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Microsoft finally ditches the Browser Choice menu for Windows in Europe

Microsoft has discontinued the use of the Browser Choice menu for Windows users in Europe, ending a requirement of the company's agreement with the European Commission to offer such a menu. In a message on its Windows support page this week, the company stated: "Microsoft provided the...
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IE web development expands to support OS X, Android and iOS via RemoteIE

Microsoft is giving web developers a way to run Internet Explorer on nearly every major operating system via a new service called RemoteIE, Simply put, it will let them use the browser on OS X, iOS or Android devices, in addition to Windows, via the Azure RemoteApp, without the need for a typical...
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Track Santa's whereabouts this holiday season with Microsoft and NORAD

Microsoft has once again partnered up with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to launch the annual Santa Tracker website. The website enables those eagerly awaiting Santa's arrival to track the bringer of joy and presents as he travels across the world. This year the web team...

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Microsoft won't enable 'Do Not Track' as the default for 'Project Spartan'

Microsoft will no longer have "Do No Track" as the default setting for its future web browsers, including "Project Spartan". The company says it is making this change in order to avoid conflicting with the latest "Do Not Track" standard as created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Here...
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Internet Explorer has a security flaw when copying masked passwords on Windows Phone (Update)

Information security is always one of those topics that is hard to report on, especially with the sheer number of devices available today. The problem lies in what is dangerous, what is bad, or what is no-big-deal. Frankly, opinions vary on the risks and threats involved. One neat feature in...
Microsoft will drop the Internet Explorer brand for its Project Spartan browser

Microsoft will drop the Internet Explorer brand for its Project Spartan browser

In an expected move, Microsoft will look to drop the Internet Explorer brand altogether for Project Spartan. The new Windows 10 browser will sport a new name, according to Microsoft marketing chief Chris Capossela during the company's Convergence event. Internet Explorer itself isn't going away...
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Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 phone preview has a new rendering engine

Microsoft has confirmed that the new EdgeHTML.dll rendering engine for Internet Explorer is being used in the newly launched Windows 10 techical preview for phones. The new engine is already being used in the Windows 10 preview for desktops. Microsoft says: "The new rendering engine will...
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Here's another look at the Spartan browser for Windows 10

Some decidedly more crisp images of the rumored successor to Internet Explorer have surfaced, showcasing a dark theme and a glimpse at the Windows 10 interface. Spartan's layout lines up with what we've seen before: bare-bones, with easy access to share and reading mode buttons to the right of...
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New report claims Windows 10's new 'Spartan' browser will include inking support

There's been a bunch of reports and alleged screenshots recently about "Spartan", the code name for the rumored new web browser that Microsoft may be developing for Windows 10. Today, another new report claims to have even more information about Spartan's features, including word that it may have...
Browser Choice

Microsoft finally ditches the Browser Choice menu for Windows in Europe

Microsoft has discontinued the use of the Browser Choice menu for Windows users in Europe, ending a requirement of the company's agreement with the European Commission to offer such a menu. In a message on its Windows support page this week, the company stated: "Microsoft provided the...
Track Santa Website

Track Santa's whereabouts this holiday season with Microsoft and NORAD

Microsoft has once again partnered up with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to launch the annual Santa Tracker website. The website enables those eagerly awaiting Santa's arrival to track the bringer of joy and presents as he travels across the world. This year the web team...
Windows 10 Internet Explorer

IE web development expands to support OS X, Android and iOS via RemoteIE

Microsoft is giving web developers a way to run Internet Explorer on nearly every major operating system via a new service called RemoteIE, Simply put, it will let them use the browser on OS X, iOS or Android devices, in addition to Windows, via the Azure RemoteApp, without the need for a typical...
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Internet Explorer 11 finally jumps past IE8 as number one PC web browser

For the past few years, the research firm Net Applications has shown that worldwide, Internet Explorer 8 has been the most used PC web browser. Now the firm's newest stats show that Microsoft's latest browser, IE11, has jumped ahead of IE8 and is now in the number one spot for the first time....

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