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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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 offer more protection that you may think
- Firefox Appears To Handle Lots Of Tabs Better Than Chrome
- Add Convenient Print Preview for Firefox
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 for Firefox 9 and beyond
- Dress Up Your Firefox Search With Harry Potter
- Who Wants Another Web-Based OS?
- Mozilla's next Firefox moment?
- Top 15 Firefox themes for this summer
- Tug of war on the web
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.
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
- Boot to Gecko – Web OS For Smartphones
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.
- Firefox at 64-bit: Do You Care?
- Mozilla Challenges Google: Open Source Chrome Isn’t Good Enough
- Firefox world loses Web dev guru to Chrome
cristalinux.blogspot: Back from a week in London, it's about time I post something, right? Well, today I want to talk about Thunderbird 5, a recent update to the popular Email client from Mozilla that I believe is worth talking about.
conceivablytech.com: Firefox product manager Asa Dotzler determined that figuring out the 64-bit confusion surrounding Firefox it will be “near the top” of his to-do list this summer and fall. One could conclude that Mozilla has no idea at this point what people are expecting.
informationweek.com: Google's Chrome operating system has a big head start, with systems based on Chrome now being released. But Mozilla is working on its own vision of an operating interface centered around the browser. And we now have the first glimpse of this in a very early prototype release of the Webian Shell.
cnet.com: Mozilla has begun turning the Firefox crank faster with a rapid-release development cycle. So what's in store now that we can expect a new version every six weeks?
blog.lizardwrangler: Mozilla’s mission is to build user sovereignty into the fabric of the Internet. We work to ensure that the the Internet remains open, interoperable and accessible to all.