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Mozilla CEO Steps Down After 11 Awful Days In The Job

Remember, readers: doing something stupid will always come back and bite you in the proverbial behind. Just ask the now ex-CEO of Mozilla, Brendan Eich, who stepped down after 11 sucky days in the role after a barrage of hate.


Why OKCupid Took A Stand Against Mozilla's Anti-Gay Rights CEO

Today, most tech companies are polluting the internet with stupid pranks. But there’s one brave statement being made on the internet that isn’t a dumb joke at all. OKCupid is blocking Mozilla Firefox users from its service with a message encouraging them to use other web browsers. Why? Mozilla’s CEO supports anti-gay causes, and OKCupid;s founder Christian Rudder told me today that his company won’t stand for it.


Mozilla Is Planning A $25 Firefox OS Smartphone

In developing countries, the high-end smartphone market is cornered by the big guys. But at Mobile World Congress, the Mozilla Foundation has announced a plan to get a different slice of the smartphone pie — with a low-end Firefox OS phone that will costs around $25.


Mozilla Is Putting Ads In Firefox's New-Tab Page

There is no escape from consumerism: Mozilla has announced that it is going to start experimenting with promotional tiles in its ‘new tab’ page.


Mozilla Doesn't Plan To Launch The Firefox Phone In Western Countries

Bad news if you’ve had your heart set on a Mozilla phone ever since the Firefox handsets were announced: the company has admitted that it currently has no plans to launch the device in developed markets such as the US and Australia.


Download Mozilla's Open-Source Furniture To Kit Out Your Home

If you’re struggling to find the right furniture for your place, consider making your own — from Mozilla’s very own pool of open-source designs.


Mozilla Wants Scientists To Be More Open

When researchers needed an easier way to share data and resources, and generally collaborate they invented the internet. And then they all went home and let the memes and brunch photos take over. Which is weird. Sure, initiatives like CERN are able to coordinate thousands of scientists toward common goals as a result of the internet, but the process of publishing research really hasn’t changed much.


Firefox Mobile OS: Watch It In Action

Firefox OS burst onto the scene today at Mobile World Congress with announcements of new, upcoming handsets, and a global roll-out plan which includes Australia. It’s poised to bring smartphone goodness to the feature-phone masses in a flash of HTML5 glory and this is what it looks like.


Telstra And Maybe Optus Will Sell New Firefox OS Phones

Firefox OS phones are pretty darn cute from what we’ve seen at Mobile World Congress this morning, and the best news of all is that we won’t have to watch on while other countries get all the Mozilla-goodness.


Meet The ZTE Open, First Official Firefox OS Phone

There have been a few Firefox OS developer phones floating around but now, Mozilla has announced the first official Firefox OS handset at Mobile World Congress: The ZTE Open.