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Google planning Chrome Frame for Firefox?

Google planning Chrome Frame for Firefox?

By 2 October 2009

Google could easily crank out a Chrome Frame for Firefox, in the same way that it has for Internet Explorer, according to Mozilla's VP Engineering, Mike Shaver. "The code is certainly there", he told Computerworld. "But source code doesn't speak to intent",... >>

Nokia N900 internet tablet handset announced

Nokia N900 internet tablet handset announced

By 27 August 2009

Nokia has confirmed the truth in recent internet rumours by announcing the launch of the ARM-powered Nokia N900. Running Maemo 5, an open source, Linus-based OS, the claim is that it delivers a "PC-like experience on a handset-sized device". Nokia has... >>

Porn stopped Firefox 3 upgrades

Porn stopped Firefox 3 upgrades

By 27 August 2009

There's a whole load of people who're still using Firefox 2, despite the vastly superior version 3 having been released more than a year ago. Mozilla's security team wanted to know why, so they did a survey of people who consistently declined updates.... >>

VIDEO: Multi-touch interface for Firefox

VIDEO: Multi-touch interface for Firefox

By 25 August 2009

An intern at the Mozilla Foundation by the name of Felipe Gomez has, in a spare lunch break we assume, built a multi-touch interface for Firefox and produced a video showing the cool stuff that you could do with such a technology. He demonstrates moving... >>

Microsoft disputes Firefox's billion downloads claim

Microsoft disputes Firefox's billion downloads claim

By 14 August 2009

Microsoft has poured scorn on Mozilla's download figures for its Firefox browser. Amy Barzdukas, a Microsoft general manager in chage of IE, said that the announcement that the software had reached a billion downloads was "interesting math". Firefox claimed... >>

Mozilla launches Test Pilot programme

Mozilla launches Test Pilot programme

By 13 August 2009

Mozilla has dropped us word that it's launching a new "Test Pilot" program that'll allow participants to try the newest features first, in exchange for submitting feedback. The scheme is launching with a Firefox 3.5 add-on that automatically allows to... >>

Firefox hits 1,000,000,000 downloads

Firefox hits 1,000,000,000 downloads

By 31 July 2009

Slightly earlier than expected, Firefox has just announced via its @firefoxcounter Twitter feed that it has hit its billionth download. The news was expected over the weekend, but publicity surrounding the milestone has increased the download rate, and... >>

Firefox nears billionth download

Firefox nears billionth download

By 30 July 2009

Mozilla has announced that Firefox, the little browser that could, has nearly reached a sizeable milestone - one billion downloads. It's due to hit ten digits very soon, perhaps even this weekend, if the company's predictions are accurate. To celebrate,... >>

Firefox 4.0 screenshots unveiled

Firefox 4.0 screenshots unveiled

By 28 July 2009

It's been less than a month since 3.5 was released, and already Mozilla is talking about 4.0. More than talking, in fact. It's released some screenshots of mockup designs that it's considering for the next iteration of its browser. One notable feature... >>

Firefox 3.5 gets 5 million downloads in 24 hours

Firefox 3.5 gets 5 million downloads in 24 hours

By 3 July 2009

Firefox 3.5 has been a rip-roaring success it seems, with over 5 million people downloading the browser in 24 hours. The launch brought an extra 2% to Firefox's market share, upping it to 31.8%. "The fastest version yet of Firefox has certainly sprinted... >>