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Mozilla will finally add multi-process support to Firefox 48

As of this writing, Firefox’s multi-process implementation (dubbed Electrolysis, aka e10s), will roll out to a select group of beta users testing Firefox 48.If the initial testers find no problems, the feature will be enabled on more and more systems, until it debuts in Firefox 48 in roughly six weeks.

Microsoft claims Edge delivers 70% more battery life than Chrome

Now, Redmond is claiming that Edge can deliver up to 70% more battery life than Google Chrome.Each browser’s performance varies depending on the specifics of the workload, but according to Microsoft, Edge is always the consistent winner.

Microsoft IE and Edge browsers lost some 33 million users last month alone

Microsoft IE and Edge browsers lost some 33 million users last month alone The transition from IE to Edge hasn’t been a particularly successful one for the Windows team and as of last month, the effort has been downright catastrophic.According to a report from Computer World, Microsoft’s combined web browsing efforts of Internet Explorer and Edge have managed to lose some estimated 33 million users as of last month’s tallies.

Mozilla's new logo is 20 years out of date, does nothing to address why people don't use Firefox

Mozilla's new logo is 20 years out of date, does nothing to address why people don't use Firefox Yesterday, Mozilla, the nonprofit organization behind Firefox, announced its new “brand experience” and visual guidelines.I respect that Mozilla wanted a logo that was easy for people to mash up and use.

Mozilla gives up on Firefox OS, its mobile-turned IoT operating system

Mozilla gives up on Firefox OS, its mobile-turned IoT operating system Released in 2013, Firefox OS was supposed to pick up where webOS left off, with a mobile operating system built on open web standards like HTML5.As part of a company refocus on the Firefox web browser, Mozilla recently laid off 50 members who worked on Firefox OS development and projects unrelated to the browser, according to CNET.

Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Opera vs. Vivaldi

Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Opera vs. Vivaldi More: How to block pop-up ads in Google Chrome Bottom line, Chrome is fast, free, and light.You’re probably using Chrome or Firefox Firefox is a comfortable, familiar old standby.

Mozilla Firefox 52 beefs up security warnings, nukes old-school plugin support

Mozilla Firefox 52 beefs up security warnings, nukes old-school plugin support More: Snooze tabs and report issues with two new Firefox experimental features This warning extends Mozilla’s move to provide visual indications for secure and non-secure websites.As for the new support for WebAssembly, this is an emerging programming language for executing applications within the browser on the client side.

Bye bye, NPAPI: Mozilla issues critical update to Firefox, disables plugins

Bye bye, NPAPI: Mozilla issues critical update to Firefox, disables plugins The new 52.0 release caught the headlines this week is the fact that Firefox has disabled all NPAPI plugin capability except Flash, meaning common plugins such as Adobe Acrobat, Java and Microsoft Silverlight no longer load.

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So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number What if the very act of tapping your smartphone's passcode was all it took to expose that code to hackers?Modern smartphones come equipped with tons of sensors: cameras, microphones, GPS, accelerometers, gyroscopes, etc.

Firefox to add new controls to help users fine-tune their browser’s performance

Firefox to add new controls to help users fine-tune their browser’s performance Engineers at Mozilla are hard at work perfecting the new features, and the company has shared some early details about what’s in the works.Less-hands-on users will be able to use the Optimize Firefox button to deliver improvements automatically.

Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new 'Performance' option

Future Firefox versions may slim down, use less memory thanks to new 'Performance' option Now the organization apparently has a new plan to create a browser with more fine-grained controls to reduce how much load it places on a system.There would be an option to turn off all add-ons and restart the browser without having to manually start Safe Mode.

Firefox 53 adds Quantum Compositor for a more stable experience and compact themes

Firefox 53 adds Quantum Compositor for a more stable experience and compact themes And today, Mozilla updated its own Firefox browser with some welcome features of its own.The latest version is Firefox 53, and it focuses on giving web pages more focus and making Firefox more stable.