru Chris Blizzard

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The director of Web platform work moves to an unnamed startup, so Mozilla needs a new executive to oversee guide the arrival of standards crucial to Firefox and Web apps. [Read more]...
Mozilla loses Web technology guru Chris Blizzard

Mozilla releases BrowserQuest for HTML5 gamers and warriors (video)

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Mozilla is flexing its HTML5 muscles today, with a new game called BrowserQuest. Designed specifically for browser-based gaming, BrowserQuest brands itself as a "tribute to classic video games with a multiplayer twist." The game's plot is relatively routine -- warriors, hidden treasure, etc. -- but what's most interesting is...
Mozilla releases BrowserQuest for HTML5 gamers and warriors (video)

Mozilla slaps Windows RT as a return to the 'digital dark ages' for limiting browser choice, Google also waves fist angrily

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Mozilla is waving red flags about Microsoft's forthcoming Windows RT (the variety designed to run on ARM processors). It's claiming that only the Internet Explorer browser will run under the much more (in computing terms) privileged Windows Classic environment. It claims this effectively makes IE the only fully functioning...
Mozilla slaps Windows RT as a return to the 'digital dark ages' for limiting browser choice, Google also waves fist angrily

The World's First Firefox Phone Will Launch In A Few Months

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Mozilla, the company that makes the popular Firefox browser, is working on a mobile operating system that will launch on a smartphone built by ZTE, Reuters reports. The phone will launch either at the end of this year or early next year. We got a first look at Mozilla's mobile...
The World's First Firefox Phone Will Launch In A Few Months

Twitter Implements Do Not Track Privacy Option

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In stark comparison to Facebook, Twitter said Thursday that it will begin implementing the Mozilla Do Not Track feature in the Firefox Web browser that allows users to opt-out of cookies that collect personal information and any third-party cookies, including those used for advertising....
Twitter Implements Do Not Track Privacy Option

Impressive: Video and voice calls in your browser without a plugin in sight

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Until now, video calling from your computer has required dedicated apps such as Skype or browser plugins like Flash that power the likes of Vox.io. However, the similarly-named Voxeo Labs has been cooking up something impressive; plugin-free video and voice calls in a browser. Using its own Phono SDK, Voxeo...
Impressive: Video and voice calls in your browser without a plugin in sight

ZTE to launch Mozilla-based smartphones early next year

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ZTE just can't get enough mobile OS's. The manufacturer is all over Android, it's got Windows Phone 8 coming out of its leaky pores, and now it's revealed that it's planning to launch phones based on the Firefox OS (aka Boot to Gecko) too. It's not so surprising, perhaps,...
ZTE to launch Mozilla-based smartphones early next year

Google's Worlds Collide as Chrome Browser Comes to Android (Video)

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No, hell hasn’t frozen over. But Google has finally brought its two big platforms together, with Chrome for Android arriving on Tuesday. There are some big caveats at first. It’s just a beta and only will work on phones and tablets running Ice Cream Sandwich. Over time, though, Google expects...
Google's Worlds Collide as Chrome Browser Comes to Android (Video)

Mozilla is first major tech company to denounce CISPA

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While most Silicon Valley companies are keeping quiet about their thoughts on the cybersecurity bill, Mozilla speaks up. [Read more]...
Mozilla is first major tech company to denounce CISPA

First look: Mozilla's Boot2Gecko mobile platform and Gaia UI

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Mozilla launched a new project last year called Boot2Gecko (B2G) with the aim of developing a mobile operating system. The platform's user interface and application stack will be built entirely with standards-based Web technologies and will run on top of Gecko, the HTML rendering engine used in the Firefox...
First look: Mozilla's Boot2Gecko mobile platform and Gaia UI

StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

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Last week, Google’s Chrome browser became the world’s most popular browser for the first time, topping the charts for just a single day (on a Sunday no less) as it continues to see increased usage all over the world. Chrome’s growth was charted by website analytics service StatCounter, which noted...
StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

