Tag "Mozilla"

Mozilla submits its recommendations on the Data Protection Bill, 2018 to MEITY

By : CIOL Bureau

Mozilla’s commitment to user security and privacy is evident not just in its products but also in its global policy work. In India, Mozilla has been one of the front-runners in support of a strong data protection law. Today, Denelle

Mozilla’s new extension blocks Facebook from tracking users

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla Firefox has launched an online extension that prevents Facebook from tracking users online activity. The extension named Facebook Container blocks Facebook from tracking users when they click on ads or links that take them off the site. Once you install

Mozilla Firefox 59 comes with faster loading time and improved privacy

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla has announced the latest version of Firefox Quantum 59 browser for users on desktop and Android. The newest update has got some interesting features including faster loading time and new settings in the preferences menu to stop websites from

Mozilla and Oath are suing each other over Firefox’s default search engine

By : CIOL Writers

Oath, the company that now owns Yahoo has sued Mozilla after the latter decided to replace Firefox’s search engine from Google to Yahoo. After a few hours, Mozilla filed a countersuit. Mozilla had launched its much-publicised lightning fast Quantum browser

Firefox will soon alert users if they visit hacked websites

By : CIOL Writers

Firefox is testing a feature that alerts users whenever they visit a website that has been hacked in the past. Firefox is working in collaboration with Troy Hunt, a security expert known for his data breach notification service ‘Have I

Firefox is ready to take on Chrome with much faster and lighter ‘Quantum’ browser

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla, on Tuesday launched its next-generation browser Firefox Quantum that is faster, clocking in at twice the speed of Firefox 52 from March, according to the Speedometer 2.0 benchmark, and lighter with a completely new user interface, Photon. Firefox Quantum, also called

Mozilla to end Firefox support for Windows XP and Vista after June’18

By : CIOL Writers

June 2018 is the final date for Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista, Mozilla announced yesterday. Firefox users on these two platforms can expect security updates until then, but they should make an effort to upgrade Windows sooner rather than

Firefox is adding VR support in the next version

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla has announced that its open source web browser, Firefox will soon be compatible with Virtual Reality(VR) headsets. The latest version of the browser dubbed as Firefox 55 will include WebVR, the technology that puts VR into a web browser. The

Facebook, Mozilla, and others launch $14mn fund to support news integrity

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook, Mozilla, and other tech industry leaders, nonprofits, have collaborated to launch a $14 million fund dedicated to advancing news literacy. The nonprofit, called the News Integrity Initiative, will be based at the City University of New York. It will run

Chrome to warn you against using insecure websites

By : CIOL Writers

Online shopping is fun and convenient but it also leaves you vulnerable to online hacking if you are using insecure web pages. To guard you against such scenarios, Chrome has started notifying users if and when they use websites that

Mozilla gets a makeover with new logo, font and more

By : CIOL Writers

After hard work of over seven months, Mozilla is finally ready with its brand new look with an all new logo, font, colour palette, language architecture, and imagery. The new Mozilla logo takes after the way URLs are formed (moz://a).

Mozilla launches Firefox Focus enabling hassle-free private browsing experience

By : CIOL Writers

Apple iOS users are getting a new web browser, thanks to Mozilla Firefox. The once-reigning-king has launched Firefox Focus for iOS users with a hope to regain its lost glory. With Firefox Focus-a private browser designed for Apple’s iOS ecosystem,

Mozilla wants your opinion on its new look

By : CIOL Writers

Two months back, Mozilla had announced that it is rebranding itself and looking for a fresh logo and would enlist the Internet’s help in reaching a final decision. Working on the plan, the browser developer hired British design company, Johnson

Mozilla Firefox to block Adobe Flash plugins from August

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla Firefox browser has decided to step away from Adobe Flash plugin by blocking “certain Flash content that is not essential to the user experience” from August and then keeping it off by default starting 2017. Adobe Flash has been

Have you tried Mozilla’s Context Graph?

By : CIOL Writers

To help you find the content you are searching on the web, Mozilla has announced a new project: the Context Graph. By studying browser activity at scale, they want to build a ‘recommender system’ that aims to provide personalized search

Let users choose what they want: Mozilla chief to Microsoft CEO

MUMBAI, INDIA: Microsoft simply cannot do away with its monopolistic ways. Days after Microsoft released its newest operating system Windows 10, the company has run into trouble. In a clear case of enforcing monopoly, the software major seems to have