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Sharing our Common Voices – Mozilla releases the largest to-date public domain transcribed voice dataset

The Mozilla Blog - February 28, 2019 4987

Mozilla crowdsources the largest dataset of human voices available for use, including 18 different languages, adding up to almost 1,400 hours of recorded voice data from more than 42,000 contributors. … Read more


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Welcome Lindsey Shepard, VP Product Marketing

The Mozilla Blog - March 18, 2019 4967

I’m excited to let you know that today, Lindsey Shepard joins us as our VP of Product Marketing. Lindsey brings a wealth of experience from a variety of sectors ranging … Read more


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Firefox for iOS Amps Up Private Browsing and More

The Mozilla Blog - February 14, 2019 3202

Today we’re rolling out updated features for iPhone and iPad users, including a new layout for menu and settings, persistent Private Browsing tabs and new organization options within the New … Read more


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Facebook Answers Mozilla’s Call to Deliver Open Ad API Ahead of EU Election

The Mozilla Blog - February 13, 2019 3144

After calls for increased transparency and accountability from Mozilla and partners in civil society, Facebook announced it would open its Ad Archive API next month. While the details are still … Read more


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Retailers: All We Want for Valentine’s Day is Basic Security

The Mozilla Blog - February 12, 2019 3096

Mozilla and our allies are asking four major retailers to adopt our Minimum Security Guidelines   Today, Mozilla, Consumers International, the Internet Society, and eight other organizations are urging Amazon, … Read more


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Open Letter: Facebook, Do Your Part Against Disinformation

The Mozilla Blog - February 11, 2019 3035

Mozilla, Access Now, Reporters Without Borders, and 30 other organizations have published an open letter to Facebook. Our ask: make good on your promises to provide more transparency around political … Read more


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Mozilla Heads to Capitol Hill to Defend Net Neutrality

The Mozilla Blog - February 07, 2019 2839

Today Denelle Dixon, Mozilla COO, had the honor of testifying on behalf of Mozilla before a packed United States House of Representatives Energy & Commerce Telecommunications Subcommittee in support of … Read more


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Does Your Sex Toy Use Encryption?

The Mozilla Blog - February 06, 2019 2762

This Valentine’s Day, Mozilla is assessing the privacy and security features of romantic connected devices   This Valentine’s Day, use protection. To be more specific: use encryption and strong passwords. … Read more


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Putting Users and Publishers at the Center of the Online Value Exchange

The Mozilla Blog - February 04, 2019 2676

Publishers are getting a raw deal in the current online advertising ecosystem. The technology they depend on to display advertisements also ensures they lose the ability to control who gets … Read more


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Mozilla Raises Concerns Over Facebook’s Lack of Transparency

The Mozilla Blog - January 31, 2019 2418

Today Denelle Dixon, Mozilla’s Chief Operating Officer, sent a letter to the European Commission surfacing concerns about the lack of publicly available data for political advertising on the Facebook platform. … Read more


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Today’s Firefox Gives Users More Control over their Privacy

The Mozilla Blog - January 29, 2019 2322

Privacy. While it’s the buzzword for 2019, it has always been a core part of the Mozilla mission, and continues to be a driving force in how we create features … Read more


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Mozilla Fosters the Next Generation of Women in Emerging Technologies

The Mozilla Blog - January 25, 2019 2108

At Mozilla, we want to empower people to create technology that reflects the diversity of the world we live in. Today we’re excited to announce the release of the Inclusive … Read more


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The Coral Project is Moving to Vox Media

The Mozilla Blog - January 22, 2019 1938

Since 2015, the Mozilla Foundation has incubated The Coral Project to support journalism and improve online dialog around the world through privacy-centered, open source software. Originally founded as a two-year … Read more


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Welcome Roxi Wen, our incoming Chief Financial Officer

The Mozilla Blog - January 22, 2019 1924

I am excited to announce that Roxi Wen is joining Mozilla Corporation as our Chief Financial Officer (CFO) next month. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation, the … Read more


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Evolving Firefox’s Culture of Experimentation: A Thank You from the Test Pilot Program

The Mozilla Blog - January 15, 2019 1568

For the last three years Firefox has invested heavily in innovation, and our users have been an essential part of this journey. Through the Test Pilot Program, Firefox users have … Read more


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Eric Rescorla Wins the Levchin Prize at the 2019 Real-World Crypto Conference

The Mozilla Blog - January 09, 2019 1236

The Levchin Prize awards two entrepreneurs every year for significant contributions to solving global, real-world cryptography issues that make the internet safer at scale. This year, we’re proud to announce … Read more


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Mozilla Announces Deal to Bring Firefox Reality to HTC VIVE Devices

The Mozilla Blog - January 08, 2019 1167

Last year, Mozilla set out to build a best-in-class browser that was made specifically for immersive browsing. The result was Firefox Reality, a browser designed from the ground up to … Read more


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MOSS 2018 Year in Review

The Mozilla Blog - January 03, 2019 907

Mozilla was born out of, and remains a part of, the open-source and free software movement. Through the Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) program, we recognize, celebrate, and support open … Read more


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