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firefox Firefox Turns Nine Today
NewsBot posted a topic in Backpage NewsThe date may not mean much to you, but it was rather big in the land of Mozilla. It wasn't the 'start' of the Firefox web browser, but it was the official ship date of version 1.0. That makes today a birthday celebration for the browser that dared to take on the Internet Explorer-giant. "In the nine years since we first launched Firefox, we have moved and shaped the Web into the most valuable public resource of our time", the organization announces. You may not get a slice of cake for the big celebration, but Mozilla is offering up what it calls "nine of our favorite gifts weâ€™ve given the Web over the past year". Mozilla proceeds to outline milestones such as the release of Firefox mobile, the move to create a mobile operating system, faster speeds ("we beat last yearâ€™s Kraken scores by 74 percent, and weâ€™re 88 percent faster on Octane"), better privacy and security, and more. View the full article