Mozilla releases Firefox 59 with faster load times and improved privacy

Mozilla releases Firefox 59 with faster load times and improved privacy

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation?

The Mozilla Foundation has released a new version of Firefox today that can prevent some websites from asking to send notifications to your device, as reported by Ars Technica.

Firefox 59 has been released to the general public, and with it come numerous privacy improvements. From here you can individually manage your permissions for location, camera, microphone, and notifications.

Mozilla's new Firefox 59 is now available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android devices. The recent update from Firefox allows Youtube to feature in Amazon Fire TV and other features like syncing.

You can find the option to block those intrusive messages by opening the Settings menu (the button that looks like three horizontal lines), selecting Preferences, and then opening the Privacy And Security panel.

For privacy, Firefox 59 made several improvements to Private Browsing Mode.

BJP suffers shock defeat in 'dress rehearsal' for 2019 polls
However, several regional political parties standing against the BJP are yet not confirming their stand on the grand coalition. An important takeaway was that BJP might have won the northeast but lost where it always seemed to have two feet in.

Not only can these referrers show from which site users came from, but they can also contain sensitive information about the user. Keep in mind that this doesn't apply to browsing outside of Private Browsing Mode.

New features for Firefox Screenshots include basic annotation and cropping that allow the user to draw on, highlight, or change the viewable area of screenshots.

Firefox performance has been enhanced by changing the way pages load.

The new update comes with improved speed by means of loading from the networked cache or from the user hard drive's cache, according to the release notes. This is, Moz sez, the "final step towards bringing a release version of Firefox Quantum to enterprise users" (that's generally what betas are, but hey).

Apple users will experience improvised graphics by employing Off-Main-Thread Painting (OMTP). Mozilla has also accommodated the pages in such a way that they offer more control over calls and this is achieved by using improved Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities. Firefox will begin checking for and downloading applicable updates immediately.

Related News:

  • Body found at landfill

    Body found at landfill

    An autopsy was pending on the body of Sumire Negishi but foul play was not suspected in her death, the sheriff's department said. The Negishis first arrived at Purdue in 1966, when the young researcher came to study under future-Nobel prize victor Hubert C.
    Putin to Abbas: Trump Says Hi

    Putin to Abbas: Trump Says Hi

    The Palestinian leadership in the occupied West Bank, however, see East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. Abbas has refused any contact with Trump's administration since Washington's decision at the end of a year ago .
    Turkish shelling on Kurdish Afrin intensifies, kills seven

    Turkish shelling on Kurdish Afrin intensifies, kills seven

    Erdogan has urged the United States to pullout of the area, but American military officers say they have no intention of doing so. More than 1,220 civilians - a fifth of them children - have been killed since the launch of the offensive.
  • Sky Sports suspend Carragher for the rest of the season

    Sky Sports suspend Carragher for the rest of the season

    Former Liverpool player Jamie Carragher has been suspended from his role as a pundit on Sky Sports until the end of the season. However, Sky , who hold a large chunk of EPL broadcasting rights, released a statement on Wednesday confirming his suspension.
    WWE: Highlights of this week's SmackDown

    WWE: Highlights of this week's SmackDown

    Even before the five-time women's champion could enjoy the victory, Asuka came to the ring and challenged her at Wrestlemania 34 . The team of Becky Lynch and Naomi locked horns with the team of Carmella and Natalya in the first women match in the night.
    Kagiso Rabada to appeal guilty verdict and keep series hopes alive

    Kagiso Rabada to appeal guilty verdict and keep series hopes alive

    Warner and de Kock were involved in a heated off-field exchange during the tea break on the fourth day of the first Test. The fast bowler also trolled Smith for intentionally trying to churn out a penalty stroke.
  • Nigeria's President Reportedly Negotiates Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

    Nigeria's President Reportedly Negotiates Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

    I think this is the best way to help the Nigerian government to get these girls released, which we hope will be done peacefully. Buhari is now touring states ruptured by bloodletting in recent months after he had been criticised for not doing so.
    EPS for Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Expected At $1.07

    EPS for Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Expected At $1.07

    A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. The firm has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 13. (NYSE:HIW) on Monday, October 26 to "Buy" rating.
    Health Alert: Officials Confirm 1st Measles Case In Michigan This Year

    Health Alert: Officials Confirm 1st Measles Case In Michigan This Year

    The person had returned from travel overseas March 6 and was contagious at the time, according to the MI health department. An worldwide traveler with a confirmed case of measles arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty global Airport on Monday.
  • Snapchat Apologizes for Violent Chris Brown & Rihanna Ad

