Mobile trend hurts IE, Firefox

Internet Explorer still accounts for largest desktop usage but its weak mobile presence has hurt its overall standingThe growing popularity of Web browsing from tablet devices and smart phones has been a boon

Published on: April 8th, 2013

Final release of IE10 for Windows 7 coming soon?

There are still lots of bug reports plaguing work on Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7, but some observers of the company say the Redmond, Wash-based software maker is poised to

Published on: January 21st, 2013

Microsoft IE9 not a ‘modern browser': Mozilla exec

Microsoft says IE9 is "the world's fastest browser." Mozilla claims IE9 doesn't even qualify as modern.As Mozilla's Firefox 4 and Internet Explorer 9 move closer to release, the browser makers are sparring over

Published on: February 17th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Novell Moonlight 4 gets beta version

The Novell-sponsored Mono Project on Tuesday will offer a beta version of Moonlight 4, an open source Linux implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight rich Internet application plug-in that tracks the most recent Microsoft release,

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Paul Krill

Report: Google scraps Windows over security issues

Google Inc. employees are slamming Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system, claiming security vulnerabilities in the OS left the company open to Chinese hackers in January 2010, a new report says. According to the Financial

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Tom Spring

Firefox regains some lost browser share ground

Firefox last month regained some of the ground it's lost since November 2009, but the open-source software is only holding on at this point in the face of a surging Chrome, a researcher

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Gregg Keizer


Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday offered up a “platform preview” of its upcoming Internet Explorer 9, aimed at letting programmers and Web developers get their feet wet with the new browser. The company unveiled the downloadable

Published on: March 16th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

THE DEMO: Free help … what’s better than that?

Web Help Desk of Fremont, Calif., has launched a free edition of its help desk software aimed at small businesses, primary and secondary schools and small government organizations.The company says there’s no trial

Published on: January 14th, 2009 Dave Webb

iPhone apps – taking care of business?

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND RESPONDMany developers continue to bemoan the limited development potential for the iPhone that restricts them to creating Web apps running within Safari (Apple’s Web browser included on

Published on: July 30th, 2007 Joaquim P. Menezes