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Microsoft sued over Internet Explorer error

News 14 Apr, 2014 Reuters

"Technical error" lands Microsoft board in legal trouble.


Firefox 29 arrives on beta with Australis interface

News 24 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

Firefox 29 is the browser’s biggest design overhaul in years


Pwn2Own competition finds exploits in major browsers

News 17 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman

Firefox most common target of participants in this year's competition.


The worldwide web is 25: 10 ways the internet revolutionised our lives

News 12 Mar, 2014 Khidr Suleman Caroline Donnelly

The web has changed everything from the way we shop to how we communicate.


Mozilla investigates Dell over Firefox installation fees

News 7 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman

Browser maker anger as Dell charges £16 to pre-install its software.


Mozilla preparing touch-enabled Firefox for Windows 8

News 7 Feb, 2014 Rene Millman

Modern UI version of browser in beta stage


Google removes two Chrome extensions for spamming users

News 20 Jan, 2014 Khidr Suleman

Add-ons to Feedly and Tweet my Page identified as culprits.


Windows 8 gets Chrome OS features in Google browser update

News 15 Jan, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Latest Chrome web browser features tweaks for Windows 8, iOS and Android users.


Mozilla Lightbeam to shine light on web's hidden connections

News 25 Oct, 2013 Tom Brewster

Firefox tool to show users who is tracking them when they visit different websites.

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Microsoft unveils IE11 preview for Windows 7 users

News 20 Sep, 2013 Rene Millman

Software giant hails performance improvements of reworked Internet Explorer browser.

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IE 11 to feature selective Do Not Track option, reveals Microsoft

News 3 Jul, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Microsoft sets out privacy settings for IE 11 in Windows 8.1 preview.


Mozilla to release Firefox OS tablet

News 28 May, 2013 Rene Millman

Foxconn teaming up with browser firm to launch iPad rival.

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EU to fine Microsoft over broken browser pledge

News 6 Mar, 2013 Reuters

Hefty fine heading Microsoft's way for failing to offer browser choice to users.


IE 10 finally hits Windows 7

News 27 Feb, 2013 Rene Millman

New version aimed at winning back lead in browser wars.


Opera surpasses 300 million monthly users

News 13 Feb, 2013 Khidr Suleman

Web browser software vendor also sets out plans to start using open source WebKit engine.

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Microsoft launches free Internet Explorer developer tools

News 1 Feb, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Software giant's Modern.IE offering wants to make it easier for web developers to create sites that work across all browsers and devices.

Internet search

Google's share of UK search market hit five-year low last month

News 22 Jan, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Internet giant loses out as Bing, Yahoo and Ask all grab a larger slice of the UK's search queries.

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Oracle Java 7 patch flaws found

News 14 Jan, 2013 Reuters

Software giant releases patch, but researchers claim vulnerabilities still remain.


New Java 7 bug prompts calls for web users to axe plug-in

News 11 Jan, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Computer users ordered to uninstall or disable Java 7 until Oracle patches latest vulnerability.