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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...

2009-08-06 08:32:00

BEIJING, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, Maxthon CEO Jeff Chen was interviewed by China Times (http://www.chinatimes.cc ) on the latest trends in browser development in China and the rest of the world. Here is a condensed version of the interview. China Times: Recently in Europe, Microsoft conceded for the first time on the bundling of Internet Explorer with Windows system, Is this an opportunity for other browser developers? If so, what does Maxthon think about this...

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2009-08-03 11:30:00

Microsoft announced it would give customers in the European Union the option to install its Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser on versions of Windows 7 when the new operating system launches worldwide in October, AFP reported. The company originally planned to strip IE from the package to avoid breaching EU competition rules, but instead will give users a "ballot" option to decide whether to install IE or another browser. The European Commission has approved the decision and it received...

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2009-07-29 13:42:11

Microsoft released a security patch on Tuesday that will prevent hackers from being able to exploit a vulnerability in its web browser Internet Explorer (IE). The company said that the security update would be automatically installed for IE users that have the feature to automatically update their versions of the software on their computer.  Users that have not enabled this feature will have to install the update manually. The update, according to the U.S. software giant, resolves...

2009-07-28 07:00:00

BEIJING, July 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hardly a week after announcing the public release of the alpha 4 of it's new browser, Maxthon today released 3.0.0.140 alpha of Max-3, the Internet's first automatic drive hybrid browser. The free alpha of Max-3 is available for download at http://dl.maxthon.cn/mx3/mx3.0.0.140.exe Max-3, expected to be officially released early next year, will contain two rendering engines. One is the Trident engine already used in the current version of...

2009-07-25 09:00:00

U.S. computer giant Microsoft Corp. says it is preparing to issue a pair of emergency security patches for its Internet Explorer Web browser. Microsoft officials, in a blog posting late Friday, said the patches -- which are being issued ahead of its regularly scheduled updates -- will come out on Tuesday morning, Computerworld reported. The company didn't say what the patches were for, but the rushed nature of the IE fixes suggests it may be tied to a widely used Windows component called the...

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2009-07-25 06:25:00

Microsoft is offering a viable solution in an effort to appease European Commission (EC) regulators who are considering possible remedies to avoid further legal action with the European Union. The software giant faced charges of monopoly abuse by The European Commission for bundling its flagship Internet Explorer (IE) in the almost ubiquitous Windows operating system without the option of other browsers. The integration of IE into the operating system is thought to be what made Microsoft...

2009-07-24 07:00:00

BEIJING, July 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maxthon today released alpha version 4 of its new browser, Max-3, for public download and testing. The alpha is available at http://dl.maxthon.cn/mx3/msetup3.0.0.139.exe . When the complete version of the browser is released, early next year, Max-3 will be the Internet's first browser to use automatic-detection hybrid technology to power its display of Web pages. Max-3 will contain two rendering engines. One is the Trident engine already in...

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2009-07-15 06:40:00

Microsoft Corp. warned on Tuesday that it's Office desktop applications suite, which has already been hit by cybercriminals, could still be vulnerable to attacks unless users take proper precautions. "Despite today's fixes, Windows users continue to be under attack. Microsoft is taking two steps forward, while attackers are putting it one step back," Dave Marcus, McAfee Inc.'s Avert Labs director of security research, told Reuters. In a security bulletin issued on Tuesday, the company said it...

2009-07-07 19:02:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL), a leading secure network infrastructure company, confirmed today that users of its Gateway AV/IPS technology are automatically protected against the recently discovered vulnerability within Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. SonicWALL's vulnerability and malware research team yesterday deployed Intrusion Prevention (IPS) signatures that address the flaws in Window's IE, without the customer needing to...


Latest Internet Explorer Reference Libraries

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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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