Firefox Quantum project aims for a radically faster web

Twenty years ago, websites were mostly text documents with a sprinkling of images and hyperlinks to other websites. Now they’re interactive experiences with instant messaging pop-ups, autoplaying video, auto-updating articles and animated graphics that swoop around the page as you scroll. And Mozilla has decided it’s time to update its Firefox browser to better cope with this complex reality. On […]

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Mozilla to kill Firefox smartphone operating system

The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday. The operating system created by the Mozilla developer community as an open-source system failed to gain traction in mobile devices, according to a statement from Mozilla developer George Roter. “Through the work […]

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