The European Union has fined Microsoft €561 million ($729 million) for not promoting rival web browsers to its Internet Explorer.
Patch Tuesday is that time when Microsoft pushes out any updates that are needed for your installed version of Windows and related software. Typically these are security patches and aren't overly newsworthy, however, this one that is coming our way is quite the monster.
Over the past several years, Internet Explorer has garnered a reputation of being the browser you use to download other browsers, but now Microsoft is claiming IE10 is actually good.
Julie Larson-Green may not be a name most would recognize off hand, but she is surely a significant part of the millions of households around the globe that use a PC running Windows.
The European Union has just charged Microsoft for not giving it's users a choice of browser in Windows 7
Yahoo has launched a mobile application and desktop plugin called 'Axis', the company's attempt at a web browser.
In a surprising change of pace, Microsoft revealed that it is integrating flash support into the Metro version of IE 10, the latest version of its omnipresent browser.
Microsoft is to launch a version of Internet Explorer for the Xbox 360 gaming console, which is set to feature Kinect motion capture support.
With the likes of Mozilla's FireFox and Google's Chrome web browsers dominating the show these days it's hard to imagine Internet Explorer ever gaining popularity again, but the latest numbers from Net applications do in fact reflect increased usage momentum when focusing on March's usage share data.
Microsoft has released a critical update for Internet Explorer that it is advising all users to download and install, warning of several vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to gain user rights on your PC.
Microsoft has given advanced notification of its plans to roll out nine patches on February's Patch Tuesday (Valentine's Day) next week which address 21 vulnerabilities. Four of these updates carry severity ratings of 'Critical', while the remaining patches are rated 'Important'.
Google's Chrome web browser will overtake Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) this year, becoming the most used browser across the world, according to figures by StatCounter.
Microsoft has announced that it will automatically upgrade old versions of its Internet Explorer web browser, addressing one of the big security problems facing many business users.
Adobe's long stand for Flash's viability comes to a conclusion when they announced the end of their efforts for developing Flash for mobile devices. Apple iOS supporters get their victory following the fulfilment of Steve's opinion in April 2010, but is this victory just for Apple fans?
China seeks to increase their control of infomation across the internet, specifically social media, and claims to "stop the spread of harmful infomation", according to state news agency Xinhua.
Remember the news we posted some time back about how Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser topped the charts for browser security in Europe?It turns out that NSS Labs has released the results of yet another browser security test that pits IE9 against other popular browsers, except that this time the test consists of
Microsoft's venerable Internet Explorer is one of the most popular web browsers available on the market today, but attempting to link a person's intelligence to the type of browser he or she uses for their daily dose of Internet content may just sound a little too far-fetched, right? Not for AptiQuant it isn't. Apparently, the Canadian company
Speak of Internet Explorer to most computer-savvy people and chances are you will be given icy glares and a profound lecture of how Microsoft always fails to make a good browser that is capable of safeguarding a user from nasty malware circulating the depths of cyberspace, right? Well, not anymore; apparently, a recent study conducted
OpenCL may be a great API for giving applications access to the GPU for non-graphical computing in order to leverage its raw power for achieving greater performance levels, but the prominence of web-based apps means that there is a need to grant web developers the same low-level access in order to ensure that browser-based apps do
Well, it seems that Microsoft sure is not about to take its time with its browser development schedule, especially if this latest piece of news is of any indication. In just less than 80 days, the Redmond giant has pushed out yet another Platform Preview for its upcoming Internet Explorer 10 web browser for developers