Steve Jobs joins Mozilla Foundation as President

Steve Jobs CEO at Apple joins Mozilla Foundation as President as of today a press release at later today reveals.

Steve Jobs will also announce tighter integration of Mac OS X and Mozilla and says that Mozilla Firefox WILL be the default browser in future versions of the Mac OS X operating system. Apple is effectively dropping the development of the Safari browser which is based on the KHTML rendering engine.

Steve Jobs is the CEO of Apple, which he co-founded in 1976, and Pixar, the Academy-Award-winning animation studios which he co-founded in 1986. Steve grew up in the apricot orchards which later became known as Silicon Valley, and still lives there with his wife and three children.

Mozilla Foundation was established in July, 2003, with start-up support from America Online's Netscape division, the Mozilla Foundation exists to provide organizational, legal, and financial support for the Mozilla open-source software project.

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April 01, 2005 12:02 PM | Posted in Mozilla

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1. april :-)

cool idea ;-)

Comment by Fireball at April 1, 2005 12:21 PM | Permalink

Wow, this is really good for Mozilla! Way to go!
But what about Mitchell?

Comment by gullible at April 1, 2005 01:05 PM | Permalink

But I thought he was joining Ikea ( )?

Site icon Comment by Martey at April 1, 2005 01:05 PM | Permalink

Steve would have said Camino instead of Firefox

Comment by Ludovic at April 1, 2005 01:19 PM | Permalink

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