Mozilla Foundation

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Name: Mozilla Foundation
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

STAYING CUTTING-EDGE SHARP

Aaron Saunders, chief executive of Clearly Innovative, took a traditional route to a tech career: He earned a computer science degree at Ohio Wesleyan, studied marketing and information technology en route to an MBA from New York University, then hopped ... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mozilla Reports User Data Leak From Bugzilla Project

Two times in one month ? Good job Mozilla, good job.Email addresses and encrypted passwords of around 97,000 users who tested early builds of the Bugzilla bug tracking software were left exposed for three months following a server migration. This is the ... [Published Hard OCP - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Talent analytics – The future for recruiters

In nations around the world, higher education policies and funding schemes are largely predicated on human capital theory: the concept that investments in education (and especially degrees) develop skills that are valued by employers, thus driving occupational ... [Published University World News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

97,000 Bugzilla Testers Affected by Accidental Data Leak

Mozilla disclosed on Wednesday that email addresses and passwords of 97,000 users of a Bugzilla test build were publicly accessible for a period of three months.The database dump containing the private information reached the public space on May 4, during ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

What’s ahead for BuzzFeed’s new president: video, global expansion, and an investment in quality reporting

USA Today You might have heard: BuzzFeed hired Greg Coleman as president (BuzzFeed)But did you know: Greg Coleman, who comes from the advertising technology firm Criteo, succeeds Jon Steinberg as BuzzFeed’s president this fall. “Coleman, who’s known for ... [Published American Press Institute - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Firefox's new start page is a gateway drug to awesome Web literacy

The Mozilla Foundation -- who make Firefox -- have been doing some really cool things with Firefox's "start page" (the blank screen you get when you open a new browser tab or window), but this is the coolest: an interactive doodle that invites you ... [Published Boing Boing - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Community Maker Party to Take Place in Miramar

MakerBox, an educational community programme in Wellington, announces Maker Party Wellington will be held on Saturday, 13 September, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm at the Miramar Community Centre at 27 Chelsea Street.Maker Party, an international initiative sponsored ... [Published The Big Idea - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 3 reports

Mozilla's Firefox Marketplace will soon use crowd-curation for apps (exclusive) | VentureBeat | Mobile

The Firefox Marketplace now has about 5,000 apps[1] in it, according to the company’s editorial and campaign manager Scott DeVaney. And a strong app store is vital to the success[2] of Mozilla’s Firefox OS and phones.But Mozilla has some of the same problems ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Want a tech job? What to study in a fast-moving field

As tech jobs evolve at the pace of light through fiber-optic cable, leaders of tech firms such as Mozilla, Reddit and Tumblr say students should consider schools that will not only teach them traditional skills like coding, but also the softer skills ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft still believes in basic phones, launches Nokia 130 for $25

Microsoft’s Devices Group has unveiled the Nokia 130, a mobile phone that costs just US$25 but lacks an Internet connection and apps.The focus of Microsoft’s mobile device strategy is on building both high-end and low-cost smartphones running Windows ... [Published CIO Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mozilla accidentally leaks the credentials of 76k devs

The Mozilla Foundation has made a mistake that left the credentials of about 76,000 developers using its Mozilla Developer Network vulnerable to hackers. During a sanitation process on the server where the data was stored, some sort of error cause an ... [Published TweakTown - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

Mozilla coughs to developer database leak

A glitch in a database sanitisation process has publicised the email addresses of 76,000 Mozilla developers, and the passwords of a further 4,000.The Mozilla Foundation has apologised for a security foul-up that has seen the email addresses of around ... [Published bit-tech.net - Aug 04 2014]

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Meanwhile Mozilla, which is no stranger to leaking passwords , said it is "deeply sorry for any inconvenience or concern this incident may cause" and is undertaking a review of its data practices in the hope that it will minimise the likelihood of such incidents happening again in the future
Unless the developer has created an error handler, "the app might be indefinitely stuck in a waiting state" Braun said
...The Mozilla Foundation is working on a royalty-free codec named Daala. The project is in very early development, however Mozilla says its goal is "...to provide a free to implement, use and distribute digital media format and reference implementation with technical performance superior to H 265."
Jess Weichler, director of the Wellington Makerspace's charitable programmes, says, "We want people to come and learn new skills, and see that science and technology is not only a great avenue toward job opportunities for their future, but also something fun and exciting that they can do, right now, with free or low-cost components that they probably already have around the house."

