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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
3 Nov 2020
Why I’m leading a browser double life
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Why I’m leading a browser double life

There are benefits to using more than one browser
8 Jul 2020
How to enable private browsing on any browser
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How to enable private browsing on any browser

Whether it's Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge, here’s how to enable private browsing on every major browser
1 May 2020
Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited
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Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-days being actively exploited

Critical vulnerabilities allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or trigger crashes
6 Apr 2020
Firefox activates DNS over HTTPS for US users by default
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Firefox activates DNS over HTTPS for US users by default

The privacy push, which encrypts all web traffic, has angered ISPs and regulators
26 Feb 2020
Mozilla is beta testing its paid-for Firefox VPN service
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Mozilla is beta testing its paid-for Firefox VPN service

Users can sign up to be on the waiting list for the invite-only tool, available for $4.99 per month
19 Feb 2020
Firefox angers users with alarming Mr Robot plugin
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Firefox angers users with alarming Mr Robot plugin

The opt-out extension led many users to believe they had been hacked
18 Dec 2017
Mozilla doubles the speed of Firefox with Quantum
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Mozilla doubles the speed of Firefox with Quantum

The browser is faster and makes use of your system resources better
15 Nov 2017
Mozilla finally kills off Firefox OS
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Mozilla finally kills off Firefox OS

Developer of Firefox browser lays off 50 from operating system project
3 Feb 2017
Mozilla’s rebrand confuses web browsers
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Mozilla’s rebrand confuses web browsers

Chrome, Safari and Firefox struggle with moz://a
20 Jan 2017
Firefox ditches 404s in favour of archived pages
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Firefox ditches 404s in favour of archived pages

Mozilla's browser is trialling showing older versions of a webpage instead of an error message
5 Aug 2016
Mozilla’s bid for Tor hack used in child porn case rejected
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Mozilla’s bid for Tor hack used in child porn case rejected

Firefox maker will not be granted access to an exploit the FBI uncovered in Tor
18 May 2016
Firefox add-on forces other extensions to steal your data
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Firefox add-on forces other extensions to steal your data

Millions of Firefox users face brand new attack
6 Apr 2016
Microsoft fixes critical flaws in Internet Explorer and Edge
Patch Tuesday
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Microsoft fixes critical flaws in Internet Explorer and Edge

Adobe also forced to patch up Acrobat again, while Mozilla updates Firefox
9 Mar 2016
Mozilla patches 12 Firefox flaws
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Mozilla patches 12 Firefox flaws

Browser version 44 fixes three critical vulnerabilities
28 Jan 2016
Firefox stops third-parties from tracking your data
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Firefox stops third-parties from tracking your data

Mozilla says new feature isn't available in Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer or Safari
3 Nov 2015
Mozilla to introduce super-private browsing mode for Firefox
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Mozilla to introduce super-private browsing mode for Firefox

New Firefox mode will stop websites tracking your activity
18 Aug 2015
Microsoft's browser ballot ends after five years
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Microsoft's browser ballot ends after five years

An agreement forcing Microsoft to give users a choice of browser has ended
19 Dec 2014
Firefox to switch default search engine from Google to Yahoo
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Firefox to switch default search engine from Google to Yahoo

Mozilla signs five-year agreement with Yahoo
20 Nov 2014
Mozilla announces virtual reality site for Firefox
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Mozilla announces virtual reality site for Firefox

Mozilla has announced a new virtual reality site in time for Firefox's 10th anniversary
12 Nov 2014
Firefox for Android beta introduces more customisation
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Firefox for Android beta introduces more customisation

A new Firefox for Android beta has been released with brand new customisation and personalisation features for users
25 Jul 2014
Microsoft releases develop-centric web browser
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Microsoft releases develop-centric web browser

Microsoft reveals its new developer-focused browser to gain ground on rivals
16 Jun 2014
Firefox 29 released to desktop users
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Firefox 29 released to desktop users

Firefox 29 and Firefox for Android both feature a new homescreen design and sharing features
30 Apr 2014