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Today’s Firefox Aims to Reduce Your Online Annoyances

Almost a hundred years ago, John Maynard Keynes suggested that the industrial revolution would effect

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:01:08 +0000

Introducing Firefox Send, Providing Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private

At Mozilla, we are always committed to people’s security and privacy. It’s part of our long-standing

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 13:03:44 +0000

Today’s Firefox Gives Users More Control over their Privacy

Privacy. While it’s the buzzword for 2019, it has always been a core part of the Mozilla mission, and

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:00:05 +0000

Evolving Firefox’s Culture of Experimentation: A Thank You from the Test Pilot Program

For the last three years Firefox has invested heavily in innovation, and our users have been an essen

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:00:14 +0000

Eric Rescorla Wins the Levchin Prize at the 2019 Real-World Crypto Conference

The Levchin Prize awards two entrepreneurs every year for significant contributions to solving global

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 20:00:13 +0000

Latest Firefox Release Available Today

It’s the season for spending time with family and friends over a nice meal and exchanging gifts. Whet

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:00:39 +0000

Goodbye, EdgeHTML

Microsoft is officially giving up on an independent shared platform for the internet. By adopting Chr

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 21:21:05 +0000

Firefox Monitor Launches in 26 Languages and Adds New Desktop Browser Feature

Since the launch of Firefox Monitor, a free service that notifies you when your email has been part o

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 03:35:05 +0000

Firefox Ups the Ante with Latest Test Pilot Experiment: Price Wise and Email Tabs

Over the last few years, the Test Pilot team has developed innovative features for Firefox desktop an

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:00:27 +0000

Latest Firefox Rolls Out Enhanced Tracking Protection

At Firefox, we’re always looking to build features that are true to the Mozillia mission of giving pe

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:01:46 +0000

Hacks

Firefox 66: The Sound of Silence

Firefox 66 is out, and brings with it a host of great new features like screen sharing, scroll anchor

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:56:52 +0000

A Homepage for the JavaScript Specification

Screenshot of the TC39 website  Ecma TC39, the JavaScript Standards Committee, is proud to

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:54:28 +0000

Fast, Bump-Allocated Virtual DOMs with Rust and Wasm

Dodrio is a virtual DOM library written in Rust and WebAssembly. It takes advantage of both Wasm̵

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:54:44 +0000

Iodide: an experimental tool for scientific communication and exploration on the web

In the last 10 years, there has been an explosion of interest in “scientific computing” and “data sci

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:03:34 +0000

Real virtuality: connecting real things to virtual reality using web technologies

This is the story of our lucky encounter at FOSDEM, the largest free and open source software event i

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 15:39:42 +0000

Implications of Rewriting a Browser Component in Rust

The previous posts in this Fearless Security series examine memory safety and thread safety in Rust.

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 14:10:27 +0000

Announcing a New Management Structure for Ecma TC39

Author’s note: You might have noticed that the name of the author appears in this article in the thir

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 15:52:49 +0000

Web Design Survey Findings and Next Steps

In November, I wrote about my team’s work on experimental new web design tools. We also ran a survey

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:51:09 +0000

Fearless Security: Thread Safety

In Part 2 of my three-part Fearless Security series, I’ll explore thread safety. Today’s applic

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:48:10 +0000

Anyone can create a virtual reality experience with this new WebVR starter kit from Mozilla and Glitch

Here at Mozilla, we are big fans of Glitch. In early 2017 we made the decision to host our A-Frame co

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:59:28 +0000

Refactoring MDN macros with async, await, and Object.freeze()

In March of last year, the MDN Engineering team began the experiment of publishing a monthly changelo

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 15:50:22 +0000

Firefox 66 to block automatically playing audible video and audio

Isn’t it annoying when you click on a link or open a new browser tab and audible video or audio

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:34:30 +0000

New in Firefox DevTools 65

We just released Firefox 65 with a number of new developer features that make it even easier for you

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:57:32 +0000

Firefox 65: WebP support, Flexbox Inspector, new tooling & platform updates

Well now, there’s no better way to usher out the first month of the year than with a great new

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 15:59:51 +0000

Cameras, Sensors & What’s Next for Mozilla’s Things Gateway

Today the Mozilla IoT team is happy to announce the 0.7 release of the Things Gateway. This latest re

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 16:20:21 +0000

Fearless Security: Memory Safety

Fearless SecurityLast year, Mozilla shipped Quantum CSS in Firefox, which was the culmination of 8 ye

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:00:57 +0000

How to make VR with the web, a new video series

Virtual reality (VR) seems complicated, but with a few JavaScript libraries and tools, and the power

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:51:34 +0000

MDN Changelog – Looking back at 2018

December is when Mozilla meets as a company for our biannual All-Hands, and we reflect on the past ye

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:11:25 +0000

Augmented Reality and the Browser — An App Experiment

We all want to build the next (or perhaps the first) great Augmented Reality app. But there be dragon

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:33:03 +0000

Designing the Flexbox Inspector

The new Flexbox Inspector, created by Firefox DevTools, helps developers understand the sizing, posit

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:02:12 +0000

Planet Mozilla

Trip Report: C++ Standards Meeting in Kona, February 2019

Summary / TL;DR (new developments since last meeting in bold) Project What’s in it? Status C++20 See

2019-03-20T14:00:31Z

WebRender newsletter #42

WebRender is a GPU based 2D rendering engine for web written in Rust, currently powering Mozilla’s re

2019-03-20T10:21:18Z

Happy 21st, curl!

