Latest Internet Explorer Stories

2010-06-09 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today launched four custom browser "add-ons" that will turn everyday Internet browsing into a true video experience for Windows Internet Explorer 8 users. "Together or separately, these four add-ons will change the way users interact with blinkx.com, their Internet Explorer 8 browser and video on the Web," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. "As the Web moves...

2010-05-13 06:11:18

Firefox plans to release a new version of its Web browser by the end of the year that will get a simpler look, but will offer Web surfers more control over privacy. Firefox 4 promises that users will be able to have more control over their relationships with websites by describing in simpler ways what information is gathered by cookies, which are files that store data on website visits. The current version of Firefox has a more complex system of menus and submenus for determining which...

2010-05-04 13:15:00

Figures recently released by a web analytics firm show that Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) web browser accounts for less than 60% of the market, a huge downturn from its peak in 2003 that placed it at 95%. While IE is still in the top spot, statistics firm NetApplications, shows that runner up browser Firefox and the third-place Google Chrome are on the rise. Firefox is now at 24.5 percent, while Chrome is at 6.7%. Microsoft has been losing market share predominantly due to security...

2010-05-03 08:15:00

PARK CITY, Utah, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Janco has just released its Browser and Operating System Market Share White Paper. A major finding is that Microsoft's new Operating System Windows 7 has 14.8% of the OS market less than 7 months after its release. The CEO of Janco, Victor Janulaitis said, "There are now more users of Windows 7 than Vista. That is a major factor in their improved record earnings. The last OS that was accepted as quickly in the market was XP. Vista's market share has...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Latest Internet Explorer Reference Libraries

Web Browser
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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