Data acquired by StatCounter suggests that usage share for Firefox globally surpassed Internet Explorer for the first time. In spite of this feat, Google Chrome remains the dominant browser.
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Microsoft is cutting off support for older versions of its Internet Explorer browsers today. The company is prompting users to upgrade to IE 11 or to Windows 10 and use the new Edge browser.
Microsoft has outlined improvements made to its SmartScreen filter, including new protection from drive-by attacks. The improvements are part of IE11 and Edge in Windows 10.
It is not uncommon for Microsoft to issue security updates for its products. The latest update patches a vulnerability for Internet Explorer that spans all supported versions.
'Microsoft Edge' is the new name for the browser formerly known as Project Spartan - and now that you've had some time to get used to the revised branding, what do you think of the new name and logo?
Following a "reevaluation" of the Pointer Events standard that got approved by the W3C last month, Google has committed to supporting the standard, with a little help from some friends.
Microsoft is opening up and partnering with different companies to make sure Spartan will be competitive once it gets released. The first partnership being made public is between Adobe and Microsoft.
Yesterday, it was announced that W3C had made Pointer Events specification a recommend inclusion for modern browsers, but Apple and Google are providing resistance to this standard.
Internet Explorer's new Edge rendering engine has been slipped into the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, while later releases will see Internet Explorer replaced by the new Spartan.
Attackers can now bypass the same-origin policy in Internet Explorer with a newly discovered vulnerability that allows them to inject malicious code into any website and steal cookies.
Microsoft is reportedly considering various names for its new web browser, including 'IE Evex' and 'Internet Explorer Endeavor' - but some users are calling on the company to stick with 'Spartan'.
We learn more about what's under the hood of Microsoft's new Spartan browser, and to no one's surprise we find Internet Explorer. However that's not to say that Spartan is simply IE in disguise.
Internet Explorer's new forked rendering engine is included in Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9879, the engine is Microsoft's attempt to break away from legacy features.
Microsoft is making significant changes to the Trident engine that powers Internet Explorer that the company hopes will improve performance and make the browser more appealing.
Looking at the data, we see Internet Explorer is still the leading browser around the world, by a wide margin. But this is isn't exactly in Microsoft's favor as the newest version is still struggling.
Microsoft is working on another large update to Internet Explorer - this time around, the user interface is getting a large overhaul, and there are some exciting new features on the way too.
Earlier this week during an AMA, Microsoft's Internet Explorer team said that they thought about re-branding the browser but decided that the current brand was strong enough in its current state.
The development team behind Internet Explorer took to Reddit today to talk about the browser and one of the questions that was asked was whether or not Microsoft had ever considered rebranding it.
Microsoft's 'Patch Tuesday' arrives next week and with it will contain a patch for a critical bugs in IE and Windows, three moderate updates for Windows and a fix for Windows server.
Sponsored content is nothing new but Microsoft IE campaign has completely backfired when the firm responsible for the campaign started contacting the wrong individuals to participate.
Microsoft loves to show off its browser in various ways and this time around Microsoft is working with Japanese anime studio Production I.G to launch Gargantia: Sky Courier
A response from the IE team says that the next version of Internet Explorer will come with a redesigned interface. It's not clear if this extends to the desktop browser or is limited to the Modern IE.
Microsoft has announced the Internet Explorer team is working on a number of new features it plans to add to future editions of the web browser, including Web Audio, Media Capture, HTTP/2 and more.
The U.S. Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued a statement recommending people not use Internet Explorer until Microsoft released a patch to fix a newly found exploit.
A Microsoft shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the company's board of directors, claiming mismanagement in dealing with the IE error that caused the EU to fine Microsoft for breaking an agreement
Microsoft has released a new website that showcases many of the projects the IE team has created over the past few years to highlight modern web capabilities and the team is now looking ahead at 2014.
For the past few years, Microsoft has been tracking Santa on his journey on December 24th but this year, Microsoft is taking it up a notch to track the jolly man on his journey.
Microsoft goes over some of the details behind the version of Internet Explorer that's included with the Xbox One console. The IE team is also giving away a Xbox One unit to two U.S. residents.
With IE11 now out for Windows 7 and 8, we want to know if you love the new browser or have already made the switch to a competing platform such as Chrome or Firefox.
Microsoft has announced that a zero day bug discovered in many versions of Internet Explorer will be fixed via a security patch later today, to be released as part of "Patch Tuesday".
A security firm claims to have discovered a new zero-day exploit in most versions of Internet Explorer and that the bug is currently being used in the wild by hackers.