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.
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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 will start blocking outdated ActiveX controls for Internet Explorer in order to prevent security risks involved in using old unpatched third-party plugins with the browser.
For the month of June, Microsoft's Internet Explorer market share remained flat while Google's Chrome saw a modest increase - but Firefox, Safari and Opera all lost users during the month.
A man claims that Microsoft "appropriated" technology he says he developed in 1996 and that the company now earns "billions of dollars from Android users" in licensing fees after patenting it in 1997.
Microsoft has launched Internet Explorer Developer Channel, a beta version of IE that bundles together upcoming features. This is where IE's upcoming changes will be made public for the first time.
Microsoft has said that with the June release for 'Patch Tuesday', they will fix 59 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer which is a dramatic rise in issues when compared to previous months.
Microsoft and ESPN have teamed up to launch a new site for the World Cup with a touch-friendly UI, offering news, videos, team profiles, history, exclusive content and lots more from the tournament.
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.
22tracks, a music discovery website, has been redesigned and launched in collaboration with Microsoft's Internet Explorer team using a set of HTML5-based features and better support for the browser.
Microsoft was informed seven months ago about a zero-day exploit that was found in Internet Explorer 8 but has yet to issue an update to fix the issue, but there's been no attacks that have used it.
Microsoft is running a new TV ad for Internet Explorer that is a bit more serious than previous installments, as it tries to show how the latest version of its web browser was made for touch.
Microsoft has announced it will release a security patch for all supported versions of Internet Explorer today to fix a recently found exploit, and even Windows XP versions of IE will get the update.
The latest data from Net Applications for worldwide web browser market share shows that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 has finally dropped below the four percent mark.
Microsoft has clarified techniques in which users can protect against the major vulnerablity for Internet Explorer; the revised security advisory page also reveals the damage the exploit can cause.
AdBlock Plus has announced that it will no longer support Microsoft's older Internet Explorer 6 and 7 web browsers, citing their low market share and turning off the TLS 1.0 protocol by default in IE6
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.
Microsoft has announced it has released a security advisory for a newly discovered remote code execution vulnerability for all currently supported versions of Internet Explorer.
Microsoft has revealed more information about the upcoming new version of its Internet Explorer 11 web browser for Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Update and Windows 7.
The latest numbers from Net Applications for web browser market share in March 2014 show that Google's Chrome edged out Mozilla's Firefox for second place, while Internet Explorer remains on top.
A build of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 with Enterprise mode has leaked, and the update could also be officially announced at BUILD that kicks off in early April.
Microsoft has announced that with the latest Xbox One software update, owners of the console can now get search results from the web via Bing in addition to the console's marketplace.
A programmer has come up with a way for older browsers to view content on modern web sites via a proxy server, which allows Microsoft.com to be viewed on Internet Explorer 1.5, among other examples.
Microsoft has revealed more inside info on how the Internet Explorer team created the Reading View feature that was put into IE11 for Windows 8.1, including the fact that an all new font was made.
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February's data from Net Applications shows that Internet Explorer 11 is now the second most used desktop web browser worldwide, but IE8 remains in the number one slot.
Microsoft has now issued a formal security warning and a "Fix it" patch for an exploit that affects both Internet Explorer 9 and 10 that was discovered last week.
A security firm has discovered a new zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer 10 and Adobe Flash that has been found on the U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars' website and could be targeting the U.S. military
Microsoft's Modern.ie website has turned 1 and to celebrate, Microsoft has released some insights about the platform, including that it has saved developers over 1,000,000 hours.
A report claims Microsoft is working on a new feature for Internet Explorer 11 called Enterprise Mode, designed for businesses who have not wished to update to the newest version of the browser.
Recent test results have again proven that Internet Explorer, among all major browsers, provides the best battery life on a wide range of Windows tablets and laptops.
Nursingjobs.us is offering to give customers who are still using Microsoft's Internet Explorer 7 a new PC with a more modern browser installed so they don't have to spend money to keep IE7 supported.
A third party website, Xboxie, has launched that allows Xbox One owners to use the console's IE browser to play a number of free HTML5-based games that have been optimized for the controller.
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.
The Internet Explorer team at Microsoft has released their annual holiday themed browser benchmark test, and this one is based on the classic Lite Brite toy with four seasonal images.
Microsoft has announced it has made virtual machines for both the Windows 7 and 8.1 versions of Internet Explorer 11 available on its modern.IE website, along with updates to other virtual machines.
Internet Explorer 11 claimed 3.27 percent of the web browser market share in November, up from just 1.49 percent in October, according to the latest statistics from Net Applications.
We briefly chat with the Collateral Damage Studios team as they talk about their Internet Explorer anime mascot Aizawa that was recently turned into a short film by Microsoft.
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.
Patch Tuesday not only brought security updates to Windows yesterday; it also bumped Internet Explorer up to version 11.0.1, with a bunch of bug fixes for the browser on Windows 8 and 8.1.
A new report claims, via unnamed sources, that Joe Belfiore, the current leader of the Windows Phone team at Microsoft, is now in charge of an Internet Explorer app development team.
Microsoft has released an update today for Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 8.1 that disables the browser's Enhanced Protected Mode, which was previously enabled by default.
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".
Dean Hachamovitch, the corporate vice president of Microsoft's Internet Explorer team, has announced he's leaving the browser group to working on "something new" at the company with his own new team.
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.
Microsoft has released a new video which has an anime heroine that is supposed to be the living embodiment of Internet Explorer as it fights off lots of robot enemies.
South Koreans are being forced to use Internet Explorer in a law dating back more than a decade. The Washington Post reports it is causing a inconvenience particularly for Apple users using Safari.
Google has just announced through a blog post that it will be dropping the support for IE9 on its Web Apps in the coming weeks and users will be notified to upgrade to a newer version of the browser.
Net Applications' latest numbers for web browser use in October shows that Internet Explorer gained some market share, as did Firefox, but Chrome dipped down to its lowest share in over two years.
The Xbox One's user interface is the subject of a quick video clip, filmed from a monitor, that shows how its Snap mode works to let people use Internet Explorer while playing Killer Instinct.