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Internet Explorer 10 For Windows 7 Preview
2012-10-18 06:08:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft will release a preview version of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 in mid-November, the company announced on Wednesday. Microsoft did not disclose a public timeline for the release of the final version, saying only that general availability would depend on "developer and customer feedback." The mid-November IE10 preview for Windows 7 will come three weeks after the planned October 26 launch of Windows 8, which comes...

Internet Explorer Vulnerability To Be Patched Friday
2012-09-20 12:43:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this week, it was discovered that 4 out of every 10 Americans were vulnerable to a dangerous zero-day exploit found in Microsoft´s Internet Explorer. These attacks stemmed from the same group of malware which was used to exploit a Java vulnerability in Macs late last month. Users were in danger of “drive-by” attacks as they casually surfed the web. If these users happened to visit a site which...

Internet Explorer Zero-day Vulnerability
2012-09-18 11:14:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft was, no doubt, riding high after discovering and attacking a botnet which was composed of computers that were infected in the supply chain, even before users could click on a spammy link. Yet, for every piece of malware discovered and every botnet dismantled, it can seem like 5 more pop up in their place. On Monday, another zero-day bug was reported in Internet Explorer with a pretty shocking statistic: 4 out of...

Internet Explorer 8, Windows XP Get The Boot From Google
2012-09-17 11:54:50

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We know YOU are a tech-savvy individual with recent and modern versions of your software. It keeps you buzzing along in the fast lane of the internet and safe from spammers and crooks hiding in the sidelines. However you probably know of someone who refuses to click the upgrade button, ignores the pleas to join the 21st century and is blind to modern software long after everyone else has moved on. Well maybe Google can help you see...

Internet Explorer's Negative Impacts
2012-08-24 06:38:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Articles have recently emerged, offering up opinions about how Internet Explorer has helped change the web for the better, but maybe we are too quick to compliment the only thing we know. No doubt. Internet Explorer has had an impact on how we surf the web today. Whether through lines of codes, or just functions we've grown use to, it has by far influenced our very way of thinking and how we browse. However, someone who grew up on a...

Mozilla Firefox 14 Comes With Google Search Encryption
2012-07-18 09:24:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Mozilla released on Tuesday an updated version of Firefox 14, adding automatic encryption of Google searches to protect users´ data from “potentially prying eyes, like network administrators when you use public or shared WiFi networks," the company said in a blog post. Although Google is currently the only search engine that supports encrypted searches, "we look forward to supporting additional search engines with this...

Microsoft Under EU Scrutiny Over Browser Choice Screen
2012-07-17 15:23:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether Microsoft failed to follow through with antitrust commitments it made back in 2009. The European Union executive body announced that it would begin probing Microsoft to determine whether it had "fallen short" of its obligation to provide the "browser choice screen (BCS)." The controversy started back in 2009, when the European Commission announced that Microsoft...

Two Reports Show Two Winners in Browser Race
2012-07-02 13:32:09

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome can claim the lead in browser market share for the month of June. Each browser emerged in the lead in one of two separate reports. StatCounter Global Stats puts Chrome just above Internet Explorer while data from NetMarketShare puts Internet Explorer in a clear lead. Microsoft Internet Explorer holds 54 percent of the market, according to data on the NetMarketShare website. Google...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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