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Top 10 Reasons to Like IE 9

Microsoft's latest browser isn't a mere upgrade, and here's why that's a good thing.

Chrome Up, IE Down at the End of 2010

Google's Chrome browser finished December with a worldwide market share of 10 percent of all Internet browser usage, according to Net Applications' NetMarketShare data.

Microsoft Investigating IE and FTP Security Flaws

Microsoft's security team announced late last month that it is investigating two proof-of-concept flaws in Microsoft's Web-related software.

IE 9 Q&A: Microsoft's Ryan Gavin on IE 9's Future

Ryan Gavin, senior director of Internet Explorer, talks about the company's direction with IE 9 and how the browser will affect IT professionals.

IE 9 Reader Review: Internet Explorer to the 9s

From speed to UI to HTML 5,Redmond magazine readers share what they like -- and don't -- about Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 beta, and how it compares to the previous versions.

Microsoft Opens HTML5 Labs for Developers

Microsoft today opened a test site for Web developers that shows off promising yet unstable HTML 5 code.

Google Unveils Admin Controls for Chrome

Google announced today that it has rolled out enhanced controls for IT pros who install and maintain Google Chrome Web browsers within an organization.

Study: IE Scores Highest Against Social Malware

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 and 9 Web browsers demonstrated better protection against socially engineered exploits than other browsers, as described in a September NSS Labs report.

Microsoft's Holiday Present Includes 17 Patches

Plus: Hackers compromise Gawker media sites; Google and Redmond ad malware investigated; Symantec takes a look at the problems you'll be facing in 2011.

Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 SP1 Released

Microsoft last week released the first service pack for its 2010 Forefront messaging and collaboration management product.

Microsoft Closes a Record-Patch Year with 17 for December

Windows IT pros this December find themselves unwrapping a huge package of security updates ahead of Christmas directly from Microsoft.

Paul Allen's Patents Lawsuit Dismissed

Interval Licensing LLC, which represents intellectual property claims by Microsoft's cofounder, Paul G. Allen, has hit a legal setback.

Microsoft Battling Google on ITA Search Acquisition

Microsoft has joined a coalition of companies that is fighting Google's plans to acquire Cambridge, Mass.-based ITA Software.

Microsoft Unveils Privacy Control Feature for IE 9

Microsoft on Tuesday announced an upcoming privacy feature for its Internet Explorer 9 Web browser.

Still No Fix from Microsoft for Growing Number of IE Exploits

Plus: An eighth of malware attacks come from USB devices, scareware instances are growing.

Google Chrome OS Pilot Launched on Hardware

Google made three announcements today concerning its consumer Web efforts.

Phone Home: Cisco Makes First Space-Routed IP Call

Cisco has taken two significant steps in space-based communications, with the first-ever upgrade of an IP router aboard a commercial satellite while in orbit, and the first voice over IP call made from a satellite that did not require any ground-based infrastructure to route the call.

China Hacks Described in Secret U.S. Cables

One of the cables published by WikiLeaks late last month cites U.S. diplomatic concerns over a Chinese software security company with access to Windows source code.

Amazon Launches DNS Hosting Service

Amazon Web Services today launched the beta of a programmable and purportedly scalable hosted Domain Name System service aimed at letting users of its cloud services create, modify and delete DNS zone files.

U.S. Government Agency First To Go Google Cloud

The General Services Administration is moving e-mail and collaboration tools to the cloud, becoming the first federal agency to move e-mail to a cloud-based system agencywide, GSA officials said yesterday.

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