Mozilla seeks return to glory with release of Firefox Quantum

Mozilla today delivered a re-engineered Firefox, branded “Quantum,” that it claims is twice as fast as just a few months earlier, and unveiled a re-drawn UI (user interface) with minimalist leanings.

The browser maker also dumped Yahoo as Firefox’s default search engine in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere, to return to Google, its partner – and primary financier – before a falling out three years ago.

“It’s by far the biggest update we’ve had since we launched Firefox 1.0 in 2004,” Mark Mayo, the Mozilla executive who oversees the browser, wrote in a Tuesday post to a company blog.

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Source: computerworld
Mozilla seeks return to glory with release of Firefox Quantum