Firefox gives you push notifications from websites

If you’ve wanted websites to push notifications whenever there’s a big update, you’ve typically had to use a browser like Chrome or Safari. As of today, though, there’s a third option: Mozilla has released Firefox 44, which brings push notifications…

If you've wanted websites to push notifications whenever there's a big update, you've typically had to use a browser like Chrome or Safari. As of today, though, there's a third option: Mozilla has released Firefox 44, which brings push notifications…

Firefox is finally 64-bit on your Windows PC

Believe it or not, Firefox on Windows has been a 32-bit affair until now — while Google and Microsoft made the leap to 64-bit web browsing a while back, Mozilla hasn’t been quite so quick off the mark. All’s well after today, though, as Mozilla has…

Believe it or not, Firefox on Windows has been a 32-bit affair until now — while Google and Microsoft made the leap to 64-bit web browsing a while back, Mozilla hasn't been quite so quick off the mark. All's well after today, though, as Mozilla has…

Mozilla proposes three golden rules for ad blockers

Users and advertisers are about to get involved in a dust-up over the role of content blockers, with much of the internet caught in the crossfire. Mozilla is hoping to play peacemaker by proposing a set of three golden rules that will create a “hea…

Users and advertisers are about to get involved in a dust-up over the role of content blockers, with much of the internet caught in the crossfire. Mozilla is hoping to play peacemaker by proposing a set of three golden rules that will create a "hea…

Farewell To Flash: What It Means For Digital Video Publishers

flash-crosses It’s been more than five years since Steve Jobs wrote his infamous “Thoughts on Flash” letter citing the high level of energy consumption, lack of performance on mobile and poor security as the reasons his company’s products would not support Adobe Flash technology. Finally, it appears we’re getting closer to the curtain closing on Flash. Read More

flash-crosses It’s been more than five years since Steve Jobs wrote his infamous “Thoughts on Flash” letter citing the high level of energy consumption, lack of performance on mobile and poor security as the reasons his company’s products would not support Adobe Flash technology. Finally, it appears we’re getting closer to the curtain closing on Flash. Read More

Mozilla Makes Private Browsing More Private In Firefox, Adds Tracking Protection

tp-pbm-start-page-small-FINAL Mozilla is testing a new private browsing mode in Firefox that doesn’t just keep no trace of your porn browsing habits on your machine but that also blocks online services that could track you while you’re surfing the web.
That’s not unlike what plug-ins like Ghostery and the EFF’s Privacy Badger can do for you, but Firefox now combines that with its own incognito mode. Read More

tp-pbm-start-page-small-FINAL Mozilla is testing a new private browsing mode in Firefox that doesn’t just keep no trace of your porn browsing habits on your machine but that also blocks online services that could track you while you’re surfing the web.
That’s not unlike what plug-ins like Ghostery and the EFF’s Privacy Badger can do for you, but Firefox now combines that with its own incognito mode. Read More

Firefox Temporarily Blocks Adobe Flash Because Of Security Concerns

2015-07-14_0945_001 The fallout of the Hacking Team leak is hitting Adobe hard. The leak revealed two unpatched vulnerabilities in the company’s ubiquitous (and ubiquitously disliked) Flash Player. Because it took Adobe a while to patch these, Mozilla decided to block all versions of Flash for Firefox users. Adobe today finally released a patched version of Flash, but Firefox users may have to manually… Read More

2015-07-14_0945_001 The fallout of the Hacking Team leak is hitting Adobe hard. The leak revealed two unpatched vulnerabilities in the company’s ubiquitous (and ubiquitously disliked) Flash Player. Because it took Adobe a while to patch these, Mozilla decided to block all versions of Flash for Firefox users. Adobe today finally released a¬†patched version of Flash, but Firefox users may have to manually… Read More

Firefox Integrates Pocket, Adds Distraction-Free Reader View

PKTBlog_FFIntegration_Header Mozilla’s Firefox now features a full integration with the Pocket read-it-later service for saving text and video. In addition, Reader View now offers users a distraction-free reading mode that’s similar to Apple’s Reader mode in Safari and the functionality of the popular Readability add-ons and bookmarklets. Read More

PKTBlog_FFIntegration_Header Mozilla’s Firefox now features a full integration with the Pocket read-it-later service for saving text and video. In addition, Reader View now offers users a distraction-free reading mode that’s similar to Apple’s Reader mode in Safari and the functionality of the popular Readability add-ons and bookmarklets. Read More

Firefox Will Soon Get Sponsored Suggested Tiles Based On Your Browsing History

2015-05-21_0942 It’s pretty odd hearing a not-for-profit organization like Mozilla talk about how it wants to help advertisers strengthen the conversation between brands and its users — especially given that I’ve never met anybody who wanted to have a conversation with a brand. But that’s the world we live in. Mozilla today launched its ‘Suggested Tiles’ program, which… Read More

2015-05-21_0942 It’s pretty odd hearing a not-for-profit organization like Mozilla talk about how it wants to help advertisers strengthen the conversation between brands and its users — especially given that I’ve never met anybody who wanted to have a conversation with a brand. But that’s the world we live in. Mozilla today launched its ‘Suggested Tiles’ program, which… Read More