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Mozilla revenue climbs 5% in final year of Google search deal

Mozilla's revenue for 2014 was up 5%, with the bulk of its earnings coming from the search deals struck for the open-source developer's Firefox browser.


After Google, Mozilla leans on search deals for revenue

The Mozilla Foundation reported increased revenue for 2014, the last year for which money from a lucrative Google search deal was included.

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Criminalize websites that won't delete terrorist content, say European legislators

Website operators should be held criminally liable if they fail to remove content that incites terrorism, Members of the European Parliament voted Wednesday. But they also want these companies to voluntarily cooperate with governments...

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Google's Loon balloons now fly for three months

Google is succeeding in keeping high-altitude balloons aloft in the stratosphere for more than three months at a time -- a key goal in its ambitious Project Loon program to deliver Internet from the sky.

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OAuth 2.0: The protocol at the center of the universe

Public APIs are becoming a crucial business asset. A strong API strategy depends on openness and standardization. A support for the OAuth 2.0 specification is the first step towards a successful and secure API model.

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Infosec jobs: Use keywords to boost your LinkedIn ranking

Hiring experts share the keywords you must use to rise to the top of LinkedIn searches for security professionals.

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Facebook makes app accessibility easier with React framework updates

Facebook is making it easier for app developers to build programs that work for people who are visually impaired after the company updated its React and React Native programming frameworks.

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Reddit to honor 'Do Not Track' requests from visitors to its website

Reddit has decided to honor 'Do Not Track,' a feature that will ensure that it does not download third-party analytics on to browsers that enable the option to access its online discussion website and other services.

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Apple and app streaming: Unlikely, but never say never

Apple is unlikely to follow Google into app streaming unless the model gains significant traction with consumers.

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Is Google murdering Google+ with poor UI design?

The new Google+ is almost unusable, critics claim.

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Google+ gets the pivot of the year

Google transforms its everything-for-everyone social network into a site that does one thing really well -- connecting supernerds.

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Facebook begins testing its Work Chat app for businesses

Facebook quietly released a new Work Chat app that connects its popular consumer messaging service to its privately-available work social network.

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Cloud services targeted as French Senate enlarges police search powers

Three more months of extraordinary police powers and the extension of warrantless searches to include cloud storage services accessible from computers in France: Those were among the changes voted unanimously by French senators Friday...

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Yahoo surrenders all search share gains from Firefox deal

A year after Yahoo struck a deal with Mozilla to make its search engine the default in Firefox in the U.S., Yahoo's share of search usage share has fallen to levels lower than before the partnership was signed.

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Is Apple preparing to take $8B from Google?

Apple may hit Google with an $8 billion charge on its profits, as the analysts at CCS Insight predict the company will replace Google search with Bing as the default search engine on Apple products by the end of 2017.


8 more years of leap-second problems loom; governments punt decision to 2023

Leap seconds like the one that caused more than 2,000 networks to fail at the end of June will be part of the sysadmin's lot until at least 2023, as an intergovernmental conference has put off a decision on abolishing them until at...

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Google updates Hangouts with guest access

Google just made it easier to have a business meeting, or any kind of meeting, via Google Hangouts. The company announced that people no longer need to have a Google account to use Hangouts. They just need to be invited to one.

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Bing gains search share after Windows 10 gives it a hand

It's no surprise that Microsoft has banked on Bing growth: The company hoped that increased advertising revenue from Bing searches would replace some of the money lost as Windows license sales continue to fall.

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