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Mozilla's mobile operating system, unveiled at Mobile World Congress, won't win over many iOS and Android faithful. But it's credible for low-budget feature-phone owners.
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Firefox OS fans across the globe can now preorder Flame, the Web-based mobile operating system's first official reference phone.
The simulator is an extension that runs in Firefox and lets users check out how the operating system will work.
As Firefox 16 enters Mozilla's pre-beta Aurora channel, selected developers have been allowed to access the Mozilla app marketplace.
Mozilla has laid plans for building online stores for Web apps, though it doesn't plan to build a store itself. Also: new Firefox features and security fixes.
In a major reversal, Firefox's leader tells Mozilla community members he wants the open-source browser on Apple's mobile devices. A better mobile presence is key for Firefox's future.
After years of surging revenue, Firefox developer Mozilla saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million, and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat.
Google's 10-year run as Firefox's default search engine in the US is over. Yahoo wants more search traffic, and a deal with Mozilla will bring it.
Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.
With its online chat feature, Mozilla works to break down the walls around services like Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts.