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Mozilla Firefox 53 включает новый движок и "компактные" темы ... - FINANCE.UA

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Mozilla Firefox 53 включает новый движок и "компактные" темы ...
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Ранее на этой неделе компания Mozilla объявила о прекращении разработки Aurora-сборок браузера Firefox с целью экономии ресурсов и ускорения ...
Браузер Mozilla Firefox лишится Aurora-версииРИА "VladTime"
Mozilla прекратила выпускать Aurora-версии FirefoxKPress
Mozilla Firefox завершила выпуск Aurora-версииНезависимое интернет-издание "ДНИ" (пресс-релиз) (Регистрация)
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Fewer crashes, readability improvements should keep Firefox browser users loyal - CIO

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CIO

Fewer crashes, readability improvements should keep Firefox browser users loyal
CIO
Competition in tech is good for consumers, so I'm glad to see Mozilla pumping up its Firefox browser as it struggles to keep from being buried by Google Chrome. Firefox 53, released Tuesday has a number of important tweaks, including changes to its ...

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Mozilla Just Announced Daydream VR Support For Servo ... - Android Headlines

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Android Headlines

Mozilla Just Announced Daydream VR Support For Servo ...
Android Headlines
Mozilla just announced Daydream VR support for Servo. This includes support for the Daydream View headset as well as the Daydream controller, as noted by ...
Mozilla's experimental Servo engine adds WebVR support with ...Android Police

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Mozilla, Microsoft rebuilding their browsers' foundations without anyone noticing - Ars Technica

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Ars Technica

Mozilla, Microsoft rebuilding their browsers' foundations without anyone noticing
Ars Technica
Project Quantum is how Mozilla plans to adapt for this new age. Mozilla is using its safer Rust programming language for parts of Quantum. The company has an experimental rendering engine called Servo that's written in Rust, and pieces of this will ...
Firefox 53 Introduces Quantum Compositor, Reducing Browser CrasheseWeek
Mozilla Firefox web browser may no longer be supported on your Linux computerBetaNews
Still using Windows XP, Vista? No Firefox 53 for youZDNet
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This April, Mozilla is Standing Up for Science

Mozilla Blog - do, 20/04/2017 - 14:09
Mozilla supports the March for Science. And we’re leading projects to make scientific research more open and accessible, from extraterrestrial hackathons to in-depth fellowships

 

We believe openness is a core component not just of a healthy Internet, but also a healthy society. Much like open practices can unlock innovation in the realm of technology, open practices can also invigorate fields like civics, journalism — and science.

In laboratories and at academic institutions, open source code, data and methodology foster collaboration between researchers; spark scientific progress; increase transparency and encourage reproducibility; and better serve the public interest.

Open data has been shown to speed up the study process and vaccine development for viruses, like Zika, at global scale. And open practices have allowed scientific societies from around the globe to pool their expertise and explore environments beyond Earth.

This April, Mozilla is elevating its commitment to open science. Mozilla Science Lab, alongside a broader network of scientists, developers and activists, is leading a series of programs and events to support open practices in science.

Our work aligns with the April 22 March for Science, a series of nonpartisan gatherings around the world that celebrate science in the public interest. We’re proud to say Teon Brooks, PhD — neuroscientist, open science advocate and Mozilla Science Fellow — is serving as a March for Science Partnership Outreach Co-Lead.

From science fellowships to NASA-fueled hackathons, here’s what’s happening at Mozilla this April:

Signage for Science Marchers

We want to equip March for Science participants — from the neuroscientist to the megalosaurus-obsessed third grader — with signs that spotlight their passion and reverence for science. So Mozilla is asking you for your most clever, impassioned science-march slogans. With them, our designers will craft handy posters you can download, print and heft high.

Learn more here.

Seeking Open Science Fellows

This month, Mozilla began accepting applications for Mozilla Fellowships for Science. For the third consecutive year, we are providing paid fellowships to scientists around the world who are passionate about collaborative, iterative and open research practices.

Mozilla Science Fellows spend 10 months as community catalysts at their institutions, and receive training and support from Mozilla to hone their skills around open source, data sharing, open science policy and licensing. Fellows also craft code, curriculum and other learning resources.

