Expect partners for Mozilla's Boot to Gecko, a mobile OS for Web apps, to emerge at Mobile World Congress. B2G has big challenges, but there are no easy ways into the mobile market.
A powerful Latin American mobile operator will carry Mozilla's browser-based B2G OS, a challenger to iOS and Android, into Latin America. Deutsche Telekom is showing interest, too.
The Firefox developer has a serious partner to bring its browser-based mobile OS to market, and Qualcomm is helping with hardware.
The Revolution comes with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, a 4.7-inch screen, and either Google Android or Mozilla's browser-based mobile OS.
Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich says that he is leaving the Mozilla organization and will be "less visible" online.
Telefonica shows prototype phone using B2G, Mozilla's browser-based OS. It can't match today's higher-end smartphones, but it'll be good enough to sell by year's end, allies say.
The browser-based smartphone operating system, formerly called Boot to Gecko, has won over two hardware makers and six carriers.
Mozilla's modernized mobile OS is catching up to Apple and Google rivals with improvements necessary to carry Firefox OS beyond its bare-bones roots. Copy-paste and find-my-phone tools patch significant shortcomings.
Brendan Eich steps down following calls for his ouster over his support for California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8.
Demands for new Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich to step down continue as OKCupid aggressively tells its Firefox users to choose a different browser.