Mozilla: Spidermonkey ATE Apple’s JavaScriptCore, THRASHED Google V8

Moz man claims the win on rivals’ own benchmarks

Mozilla Distinguished Engineer Robert O’Callahan reports that the Spidermonkey JavaScript engine, used by the Firefox web browser, has surpassed the performance of Google’s V8 engine (used by Chrome) and Apple’s JavaScript Core (used by Safari) on three popular benchmarks: Mozilla’s own Kraken, Webkit’s SunSpider and Google’s Octane.…