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Mozilla's Firefox surpasses IE/Edge in market share for first time ever
Mozilla's Firefox surpasses IE/Edge in market share for first time ever
According to the most recent StatCounter figures, Firefox has surpassed Internet Explorer/Edge in market share for the first time ever, although ...... 22 May 2016 - 11 comments
Microsoft to end support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 next week
Microsoft to end support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 next week
Microsoft has confirmed that it is indeed stopping support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 on January 12th, as previously announced. Windows ...... 08 Jan 2016
Chrome really is eating all your battery life
Chrome really is eating all your battery life
Thanks to a new report, we have some more proof that Google's Chrome browser is killing your battery life, and in some cases, to a huge degree. ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 9 comments
Video: Microsoft's next browser is officially called Edge
Video: Microsoft's next browser is officially called Edge
Microsoft's Internet Explorer successor, previously codenamed as 'Project Spartan,' is officially known now as Microsoft Edge. The software ...... 30 Apr 2015 - 29 comments
Microsoft wants to kill off the Internet Explorer brand
Microsoft wants to kill off the Internet Explorer brand
Microsoft has confirmed that its upcoming browser, codenamed Project Spartan, will not keep the Internet Explorer name used for the last 20 years. ...... 18 Mar 2015 - 15 comments
Microsoft's next Patch Tuesday will be a biggie
Microsoft's next Patch Tuesday will be a biggie
Microsoft has confirmed that its upcoming Patch Tuesday will be a large one, with fixes coming for 16 security bulletins of which five are "critical." ...... 07 Nov 2014 - 12 comments
October Web browser market share: Firefox continues its fall, IE11 now on top
October Web browser market share: Firefox continues its fall, IE11 now on top
Every month, NetMarketshare releases their Web browser market share data and there is always something interesting to gain from the figures. ...... 01 Nov 2014 - 7 comments
Microsoft sets end-of-life for all Internet Explorer versions before 11
Microsoft sets end-of-life for all Internet Explorer versions before 11
Microsoft has selected an end-of-life date for older Internet Explorer browser versions, giving users until January 12, 2016 to use all versions ...... 08 Aug 2014 - 9 comments
Google surpasses Microsoft as top U.S. browser, at least by one metric
Google surpasses Microsoft as top U.S. browser, at least by one metric
According to a new research report from Adobe, Google's Chrome browser has surpassed Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the most popular browser ...... 06 Jun 2014
Microsoft updates Windows XP for critical Internet Explorer bug despite end of life
Microsoft updates Windows XP for critical Internet Explorer bug despite end of life
Last week, we reported that Microsoft had confirmed a zero-day vulnerability that put a large portion of the world's computer users at risk. ...... 02 May 2014 - 20 comments
Windows XP risk highlighted by serious Internet Explorer flaw
Windows XP risk highlighted by serious Internet Explorer flaw
The revelation of a vulnerability affecting all supported versions of Internet Explorer this week highlights the risks of continuing to run ...... 29 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Microsoft confirms massive Internet Explorer vulnerability, hundreds of millions at risk
Microsoft confirms massive Internet Explorer vulnerability, hundreds of millions at risk
Microsoft has confirmed a zero-day vulnerability that has put a large portion of the world's computer users at risk. The exploit affects ...... 27 Apr 2014 - 8 comments
Mozilla's Firefox hits 5-year lows in browser market share, Chrome gains
Mozilla's Firefox hits 5-year lows in browser market share, Chrome gains
According to the latest Net Applications data, Firefox has hit a 5-year low in browser market share. February saw the launch of Firefox 27, ...... 04 Mar 2014 - 18 comments
Internet Explorer, Chrome gain market share for January
Internet Explorer, Chrome gain market share for January
According to the most recent NetApplications data, both Internet Explorer and Chrome gained market share for January. The month was the third ...... 04 Feb 2014 - 3 comments
For December, Chrome gains browser market share and IE11 sees strong gains
For December, Chrome gains browser market share and IE11 sees strong gains
According to the latest NetApplications data, Chrome has regained some browser market share for December, and Internet Explorer 11 saw the strongest ...... 05 Jan 2014
Microsoft rushes to fix critical Internet Explorer flaw
Microsoft rushes to fix critical Internet Explorer flaw
Microsoft has acknowledged a zero-day vulnerability affecting all versions of Internet Explorer, and has rushed out a temporary fix while working on it. ...... 17 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Internet Explorer continues to gain market share
