Microsoft is hard at work on its Internet Explorer 9 browser, following a period in which open source browsers such as Firefox and Chrome have steadily been eating IE's lunch. Judging from this blog post from Microsoft, there is some serious work going on under the hood of Internet Explorer 9 to make it competitive...
Pull out the ibuprofen, Redmond: it looks like the antitrust headache that bothered Microsoft for years in Europe may be coming back: the European Commission is preparing to bring charges against the company worth billions of euros because Microsoft has failed to implement an effective way of offering users alternatives to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser on Windows-powered devices, acc
It used to be relatively easy for people to pick which browser to use, and one of the reasons that Microsoft's Internet Explorer still has dominant browser share is simpy that it came bundled with millions of copies of Windows on new computers. Firefox, more than any other browser of the last several years, made it a bit more complicated to decide on a browser.
Browser competition is now getting hotter and hotter. After Google launch the new Google Chrome 6, Microsoft is now preparing to launch the new Internet Explorer 9. This new version of Internet Explorer has many improved features. Microsoft claimed that this new version of IE is faster and more secure.
Looks like the European Commission is following through on what it’s been reportedly planning to do for weeks: it has filed a formal complaint against Microsoft for antitrust violations related to Internet Explorer and giving consumers a clear way to choose another browser when using Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
Many of us started our IT life through Windows and Cyber life through IE and so we are probably the only one who can understand what it felt when we shifted and explored this web using Firefox - Freedom . This Browser is one of the most popular open source products of all time. It has a vast fan following but now its not the only option available to users.