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Mozilla Announces End of Firefox OS, Will Put Focus on IoT

Development of Firefox OS will soon cease completely and by the end of May, company has announced, it will pull all staff and resources completely away from Firefox OS. “The circumstances of multiple established operating systems and app ecosystems meant that we were playing catch-up, and the conditions were not there for Mozilla to win on commercial smartphones,” according to a statement from Mozilla developer George Roter. Many of Mozilla’s community members are disappointed by the decision, but the company is resolute that its next mission should be “exploring how we can make the biggest impact in IoT,” reports Chris Welch in the Verge.a

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