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3 ways to De-Cloud and avoid been tracked

3 ways to De-Cloud and avoid been tracked

After the news about PRISM made wave online. It got to the point where leaders of giant tech industries even had to step forward to deny being part of it. But a lot of internet users started reevaluating the way they use the platform. Under PRISM, the NSA could pretty much access and store users [...]

June 12th, 2013 by Loic Cobbina

10 Google Chrome Extensions for a Faster Browsing Experience

10 Google Chrome Extensions for a Faster Browsing Experience

Google Chrome offered so much promise at the start and for a while it was running circles around its closest competitor, Firefox. The last few months has seen the two browsers locked in a battle for second spot and this has largely happened as a result of the chunkiness associated with Google Chrome. Somehow Google [...]

January 14th, 2013 by Anthony West

Java Causing Problems Again: This Time Mozilla and Apple Take Action

Java Causing Problems Again: This Time Mozilla and Apple Take Action

Java is fast becoming the one thing on the internet no-one wants to touch and a thorn in Oracle’s side. A few weeks ago a Java update caused some minor damage and exposed a few people’s computers to a vulnerability—one that Oracle took too long to fix and which prompted Apple to block the software [...]

January 13th, 2013 by Anthony West

Just Launched: Firefox Update with Facebook Messenger

Just Launched: Firefox Update with Facebook Messenger

Mozilla has been rolling out a slew of updates to Firefox recently and quite noticeable are the changes aimed at making social networking a more integrated part of the browser. The latest update comes with native integration for Facebook Messenger and the foundation had a grand reveal for the feature that it hopes will increase [...]

December 4th, 2012 by Anthony West

Google Chrome Slips behind Firefox for the Third Month in a Row

Google Chrome Slips behind Firefox for the Third Month in a Row

What is happening in browser land? If the latest reports are to be believed, quite a lot. According to the latest browser rankings released by Net Applications, there has been quite some movement by certain key players which makes for interesting analysis. There are of course three main players in the browser market and each [...]

December 2nd, 2012 by Anthony West

Mozilla Made $163 Million Last Year – From Google!

Mozilla Made $163 Million Last Year – From Google!

Mozilla is doing pretty well for a non-profit; in fact, things have got better for Mozilla since 2010 and much of that has been tied largely to the fortunes of Google. This is hard to believe that one of Mozilla’s creations, Firefox, is a direct competitor for Google Chrome. But such are the strange relationships [...]

November 16th, 2012 by Anthony West

7 Cool Firefox Add-ons You Should Be Using, But Probably Aren’t

7 Cool Firefox Add-ons You Should Be Using, But Probably Aren’t

Before I begin let me go out on a limb here and assume that you are not one of the few people in the world who hasn’t yet discovered that Mozilla Firefox is simply the best browser ever created. And before you come back at me with the repetitive cry that Firefox has become a [...]

October 31st, 2012 by Anthony West

Internet Explorer 8 Drops Below 25% Market Share

Internet Explorer 8 Drops Below 25% Market Share

Internet Explorer (IE) is about to get its 10th iteration when new Windows 8 computers ship in the coming weeks but its older off-springs are not doing so well. Earlier this year Microsoft announced that it will cease support for IE6 and now data is revealing a decline in market share for IE8. According to [...]

October 11th, 2012 by Anthony West

Mozilla Releases New Login System Called ‘Persona’

Mozilla Releases New Login System Called ‘Persona’

The Facebook login button is ubiquitous across the web and even some of Facebook’s biggest competitors use it to interact with web users. But Facebook login isn’t always liked and many users would prefer not sharing their Facebook login credentials with other sites. Mozilla is looking to keep those anti-Facebook login users happy with the [...]

October 9th, 2012 by Anthony West

450 Million People Use Mozilla Firefox

450 Million People Use Mozilla Firefox

Firefox turned 10 recently and although the celebrations have been low key, lovers of the world’s third most popular browser have been keen to say “thanks to everybody that made it possible.” That level of gratitude is well deserved too; Firefox first launched in officially under the moniker on September 23, 2002. By February 21, [...]

October 4th, 2012 by Anthony West

Mozilla Releases Firefox 10

Mozilla Releases Firefox 10

People have been criticizing Mozilla for the bountiful updates it’s been releasing for Firefox, but being a Firefox disciple; I have to say, “What’s the complaining about?” The world’s largest open source browser had its 10th update recently (yours truly is running it) but the update was considered a silent update by most watching the [...]

February 14th, 2012 by Anthony West

Users Installed 480,000,000+ Firefox Add-ons In 2011

Users Installed 480,000,000+ Firefox Add-ons In 2011

If there’s one thing that Firefox has going for it in 2011 is the fact that customization is still in vogue. And according to a recent report on the number of add-ons installed, Firefox is still the place to be for ‘pimping’ a browser and making it do things former giants like Internet Explorer (IE) [...]

January 1st, 2012 by Anthony West

Google Pays Firefox $300 Million Per Year

Google Pays Firefox $300 Million Per Year

Firefox may be losing market share to Google’s Chrome browser, but given the lucrative relationship Mozilla has with Google, I don’t think the developers will mind one bit. The pair struck a new deal for the continued use of Google Search inside Firefox for another 3 years. According to some reliable sources, the size of [...]

January 1st, 2012 by Anthony West

Mozilla Makes 84% Of Its Revenue From Google

Mozilla Makes 84% Of Its Revenue From Google

The online search and browser competitive landscape is a funny one. Competitors square off against each other constantly, but on the other hand, need each other to survive—it’s a sort of semi-parasitic mix of relationships. Case in point is Mozilla, the open source browser and email client developer. Its flagship product, the browser, Firefox, has [...]

December 29th, 2011 by Anthony West

Petition Against The Stop Online Piracy Act Reaches 1,000,000 Signatures

Petition Against The Stop Online Piracy Act Reaches 1,000,000 Signatures

The internet has given a voice to millions of people who otherwise would have none. But this freedom to speak and the democratization of information have caused many governments and tech companies around the world to get nervous. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is one response to the freedoms brought on by the internet [...]

December 17th, 2011 by Anthony West

Chrome Will Soon Take Over Firefox Market Share

Chrome Will Soon Take Over Firefox Market Share

Google’s relentless march to world domination seems to hitting high gear. The world’s most popular search engine recently launched a competing social network to Facebook, and it’s now emerging that Google Chrome will soon become the second most popular web browser. It was never a secret that when Google Chrome launched, the plan was to [...]

October 6th, 2011 by Anthony West

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