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Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs On The Fate Of Firefox In A Mobile Era

Oct 11, 2011, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"So, why is Mozilla in danger? Because the biggest players in the mobile space also happen to be Firefox's biggest competitors in the browser space. In other words, Apple wants Safari running on its iPhones and iPads; Google wants Android to run its own browser, or Chrome presumably in the future; and Microsoft has a vested interest in making sure Internet Explorer comes default on all Windows Phones. Is there a place for Firefox to curl up on an iPhone or Android device?

"It's unclear to be frank," says Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs. "We have 450 million users, and they're all going to have a smartphone or tablet.

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