Fellowship alums hail from institutions like Stanford University and University of Cambridge, and have developed open source tools to teach and study issues like bioinformatics, climate science and neuroscience.

Apply for a fellowship here. And read what open science means to Mozillian Abigail Cabunoc Mayes: My Grandmother, My Work, and My Open Science Story

Calling for Open Data

In the United States, federal taxes help fund billions of dollars in scientific research each year. But the results of that research are frequently housed behind pricey paywalls, or within complex, confounding systems.

Citizens should have access to the research they help fund. Further, open access can spark even more innovation — it allows entrepreneurs, researchers and consumers to leverage and expand upon research. Just one example: Thanks to publicly-funded research made openly available, farmers in Colorado have access to weather data to predict irrigation costs and market cycles for crops.

Add your name to the petition: https://iheartopendata.org.

Calling for Open Citations

Earlier this month, Mozilla announced support for the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC), a project to make citations in scientific research open and freely accessible. I4OC is a collaboration between Wikimedia, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a slate of scholarly publishers and several other organizations.

Presently, citations in many scholarly publications are inaccessible, subject to restrictive and confusing licenses. Further, citation data is often not machine readable — meaning we can’t use computer programs to parse the data.

I4OC envisions a global, public web of citation data — one that empowers teaching, learning, innovation and progress.

Learn more about I4OC.

Extraterrestrial Hackathon (in Brooklyn)

Each year, the Space Apps hackathon allows scientists, coders and makers around the world to leverage NASA’s open data sets. In 2016, 5,000 people across six continents contributed. Participants built apps to measure air quality, to remotely explore gelid glaciers and to monitor astronauts’ vitals.

For the 2017 Space Apps Hackathon — slated for April 28-30 — participants will use NASA data to study Earth’s hydrosphere and ecological systems. Mozilla Science is hosting a Brooklyn-based Space Apps event, which will include a data bootcamp.

Learn more at http://spaceappsbrooklyn.com/

The post This April, Mozilla is Standing Up for Science appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

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WikiLeaks deelt al gepatchte Firefox-exploits CIA met Mozilla - Security.nl

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WikiLeaks deelt al gepatchte Firefox-exploits CIA met Mozilla
Security.nl
WikiLeaks heeft Firefox-exploits die van de CIA afkomstig zijn met Mozilla gedeeld, maar volgens de opensource-ontwikkelaar gaat het om zeer oude exploits die geen risico meer voor gebruikers vormen. Begin maart onthulde de klokkenluiderssite allerlei ...

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Risk & Repeat: Mozilla joins the Symantec certificate authority debate - TechTarget

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Risk & Repeat: Mozilla joins the Symantec certificate authority debate
TechTarget
While Symantec has responded to some of the issues outlined by Mozilla, representatives from both Mozilla and Google have found the responses to be lacking, and have asked for more information about Symantec's certificate authority practices, policies ...

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Firefox faster and more stable with the first big bytes of Project Quantum, simpler with compact themes and permissions redesign

Mozilla Blog - wo, 19/04/2017 - 18:00

Today’s release of Firefox includes the first significant piece of Project Quantum, as well as various visible and the under-the-hood improvements.

The Quantum Compositor speeds up Firefox and prevents graphics crashes on Windows

In case you missed our Project Quantum announcement, we’re building a next-generation browser engine that takes full advantage of modern hardware. Today we’re shipping one of the first important pieces of this effort – what we’ve referred to as the “Quantum Compositor”.

Some technical details – we’ve now extracted a core part of our browser engine (the graphics compositor) to run in a process separate from the main Firefox process. The compositor determines what you see on your screen by flattening into one image all the layers of graphics that the browser computes, kind of like how Photoshop combines layers. Because the Quantum Compositor runs on the GPU instead of the CPU, it’s super fast. And, because of occasional bugs in underlying device drivers, the graphics compositor can sometimes crash. By running the Quantum Compositor in a separate process, if it crashes, it won’t bring down all of Firefox, or even your current tab.

