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Mozilla Developer Reveals What Firefox 4 Holds in Store

With the release of Firefox 3 imminent, the rest of the Firefox team is cooking up some crazy ideas for Firefox 4. While Firefox 3 pushes the boundaries of a browser, delivering a cleaner graphical interface, numerous security upgrades, and a variety of new features, it still is far from the “perfect browser”.  Of course no browser on the market could earn such a...

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Mozilla Expects to Release Firefox 3.0 Final in June

Mozilla Corp. Thursday confirmed that it will release the final beta of Firefox 3.0 shortly, and that it expects to deliver the finished browser to users in June. Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 has been code-frozen, said Mike Schroepfer, Mozilla’s vice president of engineering, and is working its way toward release. “That will be the last beta for Firefox 3.0,” he said. Once Beta 5...

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Mozilla addresses memory corruption issues in Firefox 2 fix

Mozilla issued its 13th update to alternative browser Firefox 2, fixing six issues, two of which the company called critical. “Some vulnerabilities and weaknesses have been reported in Mozilla Firefox, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose potentially sensitive information, conduct cross-site scripting and phishing attacks, and potentially compromise a user’s system,” security firm Secunia said of the...

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Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13

Firefox is an award winning preview of next generation browsing technology from the Mozilla company. Firefox empowers you to accomplish your online activities faster, with a higher degree of safety and more efficiently than any other browser. Built with Tab browsing, popup blocking and a number of other seamless innovations, Firefox stands out ahead. Firefox allows you to customize the browser by using Addons...

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Mozilla says Firefox 3 ready for prime-time

A new version of Mozilla’s popular Firefox Web browser is ready for download with improved security and memory use as the tiny company takes a stab at Microsoft Corp’s dominant Internet Explorer. The program’s creators told Reuters on Thursday that the privately-held company’s trial version of Firefox 3 browser is ready for the masses to use after months of development. Until now, the company...

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Mozilla Firefox 3.0 Beta 4

Firefox is an award winning preview of next generation browsing technology from the Mozilla company. Firefox empowers you to accomplish your online activities faster, with a higher degree of safety and more efficiently than any other browser. Built with Tab browsing, popup blocking and a number of other seamless innovations, Firefox stands out ahead. Firefox allows you to customize the browser by using Addons...

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Latest Firefox beta posted, then removed

This morning, BetaNews FileForum received word that Beta 4 of Mozilla Firefox was posted for testers to download…and for a short time, that’s how it genuinely appeared. But as one of our readers soon found out — and apparently Mozilla as well — what went up in the properly named releases/3.0b4 directory was not the final public Beta 4 at all, but rather a...

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Firefox 3 Performance Gets a Boost

Now that Firefox 3 is approaching the home stretch it is important that Mozilla starts to throw in performance improvements to really make the browser purr. Over in our forum xpgeek pointed out that a Profile-Guided Optimization (PGO) build of Firefox 3 had been created which greatly improved the performance of JavaScript in the browser. While PGO itself hasn’t yet landed in the nightly...

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Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12

Firefox is an award winning preview of next generation browsing technology from the Mozilla company. Firefox empowers you to accomplish your online activities faster, with a higher degree of safety and more efficiently than any other browser. Built with Tab browsing, popup blocking and a number of other seamless innovations, Firefox stands out ahead. Firefox allows you to customize the browser by using Addons...