Samsung is teaming-up with Mozilla to help it make Servo, its next-gen browser engine that supports multi-core processors.
According to the company’s CTO Brendan Eich, parallel computing is the future though today’s web standards themselves make it hard to move away from the sequential processing.
Mozilla Research started working on Servo as a research project in 2012. Their browser engine is still far away from being available in any commercial project so we’re not sure when we’ll see it in our mobile devices.
Samsung on its end seems to believe that such a browser could give it an edge in the long-term and who knows – we may see the next-gen Firefox available not only for its Android but also for Tizen smartphones…