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Firefox 9 Features, Changes

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  • Firefox 9 Features, Changes
  • Mozilla releases Firefox 7.0.1 to fix add-on issue
  • Mozilla releases demo of Gladius game engine

Why Firefox Is My Browser Of Choice

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Moz/FF Let’s talk browsers. Specifically, Opera 11.51, Firefox 7.0.1, Safari 5.1 and Chrome 14.0.835.163. I don’t have access to Internet Explorer 9. Ordered best to worst.

9000 Reasons to Upgrade Firefox

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  • 9000 Good Reasons to Upgrade to Firefox 7.0.1
  • Firefox 7: Better Memory Management, Meh Performance
  • History of Mozilla – A Starting Point

Web Browser Grand Prix 7: Firefox 7, Chrome 14, Opera 11.51

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Moz/FF Mozilla released the hotly-anticipated Firefox 7 two days ago. Does it deliver on the promise of speed and memory improvements? Does Firefox 7 have what it takes to dethrone current Web Browser Grand Prix champion, Google Chrome?

Firefox 8 beta brings Twitter search, tab controls

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  • Firefox 8 beta brings Twitter search, tab controls
  • Firefox 7 Review And Benchmark
  • Mozilla Firefox 7 Aims to Delight Developers

What can you expect from new Firefox versions?

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Moz/FF Mozilla has started the Firefox development merry-go-round again, updating its Beta, Aurora and Nightly builds to versions 8, 9 and 10, respectively.

Firefox devs mull dumping Java to stop BEAST attacks

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Moz/FF Firefox developers searching for a way to protect users against a new attack that decrypts sensitive web traffic are seriously considering an update that stops the open-source browser from working with Oracle's Java software framework.

Mozilla Firefox 7 Released

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Moz/FF With the rapid release cycle and all, we are seeing more releases of the Firefox browser than before. Mozilla just pushed Firefox 7 to the official ftp server to prepare for today’s release of the browser.

Firefox Memory Leaks Once Again Causing Frustrations

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Moz/FF Three and a half years after developers plugged “hundreds” of memory leaks in the Firefox browser that had slowed many PCs to a halt, memory leaks in Firefox 6.0.2 are apparently once again frustrating users.

Mozilla Proposes 42-Week Release Cycle For Firefox in Businesses

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Moz/FF Mozilla has published a proposal for an extended support release (ESR) version for Firefox versions that are deployed in business environments. The extended release cycle is designed to alleviate the burden of the 6-week rapid releases and respective support cycles by replacing them with 42-week versions.

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