Posts tagged as: IE

Skype Coming to The Browser – But Only for Internet Explorer

Microsoft announced today that it’s supporting the new ORTC API as part of WebRTC standard, and it has begun work to implement it in the Internet Explorer browser. This will eventually lead to IE users being able to make Skype calls directly from the browser, without needing to install the Skype application or any browser […]

Adobe Patches Flash Flaw Which Allows Attacks in IE

Adobe said that it had pushed out an update for Flash that should put a stop to a series of attacks being carried out against users of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser. Microsoft issued a related advisory on the issue concerning several versions of Windows and IE. The vulnerability takes advantage of a bug related […]

Judge Dismissed a Google IE/Safari Privacy Case

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Google by consumers who claim the company violated privacy laws. In February 2012, researchers found that Google had bypassed the privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser in order to install cookies on PCs and smartphones. Consumers sued, saying that despite taking […]

Nike+ Issues Apologized for, New Platform Coming

A letter sent to Nike+ users from the VP and GM of Nike Running, Jayme Martin, has apologized for the recent problems the platform endured lately. The letter was shared by TechCrunch, and reveals the issues include log-ins, syncing devices, sharing runs and editing profiles. In light of this, Martin promises a new Nike+ platform […]

Microsoft Shows Internet Explorer 10 Preview at MIX11

Microsoft used the first day of its MIX11 conference to unveil the first Platform Preview for Internet Explorer 10. The new version is more iterative but focuses on boosting CSS3 feature support. It now supports gradients, grid and multi-column layouts, and can run in a “strict” mode. Future preview versions will support CSS3’s 3D transforms […]

Microsoft Claims IE9 as the Greenest Browser

Microsoft has a blog post from the IE team blog labeling it the greenest browser. I see green testing and claims all the time for the hardware and data center folks but this is a new spin on the green movement out of MS. Scenarios Windows 7 without any browsers running (provides baseline). Browsers navigated […]

2.3 Million Downloads of IE 9 in the First Day in the First Day

Microsoft Gave some launch for Internet Explorer 9 today. Team member Ryan Gavin said the browser reached 2.35 million downloads in the first 24 hours of the release version being online. The number was twice as quick as for the original beta and four times those of the release candidate. It amounted to about 27 […]

Microsoft Launches New Site to Kill Off Internet Explorer 6

Microsoft is now challenging users of one of its products to stop using it. On Friday MS posted the IE 6 Countdown page which encourages users to stop using Internet Explorer 6 and tracks the progress towards ending its use. “This website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% […]

Mac’s Web Share Dropping Due to iOS Devices

iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad are having more of an effect on the Mac’s share of the web than Windows, Net Applications found in its report for October. The Mac has dipped below five percent share for the first time in about a year, but it came mostly as iOS grew to a […]

Internet Explorer 9 Beta Launching September 15

Microsoft has began sending out invitations for a special event to selected members of the press, VIPs and developers. Microsoft says the event will serve as a chance to “Celebrate the Beauty of the Web” and perhaps more importantly, as a launch pad for Internet Explorter 9 Beta.   Microsoft’s James Pratt wrote about the […]

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