Mozilla version 100 is out now for both desktop and mobile users
The Mozilla web browser received its 100th update today, which was met with some enthusiasm upon appearing on the official blog. This week, Firefox 100 is available for both mobile and desktop users.
To commemorate the occasion, Mozilla announced in the blog that it would share fan art inspired ... Read more
Cookieless world a bad fit for around 55% of corporations
A study shows how the majority of businesses are not equipped to handle a world void of cookies.
About 81% - an overwhelming majority – of businesses use third-party data. Also, more than 54% of companies reported they aren't fully prepared for the cookieless world.
Both Mozilla's Firefox a... Read more
Mozilla bypasses Microsoft’s default browser protections on Windows
Mozilla has made it easier to switch to Firefox on Windows with recent changes. Microsoft offers a method to switch the default browser to Edge on Windows 10 with just one click. Other browsers cannot use this method, they have to use a less efficient process that requires multiple clicks.
The o... Read more
Microsoft joins Bytecode Alliance for WebAssembly
Several organisations have joined the Bytecode Alliance. The group is working to make WebAssembly a success beyond just web browsers.
Not only Microsoft, but also Google, Arm, the Dfinity Foundation, Embark Studios, Shopify and the University of California San Diego have joined the alliance. The... Read more
Firefox and WordPress turn their backs on Google’s advertisement AI
Two big names in the internet world have spoken out against Google's FLoC system. Both Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox browser, and Automattic, the company behind the popular WordPress CMS, have said they will not participate in Google's alternative to tracking cookies.
The withdrawal of W... Read more
Wormhole app enables safe, encrypted file transfer
The new app seems to have completed what Mozilla was trying to do with Firefox Send.
Socket, Inc., a software startup, launched a product called Wormhole earlier this month, according to a report in The Register. The web app is for encrypting files and making them available to those who receive... Read more
Google integrates Rust programming language into Android
Google has given the Android platform support for the Rust programming language. By doing so, the company hopes to prevent future bugs that lead to security problems.
In a blog post, Google explains that the company wants to use Rust mainly for the code of the deeper layers of the operating syst... Read more
Search feature in Firefox will place markings on scroll bar
Version 87 of Firefox will show search results from the 'Find in page' feature on the scroll bar. The feature is currently being tested in the Nightly version of the browser.
Firefox developer Sören Hentzschel announced the new feature in a blog post. It is an extension of the find feature that... Read more
Rust programming language becomes independent
The Rust programming language now has its own foundation and no longer relies on Mozilla.
Programming language Rust has declared its independence from Mozilla. The Rust Foundation, an independent organization, will now support the language and those who use it.
Mozilla, the makers of the popu... Read more
Mozilla is working on a design refresh for Firefox
The project marks the first major design refresh for the popular browser since 2017.
Mozilla is preparing to unveil a design refresh for the group's Firefox web browser. Details at this time are limited, but we do know that the project is being referred to internally as Proton.
The last major... Read more