In testing, the Quantum Compositor reduced browser crashes by about 10%. You can learn more about our findings here. The Quantum Compositor will be enabled for about 70% of Firefox users – those on Windows 10, 8, and 7 with the Platform Update, on computers with graphics cards from Intel, NVidia, or AMD.

And if you’re wondering about the Mac – graphics compositing is already so stable on MacOS that a separate process for the compositor is not necessary.

Save screen real estate – and your eyes – with compact themes and tabs

It’s a browser’s job to get you where you want to go, and then get out of the way.

That’s why today’s release of Firefox for desktop ships with two new themes: Compact Light and Compact Dark. Compact Light shrinks the size of the browser’s user interface (the ‘chrome’) while maintaining Firefox’s default light color scheme. The Compact Dark theme inverts colors so it won’t strain your eyes, especially if you’re browsing in the dark. To turn on one of these themes, click the menu button and choose Add-ons. Then select the Appearance panel, and the theme you’d like to activate.

Firefox for Android also ships with a new setting for compact tabs. When you switch tabs, this new setting displays your tabs in two columns, instead of one, so it’s easier to switch tabs when you have several open. To activate compact tabs, go to Settings > General.

Easily control a website’s permission to access device sensors or send you notifications

In order to fully function, many websites must first get your permission to access your hardware or alert you of information. For example, video conferencing apps need to use your camera and microphone, and maps request your location so you don’t have to type it in. Similarly, news sites and social networks often ask to send you notifications of breaking stories or messages.

Today’s Firefox desktop release introduces a redesigned interface for granting and subsequently managing a website’s permissions. Now, when you visit a website that wants to access sensitive hardware or send you a notification, you’ll be prompted with a dialog box that explicitly highlights the permissions that site is requesting. If later on you would like to change a site’s permissions, just click the ‘i’ icon in the Awesome Bar.

You can learn more about the improvements to Firefox’s permissions in this post.

Lots more new

Check out the Firefox 53 release notes for a full list of what’s new, but here are a few more noteworthy items:

  • Firefox for Android is now localized in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Urdu
  • Reader Mode now displays estimated reading times on both Android and desktop
  • Send tabs between desktop and mobile Firefox by right-clicking the tab
  • Firefox now uses TLS 1.3 to secure HTTPs connections

Web developers should check out the Hacks blog for more information about what’s in today’s release.

We hope you enjoy today’s release, and that you’re excited for the even bigger Quantum leaps still ahead.

The post Firefox faster and more stable with the first big bytes of Project Quantum, simpler with compact themes and permissions redesign appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

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Firefox 53 schmeißt alte Systeme raus und bringt Quantum - Golem.de

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Golem.de

Firefox 53 schmeißt alte Systeme raus und bringt Quantum
Golem.de
Das Design-Team von Mozilla hat überdies die Anzeige für Berechtigungen von Webseiten angepasst. Darüber wird etwa der Zugriff auf die Hardware wie Webcams gesteuert. Die neue Darstellung soll wesentlich übersichtlicher sein als bisher, so dass ...
Firefox 53: Was leistet der neue Mozilla-Browser?COMPUTER BILD
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Mozilla Firefox 53 setzt auf Projekt QuantumCaschys Blog (Blog)
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Mozilla stopt met Aurora-releases van Firefox tussen nightly en bèta - Tweakers

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Tweakers

Mozilla stopt met Aurora-releases van Firefox tussen nightly en bèta
Tweakers
Mozilla stopt met het Aurora-kanaal van Firefox. Onder die noemer werden releases van Firefox vrijgegeven die verder waren dan het eerste nightly-stadium, maar nog niet het bètakanaal hadden bereikt. Het stoppen van de tussenstap moet de komst van ...

