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2010-04-15 07:00:00

BEIJING, April 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Browser developer Maxthon International this week announced a technical preview version of the upcoming Maxthon 3.0 that uses a computer's graphics processing unit (GPU), a microprocessor on a PC's graphics card, to display smoother text on Web pages. GPU rendering will be used in conjunction with Webkit, one of two code sets that make up Maxthon 3.0's hybrid rendering engine. The engine translates a Web's page's HTML code into text and graphics...

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2010-03-31 05:32:01

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the release of an emergency patch for earlier versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser in an attempt to put a halt to a weakness which hackers were exploiting. "We recommend that customers install the update as soon as it is available," the US software titan said in a message posted Monday at its security response center website. "We have been monitoring this issue and have determined an out-of-band release is needed to protect customers." Microsoft...

2010-03-22 15:30:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Trident Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRID), a leader in high-performance semiconductor system solutions for the connected home, today announced that it has integrated Nokia's leading Qt cross platform application and user interface (UI) framework into its 45nm PNX847x/8x/9 family of reference designs. By integrating Qt, Trident can enable its customers to quickly and easily develop advanced web-enabled applications and deploy these...

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2010-03-22 10:15:00

Usage of Microsoft's Internet Explorer in Europe is on the decline now that the American company has made access to rival web surfing programs easier, statistics released on Monday show. Internet Explorer use has decreased in Britain by 1-percent, Italy by 1.3-percent, and France by 2.5-percent, according to information provided to Reuters by Statcounter, a web statistics provider. Meanwhile, Opera Software reports that usage of their web browser has doubled across the continent, and tripled...

2010-03-16 11:00:00

LAS VEGAS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Industry standards and innovation took center stage at MIX10, as Microsoft Corp. made a series of announcements that underscore the company's commitment to interoperability and performance on the Web. Dean Hachamovitch, general manager of Internet Explorer at Microsoft, unveiled the Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview including expanded support for HTML5, hardware-accelerated graphics and text, and a new JavaScript engine. Together these allow...

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2010-03-11 06:20:00

Microsoft warned this week that hackers are targeting a weakness in earlier versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser software. The company said it is looking into a hole that cyber attackers are taking advantage of in IE 6 and IE 7 versions of the software. "At this time, we are aware of targeted attacks attempting to use this vulnerability," Microsoft said in an advisory posted along with a routine release of patches for Windows and Office software. "We will continue to monitor...

2010-02-26 06:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon International, would have made a good jockey. http://blog.maxthon.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/0.jpg (Jeff Chen speaking at the opening of Maxthon's R&D organization last year in Beijing.) "We've only had legal horse racing in China for a couple of years, but any good rider knows what counts is not who's first out of the starting gate. What matters is who's first over the finish line," Chen said in an...

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2010-02-04 12:38:44

After recently fixing a security flaw in its Internet Explorer browser last month, Microsoft is now looking into a new vulnerability in its browser software. Microsoft Trustworthy Computing group manager Dave Forstrom told AFP on Wednesday that Microsoft is probing the issue with its Internet browser. "We're currently unaware of any attacks trying to use the vulnerability or of customer impact, and believe customers are at reduced risk due to responsible disclosure," he said. According to...

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2010-02-02 13:00:00

In anticipation of a regulatory change that will make it easier for consumers to switch Web browsers, Google has taken the unusual step of using real-world advertising to promote its Chrome web browser in Europe, Reuters reported. Google is now running a billboard and newspaper ad campaign for its Chrome browser in the streets and underground train stations of London, Paris and Amsterdam. The European Union is set to implement its so-called browser ballot, which will allow users to actively...

2010-01-21 02:11:00

BEIJING, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maxthon announced its browser already has in place technology that blocks zero-day "Aurora" hacking attacks such as the one that broke into computers run by 20 companies, including Google, Adobe, and Juniper Networks, making away with intellectual property. The attack exploited a previously unknown vulnerability, nicknamed Aurora, in Internet Explorer. The attacks took advantage of buffers in a file, mshtml.dll, engineers at Maxthon explained....


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2013-01-30 14:59:51

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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