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Microsoft Controls Web Browser Market Share For March
2012-04-04 04:59:50

New data released by Net Applications shows that Microsoft's Internet Explorer was able to fight off Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in March from its share of the browser market. The latest data released by the firm shows that Internet Explorer held a total browser market share of 53.83 percent for the month, which was up from 52.84 percent in February. The market watcher said that Firefox held a share of 20.55 percent, down from 20.92 percent, and Google at 18.58 percent, down from...

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2011-07-30 06:05:00

Internet surfers who use Opera or Camino as their web browser of choice have a far higher IQ than those who use older versions of Microsoft-developed Internet Explorer software, a new study from Vancouver-based psychometric consulting firm AptiQuant claims. The average IQ among Opera and Camino users were both well over 120, while those using Internet Explorer 6, which was released in 2001, scored an average of slightly over 80, and Internet Explorer 7 users did not fare much better. The...

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2011-06-03 13:35:00

Google will be phasing out support for older browsers starting on August 1. Those using Internet Explorer 7, Safari 3, Firefox 3.5 and their earlier versions of web browsers to view Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites will lose some function. Google said these web services will stop working for those sticking with older browsers. The move is seen as an attempt to stop the use of aging browsers, which can be insecure and not sophisticated enough to handle the latest web...

2011-03-15 08:10:00

REDMOND, Wash., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Browsium Inc. today announced the release of UniBrows(TM), an innovative new product that enables millions of valuable Internet Explorer 6-based line of business applications to run inside Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8, paving the way for large-scale enterprise migration to Windows 7. UniBrows is a lightweight browser add-on that is easy and inexpensive to deploy, requiring no new infrastructure and no servers. (Logo:...

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2011-03-15 06:00:00

The full version of Microsoft's new Web browser, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), was launched Monday, and the company claims the new version's speed and security will give users a whole new feeling and encourage the creation of a more "beautiful" Internet. The software giant, spending $10 million in an advertising push, said IE9's graphics, security and privacy features will offer a competitive edge against rivals Firefox, Safari and Chrome Web browsers. Microsoft's browser market shares have...

2010-09-15 12:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. announced the worldwide beta availability of its new Web browser, accompanied by over 70 top websites and global brands that created new experiences to show off the capabilities of Windows Internet Explorer 9, at the Beauty of the Web event in San Francisco. The new browser delivers a fast, clean, trusted and interoperable online experience that takes full advantage of Windows 7, putting the focus on the sites and applications...

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2010-01-15 15:05:00

Microsoft is exploring several recent cyberattacks linked to a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser that have prompted Google to threaten to leave China, AFP reported. Mike Reavey, the director of Microsoft's Security Response Center, said in a blog post that Internet Explorer was one of the vectors used in targeted and sophisticated attacks targeted against Google and other corporate networks. Reavey said Microsoft is continuing to work with Google, other industry partners and...

2009-11-24 13:24:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, Inc., the market leader in cloud-delivered multi-tenant Security as a Service (SaaS), today announced that it has deployed protections to protect customers against a new zero-day threat that affects Internet Explorer 6 & 7. Zscaler was able to deploy initial protections shortly after exploit code was first released and continues to update the protections as additional details become available through the Microsoft Active Protections...

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2009-08-14 12:50:00

Despite the release of Internet Explorer 8 five months ago, Microsoft says worldwide use of IE6 would allow it to extend its support for the browser until 2014. Although it was released in 2001, IE6 still claims a worldwide user base of about 27.2 percent, according to Net Applications. By modern standards, the browser is outdated, but in a slow economy many users are holding out before upgrading to new software. "The reason to still be on IE 6 at this point is lack of awareness, or the...

2009-08-06 13:35:08

Several Web designers are attempting to discourage the use of Internet Explorer 6, not the use of all Microsoft products, a Web design expert in Britain says. Dan Oliver, editor of the British Web design magazine .net, said Microsoft itself is not the target of an ongoing campaign that accuses Internet Explorer 6 of damaging online expansion and enjoyment, CNN reported Thursday. This isn't an anti-Microsoft campaign, Oliver said. Microsoft makes some fantastic products. The latest version of...