Internet Explorer

  • And the browser losers are ...

    Posted March 25, 2010 - 6:21 pm

    Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox. The one major Web browser left standing? Google Chrome.
  • IE's share tumbles in some EU markets after ballot debut

    Posted March 22, 2010 - 8:59 pm

    Microsoft's IE has lost three times more share than usual in some European countries since the company issued a ballot that lets users choose an alternate browser, according to a Web measurement company.
  • Review

    IE 9 Platform Preview has speed, not much else

    Posted March 18, 2010 - 8:55 pm

    The Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview exhibits to good effect two of what Microsoft says will be the new browser's selling points: speed and HTML 5 support. If the final version is as fast as or faster than the preview, IE will no longer be a laggard in the browser race and will most likely beat out Firefox. HTML 5 support is a nice extra, but it's still too early to tell how important that will be.
  • Windows XP: No IE9 for you

    Posted March 18, 2010 - 10:37 am

    Microsoft's new browser, Internet Explorer 9, will not run on Windows XP, now or when the software eventually ships, the company confirmed.
  • Can Internet Explorer 9 Get Microsoft's Mojo Back?

    Posted March 17, 2010 - 1:50 pm

    With improved speed and support for HTML 5, Internet Explorer 9 could be Microsoft's next step toward restoring its old mojo.
  • Microsoft unveils IE9 public preview

    Posted March 17, 2010 - 10:54 am

    Microsoft today unveiled a public sneak peek of its newest browser, Internet Explorer 9, aimed at Web developers and the technically brave of heart.
  • IE9 proves Microsoft is back in the browser battle, says analyst

    Posted March 17, 2010 - 10:40 am

    Microsoft is back in the browser race, Forrester analyst Sheri McLeish said today after the company unveiled a rough developer's preview of its next browser, IE9.
  • FAQ: Say hello to IE9

    Posted March 17, 2010 - 10:06 am

    We answer the first questions you'll undoubtedly have over the months ahead as Microsoft starts adding muscle to the bare bones framework of its next-generation browser, IE9.
  • A Quick IE Fix

    Posted March 15, 2010 - 2:16 pm

    While neither is perfect, Microsoft has released a pair of quick fixes for its latest IE security hole.
  • Microsoft hustles on IE patch, tests fix

    Posted March 15, 2010 - 12:56 pm

    Microsoft is testing a patch for a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer, but stopped short of promising to deliver an emergency fix before the next scheduled Patch Tuesday.
  • The Microsoft good news/bad news Patch Tuesday

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 7:34 pm

    Microsoft fixed a bunch of Windows problems. Yea! On the same day a major Internet Explorer zero day vulnerability was revealed. Boo!
  • IE zero-day exploit code goes public

    Posted March 11, 2010 - 1:42 pm

    An Israeli researcher has published exploit code for an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability that Microsoft had just disclosed on Tuesday.
  • Hackers exploit latest IE zero-day with drive-by attacks

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 4:48 pm

    Hackers are exploiting the just-disclosed unpatched bug in Internet Explorer (IE) to launch drive-by attacks from malicious Web sites, security researchers said today.
  • What You Need to Know About the IE Zero-Day

    Posted March 10, 2010 - 4:47 pm

    For the second time already in 2010, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday security bulletin release has come with a footnote--an unpatched zero-day exploit affecting Internet Explorer (IE). Security vendors are reporting more incidents of this new IE vulnerability being exploited in the wild, so IT administrators need to understand the threat and take action to protect vulnerable browsers.
  • Microsoft seeks browser comeback with IE 9

    Posted March 9, 2010 - 5:41 pm

    Industry watchers say Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 browser could help the software giant regain market share and get products in front of more customers.
  • Microsoft May Include HTML5 Support in IE 9

    Posted March 6, 2010 - 9:50 pm

    Rumors are circulating that Microsoft could announce a beta of Internet Explorer 9 at the upcoming MIX 2010 conference. The new version is rumored to feature improved support for open Web standards. The MIX 2010 conference will include at least two presentations about new, open Web standards: One, on HTML5, is entitled "HTML5 Now: The Future of Web Markup Today." Another session looks at the SVG vector graphics standard.
  • Microsoft: Don't press F1 key in Windows XP

    Posted March 2, 2010 - 9:32 am

    Microsoft told Windows XP users today not to press the F1 key when prompted by a Web site, as part of its reaction to an unpatched vulnerability that hackers could exploit to hijack PCs running Internet Explorer (IE).
  • Another day, another Internet Explorer security hole

    Posted March 1, 2010 - 4:48 pm

    It seems like every other week there's a new Internet Explorer security hole. Here's the story on the latest.
  • New zero-day involves IE, puts Windows XP users at risk

    Posted March 1, 2010 - 12:50 pm

    Microsoft on Sunday confirmed it's investigating an unpatched bug in VBScript that hackers could exploit to plant malware on Windows XP machines running IE.
  • Google Chrome chips away at Microsoft IE

    Posted February 22, 2010 - 6:05 pm

    Janco Associates' February 2010 Browser and Operating Systems Market Share report shows that Microsoft remains in the lead with Internet Explorer, but loses a bit of momentum that apparently Google Desktop and Chrome managed to acquire.
  • Replace IE6 with anything but IE 8

    Posted February 15, 2010 - 6:24 pm

    Everyone agrees that Internet Explorer 6 should be trashed, but IE 8 also has its share of problems.
  • Enterprises ditch Microsoft's IE6, go big for IE8

    Posted February 10, 2010 - 9:41 pm

    Contrary to popular thought, enterprises are not wedded to Microsoft's old and buggy Internet Explorer 6, but have largely dumped the browser in favor of IE8, a researcher said today.
  • Petition urges British government to dump IE6

    Posted February 3, 2010 - 1:15 pm

    An online petition calling for British government agencies to drop Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 has been launched on the official site of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
  • Chrome snatches share from IE, Firefox

    Posted February 1, 2010 - 10:17 am

    Google's Chrome gained browser market share in January at the expense of both Microsoft's Internet Explorer and IE's biggest rival, Mozilla's Firefox, according to data published today.
  • The IE Fix is in

    Posted January 24, 2010 - 1:00 pm

    First, the good news, Microsoft's fixed the IE bug used to attack Google. The bad news: the bug had been known for months.
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