Unity 5 Ships and Brings One Click WebGL Export to Legions of Game Developers

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Mozilla’s goal of high quality plugin-free gaming on the Web is taking a giant leap forward today with the release of Unity 5. This new version of the world’s most popular game development tool includes a preview of their amazing WebGL exporter. Unity 5 developers are one click away from publishing their games to the Web in a whole new way, by taking advantage of WebGL and asm.js. The result is native-like performance in desktop browsers without the need for plugins.

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Bringing Native Games to the Web is About to get a Whole Lot Easier

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GDC 2015 is a major milestone in a long term collaboration between Mozilla and the world’s biggest game engine makers. We set out to bring high performance games to the Web without plugins, and that goal is now being realized. Unity Technologies is including the WebGL export preview as part of their Unity 5 release, available today. Epic Games has added a beta HTML5 exporter as part of their regular binary engine releases. This means plugin-free Web deployment is now in the hands of game developers working with these popular tools. They select the Web as their target platform and, with one click, they can build to it. Now developers can unlock the world’s biggest open distribution platform leveraging two Mozilla-pioneered technologies, asm.js and WebGL.

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Firefox OS Proves Flexibility of Web: Ecosystem Expands with More Partners, Device Categories and Regions in 2015

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Orange to bring Firefox OS to 13 new markets in Africa and Middle East; Mozilla, KDDI, LG U+, Telefónica and Verizon collaborate on new category of phones based on Firefox OS

Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress – March 1st, 2015 – Mozilla, the mission-based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, welcomed new partners and devices to the Firefox OS ecosystem at an event in Barcelona, leading into Mobile World Congress. Continue reading …

Mozilla, KDDI, LG U+, Telefónica and Verizon Wireless Collaborate to Create New Category of Firefox OS Phones

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New range of intuitive and easy-to-use phones to be powered by Firefox OS

Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress – March 1, 2015
Mozilla, the mission based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, together with KDDI, LG U+, Telefónica and Verizon Wireless, today announced at Mobile World Congress a new initiative to create devices based on Firefox OS. Continue reading …

Webmaker App Takes Fresh Approach to Digital Literacy

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Tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla will release an open beta of the Webmaker app: a free, independent web publishing tool. This is an important next step in Mozilla’s effort to dramatically increase digital literacy around the world.

The Webmaker app emerged from a year of research in Bangladesh, India and Kenya. The research pointed to two things: new smartphone users face a steep learning curve, often limiting themselves to basic apps like Facebook and not even knowing they are on the Internet; and users yearn for — and can benefit greatly from — the ability to create local, relevant content. Continue reading …

A Major Victory for the Open Web

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We just accomplished something very important together. Today, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted for strong net neutrality protections. This happened because millions of people — including many hundreds of thousands
in Mozilla’s community — joined together as citizens of the Web to demand those strong protections. Continue reading …

Unreal Engine 4.7 Binary Release Includes HTML5 Export

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With the launch of Unreal Engine 4.7, Epic Games has added the ability to export to HTML5 as a regular part of their Windows binary engine releases. One of the world’s most advanced game engines is one step closer to delivering truly amazing content right in your browser. With this addition, developers will be able to create content in Unreal Engine 4.7, immediately compile it to the Web, and launch it in their browser of choice with the click of a button. Continue reading …

MWC 2015: Experience the Latest Firefox OS Devices, Discover what Mozilla is Working on Next

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Preview TVs and phones powered by Firefox OS and demos such as an NFC payment prototype at the Mozilla booth. Hear Mozilla speakers discuss privacy, innovation for inclusion and future of the internet.

Panasonic unveiled their new line of 4K Ultra HD TVs powered by Firefox OS at their convention in Frankfurt today. The Panasonic 2015 4k UHD (Ultra HD) LED VIERA TV, which will be shipping this spring, will also be showcased at Mozilla’s stand at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Like last year, Firefox OS will take its place in Hall 3, Stand 3C30, alongside major operators and device manufacturers. Continue reading …

A Watershed Moment to Protect the Free and Open Web

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I’ve often thought that the movement to protect and advance the open Web requires the same type of focus and investment as other movements like the environment, civil rights and so many other social issues. After all, the Internet today impacts every area of life, from learning and economic opportunity to free expression and the ability to organize around political issues.

Today, at an event called NetGain, some of the biggest foundations in the world are coming together to signal something important: keeping the Internet open is a social issue in its own right, and a free and open Web is foundational to advancing all issues.  

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