Mozilla Stories April 18

Earlier this week at AMP Conf 2019, Google announced that it was now possible for their Accelerated Mobile Pages to display the original page’s URL, despite the site not actually being “served” from that URL. However, in the months that Google has been planning that announcement, Apple and Mozilla have been sharing their concerns about the feature’s impact on the future security of the web.

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Mozilla Stories December 20, 2018

Firefox Focus browser adds Google Safe Browsing to protect users from unsafe websites

For the privacy conscious, Firefox Focus is a fantastic mobile web browser for ensuring your data is safe. Today, an update to the Android version of Firefox Focus has delivered integration with Google’s Safe Browsing service.

Mozilla Stories July 20, 2017

Mozilla brought its privacy-centric web browser called Focus to Android last month, and in less than 30 days, the application has already been downloaded over one million times. To celebrate, Focus is being updated to include three new features that users have been asking for. These include the ability to watch videos in full-screen, download content from the web, and more actions from the app’s notifications…

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Mozilla Stories February 27, 2017

Pocket, the popular read-it-later bookmarking service, has been acquired by Firefox developer Mozilla, according to Recode. Pocket has client apps on Android and Chrome including a browser extension.

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Mozilla Stories January 22, 2015

Late last year, Mozilla announced a joint five-year partnership with Yahoo that saw the default search engine in Firefox change from Google to Yahoo. It seemed unlikely at the time that Google would notice too big of a loss from that deal, but following contrary reports from earlier this month, Search Engine Land has also noticed that the company has started trying to convince Firefox users to switch to Google Search.

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Mozilla Stories December 1, 2014

Firefox for Android received a major update this evening, bumping the app to version 34 and adding a handful of new features. Firstly, the update adds mirroring support for the Chromecast. This means that users can now mirror their browser to Google’s streaming stick. This feature was previously available in the beta build of Firebox for Android, but was incredibly buggy. Early reports say that the feature works as expected with today’s stable channel update, however.

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