The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Google has removed the option that let Chrome users restore an older version of the new tab page, closing that loophole and showing the oft-criticized scheme to everyone.
By Gregg Keizer | 24 February, 2014 15:42
Mozilla and China-based chip maker Spreadtrum Sunday unveiled a chipset designed for $25 smartphones running the open source Firefox operating system.
By Matt Hamblen | 23 February, 2014 18:12
The chairwoman of Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit that funds the development of Firefox, is defending the decision to pursue in-browser ads, saying that it's important to generate revenue.
By Gregg Keizer | 16 February, 2014 12:34
Mozilla has kicked off a project to show ads to new users of its Firefox browser, a move one analyst said is a search for revenue beyond the firm's overwhelming reliance on Google.
By Gregg Keizer | 12 February, 2014 19:04
Mozilla last week said that the earliest its new "Australis" user interface (UI) will appear in Firefox is at the end of April, six weeks later than the company previously projected.
By Gregg Keizer | 03 February, 2014 14:35
Hewlett-Packard's Zero Day Initiative has spelled out the rules for its March hacking contest, Pwn2Own, which will put two-thirds of a million dollars in prize money on the table for researchers who can hack the biggest browsers and most popular plug-ins.
By Gregg Keizer | 31 January, 2014 18:19
Mozilla has again pushed back the release date for a touch-enabled version of Firefox that will run in Windows 8's "Modern" user interface, with the new target in mid-March.
By Gregg Keizer | 03 January, 2014 19:29
Love it or hate it, the annual International CES is the way the year begins for many people in the consumer electronics industry. Next week in Las Vegas, companies will present their vision of things to come, some of it grounded in fact and some pure speculation. For all the solid technology on show, there's an equal amount of "throw it out and see what sticks" gadgets and gizmos.
By Martyn Williams | 03 January, 2014 17:39
Mozilla released Firefox 26, which kicked off a limited form of click-to-play and patched 15 security vulnerabilities, six marked "critical."
By Gregg Keizer | 11 December, 2013 15:23
Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera Software today joined Google in revoking rogue digital certificates that had been issued by a subordinate certificate authority (CA) of France's cybersecurity agency.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 December, 2013 21:07
Google has shut down most plug-ins built for a decades-old architecture in the beta of Chrome 32, making good on a promise from September that it would nix NPAPI.
By Gregg Keizer | 22 November, 2013 11:51
Mozilla today said that income from search partners jumped 88% last year, with the portion attributed to its 2011 deal with browser rival Google increasing by even more.
By Gregg Keizer | 21 November, 2013 21:12