Apple, Mozilla Web Browsers Thwart Facebook, Google Ad TrackingNew protections in Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox browsers aim to prevent companies like Google and Facebook from turning "cookie" data files used to store sign-in details and preferences into broader trackers that take note of what you read on other sites.
Advertisers Are Turning Up The Heat On FacebookA potential revolt by advertisers represents a major threat to Facebook.
Silicon Valley Offices Offer Plenty Of Play Spaces For Creative MindsMost of us have heard of Silicon Valley companies’ famous perks, but some of the most unique and playful office spaces are making work more fun and fostering creativity.
Before Mozilla Exec's Donation To Prop 8, OkCupid.com CEO Also Donated To Anti-Gay CandidateThe 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.
Mozilla CEO Resignation Over Gay Marriage Stance Raises Free-Speech IssuesThe 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.
Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Resigns After Backlash Over Support For Prop 8 Same-Sex Marriage BanMozilla 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.
Dating Website Discourages Firefox Users Over Mozilla CEO Support Of Same-Sex Marriage BanAn 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.
Tech Report: Popular Websites Stepping Up EncryptionSome of the most popular websites are stepping up their encryption efforts to stop unauthorized snooping.
Mountain View's Mozilla Foundation Developing Firefox Phone OSMozilla, the non-profit foundation behind the popular Firefox Web browser, is launching a new phone operating system.
Tech Report: Mozilla Updates Firefox To Encrypt Google SearchesMozilla is releasing an updated Firefox browser that they say will make your surfing even safer. The new browser will automatically encrypt Google searches.
Mountain View Town Hall Explores How Advertisers Track Kids’ Web BrowsingThe 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.
San Francisco Moves Ahead With Twitter Tax Break PlanA 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.