Mozilla Pushing Open Web Application Platform
Apps created using these technologies are browser and OS agnostic--that is, they work across all platforms on all modern browsers, including mobile devices. Mozilla is committed to open standards, even going to far as to say that they support "the needs of Web developers in their efforts to develop websites and apps that aren't bound to a specific browser."
Discussing Mozilla's plans for the future, Mozilla labs programmer Lloyd Hilaiel stated that "Web apps give the user a simple way to tell the browser what sites they care about. What's possible when the browser has this information."