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Mozilla Chairwoman Sheds Light on Firefox Priorities

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As pundits ponder the future of Mozilla’s Firefox browser, the non-profit group’s chairwoman is banking on some pretty abstract gambles to help regain the platform’s edge over its rivals.

By one researcher’s count, Firefox last month lost its position as the second most-used browser to Google’s Chrome offering while Microsoft Internet Explorer held it’s lion’s share, although this continues to shrink.

More perplexing though was Mozilla’s super vague public statement about the status of its current search agreement with Google–Firefox’s main moneyspinner, earning about $100 million, or 84% of its search revenue in 2010–which expired last month.

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