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Mozilla abandons experimental Aurora Firefox channel - The Register

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The Register

Mozilla abandons experimental Aurora Firefox channel
The Register
Mozilla is killing the channel it introduced for developers to test experimental new features in Firefox and keep pace with Chrome. The Aurora channel will stop receiving new code releases from 18 April, Mozilla has said. New code will revert to the ...
​Newest Firefox browser bashes crashesCNET
Mozilla's Firefox 53 brings Quantum Compositor and new compact themesDigital Trends
Mozilla scraps Firefox's 'Aurora' dev trackTechCentral.ie
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Mozilla kills Firefox Aurora channel, builds will move directly from ... - VentureBeat

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Mozilla kills Firefox Aurora channel, builds will move directly from ...
VentureBeat
Mozilla today announced plans to kill the Firefox Aurora channel on April 18, six years after it was first introduced in April 2011. The company shared that “Aurora ...

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5 Mozilla Firefox Tips and Tricks You Really Need to Know - Donklephant

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Donklephant

5 Mozilla Firefox Tips and Tricks You Really Need to Know
Donklephant
If you've recently mastered the basics of Mozilla Firefox, you're probably wondering if there are some shortcuts that can help make web browsing faster and easier. Fortunately, there are lots of tips and tricks that you can use, and we've listed some ...

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Google fikst fout in Google Chrome - Apparata

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Apparata

Google fikst fout in Google Chrome
Apparata
Firefox gebruikers moeten het helaas zelf oplossen omdat Mozilla nog steeds niet weet of ze het probleem gaan oplossen in een dedicated patch. Gebruikers kunnen nu in de adressenbalk about:config typen en de network.IDN_show_punycode aanzetten.

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Mozilla, Firefox'a Bu "Performans Sekmesini" Getirecek - CHIP Online

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CHIP Online

Mozilla, Firefox'a Bu "Performans Sekmesini" Getirecek
CHIP Online
Mozilla, Firefox'un performansı üzerinde ayarlamalar yapabileceğiniz yeni ayarlar sekmesi üzerinde bir süredir çalışıyor. Proje şu an ilk aşamalarında ancak yeni ortaya çıkan bir örnek model, menünün nasıl görüneceğinin ipucunu verebilir. İLGİLİ HABER ...

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Mozilla ha donato 365.000$ a progetti Open Source - Macity (Blog)

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Macity (Blog)

Mozilla ha donato 365.000$ a progetti Open Source
Macity (Blog)
Mozilla fa sapere di avere finora versato 365.000$ a supporto del programma MOSS (Mozilla Open Source Support), nato per ricordare e supportare progetti open source che contribuiscono al lavoro della fondazione e alla salute di internet in generale.

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Mozilla Firefox Update Should Be Done Via Official Website Only - Donklephant

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Donklephant

Mozilla Firefox Update Should Be Done Via Official Website Only
Donklephant
You can do it by downloading and installing the file directly from Mozilla with this link: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/. However, this would depend on how you have configured Firefox on your end. In fact, this can be completely automatic ...
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Mozilla reduziert Anzahl der Release-Kanäle für Firefox - soeren-hentzschel.at

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soeren-hentzschel.at

Mozilla reduziert Anzahl der Release-Kanäle für Firefox
soeren-hentzschel.at
Bisher läuft jede Firefox-Version vier Release-Kanäle durch. In Zukunft wird es derer nur noch drei geben. Nightly-Versionen werden direkt zu Beta-Versionen, ehe Mozilla schließlich eine finale Firefox-Version freigibt.

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Mozilla is working on a new 'performance settings' tab for Firefox - Neowin

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Neowin

Mozilla is working on a new 'performance settings' tab for Firefox
Neowin
Mozilla has recently begun work on a new settings tab for altering Firefox's performance so that users can configure the browser to work better based on their hardware specs. Right now, the project is in its early stages but a mockup has been released ...

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Mozilla rozdala 365 tisíc dolarů, nejvíce šlo na podporu whistleblowerů - Deep in IT

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Deep in IT

Mozilla rozdala 365 tisíc dolarů, nejvíce šlo na podporu whistleblowerů
Deep in IT
Nejvíce z uvedené částky, konkrétně 250 tisíc dolarů, směřovalo v rámci programu Mozilla Open Source Support na projekt SecureDrop. Jde o open-source systém pro zasílání příspěvků pro whistleblowery, který je má ochránit před případným odhalením.

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