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Microsoft In Still More Antitrust Trouble

Microsoft apparently drew one step closer to getting in serious trouble with the European Commission yesterday.  This afternoon, the company admitted to finding out that the European Commission believes its handling of Internet Explorer has been breaking antitrust laws.

Yahoo Offers Inquisitor Suggestion Tool for IE and Firefox
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Yahoo announced today that it is taking its popular Inquisitor plug-in from the Safari and offering it for Internet Explorer and Firefox as well. Inquisitor brings up suggestions when you type something into the search box, much like Yahoo’s own Search Assist or Google Suggest.

Microsoft to Help Porn Viewers, Hurt Advertisers
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With the next version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft is addressing the growing demand of Internet users for more privacy features in their browsers. Mozilla has had the upper hand in this regard, with Firefox  giving users a convenient "clear private data" option, but Microsoft’s plans go even beyond anything Mozilla is doing yet.

Firefox Market Share Shuffles Forward Again
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Firefox hit a new high point last month as it continues to enjoy a rise in popularity.  Although not yet at the nice, round number of 20 percent, the Web browser now has a market share of over 19 percent.

A Delicious New Add-On For IE
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Users of Microsoft Internet Explorer, and del.icio.us social bookmarking now have a new add-on to enjoy.

Nick Nguyen, senior product manager of del.icio.us announced on the del.icio.us blog the release of the "Delicious Bookmarks" add-on that brings with it features from the Firefox add-on, plus some new stuff.

Del.icio.us Releases Beta Bookmarks Extension For IE

Point and laugh if you must, but a lot of people still use Internet Explorer as their main browser.  Del.icio.us users are no exception, and a new bookmarks extension will cater to this crowd.

Microsoft

I just had dinner with a bunch of Italy’s top tech bloggers and technologists and Marc Canter. Plus I’ve been talking with people all day long. Microsoft hit major Internet home runs today with its announcements, based on what I’m hearing from formerly-skeptical developers.

I haven’t heard this level of excitement about Microsoft’s Internet Strategy in years.

Microsoft

I just had dinner with a bunch of Italy’s top tech bloggers and technologists and Marc Canter. Plus I’ve been talking with people all day long. Microsoft hit major Internet home runs today with its announcements, based on what I’m hearing from formerly-skeptical developers.

I haven’t heard this level of excitement about Microsoft’s Internet Strategy in years.

Microsoft

I just had dinner with a bunch of Italy’s top tech bloggers and technologists and Marc Canter. Plus I’ve been talking with people all day long. Microsoft hit major Internet home runs today with its announcements, based on what I’m hearing from formerly-skeptical developers.

I haven’t heard this level of excitement about Microsoft’s Internet Strategy in years.

Microsoft

I just had dinner with a bunch of Italy’s top tech bloggers and technologists and Marc Canter. Plus I’ve been talking with people all day long. Microsoft hit major Internet home runs today with its announcements, based on what I’m hearing from formerly-skeptical developers.

I haven’t heard this level of excitement about Microsoft’s Internet Strategy in years.

Microsoft Embraces Standards For IE8
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Fear of possible “legal and regulatory” issues likely motivated Microsoft to enable three rendering modes for the next version of the Internet Explorer browser.

Acid 3 Test Coming Soon

With the announcement that both Firefox 3 and IE8 have passed the acid2 test, Ian Hickson has been working hard on the acid3 test. The new test will focus mostly on ECMAScript and Dom through Selectors Level3, Media queries and data URIs.

Mozilla’s Marketing Misfire

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser (my preferred browser due to the amazing plugins) wants to lure Internet Explorer users.

They have a new marketing campaign that hasn’t gone over so well. The theme of the campaign is Fight Against Boredom, suggesting that IE is a boring option.

Here’s a line to give you the idea of the 70s goofy feel of the campaign’s song (Rise Up! Rise Up!).

The world is such a great big place with so much to do. You can ski, eat green eggs, ride bikes, or start a coupe.

Opera Files Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft

Oslo-based software maker Opera has formally complained to the European Union about Microsoft’s business practices.

Google Toolbar Caters To IE

Google may be rich and powerful, but even it can’t ignore the fact that Internet Explorer remains extremely popular.  So, despite its affinity for Firefox, the search giant has released a version of Google Toolbar 5 that works with IE.

“Freaky Outty” Microsoft Working On Bug Fix

New Zealand hacker Beau Butler pointed out an ancient (1999) computer bug still posed problems for web browsers all the way up to modern versions.

Firefox Kicking Microsoft Tail In Europe

Though Firefox usage has reached only 18 percent of the US market (quite the rise, actually), the browser is gaining much more ground in Europe, and the latest version is outpacing Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7.

Internet Explorer Unsafe For Most of 2006

It seems that every time Microsoft releases an update to its Internet Explorer browser, there’s a zero-day exploit waiting to be taken advantage of by hackers and identity thieves the world over.

Internet Explorer 7 CSS Changes

IE Blog has a detailed listing of the CSS Changes in the new Internet Explorer 7. Some of the notable points -

IE7 Search Box

Want to add a new search engine to the search box in either Internet Explorer 7 or Firefox 2? Well, it’s easy: Just browser a directory of search engines and cl-

IE 7 Final Release

IE 7 final will be released very soon, but already now you can download it.

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