Category: Microsoft

Mozilla Responds To Microsoft’s Claims

By | October 18, 2011 | 12 Comments

Mozilla Responds To Microsoft's Claims

Recently, Microsoft has created a new web site, designed to highlight the advantages of the Internet Explorer web browser. As it turns out, Mozilla did not like the idea of such page at all and has responded to the software giant claims.
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Microsoft Says Your Web Browser Matters

By | October 15, 2011 | 15 Comments

Microsoft Says Your Web Browser Matters

Says Internet Explorer is superior.

Here comes another marketing round from Microsoft, as it has launched a YourBrowserMatters.org web site, designed to inform everyday consumer (who rarely visits such pages anyway) about the dangers of the Internet.

Basically, it goes like this:
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Google Updates Chrome After Microsoft Blunder

By | October 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

Google Updates Chrome After Microsoft BlunderRemember how Microsoft Security Essentials “mistakenly” classified Google Chrome as malware? Well, Google released new versions of Chrome for both the “stable” and “beta” channels to fix the Microsoft mess.

Although Microsoft released an antivirus definition file within hours of the Friday fiasco, scores of Chrome users reported that they were unable to reinstall the browser or that if they had, they had lost their browser bookmarks.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, October 3rd

By | October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, October 3rd

[Thanks, Ichan, RamaSubbu SK, Shane Bundy]

Google Chrome Is Malware, According To Microsoft

By | October 3, 2011 | 4 Comments

Chrome Receives Bad Malware Signature From MicrosoftChrome users began reporting the specious detection of the browser early Friday in a quickly growing thread on a Google support forum.

Numerous users complained in Google Forums about the warnings they received in Microsoft Security Essentials, a free, consumer grade anti virus software from Microsoft. According to various reports, WSE identified a problem with Google Chrome web browser and has tagged it as: PWS:Win32/Zbot.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, September 19th

By | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, September 19th

Build Windows 2011 Video (Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10)

By | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

A demo of Microsoft’s Windows 8 and the new Internet Explorer 10 using Metro UI.

Steve Ballmer: Build Windows 2011 Conference (Video)

By | September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Developers, developers, developers.

Internet Explorer 10 Metro Ditches Plugin Support

By | September 15, 2011 | 5 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 Metro Ditches Plugin Support

Favors HTML5.

The Metro style (Immersive) version of Internet Explorer 10 is ditching plug-in support, Microsoft’s spokesman reported earlier today.

According to the software giant, during the 97,000 thousand sites study, they have found that as many as 62% of all those sites that currently use Adobe Flash already fall back to HTML5 video in case there is no such plugin installed.
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Internet Explorer 10 Features Auto Correct, Fancy Standards Support

By | September 14, 2011 | 10 Comments

With the addition of a spell check, the latest Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 3 build that comes with the Windows 8 Developer Preview (download here) now includes a new auto correct feature, according to Microsoft.

Furthermore, IE10 PP3 now supports CSS Text Shadow, CSS 3D Transforms, CSS3 Transitions and Animations, CSS3 Gradient, SVG Filter Effects and other web standards.
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