Microsoft Releases 'Boring' Patch Tuesday Update
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 10, 2013
The company still hasn't patched the IE vulnerability demonstrated at Pwn2Own.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, security vulnerabilities, Internet Explorer, IE, Patch Tuesday
Microsoft Pays Hefty Fine for Violating EU Browser Choice
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 06, 2013
Microsoft hit by $731 million fine for not giving Windows users alternatives to Internet Explorer.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, IE, EU Commission
Microsoft Issues Emergency Update for Internet Explorer
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 15, 2013
The update patches a zero-day vulnerability in the browser.
Tags: Microsoft, security vulnerabilities, Internet Explorer, IE, patch, update
10 Reasons to Ditch Internet Explorer For Google Chrome
By Don Reisinger | Article Published April 20, 2012
An highly opinionated look at why Google's browser is preferable to Microsoft's.
Tags: browser, IE, Google Chrome
Browser Security Comparison: Firefox vs. IE vs. Chrome
By Susan Kuchinskas | Article Published March 05, 2012
Every major browser has its partisans, but which browser earns the highest praise from impartial security analysts?
Tags: security, Firefox, IE, Chrome
Microsoft Moves IE to 'Silent Update'
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 15, 2011
Soon, you'll never need to manually update a browser -- Chrome, Firefox or IE -- as Microsoft announces its intentions to move to the silent updating model.
Tags: Firefox, Microsoft, IE, Chrome, updates
Is Chrome More Popular than Firefox?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 01, 2011
Maybe, maybe not -- it all depends on how you slice the data, who you ask and when.
Tags: Firefox, IE, Chrome
Technology Lies on the Rise
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 03, 2011
It's time to start demanding authenticity and honesty in technology -- before it becomes rare.
Tags: Apple, IE, iPhone 4, broadband, iPhone 5
Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 2 Ready for Testers
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 01, 2011
Microsoft makes another pre-beta release of Internet Explorer 10 ready for download.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, IE, IE 10
IE9 Picks Up Share But Will It Be Enough?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 03, 2011
Latest browser results: Chrome and Safari gain a little but IE holds steady, though its decline continues.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, IE, Internet Explorer 9, IE 9
Internet Explorer 8 Use Up but Overall IE's Down
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published December 01, 2010
November browser numbers show gains for Internet Explorer 8, and more losses for IE6, but the slow slide in its usage share appears to continue.
Tags: Firefox, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, IE, Chrome browser
Gartner: Microsoft Should Help With IE6 Migration
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 12, 2010
Two senior analysts say that IE6 is slowing enterprise deployment of Windows 7 because the new operating system does not provide support for the almost decade old browser's custom apps.
Tags: Microsoft, IE, Browers, Gartner, IE6
Most IE9 Testers Are Running the Beta on Windows 7
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 02, 2010
Latest Web analytics show XP use continues to slip, while Windows 7 continues its success.
Tags: browsers, Microsoft, IE, IE9, operating systems
IE Usage Continues Steady Decline: Report
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 05, 2010
The pressure is on Microsoft to make IE9 the best version yet, even as the browser's fortunes continue to wane.
Tags: Firefox, Google, Microsoft, IE, IE9
Google Chrome Frame Goes Stable
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 23, 2010
Google gets inside Microsoft's browser to deliver advanced HTML5 capabilities.
Tags: browsers, Google, Microsoft, IE, Google Chrome
The New Browser Wars: Chrome vs. IE vs. Firefox
By Serdar Yegulalp | Article Published August 24, 2010
As cloud computing makes the browser ever more essential, each of the leading browsers has strengths and weaknesses.
Tags: security, Firefox, browser, IE, Chrome browser
Microsoft Ships Last IE9 Preview Before Beta Release
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 05, 2010
As the public beta test of Internet Explorer 9 approaches, Microsoft touts the progress it's made getting the browser ready for its first close up with users.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, IE, IE9, Browers
White Hat Educates Black Hat Crowd to Not Use Browser Auto-Complete
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 30, 2010
Whitehat Security researcher exposes a hole in Microsoft's IE that could leave user's private information at risk.
Tags: cookies, security, IE, Browers, Black Hat
Can Microsoft Reverse IE's Slide?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 02, 2010
A Microsoft official hails a month when Internet Explorer didn't lose users, even though it was a small margin of growth, as a possible beginning of a turnaround for the aging browser.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, Internet Explorer, Net Applications, IE
Microsoft: Latest IE9 Preview More Compatible
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 06, 2010
Working to ensure that IE9 is popular with developers before it's even in beta test, the software titan announces the second platform preview of the upcoming browser.
Tags: browsers, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, IE, IE9
Internet Explorer Use Slips Below 60 Percent
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 04, 2010
Microsoft's browser monopoly may soon be a thing of the past as Internet Explorer's market share continues to slide. But this month's loss of share wasn't as dramatic as past losses and no competing browser made big gains according to Net Applications.
Tags: Firefox, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, IE, Browers
IE Extends Its Slide in March; Other Browsers Gain
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 05, 2010
Microsoft's control of the browser market continues to look more and more tenuous, although the decline of IE seems to be continuing at a relatively slow pace.
Tags: Firefox, Internet Explorer, IE, Chrome, Safari
Microsoft's Choice Screen Doubles Opera's Downloads
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 22, 2010
If the new 'choice screen' that gives users the option of selecting a browser other than Internet Explorer works, Microsoft's browser share may shrink more. But if it doubled Opera's downloads, how has it done for the other competitors?
Tags: Microsoft, IE, Browers, Opera, European Commission (EC)
Managing the Multi-Platform Web Mess
By James Maguire | Article Published March 11, 2010
Managing the Multi-Platform Web Mess
Tags: Windows, mobile, iPhone, IE, Mac, Netflix, multi-platform
Opera 10.5 Debuts as Google Chrome Share Grows
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 02, 2010
Tags: Firefox, IE, Chrome, Opera, Safari
Microsoft to Begin Offering 'Choice Screen'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 22, 2010
In response to the European Commission, Microsoft will begin offering a 'choice screen.' Now industry observers wonder how well will this new initiative work.
Tags: Microsoft, browser, IE, European Commission, EU