news.cnet.com: It was with delight that I read these words on Thursday: "The proposed IndexedDB standard, which provides a local database store for Web applications, will be supported by Firefox 4."
- Mozilla trying to build VP8 into HTML5 video
- VLC 1.1.0 Release Candidate supports WebM / VP8
- WebM - The New Open Source Codec on the Block
cnet.com: Firefox parent company Mozilla Corp. has hired Tantek Çelik, a well-known figure in the developer and open-Web community, for the role of Web standards lead.
news.cnet.com: Mozilla's Firefox was born during a time when Microsoft's Internet Explorer had grown so fat and lazy that hacking off a massive chunk of its market share was almost a moral duty, one with a built-in fan club. "Anything but IE" was the mantra.
computerworlduk.com: Apparently, there's an interesting thread over on a site called Quora about the future of Firefox. It's no longer put together by a small, agile team that can turn on a sixpence, but has developed a complex, global group of skilled and generous people collaborating in different ways and at different levels.
junauza.com: I tried a few tweaks that significantly improved the speed of Firefox making it a little bit snappier than the latest version of Google Chrome when loading webpages.
maketecheasier.com: If you are into eye-candy and are always looking for ways to impress your non-geek friends with 3D graphical effects, here is another one to add to your collection. FoxTab.
john.jubjubs.net: I just announced internally that after 5 years at Mozilla, and a couple as the CEO, I’ve decided to leave later this year to join Greylock Partners as a venture partner.
theregister.co.uk: Mozilla has confirmed that the next major upgrade to its open source browser will be known as Firefox 4.0.
ostatic.com/blog: According to Net Applications' data for browsers in April, Internet Explorer had 59.5 percent share, Firefox had 24.59 percent share, and Google Chrome had 6.73 percent share.