Mozilla Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Mozilla Foundation
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Who is Mozilla's new interim CEO?

E-commerce by Joe Curtis |15 April 2014 One clue – he’s probably not donated to anti-gay marriage funds.Under-fire web firm Mozilla has named an insider as interim CEO after its ex-chief executive stepped down amid vigorous criticism over his anti-gay ... [Published Computer Business Review - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mozilla in the Eye of the Storm

The uproar that erupted over Mozilla Foundation cofounder Brendan Eich's appointment as CEO of its subsidiary Mozilla Corp. and resulted in his stepping down earlier this month perhaps was symptomatic of the troubles the foundation is going through, in ... [Published Linux Insider - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Diversity and Dishonesty

Earlier this year, a column by a Harvard undergraduate named Sandra Y.L. Korn briefly achieved escape velocity from the Ivy League bubble, thanks to its daring view of how universities should approach academic freedom.Korn proposed that such freedom was ... [Published Journal-News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Mozilla's quest for smartphone relevance may hinge on these Firefox OS 2.0 designs | VentureBeat | Mobile

It’s been a tough week for the Mozilla Foundation with the controversy over and resignation of[1] cofounder and CEO Brendan Eich. But the organization has forward momentum, as shown by newly-released mockups of the promised interface redo in Firefox OS ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Geeksphone sells Android and Mozilla phone via Amazon in Europe

The Geeksphone Revolution, an Android smartphone that buyers can easily install Mozilla’s mobile OS, is now on sale in France, Germany and the U.K., and will soon reach Italy. The phone is more expensive than phones with similar hardware, such as the ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

COMMENTARY: Deliberate distortion of reality won't work for long

(RNS) I was dismayed when I learned that Mozilla Foundation, maker of the Firefox Web browser, had named an anti-gay activist as its new chief executive officer.Brendan Eich wasn’t a hard-core activist. He had donated $1,000 in 2008 to a California campaign ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 3 reports

Mozilla Insists CEO Eich Wasn’t Forced Out

[ Business ]There have been a lot of stories about Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich’s resignation , suggesting that he was fired or forced out by the board. Mozilla has put out an FAQ about the situation, insisting that he was not forced out.He stepped down following ... [Published WebProNews - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 5 reports

Eich Falls on Sword for Mozilla

Mozilla Foundation cofounder Brendan Eich -- whose recent appointment as CEO of subsidiary Mozilla Corp. sparked an uproar -- on Thursday stepped down from the post in a bid to keep the company viable. Foundation cofounder and CEO Mitchell Baker painted ... [Published Linux Insider - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 17 reports

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich steps down due to public pressure

Brendan Eich, as he stands today, is famous on the internet for three things – one is inventing Javascript, which single-handedly changed the way that websites are designed today, secondly for being one of the founders of the Mozilla Foundation and three, ... [Published NAG - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 5 reports

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich steps down amid anti-gay marriage controversy

Social by CBR Staff Writer |04 April 2014 Eich has also quit from the board of the Mozilla Foundation.Mozilla's recently appointed CEO, Brendan Eich has resigned in the wake of widespread criticism concerning his views on same-sex marriage.Eich has ... [Published Computer Business Review - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

OKCupid joins anti-Mozilla brigade by urging users to install Firefox alternatives

Looks like Mozilla’s decision to appoint Brendan Eich as the CEO has really backfired as more and more sites have joined the boycott of one of the most popular browsers in the world.OKCupid , one of the world’s leading dating sites, now tells users who ... [Published Tech2 firstpost.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 4 reports

VAC boycott Firefox

THE Victorian AIDS Council / Gay Men’s Health Centre has joined a growing boycott of products from internet giant Mozilla following the revelation its new chief executive funded a campaign fighting marriage equality.The Mozilla Foundation, which produces ... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Mar 28 2014]

Quotes

"Appointing Chris as our interim CEO is a first step in this process," said Baker in announcing Beard's appointment. "Next steps include a long-term plan for the CEO role, adding board members who can help Mozilla succeed and continuing our efforts to actively support each Mozillian to reach his or her full potential as a leader." Richard Adhikari has written about high-tech for leading industry publications since the 1990s and wonders where it's all leading to...
Mitchell Baker, the executive chairwoman of the Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit organisation that owns Mozilla, said in a blog post: "Mozilla finds itself in the midst of an unexpected leadership transition."
"Chris has one of the clearest visions of how to take the Mozilla"
"Holler is an agency brave enough to invert the traditional agency model on its head. Their unique style of working appeals to me as it allows so much cross-collaboration across the business. The result is a more integrated approach that creates smarter, better and stand out work."

