Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

By on December 15, 2014 at 12:15 PM.

Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

Yahoo has started prompting its users to upgrade to the new Firefox by displaying a link in the top right corner of the browser window. The prompt appears on Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. More →
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Microsoft to drop technical and security support for older Windows and Internet Explorer versions

By on August 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

Microsoft to drop technical and security support for older Windows and Internet Explorer versions

Microsoft will be pulling out support and security updates for older version of its services in order to push users to migrate to the newer versions. The company has announced that from January 12, 2016 onwards, it will discontinue support for several older versions of operating systems and browsers, and will only offer technical and security support for the most recent versions. More →
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Internet Explorer 8 under threat in India: Cyber agency

By on May 28, 2014 at 4:17 PM.

Internet Explorer 8 under threat in India: Cyber agency

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian users against a "high" level virus activity in a select version of popular Microsoft-owned web browser - the Internet Explorer. The vulnerability, which once activated may compromise the privacy of a user's computer system, has been detected in the Microsoft Internet Explorer version "8" by the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the country's nodal agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify security-related defences of the Indian Internet domain. More →
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Windows XP users at risk as Microsoft won’t fix new Internet Explorer bug

By on April 28, 2014 at 12:33 PM.

Windows XP users at risk as Microsoft won’t fix new Internet Explorer bug

Microsoft has warned Windows users about a new security vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer (version 6 to 11). Though the company will introduce a patch to fix the flaw, Windows XP users won’t receive any update and hence are vulnerable to attacks. More →
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Microsoft announces Internet Explorer 11 alongside Windows 8.1

By on June 27, 2013 at 2:46 PM.

Microsoft announces Internet Explorer 11 alongside Windows 8.1

Microsoft has announced Internet Explorer 11 alongside Windows 8.1 and the new browser improves on touch performance, page load times and syncs across all your Windows 8.1 devices just like Chrome and Safari. More →
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Vyclone, cloud based video editing start-up outs web browser based video editor [video]

By on March 14, 2013 at 1:49 PM.

Vyclone, cloud based video editing start-up outs web browser based video editor [video]

Vyclone, the start-up behind popular cloud based social video editing apps for iOS and Android has revealed that it is launching a web-based browser centric video editor. The company has partnered with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and while the service works just perfectly with any browser IE will have the extra benefit of pinch-to-zoom gestures. More →
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Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as world’s most used web browser

By on May 21, 2012 at 1:42 PM.

Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as world’s most used web browser

After dominating the web browser space for the past eighteen years, Microsoft's Internet Explorer has been dethroned as the world's most popular web browser courtesy Google Chrome. A report by analytics firm Statcounter, states that last week the momentous occasion happened as Chrome edged past Internet Explorer's 31.94 percent share at 32.76 percent. This report, of course, was for the week of May 14, 2012. More →
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Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser, but only for a day

By on March 22, 2012 at 8:46 AM.

Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser, but only for a day

Ever since it was launched Google Chrome has been chipping away on the dominant marketshare of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer which comes pre-loaded with Windows. Chrome’s quest of becoming the world’s most used browser was realized on March 18 2012, albeit for only a day. StatsCounter has issued a graph which extrapolates Chrome’s jump to being the number one browser on the planet for March 18, however then it also noted that Internet Explorer quickly regained reigns of its number one position the next day. More →
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