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Individual tabs gain nifty new features in pre-release Chrome and Firefox builds

Both Firefox and Chrome are adding new functionality to tabs in their respective bids to build the best web browser.

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Windows XP and Firefox take 25-year lead in security flaws

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.

Firefox OS welcomed as fresh competition in mobile market

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.

Firefox OS brings the Chrome approach to smartphones

Previewed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla's mobile operating system is entirely Web-based, making it similar to Google's Chrome OS.

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Firefox to begin blocking third-party cookies by default

Cookies are the reason the ads you see online seem to know that you're thinking about going back to school or in the market for a new car.

Mozilla debuts in-browser PDF, patches 13 Firefox bugs

Mozilla Tuesday released Firefox 19, adding a built-in PDF viewer to the browser and patching 13 security vulnerabilities.

Mozilla delivers 'Metro' Firefox browser to testers

The preliminary Metro browser has reached the source code repository that feeds into Mozilla's 'Nightly' build channel

Ultimate Google toolbox: 20 tips, tricks, and hacks

With this arsenal of tips, tricks, and third-party tools, you can bend Google to your will and extract more from its services than ever before.

Mozilla plans to automatically block nearly all Firefox plug-ins

The latest version of Adobe's Flash Player is the only plug-in that will be spared

Google offers $3.14M in potential prizes at annual Pwnium hacking contest

Google Monday announced it would again host its Pwnium hacking contest at a March security conference, but boosted the maximum amount it will pay to $3.14 million and changed the target to the browser-based Chrome OS.