Microsoft releases critical IE 8 patch

Microsoft Inc. is advising users of its Internet Explorer 8 to immediately apply a critical patch which it released Tuesday along with nine other fixes for the browser.The IE 8 security bulletin MS13-038

Published on: May 15th, 2013

EU fines Microsoft $731 million

The European Union’s antitrust chief on Wednesday fined Microsoft Corp. the equivalent of $731 million for the company’s failure to honour a commitment to include a browser choice page in its 2011 upgrade

Published on: March 6th, 2013

IE gets critical patch

Microsoft Corp. on Monday issued a security patch for a “critical” flaw on versions 6 to 8 of its browser Internet explorer.The vulnerability, which does not affect IE 9 and 10 can allow

Published on: January 14th, 2013

Amazon’s Silk Browser May Not Be Smooth With Privacy

The most interesting feature on Amazon’s newly announced Kindle Fire tablet may be its Silk web browser. The browser promises to improve webpage loading performance by using Amazon’s servers to help render pages.

Published on: September 29th, 2011 david daw

AOL to end support for Netscape browser

An historic name in software will effectively pass into history in February as AOL discontinues development and active support for the Netscape browser, according to an official blog.AOL will keep delivering security patches

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Stephen Lawson

Rockmelt: The Facebook of Web browsers

Backed by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, Rockmelt was first reported on by The New York Times in August 2009. At the time, Rockmelt was supposedly going to be a next-generation Web browser designed to take

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Ian Paul

Microsoft says IE8, IE9 outgrew Chrome last month

Microsoft Corp.'s claim that Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) and IE9 beat the usage share gains posted by Chrome last month don't hold up, according to the data the company cited Monday.But the matter

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Gregg Keizer

IE6 addiction slowing some Windows 7 migrations

Enterprises addicted to Microsoft Corp.'s nine-year-old Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) browser are having a tough time migrating to Windows 7, an analyst said today.And although Microsoft has made it clear it wants IE6 dead

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft IE browser share dips below 50 per cent

Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer, which has dominated the Web browser market since blowing by Netscape in the late 1990s, last month fell below the 50 per cent market share level for the first time

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Bob Brown