• First look to Spicebird 0.4

    Synovel Techologies has released Spicebird 0.4, the first public release of its open source Mozilla-based personal information manager that integrates Thunderbird, Lightning and XMPP to deliver email, calendaring, instant messaging and other communication tools on a single product. As expected from the demo revealed a few weeks ago, it adds a few integration features on

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  • Mozilla looking at Thunderbird spin off options

    Mozilla CEO, Mitchell Baker has announced the Mozilla Foundation is looking for options on how to give Thunderbird as a project, the autonomy and focus it needs to develop to its full potential. “The Thunderbird effort is dwarfed by the enormous energy and community focused on the web, Firefox and the ecosystem around it. As

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  • Scott McGregor, Thunderbird Lead Engineer leaves Mozilla

    On a short note, Scott McGregor, Thunderbird lead engineer, announced that on October 12 he will leave the Mozilla Corporation to pursuit other career interests. He plans, however, to continue his role as module owner for Thunderbird as a volunteer. This is definitely no good news for the nascent Mozilla Internet communications subsidiary, announced last

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