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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.

Trust in digital certificate ecosystem eroding

We live in a time when the security of digital certificates is increasingly being called into question. Whether it involves the hacking of a legitimate certificate authority or the issuing of digital certificate by nonauthorized parties, the trust in the digital certificate ecosystem is eroding.

Mozilla plugs critical vulnerabilities, adds 'opportunistic encryption' to latest Firefox browser

Mozilla has fixed more than a dozen vulnerabilities with the latest version of its Firefox browser, including a number of critical security flaws. In addition, Mozilla has added to the Firefox 37 browser "opportunistic encryption," which encrypts possibly sensitive data before sending it in the clear.

Mozilla drops Google for Yahoo, other search providers

Google has been paying Mozilla to be the default search engine used in the Firefox browser since 2004. However, all this changed this month as the latest three-year agreement signed with Google in 2011 ran out last week.

Mozilla unveils low-cost smartphone to rival high-end options

In a bet that consumers want mobile devices with smartphone functionality without paying a premium for high-end models like the iPhone 5S or Samsung Galaxy S5, Mozilla unveiled the cheapest smartphone on the market at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 23.

Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera say 'Non' to French agency certificates

Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera have followed Google's lead and revoked rogue digital certificates issued by a subordinate certificate authority of the French cybersecurity agency, Computerworld reports.