• Internet Explorer 8: What You Need to Know

    Posted March 19, 2009 - 11:35 am

    Internet Explorer 8 is packed with new features and improved security features, and early reviews and impressions have been largely positive. Here are the 5 things you need to know about IE8.
  • Review

    Internet Explorer 8 is new and improved - is it back on top?

    Posted March 19, 2009 - 9:26 am

    Internet Explorer 8 leapfrogs its closest competition, Firefox 3, for basic browsing and productivity features -- it has better tab handling, a niftier search bar, a more useful address bar, and new tools that deliver information directly from other Web pages and services
  • Browsers get hacked before phones at security show

    Posted March 19, 2009 - 9:17 am

    Safari and Internet Explorer 8 were easy prey at the CanSecWest hacking contest, but hackers made little headway with mobile devices.
  • Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 8, stresses security

    Posted March 19, 2009 - 9:13 am

    Microsoft plans to make its Internet Explorer 8 browser available on Thursday, along with a company-commissioned report claiming IE8 is more secure against malware than rival browsers from Mozilla and Google.
  • Microsoft's new IE8 'kill switch' not enough, says Opera

    Posted March 16, 2009 - 3:15 pm

    Microsoft's move to let users cripple Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) isn't enough to solve its newest antitrust problems with EU regulators, according to the head of the company that filed the original complaint.
  • Internet Explorer 8: New Features for Everyday Browsing

    Posted March 16, 2009 - 10:57 am

    Internet Explorer 8 offers some cool new bells and whistles. Here are seven new and enhanced IE8 browsing features that Microsoft hopes will restore Internet Explorer's market position and cool the buzz on the flourishing Firefox.
  • Internet Explorer 8: Security Features for Enterprise Users

    Posted March 16, 2009 - 9:48 am

    Microsoft hopes to return IE to its past glory with Internet Explorer 8, which has received praise for its security as well as criticism for being a memory hog. Here's a rundown of the new security and privacy features in Internet Explorer 8.
  • Microsoft confirms IE8 kill switch in Windows 7

    Posted March 6, 2009 - 1:21 pm

    Microsoft Friday confirmed that users will be able to remove Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), as well as several other integrated applications, from Windows 7.
  • Reports: Microsoft lets users yank IE8 from Windows 7

    Posted March 4, 2009 - 6:02 pm

    A just-leaked build of Windows 7 lets users remove Internet Explorer, the first time that Microsoft has offered the option since it integrated the browser with Windows in 1997, two bloggers reported Wednesday.
  • Microsoft patches IE8 bugs in Windows 7

    Posted February 25, 2009 - 3:17 pm

    Microsoft has updated Windows 7 beta to fix an unknown number of reliability bugs in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), but stopped short of saying that the browser now matches the release candidate it has already delivered to users of Windows XP and Vista.
  • Report: Microsoft expected to wrap up IE8 within weeks

    Posted February 17, 2009 - 5:11 pm

    Microsoft will finish Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) next month, according to a Web site that has accurately predicted other moves by the company.
  • Researcher: Internet Explorer 8 clickjacking protection will have no impact

    Posted January 28, 2009 - 9:29 pm

    Microsoft provided more information Wednesday about how Internet Explorer's new anti-clickjacking feature works, but one of the researchers who first reported the problem last year said it will have "zero impact" on protecting users.
  • IE8 RC1 gains ground in JavaScript race

    Posted January 28, 2009 - 3:44 pm

    The newest version of Internet Explorer 8 is still the slowest big browser when it comes to JavaScript. But it has significantly closed the gap since last summer's second beta, benchmark scores show.
  • IE8's clickjacking fix not much help, experts say

    Posted January 27, 2009 - 9:10 pm

    Security experts say that Microsoft's IE8 clickjacking protection will not do enough to fix the problem.
  • Microsoft repeats IE8 lock-in warning for XP users with SP3

    Posted January 27, 2009 - 10:48 am

    Microsoft again warned users of Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) that they may not be able to uninstall either the service pack or Internet Explorer 8 (IE8).
  • Microsoft adds clickjacking protection to IE8 RC1

    Posted January 26, 2009 - 9:44 pm

    Protection against malicious Web attacks and tweaks to a feature that allows for private Web browsing are among updates in IE8 RC1, released Monday.
  • Microsoft to deliver first IE8 release candidate Monday

    Posted January 23, 2009 - 2:40 pm

    Microsoft has finished the first release candidate of the next version of Internet Explorer and is set to release it on Monday.
  • Microsoft to push IE8 via Automatic Updates

    Posted January 7, 2009 - 5:50 pm

    Microsoft Tuesday posted a toolkit to block the upcoming Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) from downloading and installing automatically when it is officially released later this year.
  • Quiz: He said what? (an oddly informative news quiz)

    Posted December 19, 2008 - 10:57 am

    Who thinks Facebook is a fine way to let folks know they're being foreclosed on? Who isn't afraid of a little competition from Google? Who thinks he's the right chef for the job? Think you know? Take the quiz already!
  • Microsoft: IE8 release candidate 'just around the corner'

    Posted December 16, 2008 - 4:59 pm

    Microsoft Tuesday said that the release candidate for Internet Explorer 8 is "just around the corner" and urged developers to get ready to test their sites with the new browser.
  • Microsoft market share slip puts pressure on Windows 7, IE8

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 11:09 am

    The month of December has already been unkind to Microsoft: Windows and IE saw significant market share drops reported on back-to-back days and industry experts say these market share decreases will likely continue. So the pressure is on for Windows 7 and IE 8.
  • How private -- or secure -- is private browsing?

    Posted October 29, 2008 - 9:27 am

    All the major browsers--Firefox, Internet Explorer 8, Safari, and even the new Google Chrome--now have or will soon have a major privacy feature. But how protected are you?
  • Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 contains Google-style keystroke logger

    Posted September 10, 2008 - 5:24 pm

    Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 web browser includes a keystroke-logging search suggestion tool similar to the one that Google modified Monday after coming under fire from consumers. The difference: Unlike Chrome, Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 does not enable the feature by default.
  • Microsoft reveals Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2

    Posted August 27, 2008 - 5:14 pm

    With several days to spare before its self-imposed deadline, Microsoft Corp. today launched the second beta version of its upcoming Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) browser, but would not commit to a ship date for the final.
  • Review

    Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 has nifty features

    Posted August 27, 2008 - 4:19 pm

    Those who expect Internet Explorer 8 to be a warmed-over version of IE7 or a me-too response to Firefox 3 will be surprised by the just-released Beta 2 of IE8. It offers a well-thought-out set of features that makes Web browsing faster and more intuitive, including more intelligent tabs, a much improved Address Bar, and new tools designed to deliver information from other Web pages and services.
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