Mozilla cuts 250 jobs, says Firefox development will be affected

reader comments 16 with 16 posters participating Share this story Mozilla Corporation is laying off 250 people, about a quarter of its workforce, explaining that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly lowered revenue. Mozilla previously had about 1,000 employees. The Firefox maker’s CEO, Mitchell Baker, announced the job cuts yesterday, writing Read more…

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Study ranks the privacy of major browsers. Here are the findings

reader comments 135 with 67 posters participating, including story author Share this story Microsoft Edge received the lowest privacy rating in a recently published study that compared the user information collected by major browsers. Yandex, the less-popular browser developed by the Russian Web search provider Yandex, shared that dubious distinction. Read more…

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The fractured future of browser privacy

reader comments 88 with 58 posters participating Share this story In the 1990s, web browsers like Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer competed bitterly to offer the snazziest new features and attract users. Today, the browser landscape looks totally different. For one thing, Chrome now dominates, controlling around two-thirds of Read more…

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