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This Week’s Thoughts: Tuning your browser

11 April 2010
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera or Chrome - there is more than one program to surf the Web. Chances are high that you too have your favorite browser. Or even more than one. Many people don’t know: Each browser is extensible nowadays. You can download small add-ons and customize your personal surfboard. Here is how it works and which extensions are most useful.

Internet Explorer 9 to play an important role at MIX10

15 March 2010
Dean Hachamovitch, IE General Manager, is one of the keynote speakers for MIX10. Dean is going to talk about the changes and enhancements at Internet Explorer 9 that have taken place since PDC09, back in November 2009.

This Week’s Thoughts: Choose your favorite browser

12 March 2010
Opera, Firefox, Internet Explorer—everybody may and must decide which program to use for surfing. Professionals are glad, for newbies this can be messy. What now, which program to pick? Let’s talk about the backgrounds—and get some tips.

Microsoft-EU Browser Ballott: What do you think?

24 February 2010
According to an agreement with the European Commission, Microsoft will give all Windows users in Europe the possibility to choose their favorite browser. From 17 March onwards, an update is delivered showing a ballott screen listing a number of browsers. On an exclusively created website, Microsoft presents all browsers installable for European Windows users. Even exotic browsers have managed to get on the list.

This Week’s Thoughts: Closing Internet Explorer’s Security Hole

22 January 2010
It is one week ago that the latest Internet Explorer security problem came known. A security hole that offers hackers complete access to your computer, including all data stored on your hard disk. Of course, such news don’t spread a good feeling. Since last night, the security hole is finally closed. But how can you secure your own computer?

Germany and France Warn Not to Use Internet Explorer

19 January 2010
The German Federal Office for Information Technics (BSI) and the French Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) have warned users not to use Internet Explorer, making aware of an unpatched security hole in Microsoft’s browser.

EU Settles Web Browser Arguement With Microsoft

16 December 2009
According to a Press release, the EU Commission approved Microsoft’s proposal to facilitate downloading alternative browsers in a Ballot Screen. Today, the Brussels Commission affirmed the Software Giant’s pledges to be mandatory and thus reconciled a cartel proceeding.

Browser Ballott: Microsoft and EU Might Come to Agreement

4 December 2009
A contract to choose a default browser for Windows might be probable—revealed the financial news agency, Bloomberg in a report. “We’ve concluded our discussions with Microsoft,” Phillip Lowe, director general of the commission’s competition department, said in an interview at Brussels yesterday.