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Mozilla chair defends rapid-release Firefox

Businesses and add-on developers have had trouble keeping up with Firefox's new six-week update cycle. But its advantages outweigh the pain, Mitchell Baker says.

By August 25, 2011

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Mozilla releases Firefox 5, first rapid-release version

Mozilla follows in Chrome's footsteps with a browser that's updated more frequently. Also: the new Jetpack interface and CSS animations for Web developers.

By June 21, 2011

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IE team pokes fun at rapid-release Firefox 6

Microsoft's browser team apparently concludes the smaller set of new features in Firefox 6 warrants a smaller congratulatory cake.

By August 22, 2011

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Rapid-release Firefox meets corporate backlash

New Firefox versions now will emerge every six weeks as Mozilla tries to be more competitive. That's too rapid for some, but Mozilla is willing to leave them behind.

By June 27, 2011

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Rapid-release idea spreads to Firefox 5 beta

Mozilla releases the first beta of Firefox 5, the initial version of the open-source browser to be produced under a new fast-moving schedule.

By May 21, 2011

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Microsoft moves from short twitch to rapid release at Build 2013

The faster cadence and rapid release focus is not new for Microsoft or its CEO Steve Ballmer. It's just more urgent.

By June 26, 2013

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Mozilla proposes not-so-rapid-release Firefox

The "Extended Support Release" version of Firefox would change every 30 weeks to accommodate slow-moving customers. Also: Firefox silent updates are coming.

By September 22, 2011

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After upgrade hiccups, Alcatel will skip Firefox OS 1.2

Rapid-release software updates are easier with browsers than operating systems, judging by Alcatel's decision to skip the next Firefox OS release.

By January 31, 2014

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Mozilla drafts Firefox vision statement

Firefox is facing competitive challenges with a new rapid-release development program--and now with a new attempt to rally people to its cause.

By June 27, 2011

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Mozilla coaxing old-era Firefox 3.6 users to upgrade

A large swath of people using an older browser could climb aboard Mozilla's rapid-release train when they're prompted to upgrade starting today.

By October 6, 2011