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Intel to Announce 8th -Generation Coffee Lake Core®Processors

On Monday, August 21st Intel INTC 27,18 -0,46 -1,66% will officially announce the newest generation (8th) of Core® processors named Coffee Lake. Intel will livestream the event at 8:00 AM PDT via its Facebook page or the Intel newsroom. The new products are expected to have more cores than the current maximum of four in Intel’s mainstream processors, with some leaks pointing at three six-core processors, which could offer 50% more performance in multithreaded tasks compared to the current Core i7-7700K – the flagship mainstream processor. There are also rumors that Intel will be upping the core count of its Core i3 CPUs too, all of which…

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Firefox Roadmap for Flash End-of-Life

In response to Adobe’s ‘Flash announcement‘ earlier today Mozilla has updated their published Firefox Roadmap for Flash End-of-Life: This morning, Adobe announced its roadmap to stop supporting Flash at the end of 2020. Working with Adobe and other browser vendors, Mozilla has prepared a roadmap for Flash support in Firefox, and guides for site authors to make their final transition away from Flash technology. By managing this transition carefully, announcing it years in advance, and providing options for transition, Mozilla will help make the web faster, safer, and better for everyone. via Mozilla Future Releases

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Firefox Add-ons Roadmap for 2017

“The year 2017 is an important one for Mozilla and Firefox. Multi-process will be enabled for all users of the web browser, sandboxing is introduced, the first bits of Project Quantum are integrated into the web browser, and the add-on system will be switched exclusively to WebExtensions. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsDetails  Firefox Add-ons Roadmap for 2017

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Decentraleyes for Firefox loads CDN resources locally

“You can learn a lot about a site when you monitor its network connections when you connect your browser to it.“You may see connections to third-party sites, ads, web analytics scripts and a lot more just from that.“A common practice is to use popular JavaScript libraries or frameworks like jQuery or Ember. Sites may load locally hosted versions of those, or versions hosted by public content deliver networks (CDN) such as those by Google, Microsoft or Cloudflare.“These resources are often essential for a site’s functionality, and blocking them may break part or all of a site.“There are two concerns that…

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SeaMonkey 2.46: The new major release of the all-in-one Internet suite

December 22, 2016“The SeaMonkey project is proud to present SeaMonkey 2.46: The new major release of the all-in-one Internet suite is available for download now! Building on the same Mozilla platform as Firefox 49, it delivers those same developments in web technologies such as HTML5, hardware acceleration and improved JavaScript speed. “SeaMonkey 2.46 is available in 26 languages, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. “For a more complete list of major changes in SeaMonkey 2.46, see the What’s New in SeaMonkey 2.46 section of the Release Notes, which also contain a list of known issues and answers to frequently…

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Firebug discontinued as separate Firefox add-on

“Mozilla and the Firebug team announced today that development of Firebug as a separate Firefox add-on has been discontinued. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsMore  Firebug discontinued as separate Firefox add-on

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Firefox 50 Released: Find out what is new

“… All beta channels have received updates as well. This means that Firefox Beta is now on version 51, Firefox Developer Edition on version 52, and Firefox Nightly on version 53. Firefox ESR, the Extended Support Release version of the browser was updated to version 45.5. …” Source: gHacks Tech NewsDetails  Firefox 50 Released: Find out what is new

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Firefox 49: two new system add-ons to fix Flash and graphics issues

“Mozilla has started to distribute two new system add-ons for Firefox 49.0 and Firefox 49.0.1 to address two issues affecting Adobe Flash Player and graphics issues.“The organization is working on Firefox 49.0.2 currently, but made the decision to release two new patches for the current stable version of Firefox as system add-ons to address issues that users are affected by.“System add-ons are like hotfixes. They can be pushed out to all Firefox users who have automatic updates enabled to fix issues of the browser. That’s usually a lot faster than having to create a new build of Firefox.“The two system…

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Device management coming to your Firefox Account

“Today we are beginning a phased roll out of a new account management feature to Firefox Accounts users. This new feature aims to give users a clear overview of all services attached to the account, and provide our users with full control over their synced devices. …” Source: Mozilla Cloud Services Device management coming to your Firefox Account

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Version 49 released

“Plus some new offline browsing features for Android users.” Source: Engadget Firefox adds a ‘Narrate’ mode to take your eyes off the screen

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