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STAYING CUTTING-EDGE SHARP [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 01 2014]
Mozilla Reports User Data Leak From Bugzilla Pr... [Published Hard OCP - Aug 29 2014]
Talent analytics – The future for recruiters [Published University World News - Aug 29 2014]
97,000 Bugzilla email addresses and passwords e... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Aug 29 2014]
97,000 Bugzilla Testers Affected by Accidental ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 28 2014]
America’s Tech Guru Steps Down—But He’s Not Don... [Published Wired News - Aug 28 2014]
Mozilla Accidentally Exposed 97,0... [Published Media Post - Aug 28 2014]
Oops! Mozilla left thousands of email addresses... [Published HOTforSecurity - Aug 28 2014]
Mozilla rolls out sponsored tiles to Firefox Ni... [Published The Next Web - Aug 28 2014]
Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla pr... [Published CIO Magazine - Aug 28 2014]
Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla pr... [Published PC World: Techlog - Aug 28 2014]
Need to Know: Aug. 27, 2014 [Published American Press Institute - Aug 27 2014]
What’s ahead for BuzzFeed’s new president: vide... [Published American Press Institute - Aug 27 2014]
Firefox's new start page is a gateway drug to a... [Published Boing Boing - Aug 27 2014]
Pearson brings digital badging to Adobe certifi... [Published Certification Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Firefox OS to outdo Android on granular applica... [Published CSO AU - Aug 26 2014]
Mozilla’s first low-cost Firefox OS phone for I... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 26 2014]
Mozilla’s first low-cost Firefox OS phone for I... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 26 2014]
Intex launches Firefox smartphone for Rs1,999 [Published Livemint.com - Aug 25 2014]
Video Codecs in Close Battle [Published EE Times - Aug 25 2014]
Community Maker Party to Take Place in Miramar [Published The Big Idea - Aug 25 2014]
Mozilla's Firefox Marketplace will soon use cro... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 24 2014]
Mozilla’s Marketplace will soon use crowd-curat... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 24 2014]
Mozilla’s Marketplace will soon use crowd-curat... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 24 2014]
Want a tech job? What to study in a fast-moving... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 15 2014]
What Digital Badging Teaches About Consistent S... [Published Associations Now - Aug 12 2014]
Microsoft still believes in basic phones, launc... [Published CIO Magazine - Aug 11 2014]
Counterclockwise: Xperia Play, Samsung Galaxy, ... [Published GSMArena.com - Latest articles - Aug 10 2014]
5 Tech Companies Using Animal Logos [Published Benzinga.com - Aug 08 2014]
Education Issue: Want a tech job? Study this [Published Washington Post - Aug 08 2014]
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Oops! Mozilla left thousands of email addresses... [Published HOTforSecurity - Aug 28 2014]
For second time in a month, Mozilla – famous for the Firefox web browser – has had to warn that thousands of email addresses and passwords were left lying around on a server that the public could easily access. At the beginning of August members of ...
Mozilla reports user data leak from Bugzilla pr... [Published PC World: Techlog - Aug 28 2014]
Email addresses and encrypted passwords of around 97,000 users who tested early builds of the Bugzilla bug tracking software were left exposed for three months following a server migration. This is the second accidental data disclosure incident reported ...
Firefox's new start page is a gateway drug to a... [Published Boing Boing - Aug 27 2014]
The Mozilla Foundation -- who make Firefox -- have been doing some really cool things with Firefox's "start page" (the blank screen you get when you open a new browser tab or window), but this is the coolest: an interactive doodle that invites you ...
Mozilla’s first low-cost Firefox OS phone for I... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 26 2014]
Image Credit: Mozilla In June, Google declared India as the new smartphone battlefield as it announced Android One , a set of Android-based platforms for low-cost phones that will head first to India. Today, Firefox, another smartphone operating-system ...
Mozilla’s Marketplace will soon use crowd-curat... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 24 2014]
Image Credit: Mozilla Mozilla has a mobile OS and browser, and is now trying to build out its app store to support its mobile platform. The Mozilla Marketplace now has about 5,000 apps in it, according to the company’s editorial and campaign manager ...
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