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First Firefox OS update brings beefed-up performance

Mozilla Foundation is improving the performance of its Firefox OS software for smartphones, and devices running it will soon go on sale in more European and Latin American countries.

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Firefox and Chrome give browser plug-ins the cold shoulder

Ding, dong, browser plug-ins—as we know them—are almost dead, thanks to changes in the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome.

Get back to work! Great software for reducing distractions

Text editors fill the screen. Utilities block time-sucking sites. All in the name of keeping you busy with the task at hand. Try one of these handy tools to keep you focused.

Mozilla postpones Windows 8 'Metro' Firefox to late January

Mozilla said slower-than-expected progress on Firefox for Microsoft's Windows 8 "Modern" user interface means that the touch-based browser likely won't launch until late January.

Firefox OS likely to face HTML5, Boot-to-Gecko process attacks

Trend Micro predicts where hackers will look for weak points in the mobile OS.

Jolla's first Sailfish-based smartphone

New smartphone OSes take baby steps forward

Newcomers Firefox, Ubuntu, Sailfish and Tizen won't challenge Android's dominance anytime soon, but can still survive, according to analysts

Following Google's lead, Mozilla considers rejecting long-lived digital certificates

Mozilla is considering the possibility of rejecting as invalid SSL certificates issued after July 1, 2012, with a validity period of more than 60 months. Google already made the decision to block such certificates in Chrome starting early next year.

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Chrome challenges Firefox, may become No. 2 browser

Mozilla's Firefox browser has lost more than 11 percent of its user share in the last two months, giving Google's Chrome another shot at replacing it as the world's No. 2 browser, according to new data.

Mozilla to ship 'Metro-ized' Firefox Dec. 10

Mozilla will launch Firefox for Microsoft's Windows 8 "Modern" user interface in mid-December, more than a year after the operating system's launch, according to the open-source developer's planning documents.

ZTE's Firefox OS smartphone available soon on eBay in the U.S. and U.K.

The Firefox OS used in the ZTE Open Firefox OS phone, is touted as a better alternative for low-end smartphones.

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