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Mozilla lays off 250 employees to restructure its business but is reportedly still financially secure

The Mozilla Corporation recently announced that it was laying off approximately 250 employees in an attempt to secure the organization's financial future. The layoffs were announced by the CEO of Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation Chairwoman, Mitchell Baker, in a public blog post, which also highlighted the company's plans for the foreseeable future. In the blog...

Firefox Nightly for Android adds support for 3 new add-ons

Earlier this month, Firefox made some changes to its convoluted system of beta, nightly, and preview builds. There are now only three builds that will receive development: Stable, Beta, and Nightly. Firefox routinely brings new add-ons to the Nightly builds for Android and recently it added support for three more. The three new add-ons in Firefox...

Firefox for Android ditches Preview builds to simplify releases

We talk a lot about Chrome when it comes to Android browsers, but there are several other great options available. Firefox is one such browser and Mozilla maintains a few different builds for people looking to try the latest features. There is stable Firefox, Firefox Beta, Firefox Nightly, Firefox Preview, and Firefox Preview Nightly. Sound...

Firefox Private Network will soon go public as Mozilla VPN with Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and Linux clients

Mozilla Corp., the organization behind popular Firefox web browser, has been working on its own paid VPN service since last year. The service, called Firefox Private Network, was launched in beta last year as a browser extension for desktop versions of Firefox web browser that was followed by an Android app in February this year....

Firefox Preview for Android adds support for Dark Reader, NoScript, and 3 other add-ons

Google Chrome comes pre-installed on Android phones which is why it's position as the most used mobile browser remains unshaken. But if you move out of the comfort zone and look for alternatives, you find quite a few substitutes for Chrome – and one of them is Mozilla Firefox. Back in 2018, Mozilla decided to...

Firefox releases an Android app for its VPN service

Mozilla Corporation, the organization that is primarily known for developing the free and open-source Firefox web browser, has been slowly releasing its own paid VPN service, known as the Firefox Private Network VPN, for more than a year now. It was launched as a full-device paid VPN service for Windows users, and now, Mozilla has...

Firefox Preview 3.0 release brings along enhanced tracking protection and more changes

Google Chrome is the dominant browser across the globe, but it is imperative for the market to have worthy competitors. Mozilla's Firefox is one such alternative, which although has just about 4% market share, is important for the development of the browser ecosystem. Back in July 2019, Mozilla had announced that Firefox for Android will...

[Update 2: Public Preview] Mozilla outlines its plan to transition users from Firefox for Android to Fenix Browser

Google Chrome is the most popular browser on the planet for both desktop and mobile. That is especially the case on Android where Chrome dominates by a large margin. Firefox has been around on the platform for a while and Mozilla has overhauled it several times to try to stay relevant. The next big change...

Mozilla is working on a paid VPN and possibly cloud storage subscription for Firefox

Firefox is no longer the Internet Explorer/Edge alternative that it used to be for most people. Instead, Google was able to power through the browser market with Chrome thanks in part to Android as well as the Google home page. Mozilla hasn't been slouching though, the company's web browser still has a lot of fans...

Firefox now blocks cookies/trackers by default, Facebook Container gets more powerful, and Lockbox gets a desktop extension

Privacy is the biggest focus of the Firefox browser. The company behind the product, Mozilla, has been hard at work improving the security measures for users to have the most secure experience possible. The newest version of Firefox includes even more of those. If you download the Firefox browser as a new user, you will find...

Firefox ScreenshotGo helps you organize your screenshots and search them by text

The community at XDA has always been fascinated with and interested in clean screenshots of home screen setups, including other configurations. Those very screenshots are either taken after repeated attempts or taken with multiple versions, contributing to an increase in entropy when it comes to the infamous "Screenshots" folder. Firefox ScreenshotGo aims to solve that...

Firefox 67 adds speed improvements for desktop, a new Search widget on Android

Mozilla's Firefox isn't the most popular web browser around, but it's almost the only competitor left for Google Chrome. Its open-source nature and the focus on privacy are just some of the features that let Firefox stay relevant in the market. The development team behind the product always work hard to improve user experience by...