Firefox 39 Released

Mozilla announced release of Firefox 39, the latest stable release of widely used open source web browser that has cross platform support. This release was delayed a little bit, owing to it's effort to fix some bugs.


According to official release announcement, following are new features of Firefox 39.
  • Share Hello URLs with social networks
  • Project Silk: Smoother animation and scrolling (Mac OS X)
  • Support for 'switch' role in ARIA 1.1 (web accessibility)
  • SafeBrowsing malware detection lookups enabled for downloads (Mac OS X and Linux)
  • Support for new Unicode 8.0 skin tone emoji
  • Removed support for insecure SSLv3 for network communications
  • Disable use of RC4 except for temporarily whitelisted hosts
  • The malware detection service for downloads now covers common Mac file types
  • Performance of displaying dashed lines is improved (Mac OS X)
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