Mozilla revenue climbs 5% in final year of Google search deal


Mozilla last week reported that revenue for 2014 was up 5%, with the bulk of its earnings coming, as always, from the search deals struck for the open-source developer’s Firefox browser.

The uptick, small though it was, was an improvement over 2013, when Mozilla increased revenue by just half a percentage point.

Revenue in 2014 for the Mozilla Foundation was nearly $330 million, up from $314 million the year before, according to a financial statement (download PDF) released Nov. 25.

Mozilla Foundation is the non-profit that oversees Mozilla Corp., the commercial arm which develops the Firefox browser and Firefox OS mobile operating system.

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