The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday.
In December, Yahoo replaced Google as the default search engine on the Firefox browser. The result: Yahoo's highest market share numbers in more than five years.
Firefox maker Mozilla announced Wednesday that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.
The "Heartbleed" bug has caused anxiety for people and businesses. Now, it appears that the computer bug is affecting not just websites, but also networking equipment including routers, switches and firewalls.
(AP)—The "1 percent" is often used to disparage the American elites at the very top of the wealth scale. When it comes to smartphones, however, the "1 percent" is the bottom of the heap.
A small band of upstarts is chipping away at Google's mighty Android, hoping one day to overthrow the system that runs eight in 10 smartphones sold worldwide.
The world's first consumer sales of a smartphone powered by the Firefox operating system have launched in Spain.
Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision said Wednesday it plans to spin off some units as its founder unveiled measures to battle global sluggishness and falling share prices.
Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision said Thursday it aims to hire up to 3,000 new employees to develop devices and software for Mozilla's Firefox operating system as it seeks to diversify from its core manufacturing services.
A coalition of Internet and civil liberties groups launched a campaign Tuesday protesting the huge US online surveillance program revealed in the past week.