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Microsoft Postpones IE Java-Blocking Feature

Microsoft Postpones IE Java-Blocking Feature

By Chris Crum August 15, 2014

Microsoft recently posted to its Internet Explorer blog that it would begin blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls as part of its “ongoing commitment to delivering a more secure browser”. It then updated the blog to announce that it had postponed it …

Internet Explorer Wants To Rethink The Modern Web Internet Explorer Wants To Rethink The Modern Web

Internet Explorer has come a long way since it became the butt of every Internet browser joke back in the mid-2000s. While it’s still looked down upon by those who use any other browser, Microsoft has transformed what was once …

Internet Explorer 11 Is Now ON Windows 7 Internet Explorer 11 Is Now ON Windows 7
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Internet Explorer 11 has now been launched for Window 7 users too. Earlier, Microsoft had promised that the new Explorer will arrive on Windows 7, so this isn’t a big surprise. IE11 is the default browser of Windows 8.1. Starting …

MS Turned Internet Explorer Into A Magical Girl MS Turned Internet Explorer Into A Magical Girl
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Pretty Cure? Old hat. Madoka Magica? Nobody cares anymore. Princess Tutu? Art house garbage. The world of magical girl anime needs a new savior, and Microsoft has just come to the rescue. Say hello to Inori Aizawa, Microsoft’s anime personification …

Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9 Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9

Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it. In an announcement today on the Google Apps blog, the company …

IE11 Release Preview Now Available On Windows 7 IE11 Release Preview Now Available On Windows 7

For the past few months, Windows 8.1 Release Preview users have been able to test drive the latest Internet Explorer – IE11. Now Windows 7 users are getting that same opportunity. Microsoft announced today that the Internet Explorer 11 Release …

No More iE8 Suport For Google Analytics No More iE8 Suport For Google Analytics

Google announced on Monday that Google Analytics will no longer support IE8 after the end of this year as it keeps its focus on modern browsers. In a post on the Google Analytics blog, the company said: To focus on …

Chrome Is Now the Most Popular Browser in the U.S. Chrome Is Now the Most Popular Browser in the U.S.
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Back in May of 2012, Google’s Chrome browser overtook Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser and became the most popular browser in the world. Now, just a little over a year later, Chrome has finally topped Internet Explorer in the United States. …

Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-Ifying Tool Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-Ifying Tool
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Google announced today that it is retiring Chrome Frame, its way of “chrome-ifying Internet Explorer”. It was a way to let developers get around the not-modern-enough IE of 2009. The plug-in left beta in 2011. Apparently Google considers Microsoft’s browser …

DailyBurn Brings Video Workouts To IE on Xbox DailyBurn Brings Video Workouts To IE on Xbox

Fitness games are still relatively popular, but there’s only so many workouts that can be stored on a DVD. Microsoft foresaw this problem, and has teamed up with DailyBurn to bring its daily workout videos to Internet Explorer on Xbox. …

Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In IE10 Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In IE10

Microsoft has been one of the strongest proponents of Do Not Track since it announced that Internet Explorer 10 would turn it on by default. Advertisers didn’t exactly like this, and even threatened to ignore all signals from Internet Explorer …

Microsoft Appeals To Your Inner 90s Kid In Latest Ad Microsoft Appeals To Your Inner 90s Kid In Latest Ad
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I was born in 1989, and I grew up through the decade that we collectively call the 90s. I think we can all agree it was a weird decade populated by weird fashion, weird music and even weirder cartoons. Alongside …

Internet Explorer Use and Murder Rates, a Chart

Correlation (n.) – the state or relation of being correlated; specifically : a relation existing between phenomena or things or between mathematical or statistical variables which tend to vary, be associated, or occur together in a way not expected on …

Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today

Earlier this month, Internet Explorer 8 was hit with a pretty nasty zero-day exploit. Microsoft sprung to action with a quick fix, but there wasn’t a permanent patch solution available just yet. That day has finally come with the patch …

Use IE8? You'll Want This Exploit Fix Use IE8? You'll Want This Exploit Fix

Microsoft would love it if you used Internet Explorer 9, or IE10 on Windows 8. That’s not going to happen, however, as many users are still on Windows XP where Internet Explorer 8 reigns supreme. Those users are now under …

Microsoft Won't Fix This Internet Explorer Exploit Microsoft Won't Fix This Internet Explorer Exploit
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With Windows 8, Microsoft promises that Internet Explorer is good again. The latest release, IE10, is being promoted through a self-deprecating ad campaign that encourages good will through humor. It’s looking like Microsoft is starting to take its browser seriously, …

Microsoft Brings SkyDrive To Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is quickly turning into a bastion of Microsoft products and services. The gaming console already has Internet Explorer and Bing, but now it’s getting Microsoft’s cloud service – SkyDrive. Microsoft announced this morning that SkyDrive will be …