Firefox seems to be showing ads within New Tab page
Looks like Firefox started showing ads. This was already a possible plan of Mozilla, the company behind the popular web browser, but it has not yet been implemented. Until now, because a number of users report that they saw advertisements on the New Tab page.
At least some users report that they hav... Read more
Firefox 64 focuses on tabs and extensions
The Firefox web browser has released a new version for both desktop and Android. According to Mozilla, Firefox 64 comes with a few useful features for more intensive use of tabs and extensions.
Users can now get suggestions for new and relevant Firefox features, services and extensions. All this is ... Read more
Google brings two Firefox-like features to Chrome web browser
It seems that Google has looked closely at competitor Firefox for a number of new features around the interface of web browser Chrome. After Chrome 69 got an interface similar to the old Firefox Australis interface, the developers of Chrome are now working on bringing two other Firefox functions to ... Read more
Firefox now notifies you when you visit a hacked website
Mozilla adds a new security feature to Firefox Quantum. This makes it clear to users when they visit a website that has recently reported a data breach. In this way, users know whether their information is safe or not.
When a user visits a site that has recently or in the past reported a leak, a pop... Read more
Firefox 63 can now block tracking cookies
Mozilla is increasingly turning Firefox into a browser that puts user privacy first. In the next version, Firefox 63, a feature has been built in that prevents cookies from tracking users' behavior on multiple websites. Enhanced Tracking Protecion is now available to everyone.
Enhanced Tracking Prot... Read more
Mozilla works with ProtonVPN to keep Firefox running
Mozilla has announced that it has entered into a partnership with ProtonVPN. In doing so, it hopes to generate income from other sources as well. A select group of Firefox browser users will be able to purchase a version of ProtonVPN for ten dollars a month. This way they support both Firefox and Mo... Read more
Mozilla Firefox stops supporting RSS and Atom in December
When Firefox 64 is released in December, the browser no longer supports RSS. Sister technology Atom will no longer be supported either. Mozilla came to this decision because the techniques would not be used enough to continue to support them.
That's what Gijs Kruitbosch, a software developer working... Read more
Both Firefox and Edge support Google’s WebP image format
Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge get support for Google's WebP image format. This makes Apples Safari the only remaining browser that does not support it. The support has already been added to Edge, and Firefox will follow later this year.
WebP was conceived and developed by Google eight years ago... Read more
Firefox election toolkit protects users from fake news
Mozilla has announced an "election bundle". With this bundle, users can protect themselves against misinformation and misleading advertisements in the run-up to the American elections in Novenber. That's what Venturebeat reports.
On Monday, Firefox launches a special version of its election browser,... Read more
Mozilla launches Firefox Monitor to check if your data is part of a data breach
Today Mozilla made the Firefox Monitor widely available. The free service has been tested since the summer and informs users whether their data is part of a data leak. The product stems from a collaboration with Troy Hunt, the creator of Have I Been Pwned and relies largely on the APIs of that site ... Read more