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Top web browsers 2019: No end in sight for Firefox’s losses

If Firefox were a ship, it would be becalmed on a flat sea, loosened seams leaking faster than the hand-worked pumps can empty the bilge, passengers springing overboard and swimming toward other vessels – those with sails bearing rivals’ logos. According to data published Sunday by analytics company Net Applications, Firefox’s share for November slumped…

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Mozilla blames ‘interlocking complex systems’ and confusion for Firefox’s May add-on outage

Mozilla has issued multiple after-action reports analyzing the major mix-up in May that crippled most Firefox add-ons. The reports also made recommendations for preventing similar incidents in the future. The fiasco started just after 8 p.m. ET on Friday, May 3, when a certificate used to digitally sign Firefox extensions expired. Because Mozilla had neglected…

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