Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as free upgrade for first year

Major announcements came out of Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters on Wednesday.  The company unveiled both software and hardware that are aimed to usher in its next Windows milestone. Here are the major Windows

Published on: January 22nd, 2015 Dave Yin

The new version of Internet Explorer in Windows 10 lets you doodle on web pages and access Cortana

Microsoft Corp. is working on a massive revamp of Internet Explorer, which will appear  alongside Windows 10 later this year. The Redmond, Wash.-based company has given a code name to the latest version

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So

Internet Explorer 10 released for Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 is now available for Windows 7 PCs, Microsoft announced today. Previously only available on Windows 8 and Windows RT, Internet Explorer (IE) 10 is far more focused on touch-screen interface

Published on: February 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ontario government upgrades to slightly less obsolete browser

Ontario’s public service workers will soon be working with Web technology that is slightly less obsolete with an upgrade from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8. A memo from the Ontario Public

Published on: May 1st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Windows XP seeing mass exodus for Windows 7

Microsoft's Windows XP shed a large amount of usage share again last month as users continued to desert the decade-old operating system for Windows 7. Windows XP lost 2.4 percentage points of share

Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft to start auto updates of Internet Explorer

Microsoft next year will change its automated update process for the Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser to push out the latest version of the browser for XP, Vista and Windows 7 without the

Published on: December 16th, 2011 Ellen Messmer

Opera 11.6 gives businesses reason to switch browsers

Web browsers are in the news: Google's Chrome is poised to overtake Firefox as the number-two browser as Firefox struggles with market share and revenue. IE9 is increasing its market share, but mostly

Published on: December 8th, 2011 Joseph Fieber

Google Chrome security bests other browsers in two ways: researchers

Google Chrome may be a relatively new browser compared to Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, but it's making better efforts on a couple of key security fronts, according to researchers at Accuvant

Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Brian Jackson

What to do if you’re a phishing victim

Figures don't lie, the old aphorism goes, but liars can figure. And after nearly 20 years covering technology, I've realized that you could update that saying to: Benchmarks don't lie, but liars can

Published on: October 18th, 2011 Bill Snyder

Is your Web site ready for IE 9?

Web sites designed to take advantage of the unique features in Internet Explorer 9 provide an immersive user experience that can increase customer loyalty and drive traffic. To obtain these benefits, though, you'll

Published on: April 21st, 2011 Tony Bradley

Vancouver contest prompts Google to patch Chrome browser

Google patched 25 vulnerabilities in Chrome today in one last update before the Pwn2Own hacking contest starts Wednesday in Canada.The company has a lot on the line at Pwn2Own, which runs March 9-11

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Top four Firefox add-ons for business users

Many businesses have switched away from Internet Explorer in the past few years, and while Firefox is a popular tool in the corporate world, few workers exploit its full power. However, just a handful of free extensions

Published on: February 23rd, 2011 Kier Thomas

Microsoft fixes IE flaw being hit by attackers

Microsoft today patched three vulnerabilities in Windows, one that could be exploited by attackers who dupe users into visiting a malicious Web site. The company also debuted a new defensive measure to help

Published on: January 12th, 2011 Gregg Keizer