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Microsoft shows why it's ditching the old IE engine
Project Spartan's Edge engine explained

Microsoft shows why it's ditching the old IE engine

John Callaham 131

Microsoft has offered some reasons why the Windows team decided to break from 20 years of Internet Explorer development and make an all new browser rendering engine, called Edge, for Windows 10. The engine will be used in the all new browser, code name "Project Spartan". In both a blog post and a video, Microsoft said that while they have been improving the rendering engine in...

Lenovo's preinstalled adware is stupid vulnerable to attacks
This is not good

Lenovo's preinstalled adware is stupid vulnerable to attacks

Derek Kessler 57

This story just keeps getting worse for Lenovo. After getting called out for inserting additional ads into user's browsing experience and claiming to have disabled and stopped installing the offending software, Lenovo's "Superfish" adware has seen its certificate cracked by security researchers. The worst part is, it evidently was easy to break the app's security. The end result is that...

Microsoft debuts inspirational ad about the future of Window
Do Great Things

Microsoft debuts inspirational ad about the future of Window

Dan Thorp-Lancaster 68

Microsoft released a new commercial today, titled "Do Great Things," focused on the more personal future it envisions for Windows. The narrator starts off speaking to what Microsoft has done with Windows in the past, before moving on to an inspiring message about where the company is going with Windows 10, and even showing off some HoloLens in the process. The narrator speaks to how...