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Brendan Eich Is A 'Person' -- And So Is Mozilla [Published Forbes.com - 6 hours ago]
Mozilla Appoints Interim CEO After Brendan Eich... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 15 2014]
Mozilla in the Eye of the Storm [Published E-Commerce Times - Apr 15 2014]
Mozilla in the Eye of the Storm [Published Linux Insider - Apr 15 2014]
OkCupid vs. Mozilla: The Power of Empowered Emp... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 15 2014]
Who is Mozilla's new interim CEO? [Published Computer Business Review - Apr 15 2014]
Mozilla Names New Interim CEO to Lead Firefox D... [Published Cellular-News - Apr 15 2014]
Holler announces two senior hires [Published Mumbrella - Apr 15 2014]
Diversity and Dishonesty [Published Journal-News - Apr 15 2014]
Open Source Software Is the Worst Kind Except f... [Published CircleID - Apr 15 2014]
Mozilla names interim CEO [Published SiliconValley.com - Apr 14 2014]
Hard lesson for Zuma from IT pioneer who did ri... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 14 2014]
Earth to Mozilla: Come back home [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Apr 13 2014]
Stupid Media Bias Tricks: The Racist, Misogynis... [Published YID With LID - Apr 12 2014]
Hacker Weev Conviction Overturned Leaving the S... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 11 2014]
Did Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Deserve To Be Remo... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 11 2014]
The Paranoid Madness of the Democratic Party [Published Frontpagemag.com - Apr 11 2014]
Mozilla Corp. CEO resigns over controversy [Published Individual.com - Apr 11 2014]
Mozilla's quest for smartphone relevance may hi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
Aereo Announces Google Cast(TM) Ready Date Star... [Published PR inside - Apr 10 2014]
Aereo : Announces Google Cast(TM) Ready Date [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
Campaign calls for ouster of Condoleezza Rice f... [Published Electronista - Apr 10 2014]
Mozilla’s quest for smartphone relevance may hi... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 10 2014]
Mozilla’s quest for smartphone relevance may hi... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 10 2014]
Mozilla under fire for hiring faux-pas: New CEO... [Published HRnext - Apr 10 2014]
Firefox® Browser "Virtually" Arrives for iPad a... [Published PR Newswire - Apr 10 2014]
FirefoxA® Browser "Virtually" Arrives For IPad ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 10 2014]
Firefox? Browser "Virtually" Arrives for iPad a... [Published I Stock Analyst - Apr 10 2014]
Geeksphone sells Android and Mozilla phone via ... [Published Good Gear Guide - Apr 09 2014]
Geeksphone sells Android and Mozilla phone via ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 09 2014]
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Earth to Mozilla: Come back home [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Apr 13 2014]
In her blog post explaining the Brendan Eich resignation , Mitchell Baker , Chair of the Mozilla Foundation , writes, “We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it’s because we haven’t stayed true to ourselves.” In  Mozilla is Human ...
Stupid Media Bias Tricks: The Racist, Misogynis... [Published YID With LID - Apr 12 2014]
What a week, not only did it contain it equal pay for women day, but it was the 50th anniversary of the civil rights bill, there were a couple of incidents of homophobia, and new attacks by the though police.  In other worlds it was a great week for for ...
Mozilla’s quest for smartphone relevance may hi... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 10 2014]
Above: Mockups of Firefox OS 2.0 Image Credit: Sören Hentzschelm It’s been a tough week for the Mozilla Foundation with the controversy over and resignation of  cofounder and CEO Brendan Eich. But the organization has forward momentum, as shown by ...
Geeksphone sells Android and Mozilla phone via ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 09 2014]
The Geeksphone Revolution, an Android smartphone that buyers can easily install Mozilla’s mobile OS, is now on sale in France, Germany and the U.K., and will soon reach Italy. The phone is more expensive than phones with similar hardware, such as the ...
COMMENTARY: Deliberate Distortion of Reality Wo... [Published God's Politics Blog - Apr 08 2014]
I was dismayed when I learned that Mozilla Foundation, maker of the Firefox Web browser, had named an anti-gay activist as its new chief executive officer. Brendan Eich wasn’t a hard-core activist. He had donated $1,000 in 2008 to a California campaign ...
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High-Level Panel Organizes to Address Future of... [Published ICANN Announcements - Nov 17 2013]
High-Level Panel Organizes to Address Future of... [Published ICANN Press Releases - Nov 17 2013]
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