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OkCupid.com CEO Sam Yagan. (OkCupid)

Before Mozilla Exec’s Donation To Prop 8, OkCupid.com CEO Also Donated To Anti-Gay Candidate

The CEO of dating service OkCupid.com, which urged customers not to use Mozilla’s Firefox browser because of the Mozilla CEO’s past support of Proposition 8, once donated to an anti-gay congressman, according to a report.

04/08/2014

Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich (Mozilla Foundation)

Mozilla CEO Resignation Over Gay Marriage Stance Raises Free-Speech Issues

The resignation of Mozilla’s CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley’s strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region’s foundation.

04/04/2014

Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich (Mozilla Foundation)

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Resigns After Backlash Over Support For Prop 8 Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Mozilla Chief Executive Officer Brendan Eich has resigned his post after revelations of his prior support for California’s doomed same-sex marriage ban created a backlash among Mozilla employees.

04/03/2014

A protest message greets users on OkCupid.com using a Firefox browser. (CBS)

Dating Website Discourages Firefox Users Over Mozilla CEO Support Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban

An online dating site is asking its customers not to use the Firefox browser made by Mountain View-based Mozilla as a protest against Mozilla’s new chief executive over his prior support of California’s gay marriage ban.

03/31/2014

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Tech Report: Popular Websites Stepping Up Encryption

Some of the most popular websites are stepping up their encryption efforts to stop unauthorized snooping.

11/25/2013

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Mountain View’s Mozilla Foundation Developing Firefox Phone OS

Mozilla, the non-profit foundation behind the popular Firefox Web browser, is launching a new phone operating system.

02/24/2013

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Mozilla Updates Firefox To Encrypt Google Searches

Mozilla is releasing an updated Firefox browser that they say will make your surfing even safer. The new browser will automatically encrypt Google searches.

07/18/2012

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Mountain View Town Hall Explores How Advertisers Track Kids’ Web Browsing

The growing use of smartphones by digitally savvy teenagers has some parents calling for new tools to protect how their children’s Internet browsing gets tracked by marketers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/01/2011

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San Francisco Moves Ahead With Twitter Tax Break Plan

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee has voted to extend local tax breaks to Twitter and other companies that would relocate to a blighted section of the city.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/23/2011