    Snapchat Apologizes for Violent Chris Brown & Rihanna Ad

    American activist Brittany Packnett picked up on a tweet from Royce Mann, which called the ad "tone deaf". Snapchat have been forced to remove a controversial advert, which features Rihanna and Chris Brown .
    Netflix's 'Sabrina' Reboot Finds Its Harvey Kinkle In Ross Lynch

    Netflix's 'Sabrina' Reboot Finds Its Harvey Kinkle In Ross Lynch

    The remake is set to have a gritty, darker tone as it will be based on the horror comic The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina . Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Archie Comics chief creative officer, serves as executive producer and writer of the new series.
    WhatsApp sharing user data with Facebook would be illegal, rules ICO

    WhatsApp sharing user data with Facebook would be illegal, rules ICO

    This is common practice and if done consistently with the law, under contract, does not generally raise data protection concerns. In her report today Denham suggested that personal data sharing isn't problematic if the companies follow legal requirements.

Most liked

Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) Cut to Sell at ValuEngine
It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500. ( KMI ) by 11.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aperio Group Limited Co holds 73,840 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1.

Austin police identify 17-year-old killed by package bomb
He also was a longtime pastor at Wesley United Methodist Church, one of the city's oldest historically black churches. Austin residents are instructed to call 911 if they see a suspicious package outside their home.

Malcolm Butler opens up about being benched in Super Bowl LII
Butler later denied any off-field misconduct, saying he never missed a curfew or would do anything to hurt the Patriots' chances. Past year in New England , Lewis rushed for 896 yards and 6 touchdowns while hauling in 32 passes for 214 yards and 3 scores.

Lyft pushes self-driving auto plans into overdrive with new platform partnership
At the same time, Magna can sell the driverless-car technology to any customer - including other technology companies. The Smartest Stuff: Innovators are thinking up new ways to make you - and the world around you - smarter.

PCB reschedules Pak-WI T20I series on request of Sindh govt
This led to a world xi touring Pakistan past year in what was another successful series played at the same venue - Lahore. That is how we intend to put Karachi back on the cricket map once again.

Spike Lee in Talks to Direct 'Spider-Man' Spinoff 'Nightwatch'
The rumor that Sony was looking at Lee to helm a Nightwatch solo film first started making the rounds last September. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed Lee is circling Sony's Nightwatch , based on the Marvel comics character.

Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam: AIADMK Rebel TTV Dhinakaran Launches New Party
After the allocation of "two leaves" to the united AIADMK faction, Dhinakaran moved the Delhi HC challenging the EC's decision. Dhinakaran had then said: "We will continue with our efforts to retrieve the party ( AIADMK ) and the "two leaves" symbol".

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets - 3/13/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Even before this outburst, Chandler was averaging 13.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.5 triples since the break. Their record against the spread is 4-3, with an average pre-game line of 1.6 and an average 7.6 against the spread.

WPI inflation in Feb eases backed by lowering food prices
Inflation of food items ( food articles and food products ) declined to 0.1% in February 2018 from 1.7% in January 2018 level. Inflation in vegetables softened with annual inflation at 15.26 per cent as against 40.77 per cent in January.

Drake and Twitch streamer Ninja set new Twitch record playing Fortnite
Drake could hilarious be heard talking strategy and making his comments/ adlibs throughout his play of course as well. It's the hotter property right now, and it shows if big celebrities are all making sure people know they play it too.

Syracuse vs. Arizona State
However, Jim Boeheim and company are in the March Madness action as they take on Arizona State on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio. The Syracuse women's basketball team is headed back to the NCAA tournament for the 6th consecutive season.

Texas Southern moves on to face Xavier
That is going to be tough for a North Carolina Central team whose season high for points in a game is 84 to match. The victor faces off with either top-seeded Kansas or No. 16 Penn in the second round of the Midwest bracket.

OPEC says U.S. oil production to rise again in 2018
If the markets remain rangebound then the hedge funds may start to move money out of crude oil and into more active markets. Output from the US has already risen by 23 percent since mid-2016 to 10.37 million barrels per day (bpd).

Al-Qaeda militant killed in Kashmir was from Hyderabad, say police
A police officer handling the case said the militant's DNA has been preserved to help ascertain the identification process. A report published by Indian Express said that Telangana Police has identified the slain militant as Mohmmed Toufeeq, 26.

Jason Cundy: 'Beginning of the end for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United'
Asked what has to change now to get United into the top-eight teams in Europe, Mourinho retorted: "Everything". The results (round of 16, second-leg): Manchester United 1 (Lukaku 84) lost to Sevilla 2 (Ben Yedder 74, 78).