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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.

Access Rotten Tomatoes movie ratings in your Netflix library

With a little browser hacking, you can get more info on the movies you're thinking of watching.

Mozilla's developer preview handset offers Firefox OS clues

The device provides a general idea of what to expect when Firefox OS handsets debut in the coming months

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Firefox's PDF viewer may boost security by boring hackers

A built-in PDF viewer component based on JavaScript and HTML5 Web technologies has been added to the beta version of Firefox 19, Mozilla said. The browser may still not be bulletproof, but a built-in viewer will be of less interest to intruders, security experts suggest.