Mozilla cofounder launches new web browser that replaces ads… with ads

Millions of websites are funded by ads… but there’s also a backlash from users about the way online advertising works. Many ads are served using technology that tracks user data, and many websites load more quickly when users install ad-blocking software. So on the one hand, you get more privacy and a faster web when you […]

Lilbits (4-03-2014): Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns

Mozilla appointed long-time programmer and team member Brendan Eich as CEO in March. Today he stepped down. While Eich has serious technical chops (he created JavaScript), his appointment was rather controversial thanks his donation of $1,000 to campaign in support of California Proposition 8 in 2008 (a measure to prohibit same-sex marriage in the state). […]