Latest Internet Explorer Stories
Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) resumed its drop in desktop browser market share in December, falling to an all time low and trending to drop below 50% as soon as March, according to metrics firm Net Applications.
After years of complaints about Microsoft’s internet browser never getting updated, the software giant from Redmond has announced that Internet Explorer (IE) will be quietly updated via auto-updates.
Google’s Chrome web browser is now within 4 percentage points of Firefox’s No. 2 position in global usage, according to Net Applications' November browser usage measurements.
Google Inc.'s Chrome web browser has been gaining market share in the Internet users' choice for accessing content, according to industry tracker StatCounter.
An estimated 3,000 PC owners who use Google Chrome to surf the Internet were unable to access (or in some cases, locate) the browser thanks to an error in Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) antivirus software that flagged Chrome as malware.
Following Apple's lead, Microsoft officials confirmed last week that one of the two versions of the Internet Explorer software that will be packaged with Windows 8 will not support browser plug-ins.
Software giant Microsoft quietly celebrated the 10th birthday of its Windows XP software this week, which was officially released on August 24, 2001.
A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...
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