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Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy? Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy?
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Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are locked in a precarious blame game about who failed with your online privacy. First, Google gets caught bypassing a security feature in Safari that allowed the company to track users despite the no-tracking settings in …

Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer
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Lately you have to imagine that Larry Page and the rest of the Google leadership wake up every morning and, before the grogginess of the morning has even flaked off, make a wish that there will be no more privacy …

Microsoft Says Sayonara To Internet Explorer 6 Microsoft Says Sayonara To Internet Explorer 6
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In news that is sure to excite some, possibly upset others, and leave everyone else feeling an emotion that is somewhere between nostalgia and relief, Microsoft is officially saying goodbye to Internet Explorer 6. According to data from Net Applications, …

The Browser Trends Continue The Browser Trends Continue

Which browser is the most popular in terms of users? Well, that title remains in the Internet Explorer camp, but, continuing a trend that began when Firefox introduced tabbed browsing to the world, IE is continuing to fall, while Google …

Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer Microsoft Rolling Out Automatic Updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft announced today that it will soon be rolling out automatic updates for Internet Explorer. The roll out will begin in January for Australian and Brazilian users, and will gradually spread from there. By instituting automatic updates, Microsoft takes user …

Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7 Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7
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Earlier today, we wrote an article about Google Chrome overtaking Firefox on a worldwide basis in terms of use. During the article, StatCounter’s graph showed a steady decline of Internet Explorer users, and while that may be the case, the …

Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox
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Something occurred to me when reading about this subject: what does the winner of the browser wars get? Dominance over the Internet with king-of-the-hill bragging rights? Money? Women? Power? Well, actually, that third one is pretty accurate because there is …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …

Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011 Chrome To Pass Firefox By The End Of 2011
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Google’s Chrome browser is growing in popularity, and naturally that means that it’s drawing users away from the other big boys, Internet Explorer and Firefox. Currently, Internet Explorer is still the most popular browser by a pretty wide margin, and …

Google Chrome Frame Avoids Admin Lockdowns, Leaves Beta Google Chrome Frame Avoids Admin Lockdowns, Leaves Beta

Google’s developers want your Internet browsing experience to be as robust as possible, even those of you who are stuck using Internet Explorer 6, or any of the versions that succeeded IE6. This capability now includes people who are locked …

In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest In The Browser Race, Google Chrome Is The Fastest
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Take that, Mozilla, Microsoft, Opera, and Apple. Google’s kicking your butt when it comes to making the fastest browser in terms of real-world use. OK, now that that’s out of the way, here’s the gist: Over at Compuware, the benchmark …

Google Chrome A Strong Second in UK Google Chrome A Strong Second in UK
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Is the popularity of Firefox waning worldwide, or is Google Chrome just that much better of a choice? As the browser wars continue, while the average computer user is still content with Microsoft’s browser, the more experienced user have created …

Chrome Now 20% of Global Market Chrome Now 20% of Global Market
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According to StatCounter, an online analytics company, Google has a lot to smile about. Their Chrome browser is seeing massive growth in the global market. For the first time in StatCounter statistics, Chrome has exceeded 20% of the market share, …

Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant
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Google launched a new version of the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer. Google Toolbar 7 brings Google Instant and some new personalization features to the table. “If you’ve used Instant on google.com or in Chrome, you’ll be right at home …

IE10 Platform Preview Download Announced IE10 Platform Preview Download Announced
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Microsoft announced the availability of the IE10 Platform Preview for download today. The company calls it the “first step in delivering the next wave of progress in native HTML5 support.” “We built IE9 from the ground up for HTML5 and …

Microsoft: IE9 Adoption Rate Five Times Higher Than IE8′s Microsoft: IE9 Adoption Rate Five Times Higher Than IE8′s
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Internet Explorer 9 got off to a good start in terms of impressing reviewers, and it’s also doing rather well in terms of winning over users, according to new data from Microsoft.  A Microsoft employee indicated this morning that IE9′s …

Internet Explorer 9 Aces Power Consumption Test
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When picking a Web browser, “green” individuals and laptop users with limited access to electrical outlets should perhaps give Internet Explorer 9 a try.  New data shows that it can beat the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera …

Internet Explorer 9 Reaches 2.3 Million Downloads In 24 Hours Internet Explorer 9 Reaches 2.3 Million Downloads In 24 Hours
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Microsoft announced today their latest version of Internet Explorer reached 2.3 million downloads in 24 hours. Will IE9 be the catalyst to allow Microsoft to gain some ground back in market share? The past few years, IE has steadily lost …

IE9 Launch Scheduled For March 14th

Monday, March 14th (and Tuesday, March 15th, depending on time zones and when everyone goes to bed) may come to mark a significant turning point in the browser wars.  Microsoft’s announced that it will make the final version of Internet …

MWC11: IE9 Coming to Windows Phones This Year

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced several new features for Windows Phone today in a keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. One feature is a "dramatically enhanced" version of Internet Explorer 9, which will become available for the mobile operating system in the second half of this year. 

Different Approaches to Internet Explorer

As the news of Google Chrome’s increase in browser market share hit the tubes, some outlets took this as an opportunity to blast Microsoft’s ubiquitous browser, Internet Explorer.  While it’s still pretty en vogue to hate all things Microsoft; although, it feels that should be passé by now, perhaps some of the IE hate was a little forced?