Oct 23, 2022 6:57 PM
Mozilla Corporation released a multiplatform web browser, Firefox 1.0 . Compared with browsers from the Internet Explorer family, Firefox 1.0 was characteristic for its higher security, better web standards support, and a number of plug-ins that could be additionally installed. As a result, Firefox gained major popularity among users and exceeded 1 billion downloads between 2004 and 2009 . The name Firefox was allegedly derived from the English translation of the Chinese name for the red panda.