In campaign to promote computer programming, the president tells kids: "Don't just consume, create." Later, at a White House-hosted event, he even learns to write a few lines of code himself.
Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.
The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.
Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.
With a Firefox OS offshoot called H5OS, Acadine Technologies hopes to succeed where Microsoft and others have failed. A China-run backer has begun paying the bills.
Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.
Young Minecraft architects can now start getting an education in programming while they play the popular 3D video game.
An unusually broad tie-up of browser makers is working on faster Web performance using new technology that bridges a years-old divide in the browser world.
The company's annual rollout of big features and small tweaks includes some whizzy capabilities as usual, and finally, mobile apps for Android phones.
Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.