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Ever tried loading websites full of selfies and filtered food images on a shabby connection? If your answer is yes, then you know it always leads to tears and frustration. Good thing Mozilla's got your back -- the non-profit behind Firefox just announced a project called mozjpeg, which aims to shr...

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Let's face it: not everyone uses Nuance's Dragon Dictate software to power a ridiculously automated dorm room, the less creative among us have had to get by using it to take notes or write term papers. No matter what you do with it, however, you might appreciate that the latest Mac version of the ...

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Advertisements? In my virgin tab page? It's more likely than you think, new Firefox user. That's because Mozilla will soon launch Directory Tiles, a program that'll ensure you see something other than blank squares the very first time you launch the browser. Instead, it'll populate those spaces wi...

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You no longer have to grab one of Firefox's ever-changing nightly builds to try the browser's new Australis interface ahead of its official launch. Mozilla has just released a new Aurora version that includes Australis' simpler, more customizable layout; it also brings the easier, account-based sy...

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After roughly a year of development, Mozilla has at last released a beta of Firefox for Windows 8. The not-quite-finished browser gives early adopters a full touchscreen interface with finger-friendly elements and gesture support. It also supports Windows 8's window snapping and sharing features. ...

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In the wake of Edward Snowden's NSA revelations, finding ways to browse the internet more securely has become of paramount importance. In its mission to help netizens feel that little bit safer, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has long offered its HTTPS Everywhere add-on for desktop brows...

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It's true that CES is primarily a hardware show and Mozilla is primarily a software company, but the team behind Firefox no doubt has plenty to discuss -- including, most likely, some hardware, too. Join us as we talk to COO Jay Sullivan about the browser wars, online tracking and Firefox OS's pla...

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Though Windows 8 has now been out for a year and change, there's still no Firefox browser dedicated to its tile-y interface. That situation's not improving, as Mozilla has just announced that its 'Metro' Modern UI-look version has been further delayed to March 18th. We were expecting it to arrive ...

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Firefox 26 has exited beta at last, and it includes a few big treats for Android users. The mobile browser now includes a promised home screen with quick access to favorite pages, bookmarks and the Reading List. There's also new optimizations for Intel-based devices, and searchers can switch to Bi...

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It looks like most folks in the US have a long wait ahead of them before they can take Firefox OS for a spin. Despite ZTE's plan to design a bigger and better phone for release in the country in 2014, Mozilla exec Mitchell Baker tells CNET that there are currently no plans to launch in the US just...

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