The Mozilla Foundation, makers of the Firefox browser, have launched a new project called Common Voice, which the organization hopes to become the first open-source voice recognition engine on the market.
Mozilla launched today Firefox Focus for Android, a brand new mobile browser for Android that comes with a stripped down minimal interface, a built-in ad blocker, and an always-on "private browsing" mode.
Mozilla released yesterday version 54 of the Firefox browser, which has expanded the multi-process feature from two to five processes (one for the UI, four for browser content).
Starting with the release of Firefox 55, the Adobe Flash plugin for Firefox will be set to "Ask to Activate" by default for all users.
After exploring plans of ditching the Thunderbird project in the lap of another organization, the Mozilla Foundation has decided to keep its infamous email client under its wing for a little longer, albeit in a new role, and not as a core project.
Mozilla is expected to officially release Firefox 53 later today, but the Firefox 53 installer is already available on Mozilla's FTP servers, just in case some users can't wait to get their hands on the new release.
Browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Opera are vulnerable to a new variation of an older attack that allows phishers to register and pass fake domains as the websites of legitimate services, such as Apple, Google, eBay, and others.
Mozilla engineers are working on a new section in the browser's preferences that will let users control the browser's performance.
The developer of Oil and Gas International (OGI), a Texas-based website for petroleum industry news, has filed a complaint on the Mozilla bug tracker, accusing Firefox of wrongly labeling his website as insecure.
Mozilla engineers released Firefox 52.0.1 to patch a security flaw that came to light last Friday, in the Pwn2Own 2017 hacking contest.
In the midst of the WikiLeaks Vault 7, Mozilla quietly released Firefox 52, which has officially become the first web browser to support the new WebAssembly standard.
Mozilla engineers are testing three new features called Containers, SnoozeTabs, and Pulse, which, if users react positively, might find their way inside Firefox, in upcoming versions.
Mozilla has acquired Pocket, formerly known as Read It Later, a company founded in 2007 that allows users to save links and then read them later via their website, browser add-ons, or mobile applications.
Over the coming year, Firefox will be putting the finishing touches on a plan it set in motion in 2015, which was to replace the aging Add-ons API with a new system called WebExtensions, based on the same extensions API used by Chromium browsers such as Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and others.
A Mozilla spokesperson has denied a report from German newspaper Deutschlandfunk that the Foundation is collecting personal user data from iOS devices running Firefox Klar, the German version of Firefox Focus, a new privacy-focused browser launched last year.
Starting with the release of Firefox 54, the Rust programming language will take a bigger role in the Firefox browser, as more and more components will work on top of this new technology developed in the past years by the Mozilla Research team.