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Mozilla or Mozilla Firefox, Sunbird, Thunderbird, etc. Anything Mozilla related.

Firefox 7 beta brings major cuts in memory usage

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theinquirer.net: Just days after Mozilla released Firefox 6, the clock is already ticking on Firefox 7, which tipped up in the Firefox beta channel yesterday. There are all the usual improvements, but none of those really matter because theres one important improvement that isn't even visible to the user.

Firefox 6: 4 Reasons to Upgrade

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  • Firefox 6: 4 Reasons to Upgrade
  • Firefox 6 is Out… But Does Anyone Care?
  • Firefox 6 patches 10 dangerous security holes
  • At Version 6, Firefox Stabilizes And Turns Into Gmail
  • Chase.com goes down, but only for Firefox users

Firefox 6: Is it really faster?

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  • Firefox 6: Is it really faster?
  • Firefox 6 ships, but we shouldn't really pay attention

Mozilla Releases Firefox 6, for Real

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  • Mozilla Releases Firefox 6, for Real
  • Mozilla launches Firefox 6 with tasty treats for developers
  • Mozilla wants to hide Firefox version numbers from users
  • Deactivate Multiple Firefox Add-Ons
  • Firefox releases get smaller, as do Internet Explorer cakes

Network admins reeling from repeated Firefox upgrades

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  • Network admins stunned and reeling from repeated Firefox upgrades
  • After Early Post, Firefox 6.0 Launch Goes Official Today

The New Firefox Permissions Manager

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  • Mozilla Firefox 6 Final Now Available For Download
  • The New Firefox Permissions Manager
  • The GPU Acceleration Situation In Firefox 6

Firefox 7 Might Use 50 to 75 Percent More Memory

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technorati.com: In a statement released today, the Mozilla Foundation announced that for all future versions of Firefox, starting with version 7 which is still under development, reducing memory leaks will no longer be a priority – not at all, actually.

Firefox 6 Next Tuesday?

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webpronews.com: If they’re aren’t a new batch of bugs discovered between this weekend and Tuesday, the 16th of August, Firefox fans and users alike can expect a new version of the browser to be available.

Number Of Firefox Users Selecting ‘Do Not Track’ Has Quadrupled

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paidcontent.org: How do you dramatically increase the number of people using a privacy feature in just a few months? Apparently, just by putting it somewhere they can find it.

Mozilla shrinks Firefox's memory appetite by 20%-30%

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computerworld.com: Mozilla's Firefox 7, slated to ship in late September, will be significantly faster because of work done plugging the browser's memory leaks, a company developer says.

The Mozilla Interview: Why Firefox Matters

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conceivablytech.com: We had a chance to chat with Johnathan Nightingale Mozilla’s Director of Firefox Engineering about Firefox’ current challenges, its opportunities, its rivals, trends and its future.

Also: Google, Mozilla Team Up to Create a Smarter, Action-Based Web

Mozilla Cracking Down On Firefox Crapware Add-Ons

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conceivablytech.com: Add-ons have long been the most appealing feature of Firefox. It was the first browser to allow its users to create add-ons that modify its core functionality. However, as powerful as open add-ons are, they can break a browser as well.

Web browsers safer than you think

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  • Web browsers offer more protection that you may think
  • Firefox Appears To Handle Lots Of Tabs Better Than Chrome
  • Add Convenient Print Preview for Firefox

Extending our Reach — Let’s Talk Gecko

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blog.lizardwrangler.com: To fulfill the Mozilla mission, Mozilla needs offerings on new operating systems we find on phones, tablets and elsewhere. These new operating systems and their ecosystems are quite different from the desktop orating systems we’ve been accustomed to. They bring new challenges and new opportunities. To meet these, Mozilla needs to do adapt.

Mozilla unveils new Firefox interface

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  • Mozilla unveils new Firefox interface for Firefox 9 and beyond
  • Dress Up Your Firefox Search With Harry Potter
  • Who Wants Another Web-Based OS?

Mozilla's next Firefox moment?

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  • Mozilla's next Firefox moment?
  • Top 15 Firefox themes for this summer
  • Tug of war on the web

Browser Wars: Chrome vs IE9 vs Firefox

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pcmag.com: Web browsers are converging. Since the arrival of Google Chrome nearly three years ago, all browsers have come under its influence, and they've all moved in the same three-pronged directions—speedier page loading, cleaner user interfaces, and greater support for new Web standards.

The Browser By Many Other Names

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blog.lizardwrangler: In my last post I wrote about Mozilla creating more than a browser. There are many topics in that post to be explored further. I’d like to start with a discussion of the various aspects of Firefox that are important to bringing interoperability and user sovereignty to the Internet.

Mozilla aims to play the OS game

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  • Mozilla aims to play the OS game
  • Boot to Gecko – Web OS For Smartphones

Mozilla: We don't hate enterprise users

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zdnet.com: Given suggestions that Mozilla don’t care about enterprise users when it comes to Firefox, the company has set up an ‘Enterprise User Working Group’ to help get Firefox onto business machines.

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