Another year has passed. The curl project is now 21 years old. I think we can now say that it is a gr

2019-03-20T06:55:17Z

Firefox 66: The Sound of Silence

Firefox 66 is out, and brings with it a host of great new features like screen sharing, scroll anchor

2019-03-19T15:56:52Z

Today’s Firefox Aims to Reduce Your Online Annoyances

Almost a hundred years ago, John Maynard Keynes suggested that the industrial revolution would effect

2019-03-19T13:01:08Z

Passwordless Web Authentication Support via Windows Hello

Firefox 66, being released this week, supports using the Windows Hello feature for Web Authentication

2019-03-19T13:00:57Z

This Week in Rust 278

Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust!Rust is a systems language pursuing the trife

2019-03-19T04:00:00Z

Welcome Lindsey Shepard, VP Product Marketing

I’m excited to let you know that today, Lindsey Shepard joins us as our VP of Product Marketing. Lind

2019-03-18T16:13:21Z

A Homepage for the JavaScript Specification

Ecma TC39 has shipped a website for following updates to the JavaScript specification. It's the first

2019-03-18T14:54:28Z

Hello Mozillians, We are happy to let you know that Friday, March 29th, we are organizing Firefox 67

2019-03-18T14:11:41Z

Open Source Doesn’t Make Money Because It Isn’t Designed To Make Money

Or: The Best Way To Do Something Is To At Least TryWe all know the story: you can’t make money on ope

2019-03-18T05:00:00Z

This Week In Servo 127

In the past week,we merged 50 PRs in the Servo organization’s repositories.Planning and StatusOur roa

2019-03-18T00:30:00Z

TenFourFox FPR13 available

TenFourFox Feature Parity Release 13 final is now available for testing (downloads, hashes, release n

2019-03-16T20:28:05Z

Mozilla statement on the Christchurch terror attack

Like millions of people around the world, the Mozilla team has been deeply saddened by the news of th

2019-03-15T21:19:32Z

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 55

Highlights We published a blog post about student contributions to Firefox! A reminder that Outreachy

2019-03-15T15:47:04Z

VP search update — and Europe

A year ago, Mozilla Foundation started a search for a VP, Leadership Programs. The upshot of the job:

2019-03-15T14:03:40Z

Bridging an internal LAN to a server’s Docker containers over a VPN

I recently decided that the basic web hosting I was using wasn’t quite a configurable or powerful as

2019-03-14T20:07:13Z

Thank you, Denelle Dixon

I want to take this opportunity to thank Denelle Dixon for her partnership, leadership and significan

2019-03-14T20:00:31Z

Fast, Bump-Allocated Virtual DOMs with Rust and Wasm

Dodrio is a new virtual DOM library that is designed to leverage the strengths of both Wasm’s linear

2019-03-14T16:54:44Z

Rep of the Month – February 2019

Please join us in congratulating Edoardo Viola, our Rep of the Month for February 2019! Edoardo is a

2019-03-14T12:32:46Z

Doubling the Number of Content Processes in Firefox

Over the past year, the Fission MemShrink project has been working tirelessly to reduce the memory ov

2019-03-13T23:13:45Z

Get better password management with Firefox Lockbox on iPad

We access the web on all sorts of devices from our laptop to our phone to our tablets. And we need ou

2019-03-13T15:01:01Z

Looking for the Refresh header

The other day someone filed a bug on curl that we don’t support redirects with the Refresh header. Th

2019-03-12T21:49:36Z

Task Configuration at Scale

A talk I did for the Automationeer’s Assemble series on how Mozilla handles complexity in their CIcon

2019-03-12T21:10:32Z

Iodide: an experimental tool for scientific communication and exploration on the web

Meet Iodide, an experimental open source tool to help scientists write beautiful interactive documen

2019-03-12T15:03:34Z

Use Firefox Send to safely share files for free

Moving files around the web can be complicated and expensive, but with Firefox Send it doesn’t have t

2019-03-12T13:04:46Z

Introducing Firefox Send, Providing Free File Transfers while Keeping your Personal Information Private

At Mozilla, we are always committed to people’s security and privacy. It’s part of our long-standing

2019-03-12T13:03:44Z

Apply for a Mozilla Fellowship

We’re seeking technologists, activists, policy experts, and scientists devoted to a healthy internet.

