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Change the default behavior for new tabs in Internet Explorer

Microsoft's browser gives you three options for what happens when you open a new tab. Here's how to choose one.

Internet Explorer 10 lands on Windows 7

After nearly two years in development, Microsoft's latest and greatest Web browser lands on Windows 7.

Ultimate Google toolbox: 20 tips, tricks, and hacks

With this arsenal of tips, tricks, and third-party tools, you can bend Google to your will and extract more from its services than ever before.

Microsoft unleashes a Patch Tuesday to make your head spin

Microsoft isn't showing IT admins much love this Valentine's Day week with 12 new security bulletins.

Microsoft preps monster security update for next week

Microsoft will issue 12 security updates next week, including two for Internet Explorer, that will patch a near-record 57 vulnerabilities in the browser, Windows, Office and the enterprise-critical Exchange Server email software.

Google offers $3.14M in potential prizes at annual Pwnium hacking contest

Google Monday announced it would again host its Pwnium hacking contest at a March security conference, but boosted the maximum amount it will pay to $3.14 million and changed the target to the browser-based Chrome OS.

Internet Explorer ad tugs at heartstrings of Gen-Y users

Microsoft's latest IE ad, dubbed "Child of the 90s," tries to appeal to people who remember the web browser at its worst.

Report: IE10 for Windows 7 nears final release

Microsoft is close to wrapping up work on Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) on Windows 7, according to a report Friday.

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Microsoft posts an emergency patch for Internet Explorer

Microsoft will release a patch on Monday for older versions of its Internet Explorer browser, deviating from its normal repair schedule due to the seriousness of the problem.

Security experts stress urgency of patching Windows XML flaw

Microsoft released seven new security bulletins for the first Patch Tuesday of 2013--the most urgent being a patch for a flaw in XML.