Tweet queuing service Buffer launches Chrome extension to integrate with Twitter.com

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Tweet-queuing service Buffer has introduced a very significant update that allows users of the popular social sharing service to enjoy its benefits direct from Twitter.com. A new Buffer extension for Google Chrome brings the exciting integration, which lets users add tweets to their ‘queue’ directly from Twitter’s own site, to avoid...
Tweet queuing service Buffer launches Chrome extension to integrate with Twitter.com

Mozilla and Google accuse Microsoft of unfair browser competition

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Microsoft will restrict third-party browsers like Firefox and Chrome to the Metro sandbox in Windows 8 for ARM devices, while treating Internet Explorer 10 as an “intrinsic feature” of Windows. Mozilla and its primary backer, Google, say that’s not fair....
Mozilla and Google accuse Microsoft of unfair browser competition

Explicit consent becomes mandatory with latest 'do not track' proposal, backs Microsoft into the corner

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Remember how Microsoft said it'd enable the "do not track" feature by default for all users of Internet Explorer 10? Well, it's not likely to happen -- at least from the looks of things. The move caused more than an uproar in the advertising industry, which had agreed to...
Explicit consent becomes mandatory with latest 'do not track' proposal, backs Microsoft into the corner
Mozilla's Boot to Gecko project: the internet is your phone (hands-on video)
Mozilla shows off web apps accessing phone sensors with WebAPI

Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

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Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013. [Read more]...
Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey
Microsoft to block browser choice in Windows RT, says Mozilla

Mozilla pulls day-old Firefox 16 from download site over security risk

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One day after the release of Firefox 16, Mozilla said it has "temporarily removed" the latest version of its browser because of a security flaw that the company is trying to fix as quickly as possible. The unusual precaution suggests the flaw is a serious one, but there are no reports...
Mozilla pulls day-old Firefox 16 from download site over security risk
ZTE aiming for Q1 2013 launch for Firefox OS smartphone

W3C teams with Apple, Google, Mozilla on WebPlatform, a guide to building the open web (video)

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The World Wide Web Consortium might just be the United Nations of web development, as it's bringing together some frequent enemies to fight for a common cause through WebPlatform.org. The collaboration will see Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia and Opera pool educational resources to create a...
W3C teams with Apple, Google, Mozilla on WebPlatform, a guide to building the open web (video)

Upcoming Mozilla Marketplace lacks Linux support; open-source fix in the works

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Back in March, Mozilla outlined plans to further integrate web apps into Firefox to complement its upcoming Marketplace. And while the web store will launch with Windows and OS X compatibility, the browser has -- at least for the time being -- snubbed Linux. Given that Firefox is the...
Upcoming Mozilla Marketplace lacks Linux support; open-source fix in the works
New Firefox design will offer uniform look across desktop and mobile

Mozilla's Popcorn Maker Lets You Remix, Edit & Enhance Videos, All On The Web

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Yesterday an exciting new ‘Popcorn’ based project was released at the Mozilla Festival. Popcorn is a video editing & hacking project from Mozilla that allows developers to integrate the web into their videos with dynamic interactivity and information. Yesterday the  product... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Mozilla's Popcorn Maker Lets You Remix, Edit & Enhance Videos, All On The Web

Mozilla's plan for 2012: break the ecosystem lock

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Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon--all are targets for Mozilla's plan to use Web apps to free people from ecosystem lock-in. Also: new Firefox features aplenty....
Mozilla's plan for 2012: break the ecosystem lock

Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia projects get Maya language translations at one-day 'translathon'

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Twenty native speakers of Yucatec, Mexico's most widely spoken Mayan tongue, met last Thursday to help bring the language to Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia projects. The event, dubbed Mozilla Translathon 2012, was organized to provide translations for Firefox, Google's Endangered Languages Project, the WikiMedia software that powers Wikipedia and...
Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia projects get Maya language translations at one-day 'translathon'
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