Mozilla’s Financials; Planned Growth in 2009

By | November 28, 2008 | 1 Comment

In an email to his staff on Mozilla’s Financials which was sent on October 10, 2008, John Lilly also revealed its future expectations for the year 2009.

To summarize everything:

Mozilla intends to grow by 75 in 2009.
Mozilla is break even.
Mozilla believes Google Chrome could reach 7% market share next year.

For a full email, feel free to check this post.

Opera Mini 4.2 Released

By | November 25, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera Mini 4.2 Final was just released which features some great new features and performance improvements. With the release, new promotional video was made as well.

What’s new?

Skins – Personalize Opera Mini by choosing a new colorful skin.
Video – We are working to make video content available on more phones through Opera Mini.
Performance – Opera Mini 4.2 can use our newly established server park in the US. This means significantly faster page page downloads for users in the Americas and Asia-Pacific region. Continue Reading

Add-on-Con

By | November 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

For the first time in history, on December 11th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, the conference will be held dedicated to web browsers add-ons. People from Google, Microsoft and Mozilla will come together to discuss the future of web browsing.

Platinum Sponsors: Microsoft, Mozilla

For Agenda and Registration, please check their home page.

Apple Slapped With Patent Suit Over iPhone’s Browser

By | November 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

A month after being granted U.S. patent No. 7,441,196, a company in Los Angeles called EMG Technology is suing Apple for “the way the iPhone navigates the Internet,” according to a press release. The suit did not specify the damages EMG is seeking, but the company has hired a serious gun: Stanley Gibson, one of the lead trial attorneys who won the $1.35 billion patent infringement lawsuit against Medtronic.

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1 More Google Chrome Logo Theory

By | November 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

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A Pleasant Opera.com Design Change

By | November 21, 2008 | 4 Comments

With the recent my.opera.com change, Opera home page was redesigned as well. Old design was really bad and had old looking components, such as menu for example.

However, this one looks much better. Fresh and light. Dark red color navigation, black pop-up menus, latest news section and more.

There are two things which could be changed though. Continue Reading

Mozilla Foundation Is Being Audited By the IRS

By | November 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

Posted on TechCrunch

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

Mozilla Revenue Is $75 Million

By | November 20, 2008 | 2 Comments

Mozilla has published a revenue report for the year 2007.

Mozilla’s revenues for 2007 were $75 million, up 12% from 2006 revenue of $67 million.

As you can see, almost all revenue was generated from the search deals.

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Internet Explorer 8 Delayed

By | November 20, 2008 | 3 Comments

No more Internet Explorer 8 Final for you this year. Date was changed. Instead of finishing it this year (as promised) IE team is going to release Internet Explorer 8 RC in the 1st quarter of 2009 and some time after, IE8 Final.

Knowing Microsoft it is not a big surprise, indeed. They are always changing release dates.

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Camino 1.6.5 Released

By | November 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

An open source web browser Camino for Mac OS X has received an update. Camino 1.6.5 is a stability and security update so it’s important to upgrade.

Changelog

Upgraded to version 1.8.1.18 of the Mozilla Gecko rendering engine, which includes several critical security and stability fixes. Continue Reading