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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.

Mozilla's new logo is 20 years out of date, does nothing to address why people don't use Firefox

Mozilla's new logo is 20 years out of date, does nothing to address why people don't use Firefox Yesterday, Mozilla, the nonprofit organization behind Firefox, announced its new “brand experience” and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.

Mozilla makes new mobile push, acquires online ‘read-it-later’ service Pocket

Mozilla makes new mobile push, acquires online ‘read-it-later’ service Pocket While Firefox is a relatively popular internet browser, even on mobile, the company has wanted to take things further for a while.It even tried to launch its own mobile operating system, called Firefox OS, which ultimately failed.

Love Pocket? Mozilla just bought the app to fix its mobile problem.

Love Pocket? Mozilla just bought the app to fix its mobile problem. The company acquired Read It Later, the developer of bookmarking app Pocket, in what Mozilla called its "first strategic acquisition.For Mozilla, the acquisition could help give the company something of a fresh start in mobile.

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.

Wikileaks says they contacted Apple, Google and more about protection from the CIA

Wikileaks says they contacted Apple, Google and more about protection from the CIA The group tweeted on Tuesday that it had reached out to Microsoft, Google, Apple, Mozilla and "MicroTik" (we're assuming they meant MikroTik) to talk with those companies about protecting customers from the intrusions of CIA malware.The document dump is allegedly part one in a series to come.

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.