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  • Microsoft IE gains browser market share (this is not a typo)

    Posted July 1, 2010 - 2:34 pm

    After a long freefall, Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has reversed a small portion of its worldwide market share losses.
  • Windows XP SP2 users face end of IE patches

    Posted June 14, 2010 - 10:45 am

    Barring an unforeseen patch in the next four weeks, users running Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) have seen their last security update for Internet Explorer.
  • Firefox, Chrome lure business users from Microsoft IE

    Posted May 19, 2010 - 2:50 pm

    Microsoft is still the king of the corporate desktop, but rivals Firefox and Google Chrome are making steady gains in the browser market and Apple is gaining OS share.
  • Microsoft woos developers with latest IE9 preview

    Posted May 6, 2010 - 2:02 pm

    Microsoft keeps promise to make available iterative releases of IE9, with the second release in two months featuring improved performance.
  • 5 Reasons Why Google Chrome Will Crush IE In Browser War

    Posted May 5, 2010 - 3:20 pm

    Google's Chrome browser is shining brightly, and it's not hard to see why. First, the stats: According to the latest NetApplications figures, Chrome now has 6.7 percent of the browser market--a stunning rise from zero prior to 2009. Competing browsers are either treading water or, as in the case of Microsoft Internet Explorer, in precipitous freefall.
  • Microsoft refreshes IE9 preview, boosts speed

    Posted May 5, 2010 - 3:14 pm

    Making good on a promise two months ago, Microsoft today updated its IE9 preview, a sneak peek that targets Web developers and others eager to try out the company's next browser.
  • Escalating attacks prompted emergency IE update, says Microsoft

    Posted April 2, 2010 - 9:20 am

    Microsoft said that it patched the critical vulnerability in IE this week because the number of attacks jumped after news broke that the exploit had gone public.
  • What You Need to Know about Microsoft's Emergency IE Patch

    Posted March 30, 2010 - 5:28 pm

    So far 2010 hasn't been kind to the Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser. It is only March, and Microsoft is releasing the second emergency out-of-band patch to respond to a zero-day exploit in the wild.
  • Microsoft patches 10 critical IE bugs

    Posted March 30, 2010 - 4:18 pm

    Microsoft today shipped 2010's second rush update for Internet Explorer (IE), patching 10 vulnerabilities -- including one hackers have been exploiting for weeks.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
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