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'Do Not Track' Trend Draws Advertisers' Ire

Analysis: Microsoft's plan to make Do Not Track the default in IE10 has been killed dead by the ad industry. Anybody surprised?

Microsoft Vows to Plug IE Hole Found in Hacking Contest

Next week's Patch Tuesday will feature a fix for a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that came to light at the celebrated Pwn2Own hacking competition.

Microsoft Assimilates Flash in Metro's IE10 Browser

Microsoft embeds Adobe's Flash Player in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) in Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Microsoft Just Made the Internet a Little More Private for Everyone

Internet Explorer 10 will ship with Do Not Track settings turned on by default. That's good news for you and me; not so good for the online ad industry.

Microsoft Does the Right Thing with Default 'Do Not Track'

Microsoft has enabled 'Do Not Track' by default in Internet Explorer for the Windows 8 Release Preview to give users a choice, and control over their own privacy.

Chrome Steals Second From Firefox in Browser Wars

Google's Chrome passed Mozilla's Firefox in May to become the world's second-most-popular browser, according to data released today by a Web analytics company.

Chrome to Take World's Top Browser Spot for May

Google's Chrome is about to grab the top browser spot for a full month for the first time from Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Is Internet Explorer On the Way Out? Not So Fast!

StatCounter has declared Google Chrome the king of all desktop browsers, but NetMarketShare disagrees. Turns out the two measurement firms measure very different things -- views and unique visits.

Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

While Chrome leads the browser market worldwide, in the U.S. it still has a lot of catching up to do, with Microsoft’s IE still dominant at home and Chrome nearly tied with Firefox.

Adobe Patches New Flash Zero-day Bug With Emergency Update

Adobe today warned that hackers are exploiting a critical vulnerability in its popular Flash Player program, and issued an emergency update to patch the bug.