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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...

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...

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...

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....

2010-01-22 07:25:00

Microsoft performed an unscheduled repair on Thursday to patch a security breach in its Internet Explorer browser related to incidents of hackers illegally accessing e-mail accounts, which caused Google to threaten to leave China.  The updates, which are typically issued at a set time each month, are for all supported versions of Internet Explorer, from IE 5.01 up through the newest IE 8, reported the Associated Press. Those whose computers are set-up to automatically install security...

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...

2009-12-24 06:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The CEO of Maxthon International said his browser's inclusion on the European browser ballot -- or "choice screen," as it is now being called -- is a "big win" for Maxthon because it recognizes that Maxthon is a full-fledged browser in its own right, not simply an add-on shell for Internet Explorer, as it is often depicted. The decision to include Maxthon on the choice screen was made by the European Economic Commission as part of the...

2009-11-25 13:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and eBay Inc. today announced they are partnering to offer eBay Daily Deals through a new Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice for the holidays. With most holiday shoppers looking to save money, Microsoft and eBay will present online Daily Deals through a new Windows Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice that will showcase popular products selling at deep discounts. Customers will receive continuing updates and detailed information about...

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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