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Mozilla's new CTO: JavaScript, Firefox OS expert Andreas Gal

Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.

By April 24, 2014

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Mozilla juices Firefox's JavaScript with IonMonkey

Trying to keep competitive when running Web-based software, Mozilla is working to speed up its engine for running JavaScript software. Expect it in early 2013.

By September 12, 2012

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Microsoft shoots down Google's Dart language

Strong backing for JavaScript means Google's alternative programming language won't have an easy time finding a foothold on the Web.

By November 23, 2011

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JavaScript: Now powerful enough to run Linux

The latest project to emerge from prolific programmer Fabrice Bellard is a JavaScript program that runs Linux on an emulated x86 processor within a browser.

By May 17, 2011

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Google tunes up Chrome's JavaScript engine

The biggest jump in JavaScript performance since Chrome was introduced will help fan the flames of today's hot browser competition.

By December 8, 2010

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Original Game Boy becomes a Web app

Imran Nazar wanted a JavaScript project: write software to emulate Nintendo's classic game console. Today's browsers are up to the challenge.

By November 29, 2010

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Firefox 4 release slips to 2011

In a fiercely competitive marketplace, Mozilla gives up on its hope to release its overhauled browser this year.

By October 28, 2010

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Firefox for Android beta: A good first effort

The first beta of Mozilla's browser for Android is critical to keeping Firefox relevant in the mobile-computing era. Here's a First Look at the software.

By October 8, 2010

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Firefox 4 release plan: The need for speed

Better performance is high on the list of improvements planned for Firefox 4. If all goes well, the new browser should emerge by November.

By May 11, 2010

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Elements of Firefox overhaul arrive for testing

With a name like JaegerMonkey, how can Mozilla's upcoming JavaScript engine not vanquish rivals? Also: developments with extensions and hardware acceleration.

By March 1, 2010