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Have I Been Pwned service gets baked into Firefox, 1Password

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:14 PM

The team-ups between Have I Been Pwned and Firefox and 1Password aim to expand the reach of the service, which is changing mindsets regarding password management and security

Firefox to soon alert users when visiting hacked sites

Nov 24, 2017 - 2:04 PM

Mozilla and Troy Hunt of the Have I Been Pwned breach notification service are working on an add-on that warns users visiting websites that figured in a data breach or hack

Mozilla releases new browser, Firefox Quantum

Nov 15, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Firefox Quantum reportedly boasts much faster loading times than Google Chrome and Firefox from 6 months ago

FIREFOX QUANTUM. Firefox's latest version is available to download. Screen shot from YouTube.

Mozilla and fact-checker engine join fight on fake news

Aug 09, 2017 - 11:08 PM

The US based open source group says it is investing in people programs and projects in a new initiative to actively disrupt misinformation online

Mozilla to kill Firefox smartphone operating system

Feb 04, 2016 - 11:57 PM

Mozilla developer George Roter says the company sets its plan to end of life support for smartphones after the Firefox OS 2 6 release

FIREFOX OS. The operating system fails to gain traction in mobile devices. Screen shot from Mozilla.

Firefox 42 launches with tracking protection privacy features

Nov 04, 2015 - 5:43 PM

Users of Private Browsing with Tracking Protection on Firefox will be able to determine how much or how little information they share about themselves with third parties that aren t part of the site a user is visiting

Facebook security chief wants Flash to die out

Jul 14, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Alex Stamos calls for an end of life date for Flash so that the ecosystem of computing can move beyond reliance on Adobe Flash

Honors for PNP-SAF, gov't-MILF deal, Saudi cabinet shake-up | The wRap

Jan 30, 2015 - 7:48 PM

Families of the 44 Special Action troops cry for justice The Philippine government and the MILF sign the protocol to decommission firearms King Salman revamps the Saudi government

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Mozilla Firefox switches search engines and signs a 5 year deal with Yahoo for it to become Firefox s default search engine in the US

SEARCH ENGINE. Mozilla switches search engines for its Firefox browser in the US. Image from Mozilla.

OKCupid asks Firefox users to switch browsers due to CEO

Apr 02, 2014 - 10:36 PM

OKCupid calls on its users to ditch Firefox following its current CEO s donation in support of an anti gay marriage law in 2008

GAY RIGHTS. OKCupid calls on Firefox users to switch browsers due to a CEO's seeming support for banning gay marriage.

TechRap: Mobile World Congress 2014 roundup

Mar 03, 2014 - 12:13 PM

Highlights from Mobile World Congress From a 25 smartphone running FireFox OS To the latest 800 smartphones from Sony and Samsung

Can ZTE go sub-$50 with Open C and Open II Firefox phones?

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:34 PM

ZTE goes after emerging markets with the release of these two budget smartphones that run the latest version of FireFox OS

Tech groups pitch in for Haiyan support

Nov 16, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tiny changes to code or big announcements online can help in bringing the need for Philippine aid after Haiyan to a wider audience

HELPING FROM AFAR. You don't have to get off your seat to make a difference.

Flipboard heads to the web

Jul 25, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Flipboard gets a version just for browsers

FLIPBOARD ON THE WEB. Enjoy Flipboard magazines on your browsers too! Screen shot from Flipboard

BitTorrent Surf Beta on Chrome, Firefox

Apr 17, 2013 - 4:55 PM

BitTorrent Surf for Chrome and Firefox browsers is released to the public

TechRap: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2013

Mar 03, 2013 - 9:22 PM

At the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona was all about size new operating systems we take you through all the highlights We also get our hands on the newly released Samsung Galaxy Note 8 How does it compare with the iPad mini?

Philippines first to get Firefox OS smartphones

Feb 25, 2013 - 2:05 AM

The Philippines will be one of the first contries in the world to get the first smartphone that runs the newly announced Firefox OS the world’s first fully open open mobile platform

Mozilla to tweak Firefox plugin permissions for added security

Jan 31, 2013 - 5:17 PM

Mozilla will tweak its Click to Play system to make Firefox browsing a safer more stable experience

FIREFOX TWEAKED. Changes to firefox hope to increase browser security. Screen shot from Mozilla.

Takeaways from Forbes' 2013 mobile industry predictions

Jan 04, 2013 - 1:36 PM

There are a number of ways to parse the future of mobile and Forbes has a list of predictions for mobile s future

CHANGING INDUSTRY. The mobile industry is changing, and the future of mobile might be in these predictions.

TechRap: Nintendo Wii U and Windows 8 laptops for any budget

Nov 26, 2012 - 5:28 AM

Will the Nintendo Wii U revolutionize game play like its predessor? We take the social media time machine to one year back in your social media history And we pick out Windows 8 laptops for any budget

Browser wars flare in mobile space

May 27, 2012 - 12:05 PM

The motive behind the wars is not just bragging rights The company that controls the mobile Web can direct users to its websites and importantly gather data that can be used in targeted advertising