New focus on 'connected devices'
Mozilla has said it’ll stop producing smartphones based on its Firefox operating system. However, it will continue its research into other connected devices.
The announcement was made at a developer event earlier this week.
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Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser and Firefox mobile OS, has appointed Chris Beard as CEO.
He’d been the company’s interim CEO since April after Brendan Eich stepped down.
Mozilla has appointed Chris Beard to its board of directors and has also awarded him the position of interim CEO.
Previous CEO Brendan Eich stepped down earlier this month after criticism of his personal beliefs.
Mozilla, the organisation behind the Firefox web browser and Firefox mobile OS, says its recently-appointed CEO has stepped down from his role.
Brendan Eich, who was co-founder of Mozilla and had previously been Chief Technology Officer, had been in his new position for less than a fortnight.