Mozilla streamlines Firefox in browser rejuvenation project
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But use of Firefox continues to dwindle as Chrome dominates the browser world.

Mozilla has reworked Firefox in an attempt to get rid of user interface clutter and to make its web browser easier to use. A new version, released Tuesday, cleans up the address bar, simplifies main-menu options, consolidates website permission requests and gives tabs a new look.

The effort is designed "to give you a safe, calm, and useful experience online," Mozilla said in a blog post.

The new tabs present the open tab as a free-floating rectangle, a visual indicator that you can drag around to reposition it in the tab strip or disconnect it entirely into a separate browser window, Mozilla said.

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