Category: Internet Explorer
Once again, Microsoft’s security evangelist Jeff Jones has tried to substantiate his proposition that Internet Explorer is at least as secure as Firefox. However, the Washington Post’s Brian Krebs has clarified that the figures Jones used for making the comparison, are misleading.
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Thanks again to Mabdul for sending this.
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The European Commission (EC) has granted Mozilla, the open-source collaboration behind the Firefox Web browser, the right to join its antitrust case against Microsoft, a spokesman said Monday.
The Commission, Europe’s top antitrust authority, charged Microsoft last month with distorting competition in the market for Web browsers by bundling in its Internet Explorer (IE) browser with the Windows operating system.
If the charges stick, then Microsoft could be forced to change the way it distributes IE, as well as pay a fine for monopoly abuse.
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So what is Lunascape then?
It’s the world’s first triple engine web browser. Yes, it’s a hybrid. Here is a simple formula: Continue Reading
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Ever wondered what would browsers market share look like in the Jan, 2010? Well, using simple moving average trend and drawing a line between it’s easy to check that. So here’s how it would look like if there won’t be any drastic changes, such as “Internet Explorer come back”.
Internet Explorer Continue Reading
It is time to check how web browsers market share is doing in the first month of 2009.
Internet Explorer continues its trend with a loss of 0.6%, from 68.15 to 67.55.
Firefox has grabbed an extra of 0.19% market share, from 21.34% to 21.53%
The biggest gainer this month is Safari with an increase of 0.36%, from 7.93% to 8.29% Continue Reading
ZDNet Australia has compared the following web browsers in SunSpider (yet again) and Google V8 2 benchmarks:
Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1 (RC1)
Firefox 3.1b1 (although b2 was released some time ago)
Opera 10.00 Alpha
Results are actually quite interesting, when you compare IE 8 RC1 with Opera 10 Alpha. Continue Reading
Infoworld inspected all the major web browsers and got some really interesting points to say about each of them.
Here are conclusions for each of the web browsers (also, links to full articles):
How Secure is Internet Explorer?
IE has no peer in enterprise deployment features. Using the Internet Explorer 8 Deployment Guide, administrators can deploy and configure more than 1,300 IE-related settings via Active Directory Group Policy or the Internet Explorer Administration Kit. It is the only browser in the review to support Kerberos authentication over the Web. Continue Reading
According to TheRegister.co.uk, the European Commission may force PC users to choose between Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and other browsers when they set up a new machine.
Shareholders were also warned about a “significant” (probably more than 1 billion) fine by EU. I guess that money will fill up some holes in EU budget, especially during recession.
Microsoft also said that such a ruling might require that OEMs distribute browsers from the company’s rivals along with IE on new PCs.
Also, Microsoft might be required to disable “certain unspecified Internet Explorer software code” if the user chooses a competing browser.
I wonder how many web browsers there will be. 4 most popular or hundreds of them to avoid law suits from other web browser makers….