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Sep 27th, 2016, by in Latest news

Next up on the docket for Edge user experiences is the introduction of Windows Defender Application Guard.

Apr 8th, 2016, by in Latest news

Program managers Collen Williams, Rory Fairweather and Chee Chen Tong addressed building extensions for the browser at the Edge Web Summit 2016.

Dec 15th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has been desperately trying to get its users to move on from old and vulnerable versions of Internet Explorer to its more recent efforts at web browsing, including its new Windows 10 Edge browser. In a continued effort to usher Windows users along the path of change, Microsoft is now enlisting the help of […]

Oct 13th, 2015, by in Latest news

If you’re running the non-Windows Insider preview version of Windows 10, a.k.a. Build 10240, then head on over to your Windows Update settings. Microsoft is serving up a few updates, including a security update for IE’s version of Flash and an always-welcome cumulative update. Today’s version is KB3097617, and we don’t have word yet on what the update […]

Jul 15th, 2015, by in Latest news

Two new security bugs have been squashed by Microsoft as part of Patch Tuesday, making computing safer for everyone. The first involved a security flaw in the latest version of Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices. One of the three companies credited with reporting this vulnerability was Vectra Networks, which discovered […]

Apr 15th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has rolled out a Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer on Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10049, which is the latest build available via the Windows Insider Program. Head over to Windows Update to snag this security fix as soon as you can. Check out the description of the security update below. “This security […]

Apr 13th, 2015, by in Latest news

With Project Spartan finally in the hands of real-world users through the Windows 10 Technical Preview for both PCs and phones, Microsoft is now looking to build on the browsers’ new wave of feedback and development. Back in March, the Project Spartan team held a small, invitation-only workshop for developers of prevalent sites and frameworks. […]

Mar 28th, 2015, by in Latest news

The web consists of thousands of standards which ensure websites display consistently across browsers and devices. Microsoft for years has been the black sheep in the web browser community due to their lack of standards support in IE. Since Windows 8 jerked Windows into the world of touch screens, Microsoft needed to develop a way […]

Mar 24th, 2015, by in Opinion

Can Microsoft redefine their brand? Chris Capossela, Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft, is probably betting against his job that it can. In fact, if he and his team can’t get the world to see Microsoft in a new light, then the company itself may be in for some very turbulent times. At Convergence 2015 Chris […]

Mar 23rd, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft looks like it’s ready to talk more about Project Spartan, the replacement for Internet Explorer in Windows 10 (you can catch a glimpse of Project Spartan in our video of it running in build 10014), and it looks like they’ve already been talking to partners about contributing to the new browser.  In a blog […]

Mar 18th, 2015, by in Latest news

As some people are quickly finding out, the famed Spartan browser is missing from today’s Windows 10 build 10041. However, just because Spartan isn’t present in the release today, that does not mean that it isn’t being worked on furiously by the IE team. In a post on the IE blog site, the team covers […]

Mar 2nd, 2015, by in Latest news

We’ve been hearing the code name Spartan tossed about for the better part of year now. For those just tuning in, Spartan is Microsoft’s new project to ditch some of it’s tarnished name in web browsing with IE (specifically its lack of features and backwards compatibility compromises) and usher in a new lightweight and agile competitor. […]

Feb 24th, 2015, by in Latest news

In the spirit of being platform agnostic, Microsoft also seems to be more intent on being standard compliant as well. Today, the W3C published Pointer Events as final Recommendation standard. For any of you who may have used the modern IE on a Windows 8 device, having a touch friendly browser is a thing of […]

Feb 17th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has revealed today that as part of the company’s ongoing mission to provide an interoperable and secure web that “just works,” Internet Explorer on Windows 10 and Project Spartan will both support HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS). Here is what Microsoft had to say: “As part of our ongoing commitment to help build an interoperable, […]

Feb 12th, 2015, by in Latest news

Some people are currently taking the wraps off their newly christened Windows 10 for phones preview devices and giving it it’s paces. There are a host of new features for users to play with today; full size background images, expanded Action Center, enhanced speech-to-text capabilities, and built-in Office apps. Unfortunately this build is new to everyone and that […]

Dec 9th, 2014, by in Latest news

The new Microsoft has ushered in a new era of transparency across different product developments. One of those more transparent products is Internet Explorer, and Microsoft has been very open about what they are working on implementing into IE. The next version of IE is looking to be more compliant than ever and developers can […]

Dec 5th, 2014, by in Latest news

A post on the Internet Explorer blog makes it official: IE is moving their web development support from MSDN Communities to the independent Stack Overflow.  Program Manager Jonathon Sampson made an initial announcement on an IE Dev Center post last week, and the blog post confirms the move: With our increased focus and adoption of standards, involvement […]

Nov 7th, 2014, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s IE team has made a request for feedback on Twitter. The team is looking at making improvements and adjustments to the F12 developer tools which are built into Internet Explorer. These tools enable developers to debug their code and understand how the browser is processing what they have written. Internet Explorer gets a bad […]

Nov 4th, 2014, by in Latest news

Internet Explorer 11 just passed Internet Explorer 8 as the world’s most popular web browser. While this may be the case for a wide range of reasons, there is one place where IE will remain dominant for the foreseeable future, the enterprise. Businesses use custom web applications to perform their daily operations and IE is […]

Aug 13th, 2014, by in Latest news

Microsoft has detailed the changes which came to Internet Explorer in the August Update. Most of the changes are minor improvements to performance, security, and some developer tools. Some of these changes were previewed in the developer channel before hitting mainstream deployment. Internet Explorer becomes more web compliant with this update with improvements to its WebGL rendering […]

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