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Topic: Firefox

Mozilla's Firefox browser now available for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

11/12/2015, 11:11 am

Mozilla on Thursday released a version of its popular Firefox browser for iOS, giving Apple users an additional option for browsing the Web over iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.


Firefox for iOS preview launches in New Zealand, to hit App Store by year's end

09/03/2015, 08:09 pm

It appears that Mozilla is making progress with its Firefox for iOS browser, as the company launched a limited trial program in New Zealand to shake out bugs and gather data ahead of a planned worldwide debut later this year.


Mozilla adds every version of Flash to default Firefox blocklist

07/14/2015, 01:07 pm

Firefox users awoke Tuesday to an update that blocks every version of Adobe's Flash Player from running in the popular open-source browser, a victory for information security efforts following the unprecedented disclosure of numerous critical Flash vulnerabilities.


Apple's Safari claims 55% of US mobile browser usage, 10.5% desktop share

04/22/2015, 09:04 am

In March, 55 percent of U.S. mobile Web traffic stemmed from Apple's Safari, although the browser continued to lag behind in the desktop environment, analytics firm StatCounter said on Wednesday.


Mozilla reportedly planning return to iOS with Firefox Web browser

12/03/2014, 04:12 am

After steering clear of Apple's iOS for well over a year, developer Mozilla is said to be working on a flagship Firefox Web browser that may soon make an appearance on iPhones and iPads.


Mozilla Firefox not coming to iPhone, iPad until Apple relaxes iOS browser rules

03/10/2013, 10:03 pm

Apple is too unfriendly to third-party browsers, says Mozilla vice president Jay Sullivan, and Firefox will not be coming to iPads and iPhones until Apple decides to loosen the restrictions governing browsers iOS.


Firefox 18 launches with support for Retina display Macs

01/08/2013, 02:01 pm

Mozilla Firefox officially gained support for Apple's Retina displays on Tuesday with the release of version 18 of the popular Web browser.


Mozilla releases first beta of Firefox 4.0 for Mac with crash protection

07/06/2010, 07:07 pm

Mozilla Corporation on Tuesday released the first external beta of Firefox 4.0 for Mac users, the latest version of the firm's popular web browser built atop its new Gecko 2.0 layout engine.


Flash, HTML5 comparison finds neither has performance advantage

03/10/2010, 03:03 pm

A comparison of streaming video via the Adobe Flash and HTML5 formats with numerous different browsers on both Mac and Windows produced wildly different results based on the operating system and browser, making neither a clear winner.


Apple recruits former Microsoft, Mozilla security chief

03/02/2010, 08:03 am

The former security chief for the Mozilla Corporation and security lead for Microsoft's Windows XP Service Pack 2 has moved on to Apple, where she will serve as the senior security product manager, according to a new report.


Chrome edges out Safari, iPhone OS continues growth in December - report

01/01/2010, 06:01 pm

Apple ends the year with solid iPhone OS growth, a slowing - but stable Mac OS X market share, and its Safari web browser being edged out by Google's Chrome.


Browser ballot leads EU to drop Microsoft antitrust case

12/16/2009, 08:12 am

Microsoft's Windows browser ballot proved to be enough for the European Union to drop its antitrust case against the Redmond, Wash., software giant.


Safari retains speed crown over newcomer Chrome in OS X

12/09/2009, 09:12 pm

While besting Firefox by nearly 50 percent, Google's newly released Chrome browser was 12 percent slower than Apple's Safari in benchmark tests.


Microsoft alters settlement with EU over browser exclusivity

12/05/2009, 11:12 am

Microsoft has modified its antitrust settlement with the European Union in response to complaints from other browser makers.


Apple's Safari gets prime placement in Windows browser ballot

10/16/2009, 11:10 am

Microsoft's Windows browser ballot in Europe presents its options in alphabetical order, putting Apple's Safari as the first choice for users to install.


Mozilla releases faster, safer, smarter version of Firefox browser

06/30/2009, 12:06 pm

Mozilla on Tuesday released Firefox 3.5, calling it the best performing version of its popular web browser ever released, offering better JavaScript performance, private browsing, native support for open video and audio, and location aware surfing.


Europe revives claims of Microsoft web browser monopoly

01/17/2009, 06:01 pm

Having escaped more severe consequences in the US, Microsoft has been put on notice by the European Union that it may have to detach Internet Explorer from Windows under claims that the web browser has an unfair monopoly.


Mozilla-based iTunes rival "Songbird" takes flight

12/03/2008, 12:12 pm

A multi-year effort to deliver an open-source and customizable iTunes rival came to fruition this week with the release of Songbird 1.0, but whether it will sway some users from the Apple jukebox software remains to be seen.


Mozilla says Firefox 3.0 for Mac two to three times faster [u]

06/17/2008, 04:06 pm

Mozilla on Tuesday released Firefox 3, a major update to its popular open source Web browser that's being billed as 'two to three times faster' than its predecessor.


Mac web share at 7.6 percent for January; iPhone in "almost every country"

02/01/2008, 06:02 pm

Apple's presence on the Internet continues to grow as use of Mac OS X climbed to a record 7.6 percent for January, say reports from Net Applications -- studies which also confirm that the iPhone is already in use around most of the world.