Category: Mozilla

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, February 21st

By | February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 21st

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Director of Firefox Leaves Mozilla

By | February 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

Director of Firefox Leaves MozillaMike Beltzner, Mozilla’s Director if Firefox will be leaving company right after Firefox 4 Final release.

For around six years (sine Firefox 1.5), he has been leading development of the open-source browser and assures everyone that this wasn’t really an easy decision to make.

It’s not a choice I made lightly, I can assure you. I’m incredibly eager to see how Mozilla continues to evolve, shifting its strategy to the new world in which the Web is not just alive and thriving, but evolving and transforming daily

As for the future, Mike is planning to join Dug as product strategist.

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, February 14th

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Weekly Browsers Recap, February 14th

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 17th

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 17th

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Microsoft to Reveal Internet Explorer Mobile Plans
During the CES, one of the audience members has asked Microsoft’s Dean…

Google Chrome Release Cycle
Google has recently published an interesting release cycle slideshow for Google Chrome…
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Mozilla Leaks 44,000 User Passwords

By | December 29, 2010 | 3 Comments

Mozilla Leaks 44,000 User PasswordsOops

It looks like the database of 44,000 inactive addons.mozilla.org accounts has been mistakenly left on a public Mozilla server.

According to the official blog post, it affects accounts created prior to April 9th, 2009 that use older, md5-based password hashes. As of today, all the data is secured with SHA-512 password hash.

Impacted users were notified on December 27th and potential treat has been already removed.

WebGL: Flight of the Navigator

By | December 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

Here is an interesting take on WebGL + Audio API that was developed by Mozilla volunteers.

The whole demo world has been completed by using canvas element with a WebGL context while models, animations and 3D structures were created with Lightwave.

Visit demo page.

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 27th

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 27th

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Internet Explorer is the Best Browser
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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 20th

By | December 20, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, December 20th

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Free Xbox Slim
We are giving away Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 console…

Internet Explorer 9 RC
Latest build is 9.0.8048.6000 (101209-2300).
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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 13th

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 13th

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Free Xbox 360 Slim
We are giving away Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 console…

If Web Browsers Were Celebrities
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Firefox 4 and Opera Dropping Websockets

By | December 9, 2010 | 8 Comments

Firefox 4 and Opera Dropping WebsocketsFrom useful to dangerous.

It looks like Websockets aren’t so great after all (at least in the short term). According to Mozilla and Opera posts, both companies will be disabling support for such technology until serious security flaws are fixed.

Mozilla said that Firefox 4 Beta 8 will be the very first release to do so, while Opera has not yet commented on version specifics.

Recently, Adam Barth has shared a security study findings that raised a red flag for the current state of Websockets protocol.
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