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Microsoft bloke says Mozilla should kill Firefox
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Surrender to the mighty Google

A Microsoft manager has hacked off shedloads with his claim that Mozilla should give up on Firefox and surrender to Chromium – just like Vole did.  

There is not enough humanity in IT
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Monday, 15 October 2018 12:11

There is not enough humanity in IT


Head of the Mozilla Foundation warns about a need for philosophiers and psychologists  

The biggest cheese in the Mozzarella Foundation - Mitchell Baker - is warning that IT companies need to diversify their hiring practices to include more people from backgrounds in philosophy and psychology if they want to tackle the problem of misinformation online.

Mozilla launches new Firefox today
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:17

Mozilla launches new Firefox today


Quantum it is rather good

Mozilla today launched Firefox 57, branded Firefox Quantum, for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. We have been running it for a month or so and it is rather good.

Firefox to stop supporting legacy add-ons
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Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:01

Firefox to stop supporting legacy add-ons


WebExtensions SDK will be it

The big cheeses of the Mozarella foundation will ship Firefox 57 as the first version of its browser that will not support legacy Firefox add-ons.

Edge better at handling malware
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Monday, 16 October 2017 12:03

Edge better at handling malware


Google and Mozilla not as good as living on the edge 

Microsoft's Edge easily beat rival browsers from Google and Mozilla in third party tests of the behind the scenes services which power anti-malware warnings and malicious website-blocking.

Mozilla wants to make Firefox great again
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Friday, 04 August 2017 11:41

Mozilla wants to make Firefox great again


Does not really say how


Mozilla Chief Executive Chris Beard claims that the outfit is set to make Mozilla great again, although he does not say if it will finally get around to fixing the memory problem which has always blighted the browser.

US government ignoring public will on net neutrality
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Trump backing the wrong horse


While the US government under its supreme Orangeman Donald Trump is dismantling Net Neutrality so that big telcos can take more money from their enslaved customers, they appear to have lost public support.

FCC blames John Oliver for “hack”
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Tuesday, 09 May 2017 11:57

FCC blames John Oliver for “hack”


Kill the comics


Not happy with trying to censor comics who make jokes at Donald Trump’s expense, the FCC is now wading into Late Night telly host John Oliver for leading a campaign against its net neutrality rules.

Mozilla will need rust
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Monday, 06 February 2017 12:29

Mozilla will need rust


Because it never sleeps


The big cheeses at the Mozzarella foundation have decided that its Firefox browser will need rust to work.

Firefox gives up on connected devices
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Friday, 03 February 2017 11:31

Firefox gives up on connected devices


Lays off 50 people and lays down

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have given up on connected devices and have eliminated the team connected to bring the browser to the internet of things.