Firefox will no longer support most NSAPI plug-ins by the end of 2016, announced Mozilla in a blog post, as part of its strategy for disabling support for legacy plug-ins. The only exception will be Adobe Flash, though Mozilla will specifically work with Adobe to help ensure that the Flash experience is one that is stable and secure.x
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.
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.
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 has released a new private browsing feature in a beta release of the Firefox browser that promises genuine private browsing.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.