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2009-02-24 16:10:20

The European Commission may order Microsoft Corp. to provide Windows users a clear and simple choice of Web browsers, and may even require the software giant to allow customers to disable its Internet Explorer system, a commission spokesman said Tuesday. "The Commission would consider ordering Microsoft to give users an objective opportunity to choose which competing web browsers instead of, or in addition to, Internet Explorer they want to install in Windows," said the spokesman. "Microsoft...

2009-02-03 06:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Maxthon International this week posted a new beta version of its namesake browser, Maxthon 2.5.1, that includes a feature -- The Isolator, that separates the functions of each Web tab from all other tabs and other parts of the browser. The Isolator protects other tabs from also becoming frozen because a single unresponsive tab is monopolizing a computer's resources. Maxthon's engineers redesigned the browser's framework so that each tab associated...

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2009-01-27 15:15:00

Microsoft Corp. is boasting the release of Internet Explorer 8 as "faster, easier and safer than ever." The release of IE 8 comes in the midst of a Microsoft's browser battle with rivals Mozilla's Firefox, Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome. "We have made IE 8 the best browser for the way people really do use the web," said Microsoft's Amy Barzdukas. "Microsoft needs to say these things because it continues to lose market share to Firefox, Chrome and Safari," Gartner analyst Neil MacDonald...

2009-01-19 14:27:22

Tying Internet Explorer to Microsoft's Windows operating platform gives the program an unfair advantage in the marketplace, the European Commission found. In a preliminary ruling, the commission said tying the two products together makes Internet Explorer available on 90 percent of the world's personal computers, Zdnet reported Monday. Internet Explorer is so prevalent it creates an incentive for Web site designers and software developers to create products compatible with it, further...

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2009-01-17 08:45:00

The European Commission said Friday that Microsoft Corp. was stifling competition by combining its Internet Explorer Web browser with Windows.The accusations open a new front on the contentious, costly and long-standing battle between the European Union's executive arm and the No.1 software maker. The Commission said it had reached a preliminary opinion that Microsoft had prevented rival browsers from competing, and had violated EU rules on the abuse of dominant market position.The Commission...

2009-01-16 13:20:00

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "Yesterday Microsoft received a Statement of Objections from the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission. The Statement of Objections expresses the Commission's preliminary view that the inclusion of Internet Explorer in Windows since 1996 has violated European competition law. According to the Statement of Objections, other browsers are foreclosed from competing because Windows includes Internet Explorer. The...

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2008-12-17 13:00:00

An Internet Explorer security hole has exposed millions of users to hackers, leading Microsoft Corp. to take unusual steps for an emergency fix. This flaw known as the "zero-day" vulnerability, allows criminals to take over their victims' machines simply by steering them to infected Web sites.  The users do not have to download anything for their computers to get infected, which makes the security hole in Internet Explorer's programming code dangerous.  Internet Explorer is the...

2008-12-15 00:00:00

POOLE, England, December 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As Microsoft plans to offer another public beta of IE8 at the start of 2009, Internet Explorer's Senior Product Manager, James Pratt, explains to Zeta how IE8's 'standards mode' will tackle web standards compliancy. Microsoft wants to deliver the most secure and reliable version of Internet Explorer, Pratt says: "Our goals are to create a faster, easier web browsing experience for the things users do every day on the web." Microsoft is...

2008-12-11 15:25:00

OTTAWA and RESTON, Va., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Brigade (http://www.thirdbrigade.com), experts in server and application protection, today announced that its customers which have deployed Third Brigade Deep Security are protected from attacks that could exploit a critical remote code execution vulnerability that exists in the Microsoft(R) Internet Explorer 7 browser. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. Trend...

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2008-12-11 15:20:06

After 100 days of its debut, Google is taking its Web browser out of the test mode state. Chrome, Google's browser, is an important step for Google in their attempt to lure Web surfers away from leading browsers like Internet Explorer and Firefox. Google hopes that Chrome will give better insights about users' preferences and extend the popularity of its online applications, which are suppose to run more smoothly using Chrome. Chrome has attracted more than 10 million active users from around...


Latest Internet Explorer Reference Libraries

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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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