The Chromium Project is splitting with WebKit, an open source project created by Apple in 2001. Google will instead work on its own rendering engine called Blink, taking the new engine’s initial codebase from WebKit, a practice called forking.
The new Firefox for Android supports private browsing on a per-tab basis.
Currently, there are numerous options with potentially 'disastrous' consequences, one Mozillian says.
Amazon offers its own read-it-later feature for Kindle e-reader devices and mobile apps.
Research teams Wednesday cracked Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 (IE10), Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox at the Pwn2Own hacking contest, pulling in more than $250,000 in prizes.
This year's MWC may have been lacking in high-end smartphone launches. But the "W" stands for "world," and lower-cost models shown this week are needed to open up the mobile-phone market to more people globally.
Both Firefox and Chrome are adding new functionality to tabs in their respective bids to build the best web browser.
In a look at the number of vulnerabilities recorded over 25 years in software products and open source, a researcher at Sourcefire has determined that Microsoft Windows XP and the Mozilla Firefox browser stand out as the two with the largest number of high-severity vulnerabilities.
Telecom carriers still gripe about taxes, regulation, and over-the-top competition, but Mozilla's Firefox OS provides a glimmer of hope to some executives speaking at the opening of Mobile World Congress.