Google is upending the advertising world with its decision to “render obsolete” a key tool used by marketers for years to track would-be customers as they move around the Web.
Microsoft is handing over control of people’s online life to Google, leading rival Mozilla has claimed following news that the tech giant is to drop its own Web browser technology for Google’s.
South Africa’s MTN Group and France’s Orange announced this week that they will bring “smart feature phones” to Africa costing as little as US$20. The phones will run an operating system called KaiOS – but what is that?
Mozilla is pulling the plug on its Firefox OS, at least as far as smartphones are concerned. The company announced on Thursday that it would stop providing support for smartphones after the next release of the software in May. Firefox OS was an attempt
Independent Web browser, the open-source Firefox from Mozilla, is now available for Apple mobile devices, including the iPhone, the iPad and the iPod touch. Previously, the browser was available only on PCs and Macs and, since 2011, on Android-based
It’s installed on a billion computers around the globe, but before the end of this decade Adobe Flash will be dead. After two decades of ubiquity, the Flash platform is finally collapsing under its own weight. Flash Player used to be everywhere. You used it to
MTN has become the first operator in South Africa to launch a smartphone running Mozilla’s open-source and Web-based Firefox OS operating system. The smartphone, the Alcatel OneTouch Fire E, works
The Mozilla Foundation, the organisation behind the Firefox Web browser and the latest smartphone operating system, Firefox OS, recently announced plans to expand Firefox OS to Africa through Airtel, MTN South Africa and Tigo, operated by Millicom. These operators will introduce the first
Affordable smartphones are starting to transform the landscape in Africa, getting millions of people across the continent online for the first time, but prices need to fall further and content and applications need to be tailored for local communities and languages, experts said this week
MTN South Africa and two other big African operators, Airtel and Tigo, intend launching phones running Mozilla’s open-source, Linux-based Firefox OS platform, it has emerged. Firefox OS is meant as a rival to platforms such