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Mozilla today confirmed that it will be releasing its Firefox 58.0 web browser in the coming week. The web browser was supposed to be made available for all Mozilla users in this week, but now the browser will be available with a one week delay on January 23.

The company will be releasing the final version of the Firefox 58.0 web browser which would be available for Linux, macOS and Windows Operating System.  The browser will be launching with a built in security fix for the recent Meltdown and Spectre attacks.

Along with the security fix for the Meltdown and Spectre attack, Mozilla also confirmed that the Firefox 58.0 browser will also come with a new streaming compilation which allows the web browser to compile the code during downloading and a two tiered baseline compiler which allows 15 times faster downloading.

The company will also be introducing new features like enabling WebVR technology especially for Mac OS X users which allows to remember credit card information. Web page loading is also going to be optimized by caching JavaScript.

The browser is also expected to increase or improve the web page speed for Windows users by using the Off Main Thread Painting technology. The company also noted that Firefox had occasional crashes on Linux and to fix this issue Linux users would need to install the latest Intel microcode firmware and Windows users need to install all the available Windows updates.

  • Kerry Bright

    Sounds good to me. I could always use more speed. I could also use a better bookmark manager. Thankfully I have Bookmark OS