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Mozilla plans permission toggles in Firefox OS

Firefox OS phone owners will be able to flip app permissions on and off at will in a far-future version of the browser-based mobile operating system.

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Mozilla showed a prototype of a Firefox OS phone expected to go on sale later this year for $25 in extremely cost-conscious markets like Indonesia.

Mozilla launches low-cost Firefox OS phone in India

Smartphone shoppers in India can now buy the affordable Cloud FX for just slightly more than Mozilla's target price of $25.

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Mozilla names Chris Beard permanent CEO

The acting CEO, hired back to Mozilla in April after a two-week crisis left the Firefox developer without a leader, will have a full slate of management and technology issues to handle.

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Mozilla under fire: Beyond JavaScript, 3 ways Eich changed the Web

Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.

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Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

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.

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ZTE was one of the first Firefox OS phone makers with the ZTE Open and has introduced its sequel, the ZTE Open C, at Mobile World Congress. The new phone features a faster Qualcomm 1.2GHz dual-core processor compared with a 1GHz single-core model last year.

Mozilla under fire: 10 questions for the next CEO

Whoever becomes Mozilla's permanent boss must figure out how to promote the Firefox technology, decide whether reliance on Google is a good thing, and set the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.

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Mozilla under fire: Fighting for Firefox

There's nothing quite like Mozilla in the tech world. Over a 16-year history, it's combined a do-good philosophical ethos with Silicon Valley competitiveness. Here's its history.

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The Mozilla prototype $25 smartphone runs Firefox OS 1.3 on a processor from Chinese chipmaker Spreadtrum. The phone only can handle 2.5G networking, but a higher-end chipset will use the faster WCDMA. This shows the on-screen keyboard.

Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS phones look to score in India

The alternative to Android and iOS is geared for low-budget markets, and it's about to hit one of the biggest in the world. Will that price tag light a fire?

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Mozilla: Money will prod phone makers to keep Firefox OS current

The developer of the browser-based operating system will use financial incentives to keep phones current to try to avoid some problems that afflict Android today.

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ZTE's Open C has an 800x640 screen, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of flash storage, and a 1,400mAh battery.

Buggy ZTE Open C can't overcome Firefox OS limitations (review)

It may be affordable, but ZTE's Firefox phone for first-timer smartphone owners comes at the cost of steady performance.

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Mozilla lights up preorders for Firefox OS-driven Flame

Firefox OS fans across the globe can now preorder Flame, the Web-based mobile operating system's first official reference phone.

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Slim, trim, and compact, the <a href="http://reviews.cnet.com/cell-phones/alcatel-onetouch-fire-e/4505-6454_7-35835248.html">One Touch Fire E</a> flaunts a big 4.5-inch screen plus dual-core processing, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage. That makes it a bit underpowered compared with many Android phones.

América Móvil carries Mozilla's Firefox OS to Mexico

The company's Telcel subsidiary will sell Alcatel One Touch phones with Mozilla's browser-based operating system.

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