2019-03-12T13:00:42Z

EU takes major step forward on government vulnerability disclosure review processes

We’ve argued for many years that governments should implement transparent processes to review and dis

2019-03-12T12:49:02Z

This Week in Rust 277

Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust!Rust is a systems language pursuing the trife

2019-03-12T04:00:00Z

Meet the newest walled garden

Recently, Mark Zuckerberg posted a lengthy note outlining Facebook’s vision to integrate its three me

2019-03-11T23:59:41Z

Smaller Firefox Updates

Back in 2014 I blogged about several ideas abouthow to make Firefox updates smaller.Since then, we ha

2019-03-11T22:03:00Z

Firefox Student Projects in 2018: A Recap

Firefox is an open-source project, created by a vibrant community of paid and volunteer contributors

2019-03-11T18:24:39Z

Spring Cleaning with Browser Extensions

Flowers in bloom, birds singing, cluttered debris everywhere. It’s Spring cleaning season. We may not

2019-03-11T14:55:58Z

DevEdition 66 Beta 14 Testday Results

Hello Mozillians! As you may already know, last Friday – March 8th – we held a new Testday event, for

2019-03-11T14:53:51Z

Firefox 66 new contributors

With the release of Firefox 66, we are pleased to welcome the 39 developers who contributed their fir

2019-03-11T14:21:52Z

Socorro: February 2019 happenings

SummarySocorro is the crash ingestionpipeline for Mozilla's products like Firefox. When Firefox crash

2019-03-11T13:00:00Z

This Month In Servo 126

In the past month,we merged 176 PRs in the Servo organization’s repositories.Planning and StatusOur r

2019-03-11T00:30:00Z

Firefox Front-End Performance Update #14

We’re only a few weeks away from Firefox 67 merging from the Nightly channel to Beta, and since my la

2019-03-09T02:27:48Z

Blast from the Past: I filed a bug against Firefox 3.6.6

On June 30, 2010 I was: Sleepy. My daughter had just been born a few months prior and was spending he

2019-03-08T14:40:56Z

A historical look at lowercase defaultstatus

The other day I was doing some research on DOM methods and properties that Chrome implements, and has

2019-03-08T06:00:00Z

FOSDEM 2019 and DeltaChat

During the last month we attended two events: FOSDEM, Europe’s premier free software event, and a mee

2019-03-07T21:35:27Z

One hour takedown deadlines: The wrong answer to Europe’s content regulation question

We’ve written a lot recently about the dangers that the EU Terrorist Content regulation poses to inte

2019-03-07T17:53:10Z

Real virtuality: connecting real things to virtual reality using web technologies

WebXR meets the Web of Things when two developers build a prototype that applies 3D visualisation to

2019-03-07T15:39:42Z

Mozilla, AI and internet health:an update

Last year the Mozilla team asked itself: what concrete improvements to the health of the internet do

2019-03-06T16:12:19Z

Rep of the Month – November 2018

Please join us in congratulating Viswaprasath KS, our Rep of the Month for November 2018! Viswaprasat

2019-03-06T11:06:34Z

These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 54

Highlights Firefox Account is experimenting with putting an avatar next to the hamburger menu. It wil

2019-03-05T15:25:50Z

Indian government allows expanded private sector use of Aadhaar through ordinance (but still no movement on data protection law)

On Thursday, the Indian government approved an ordinance — an extraordinary procedure allowing the go

2019-03-05T10:34:29Z

DevEdition 66 Beta 14 Friday, March 8th

Hello Mozillians, We are happy to let you know that Friday, March 8th, we are organizing DevEdition 6

2019-03-05T10:09:53Z

Julia’s cheat sheet for curl

Julia Evans makes these lovely comic style cheat sheets for various linux/unix networking tools and a

2019-03-05T07:44:57Z

This Week in Rust 276

Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust!Rust is a systems language pursuing the trife

2019-03-05T05:00:00Z

The Firefox Experiments I Would Have Liked To Try

I have been part of the Firefox Test Pilot team for several years. I had a long list of things I want

2019-03-04T06:00:00Z

alt-svc in curl

The RFC 7838 was published already in April 2016. It describes the new HTTP header Alt-Svc, or as the

2019-03-03T15:45:22Z

Another choice for Intel TenFourFox users

Waaaaaaay back when, I parenthetically mentioned in passing an anonymous someone(tm) trying to resurr

2019-03-03T00:08:13Z

March’s featured extensions

Pick of the Month: Bitwarden – Free Password Manager by 8bit Solutions LLC Store your passwords secur

2019-03-01T19:23:37Z

Bleach: stepping down as maintainer

What is it?Bleach is a Python library for sanitizingand linkifying text from untrusted sources for sa

2019-03-01T14:00:00Z

Implications of Rewriting a Browser Component in Rust

There have been 69 security bugs in Firefox’s style component since the browser was first released in

2019-02-28T14:10:27Z

Sharing our Common Voices – Mozilla releases the largest to-date public domain transcribed voice dataset

Mozilla crowdsources the largest dataset of human voices available for use, including 18 different la

2019-02-28T11:17:21Z
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