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Mozilla tests new private browsing feature, adds IM to Firefox

Firefox 41 for the desktop is now available, and offers a new native messaging capability called Firefox Hello. Since most businesses already have preferred video conferencing and IM tools, it's unlikely to make much headway in the enterprise. 

Mozilla quietly adds advertisements to Firefox

Despite initially putting the plan on hold last year, Mozilla has quietly launched a feature known as Suggested Tiles, a product that displays ads on preset tiles in the Firefox browser. This was spotted and reported on by ZDNet.

Tech giants Google, Microsoft, Cisco and others join forces to create open media standard

Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Mozilla and Google announced yesterday their Alliance for Open Media, a collaboration to reduce their respective reliance on expensive patented media technologies.

Mozilla experiments with true 'private browsing' on Firefox

Mozilla has released a new private browsing feature in a beta release of the Firefox browser that promises genuine private browsing.

East European attackers target zero-day vulnerability in Firefox's PDF viewer

East European attackers have been targeting a zero-day vulnerability in the Firefox browser's PDF viewer, warned Mozilla's Daniel Veditz in a blog post.

With Windows 10, a new salvo in the browser wars

Windows 10 shipped this week and with it a bevy of new apps from Microsoft. Chief among them is a replacement for the long derided Internet Explorer in the form of Edge. While the update to the baked-in browser is widely seen as an upgrade, users have found that an upgrade to Windows 10 will disregard the previous version's default browser and automatically institute Edge as Web surfing go-to.

HashiCorp invites anyone to use its Atlas infrastructure version control tool

The beta is over for HashiCorp's Atlas infrastructure version control system, and according to the company, it doubled nodes unders management each month for the half a year it was being tested in the public.

Cloud Foundry snags Stormy Peters to head up developer relations

Cloud Foundry Foundation has brought on another big name to help guide the fledgling organization's path and build a strong community of partners and developers. Fresh from Mozilla, Stormy Peters has joined the company to head up its developer relations efforts – a role similar to the one she held at her previous employer.

Mozilla ponies up more money for its bug bounty program

Mozilla, provider of the Firefox browser, is upping the bounties it pays for finding bugs in its products "dramatically," and moving to a variable bounty amount.

Spotlight: Mozilla recruits beta testers for its Firefox for iOS browser

Mozilla is actively recruiting beta testers for the Firefox browser for iOS devices, reported Tech Crunch.