Time to break up with Windows XP, Microsoft says

Microsoft on Monday made its most aggressive move yet to convince customers to drop Windows XP and adopt Windows 7, telling them that there were only 1,000 days of support life left in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Top 5 new browser features debuted in 2010

The browser wars have changed. During the last couple of years, the four or five leading browsers have all greatly improved--to the point that the choice often comes down to taste or political

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 30th, 2010 Bill Snyder

5 fantastic new or updated Apple Safari 5 features

Although it wasn't mentioned during Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote address Monday at WWDC, Apple launched an updated version of its Safari Web browser for Mac OS X 10.5.8 and 10.6.2 or higher,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2010 Ryan Faas

Top 5 myths about tech security

Think you can hide behind the privacy of an "unlisted" cell phone number? Think again. Maybe you believe you don't need security software on a Mac or iPad. You'd swear that Firefox is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 10th, 2010 Bill Sydner

Internet Explorer 9 will not run on Windows XP

Microsoft's new browser, Internet Explorer 9 (IE9), will not run on Windows XP, now or when the software eventually ships, the company confirmed Tuesday. The move makes Microsoft the first major browser developer

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 24th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Single code typo triggers massive Internet Explorer hack attacks

Microsoft yesterday confirmed that a single superfluous character in its own development code is responsible for the bug that has let hackers exploit Internet Explorer (IE) since early July.A pair of German researchers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 4th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft warns of “huge increase” in Internet Explorer attacks

Microsoft warned Saturday of a "huge increase" in attacks exploiting a critical unpatched vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE), and said some originated from hacked pornography sites.Other researchers confirmed that attacks were increasingly coming

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 16th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft loses market share to rivals for OS, browser

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows OS last month took its biggest market share dive in the past two years, erasing gains made in two of the past three months and sending the operating system's share

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2008 Gregg Keizer