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Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser may have halted its recent market share losses to Google’s Chrome browser. According to recent survey data, Internet Explorer’s share of the web browser market has been on the way up in recent months, climbing 0.99% in March. Google Chrome, meanwhile, lost 0.33% of its market share in March, the third straight month that the browser …

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iOS 5.1 Vulnerable To Safari Address Bar Bug

The Safari browser in the latest version of iOS has a bug that allows a website to display a false address in the URL bar, according to a recent report. The bug is actually present in all three major releases of iOS 5: iOS 5.0, 5.0.1, and 5.1. The bug was discovered by David Vieira-Kurz of MajorSecurity, who first identified …

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Google on Safari-gate: “We didn’t anticipate this would happen.”

Google’s unwavering mission to gather information about internet users may soon come with a hefty price tag attached, according to the Wall Street Journal. Last month, we reported how Google was bypassing privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser but also Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. The resulting fall-out has involved an FTC investigation into whether Google violated an agreement from 2011 in …

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Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle

In a turn of events that should surprise no one, a Safari user has filed suit against Google over recent news that the search giant had circumvented privacy settings on Apple’s Safari browser. Matthew Soble of Illinois has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Delaware. The suit alleges that “default privacy settings on the web browser software… known as …

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Google, Microsoft, or Facebook: Who Dropped The Ball With Your Online Privacy?

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 Safari. Then yesterday, Microsoft charged Google for doing a similar thing with Internet Explorer users. Lots of smoke so far, …

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Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings On Internet Explorer

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 controversies concerning the search engine company that day. Well, hate to break it to you Google, but today will not …

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Safari User Sues Google Over Privacy Snafu

We previously reported that Google has hit a bit of rough spot due to allegations that the search giant exploited a loophole in Apple’s Safari browser to track users. It seems that Safari users want to get in on the “shame on you, Google” party. Bloomberg is reporting that Matthew Soble, a Safari user from Illinois, is suing Google over …

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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 Chrome continues to rise, even at the expense of Mozilla’s quite capable browser. Thanks to a NetMarketshare, we have an …

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