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Firefox gets a privacy boost as Total Cookie Protection becomes the default for all users

While the ad tech industry tries to function in a less cookie-filled environment, browsers like Mozilla Firefox are jumping on the opportunity to...

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Mozilla brings free, offline translation to Firefox

Mozilla has added an official translation tool to Firefox that doesn’t rely on cloud processing to do its work, instead performing the machine...

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A diminished Firefox turns 100

Mozilla today launched version 100 of its Firefox browser. But the web has changed since it launched in 2002.

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Mozilla launches paid subscriptions to its Developer Network

Mozilla today launched its new MDN Plus subscription product with features like offline reading, collections and notifications. Paid tiers start at...

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Daily Crunch: Discord and Spotify resuming service after widespread outage

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Mozilla rolls out new features for Firefox Focus on Android and Firefox on iOS

Mozilla is rolling out new features for Firefox Focus on Android and Firefox on iOS, the company announced on Tuesday. On Android, Mozilla is adding...

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Jeffrey Katzenberg backs the $10M seed round for HUBUC’s embedded finance API

I recently wrote about the so-called “Embedded finance” trend, citing the example of Intergiro’s recent fundraising in the space. There’s now...

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Mozilla is shutting down its VR web browser, Firefox Reality

A top VR web browser is closing down. Today, Mozilla announced it’s shutting down its Firefox Reality browser — the four-year-old browser...

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Mozilla rolls out new privacy features to its mobile and desktop VPN

Mozilla is rolling out new updates to its mobile and desktop VPN offerings, the company announced on Tuesday. With the launch of Mozilla VPN 2.7, the...

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Mozilla hits pause on crypto donations following backlash

The Mozilla Foundation, which oversees Firefox development, is pausing the ability to accept donations in cryptocurrencies following a backlash.

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Mozilla expects to generate more than $500M in revenue this year

The Mozilla Foundation today released its financial report for 2020. As usual, this gives us a good picture of the organization’s financial...

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Firefox’s updated mobile browser promises less clutter, easier access to recent tasks

Alternative mobile browser Firefox today shipped its latest release for iOS and Android with an update aimed at helping users address common issues...

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Firefox Focus gets new logo, shortcuts, dark theme and more

Mozilla has updated its privacy-centric mobile browser Firefox Focus with a new look, shortcuts and more privacy controls. Firefox Focus first...

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Mozilla beefs up anti-cross-site tracking in Firefox, as Chrome still lags on privacy

Mozilla has further beefed up anti-tracking measures in its Firefox browser. In a blog post yesterday it announced that Firefox 86 has an extra layer...

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The Rust programming language finds a new home in a nonprofit foundation

AWS, Google, Huawei, Microsoft and Mozilla banded together today and launched the Rust Foundation, with a two-year commitment to a million-dollar...

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YouTube’s recommender AI still a horror show, finds major crowdsourced study

For years YouTube’s video-recommending algorithm has stood accused of fuelling a grab bag of societal ills by feeding users an AI-amplified...

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TikTok called out for lack of ads transparency and for failing to police political payola

TikTok announced a ban on political advertising all the way back in 2019. So you’d be forgiven for thinking the ugly problem of...

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