Hashtag Trending Jan. 13 – Celebrity promotes cryptocurrency; Mozilla tracks Facebook; YouTube and fake news

Files from Tom Li Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather are facing a class action lawsuit over crypto promotions, Mozilla will track how Facebook tracks its users, and a coalition of fact checkers are

Published on: January 13th, 2022 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending: Yahoo makes $50m breach payout; Mozilla to match Tor Project donations; Algorithm portrait to be auctioned

 Up first on LinkedIn, Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages to the 200 million people who were affected by the security breach in 2013 and 2014. The breach led

Published on: October 25th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Hashtag Trending – Tech influences at the 2018 Winter Olympics, iPhone struggles, Firefox tackles privacy

The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open on Friday and technology will be front and center, the many tech giants have released their quarterly earnings from the holidays, and the next update to Firefox

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Alex Radu

Firefox gets a ‘Quantum’ rebrand, biggest overhaul since 2004

Mozilla's Firefox browser is getting its biggest overhaul since 2004. Dubbed 'Firefox Quantum', the Firefox 57 update brings an entire visual redesign and huge performance improvements. The Quantum moniker comes from Mozilla's new

Published on: November 14th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Adobe kills the Flash

Wait, not that Flash. Adobe Systems has announced that it is finally putting an end to Flash Player, its multimedia software plugin. Specifically, the company will stop updating and distributing it at the

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

What open source really means

By Diana Zelikman, Fueled As open source software continues to develop, many companies have begun to see the incredible value that it could bring to their organizations. Conglomerates such as Facebook, Mozilla, and

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Fueled

AVG snags Canadian CEO from Mozilla

Amsterdam-based security software vendor AVG Technologies N.V. has a new head honcho - Canadian Gary Kovacs will be the firm's new CEO and managing director, AVG announced July 30. Kovacs announced his decision

Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

5 old logos tech companies are glad they updated

 

Published on: May 16th, 2013 Annie Harrington

Mozilla hosts Girls Learning Code camp over March break

After months of brainstorming and planning, the idea for Girls Learning Code, a camp held during March Break to teach young women programming skills, became a reality last week. The camp, for girls

Published on: March 22nd, 2012 Harmeet Singh

First look at Mozilla’s Web-based smartphone

Mozilla managed to avoid using any parts of Android in the development of its Boot-to-Gecko mobile Web project. This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla announced that Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom plan to build

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Nancy Gohring

Firefox’s plan to catch Chrome in 2012

The Mozilla Foundation has big plans for Firefox in 2012 that can be summarized in two words: Google Chrome. That's not to say the Firefox browser won't have some unique features, such as

Published on: February 13th, 2012 Ian Paul

Mozilla Firefox 10 makes add-on updating invisible

Mozilla today patched eight vulnerabilities in Firefox as it shipped the latest iteration in its rapid release schedule. Firefox 10, sixth in the line of updates that have been rolling off the development

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Navigating HTML5 and competing standards bodies

The nice thing about standards is there are so many of them to choose from.That old chestnut, attributed to any number of different parties, hasbeen in circulation since long before there was an

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Serdar Yegulalp