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Firefox Is Going 64-Bit: What You Need To Know

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conceivablytech.com: Firefox product manager Asa Dotzler determined that figuring out the 64-bit confusion surrounding Firefox it will be “near the top” of his to-do list this summer and fall. One could conclude that Mozilla has no idea at this point what people are expecting.

Mozilla Webian Shell Takes On Google Chrome OS

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informationweek.com: Google's Chrome operating system has a big head start, with systems based on Chrome now being released. But Mozilla is working on its own vision of an operating interface centered around the browser. And we now have the first glimpse of this in a very early prototype release of the Webian Shell.

Redesign set to make Firefox more responsive

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cnet.com: Mozilla has begun turning the Firefox crank faster with a rapid-release development cycle. So what's in store now that we can expect a new version every six weeks?

Mozilla in the New Internet Era

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blog.lizardwrangler: Mozilla’s mission is to build user sovereignty into the fabric of the Internet. We work to ensure that the the Internet remains open, interoperable and accessible to all.

Firefox 8 is 20% faster than Firefox 5, matches Chrome 14

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extremetech.com: Firefox 8, which only just appeared on the Nightly channel, is already 20% faster than Firefox 5 in almost every metric: start up, session restore, first paint, JavaScript execution, and even 2D canvas and 3D WebGL rendering.

Firefox 6 (And 7!) Are Right Around The Corner -- Here's What's New

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businessinsider.com: Yes, you read that headline right. Even though Firefox 5 launched just a few weeks ago, Firefox 6, and even Firefox 7 are already chugging along nicely.

New Firefox Aurora 7 Looks Promising

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conceivablytech.com: Mozilla today released a new Firefox Aurora release: As Firefox 6 is moved into beta, Firefox 7 is beginning to take shape and will deliver substantial performance improvements across the board.

Web Stats for June, 2011

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  • Web Stats for June, 2011
  • The Browser Race analysis, June 2011!

Telemetry in Firefox

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mozillazine.org: One of the big challenges in developing a great Web browser is figuring out where the browser's performance gets in the way of people using the browser. Telemetry in Firefox is a new technology that allows our developers to build performance tests right into Firefox itself.

Web Browser Grand Prix 5: Opera 11.50, Firefox 5, And Chrome 12

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tomshardware.com: Three major released have landed since our last impromptu Web Browser Grand Prix (WBGP4): Chrome 12, Firefox 5, and Opera 11.50. Can Chrome or Opera regain the WBGP championship? Will Mozilla Firefox ever overtake Microsoft's IE9 in the rankings?

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today's leftovers

  • DRM display resource leasing (kernel side)
    So, you've got a fine head-mounted display and want to explore the delights of virtual reality. Right now, on Linux, that means getting the window system to cooperate because the window system is the DRM master and holds sole access to all display resources. So, you plug in your device, play with RandR to get it displaying bits from the window system and then carefully configure your VR application to use the whole monitor area and hope that the desktop will actually grant you the boon of page flipping so that you will get reasonable performance and maybe not even experience tearing. Results so far have been mixed, and depend on a lot of pieces working in ways that aren't exactly how they were designed to work.
  • GUADEC accommodation
    At this year’s GUADEC in Manchester we have rooms available for you right at the venue in lovely modern student townhouses. As I write this there are still some available to book along with your registration. In a couple of days we have to a final numbers to the University for how many rooms we want, so it would help us out if all the folk who want a room there could register and book one now if you haven’t already done so! We’ll have some available for later booking but we have to pay up front for them now so we can’t reserve too many.
  • Kickstarter for Niryo One, open source 6-axis 3D printed robotic arm, doubles campaign goal
    A Kickstarter campaign for the Niryo One, an open source 3D printed 6-axis robotic arm, has more than doubled its €20,000 target after just a couple of days. The 3D printed robot is powered by Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Robot Operating System.
  • Linux Action Show to End Eleven Year Run at LFNW
    Jupiter Broadcasting’s long-running podcast, Linux Action Show, will soon be signing off the air…er, fiber cable, for the last time. The show first streamed on June 10, 2006 and was hosted by “Linux Tycoon” Bryan Lunduke and Jupiter Broadcasting founder Chris Fisher. Lunduke left the show in 2012, replaced by Matt Hartley, who served as co-host for about three years. The show is currently hosted by Fisher and Noah Chelliah, president of Altispeed, an open source technology company located in Grand Forks, North Dakota.