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Mozilla’s New Firefox Android App Only Supports These Extensions for Now 0

Mozilla’s New Firefox Android App Only Supports These Extensions for Now

Image: Mozilla Mozilla is about to remove the Nightly beta of its new Firefox Android browser from the Google Play Store, leaving only Firefox Preview for users to try. It’s worth swapping over from...

Browsers are interesting again 0

Browsers are interesting again

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Mozilla launches the next phase of its Firefox Private Network VPN beta 0

Mozilla launches the next phase of its Firefox Private Network VPN beta

Mozilla today announced that its Firefox Private Network (FPN), which lets you encrypt your Firefox connections, is now in an extended beta after a few months of relatively limited testing in the Firefox Test...

Brave launches version 1.0 of its privacy-focused browser 0

Brave launches version 1.0 of its privacy-focused browser

Brave, the company co-founded by ex-Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich after his ouster from the organization in 2014, today launched version 1.0 of its browser for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. In a browser...

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser 0

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser

Mozilla, Intel, Red Hat and Fast today announced the launch of the Bytecode Alliance, a new open-source group that focuses on “creating new software foundations, building on standards such as WebAssembly and WebAssembly System...

Private search engine Qwant’s new CEO is Mozilla Europe veteran Tristan Nitot 0

Private search engine Qwant’s new CEO is Mozilla Europe veteran Tristan Nitot

French startup Qwant, whose non-tracking search engine has been gaining traction in its home market as a privacy-respecting alternative to Google, has made a change to its senior leadership team as it gears up...

$100M Grant for the Web fund aims to jump-start a new way to pay online 0

$100M Grant for the Web fund aims to jump-start a new way to pay online

Getting paid for providing content online isn’t simple, and as the ad-based economy continues to collapse pretty much everyone is looking for alternatives. One problem: While the web is great at moving images and...

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Mozilla launches a VPN, brings back the Firefox Test Pilot program

Mozilla today announced that it is bringing back the Firefox Test Pilot program to allow users to try out new features before they are ready for mainstream usage. While the name is familiar, though,...

Mozilla flips the default switch on Firefox tracker cookie blocking 0

Mozilla flips the default switch on Firefox tracker cookie blocking

From today Firefox users who update to the latest version of the browser will find a pro-privacy setting flipped for them on desktop and Android smartphones, assuming they didn’t already have the anti-tracking cookie feature...

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