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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

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.

Firefox 19 enters beta with a native PDF viewer and extra ARMv6 support

The browser's mobile version is now available to 15 million more phones, Mozilla says.

Firefox 18 delivers a jolt of speed to Web apps and games

Performance is now up to 25 percent faster thanks to a new JavaScript compiler, Mozilla says.

Firefox gets an all-new private browsing mode

Users can now keep their existing Firefox windows open when they launch a new private window.

Firefox browser betas out for desktop, Android

Mozilla has released new beta versions of its Firefox browser, with an improved JavaScript engine for desktops, Retina display support for Macs, and optional search suggestions for Android.

Flush with cash, Mozilla pushes its mobile plans

Thanks to its renewed search partnership with Google, the Firefox maker's revenues are up 33 percent.

New Mozilla tool lets anyone create and hack interactive videos

This free Web app brings new DIY capabilities to everyday users.

Firefox turns 8 and gets a key security boost

By enforcing HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) for select domains, the beta version of Firefox 17 aims to enhance users' privacy and security online.