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Firefox Version 42.0

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Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Firefox below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla. If interested, please see the complete list of changes in this release.

We'd also like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox!

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Mozilla's Giveaway

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Mozilla props up its Open Source projects

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Open saucy browser maker Mozilla is spending a million dollars to make sure that the projects, upon which the company depends on do not collapse.

One of the problems of Open Sauce software is that projects get dumped because they cannot find enough developers interested in maintaining them, or the money to keep them active. This is a problem for a big organisation like Mozilla which needs some projects to be kept going at all costs.

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Mozilla News

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Mozilla commits $1M to support free open-source software projects

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Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, announced today that it has allocated $1 million to dole out grants to support free and open-source software projects around the world.

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Mozilla Firefox 41.0.2 Lands in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

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Canonical announced that Mozilla Firefox 41.0.2 has been published in the official repositories for Ubuntu 15.04. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

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Mozilla Lands GTK3 Touch Event Support In Firefox

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Mozilla developers continue moving along with their support for the GTK3 tool-kit inside the Firefox web-browser.

Firefox Nightlies/Aurora are built with GTK3+ on Linux. While there's been the basic GTK+ 3 support, other items relating to this new tool-kit support still need to be finished up. One of the items now complete is handling touch events of this latest GTK+ version.

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Mozilla Firefox: Open source, community, and ethical marketing

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At Mozilla, community participation creates a dynamic that values transparency, drives the relationship with users, and produces a clear sense of mission.

To learn more, I invited Mozilla's Chief Marketing Officer, Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, to appear as a guest on CXOTalk. The conversation is important to anyone interested in open source, principled marketing, and the power of community participation in product development.

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Mozilla Releases Firefox 41.0.2 Hotfix to Fix a High Impact Issue, Update Now

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Just a few moments ago, Mozilla published a second hotfix release for its latest stable Mozilla Firefox 41.0 web browser patching a single vulnerability that could allow a malicious web page to access private data from other origins.

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Rust programming language for speed, safety, and concurrency

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Rust is a systems programming language that got its start in 2010 with Mozilla Research. Today, one of Rust's most ardent developers and guardians is Steve Klabnik, who can you find traveling the globe touting it's features and teaching people how to use it.

At All Things Open 2015, Steve will give attendees all they need to know about Rust, but we got an exclusive interview prior to his talk in case you can't make it.

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