Mozilla blocks plugins by default

Mozilla says it's planning to change the way Firefox loads all third party plugins apart from Flash Player, blocking them by default. It will no longer load them automatically, instead using Click to Play.

Firefox now protected against unstable plugins

Mozilla has equipped the latest iteration of its popular Firefox browser with a "crash protection" shield to guard against unstable third-party plugins.

Apple's Gianduia is not a Flash killer

No, Apple's nascent Gianduia platform will not kill Flash for the masses. That is what HTML5 is for - at least according to Steve Jobs.