Internet Explorer continues to gain market share
For January, Internet Explorer continued its consistent climb in browser market share, as Chrome and Firefox consolidate. Microsoft's browser ...... 03 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
Yahoo won't recognize 'Do Not Track' in Internet Explorer 10
Yahoo won't recognize 'Do Not Track' in Internet Explorer 10
Yahoo to ignore DNT in IE10. Microsoft decided that it would make "Do Not Track" the default setting in its Internet Explorer 10 browser ...... 28 Oct 2012 - 6 comments
Google killing support for Internet Explorer 8 in November
Google killing support for Internet Explorer 8 in November
Google has announced this weekend that it will be officially discontinuing support for Internet Explorer 8 for all of its web services starting ...... 16 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
Online retailer to penalize users who use Internet Explorer 7
Online retailer to penalize users who use Internet Explorer 7
The online electronics retailer Kogan has announced on its site today that it will be charging any customer using the site through Internet ...... 14 Jun 2012 - 12 comments
Internet Explorer finally headed to Xbox 360
Internet Explorer finally headed to Xbox 360
During their keynote yesterday, Microsoft confirmed Internet Explorer is headed to the Xbox 360. The browser's expansion had been oft-alluded ...... 05 Jun 2012 - 12 comments
Kinect-controlled Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360
Kinect-controlled Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360
Microsoft finally bringing full browser to console. The Verge cites sources who inform it that Microsoft is working on a version of Internet ...... 11 May 2012 - 3 comments
Internet Explorer gains browser market share in March
Internet Explorer gains browser market share in March
Microsoft has proudly announced that their Internet Explorer browser gained market share in March, one of only a few times in the last five ...... 02 Apr 2012 - 1 comment
Chrome surpasses IE as most used browser, for a day
Chrome surpasses IE as most used browser, for a day
Over the weekend, Chrome finally dethroned Internet Explorer as the most used Web browser. On Sunday, for a number of hours, Chrome was the ...... 22 Mar 2012 - 5 comments
Chrome market share continues to grow in August
Chrome market share continues to grow in August
Google's Chrome web browser continued to steadily gain market share in August according to the latest figures from Net Applications. Although ...... 06 Sep 2011
UPDATE: IE users may not be so dumb, survey revealed as elaborate hoax
UPDATE: IE users may not be so dumb, survey revealed as elaborate hoax
Last week we reported on a survey by consulting company AptiQuant, which claimed that Internet Explorer users scored lower than other browser ...... 03 Aug 2011 - 5 comments
Opera users are smart, Internet Explorer users are dumb
Opera users are smart, Internet Explorer users are dumb
According to a new survey by consulting company AptiQuant, Internet Explorer users scored lower than other browser users on a standard IQ test. ...... 30 Jul 2011 - 37 comments
Microsoft warns about new Windows flaw affecting IE users
Microsoft warns about new Windows flaw affecting IE users
Microsoft has warned Windows users about a security flaw that could affect 900 million Internet Explorer users. The company warned in an ...... 02 Feb 2011 - 15 comments
Google making WebM plug-ins for IE 9 and Safari
Google making WebM plug-ins for IE 9 and Safari
Last week Google announced the removal of H.264 support in its Chrome web browser. A questionable move got a follow-up yesterday when Google ...... 17 Jan 2011
Microsoft offers temporary fix for exploited IE bug
Microsoft offers temporary fix for exploited IE bug
Microsoft has offered a temporary "Fix It" workaround for a bug in Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 that is being exploited on some websites. ...... 12 Jan 2011 - 6 comments
Mozilla Firefox on top in Europe
Mozilla Firefox on top in Europe
StatCounter has revealed that Mozilla's Firefox browser is now in pole position in the European market. This is the first time that Microsoft's ...... 05 Jan 2011 - 4 comments
Chrome approached 10 percent market share by end of 2010
Chrome approached 10 percent market share by end of 2010
Research firm Net Applications has released their year-end browser market share figures and Google's Chrome finished out the year strong, closing ...... 03 Jan 2011
Microsoft warns of serious vulnerability in Internet Explorer
Microsoft warns of serious vulnerability in Internet Explorer
Microsoft has warned this week that a very serious vulnerability has been discovered in all versions of Internet Explorer, one that can give ...... 24 Dec 2010 - 21 comments
Internet Explorer 6 market share finally falls under 15 percent
Internet Explorer 6 market share finally falls under 15 percent
According to new figures from NetMarketShare, the antiquated Internet Explorer 6 browser has finally fallen under 15 percent market share, globally, ...... 04 Dec 2010 - 4 comments
     

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