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 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 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 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Did Brendan Eich’s Politics Sink Him as CEO?

The Mozilla Foundation CEO’s ill-fated tenure was the result of a cultural mismatch. But gay marriage was only part of it.The past few weeks have been busy for the Mozilla Foundation—and for the question of whether you can leave your politics at the office ... [Published Associations Now - Apr 07 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 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

Mozilla Hires Anti-Gay CEO

Earlier this week Brendan Eich, the co-founder of the Mozilla Foundation and creator of the JavaScript language, was named the new CEO of the company. Back in 2008, Eich personally donated $1,000 in support of California's Prop 8, which sought to ban ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 29 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]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

Switchboard: Amazon may start a streaming video service

(Rick Wilking/Reuters)Amazon considers streaming media service   Amazon "is considering an advertising-supported streaming television and music-video service," the Wall Street Journal reports, "a departure from its strategy of linking video to its $99-a-year ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Staff at Mozilla call for new CEO Brendan Eich to ‘step down’

Mozilla employees are calling for new CEO Brendan Eich to step down over his support for the Proposition 8 campaign that opposed same-sex marriage in California. As Ars Technica reports, Chris McAvoy, project lead for Open Badges at the Mozilla Foundation, ... [Published The Next Web - Mar 27 2014]

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"There are so many options and so many vendors vying for a piece of the pie that garnering carriers, developers and consumers' attention ranges from difficult to impossible" remarked Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT
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."

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Gay conservatives clamor to defend fallen- Mozi... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - 10 hours ago]
Chicago City of Learning launches thousands of ... [Published Chicago Crusader - Apr 22 2014]
GitHub President Resigns After Allegations Of H... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Apr 22 2014]
How Much Should CEOs Say About a Staff Crisis? [Published Associations Now - Apr 21 2014]
Mozilla CEO a victim of evolution [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
A Digital Badge Initiative in First-Year Writin... [Published Campus Technology - Apr 17 2014]
eM Client Review [Published Softpedia - Apr 17 2014]
Brendan Eich Is A 'Person' -- And So Is Mozilla [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
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]
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Gay conservatives clamor to defend fallen- Mozi... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - 10 hours ago]
A group of mostly gay-Republicans, and other signatories I’ve not heard of, issued an open letter on the far-right GOP Web site RealClearPolitics, defending anti-gay Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich who stepped down from his job recently. Eich’s appointment, ...
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 ...
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High-Level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation... [Published ICANN Announcements - Dec 13 2013]
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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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