This story incorrectly attributed two quotes. Martin Best, Mozilla's game platform strategist, noted that the pace of development on ASM.js has impressed him, while Vlad Vukicevic, engineering director for Firefox at Mozilla, said that the company still had work to do on ASM.js.
The debut of the Web-based game Monster Madness heralds the rise of HTML5 and the descent of browser plugins.
Popular action-strategy game Dungeon Defenders makes its way to the Web thanks to next-generation tech pioneered by Mozilla, and will hit Steam later today.
Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.
Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.
The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.
With asm.js and WebGL technologies, Mozilla's browser-based mobile OS will soon get games like Where's My Water.
The Firefox overhaul applies the lessons of mobile design to Mozilla's desktop browser to unify its look across devices, a change more than two years in the making.
Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.