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Firefox 22 will block third-party cookies by default

Mozilla will soon be taking a page from Apple’s book and implementing a feature in Firefox 22 that will allow the browser to block advertising cookies from third-parties by default. If you aren’t already aware, Cupertino’s Safari browser has shipped…

Firefox OS unveiled with 18 partners, heading to emerging markets

Mozilla will soon be joining the likes of Apple, Google and Microsoft with Firefox OS, the foundation’s first mobile operating system. The announcement came just ahead of Mobile World Congress where 18 operators from around the world have pledged support…

Meet Google OS: Chrome OS when it was based on Firefox

Former Google engineer and web-based OS pioneer Jeff Nelson recently blogged about the possible origins of Chrome OS and recounts a number of fascinating historical anecdotes. Perhaps his most surprising detail though, is before there was Chrome OS -- or even Chrome,…

Mozilla developers are working to bring Firefox to Ouya

The Android-powered Ouya console has been making headlines for months as one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns to date. Early units are already finding new homes with game developers ahead of a planned launch in April but it’s what…

Firefox to warn users about outdated browser plug-ins

Third-party plug-ins can be a real pain in the back for browser developers. Security holes constantly show up in Adobe Flash and Reader, for example, leaving those running out-of-date versions open to potential remote execution exploits or enduring stability issues.