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Buried in the financial statements is the fact that the Mozilla Foundation is being audited by the IRS and its non-profit status is in question:
On the audit of the Foundation there has not been any formal notification of issues. There has been inquiry regarding its tax exemption. Management believes that it is conducting its operations in accordance with its original application for exemption and for which it received the advance ruling as a public benefit corporation. Continue Reading
Recently Mozilla launched a new web application called Fashion Your Firefox which should help people to find some of the best add-ons for Firefox 3.
Fashion Your Firefox is a simple Web application that customizes your Firefox browser based on your interests and online activities. Fashion Your Firefox helps you select add-ons that fit your needs, and enables you to install them with just one click. Continue Reading
Do you want to remove specific stuff from Firefox interface? Make it minimalistic look, light and clean? Well, you can do that.
The latest Firefox 3.1 Beta nightly build now includes private browsing mode (Tools > Private Browsing) which was dropped before Firefox 3.0 Final release.
This feature will allow you to surf the web anonymously. Once you return to a normal browsing mode, it will automatically delete all tracking data such as: cookies, cache, history, saved passwords, etc. Continue Reading
An open source and royalty-free lossy video compression technology Theora 1.0 will be integrated to the next Firefox (already in Firefox 3.1 beta) and Opera browser releases.
Theora is a video codec with a small CPU footprint that offers easy portability and requires no patent royalties. Continue Reading