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10 Technologies Microsoft 'Borrowed'

These technologies may not have been Microsoft originals, but today they bear the Redmond stamp.

Google Engineers Blame Adobe for Chrome Hack

Google is speaking out after Monday's news that a French security firm had found a zero-day exploit in Chrome's code. 

Google Chrome Exposed to Zero-Day Security Exploits

French security firm Vupen claimed today that it discovered a zero-day exploit of the Google Chrome Web browser running on Windows.

IE 9: What IT Pros Should Know

Microsoft fielded some questions on Monday in a Webinar on Internet Explorer 9, focusing on what IT managers should know about the new Web browser.

Microsoft Reconciles on IPv4 Addresses

Controversy over the control of IPv4 numbers was somewhat diffused this month after Microsoft entered into a legacy agreement with the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) over IPv4 numbers purchased from Nortel.

Check Your Bandwidth Before Moving to the Cloud

Limitations by ISPs could foil backup service plans.

IE 9 Less Dogged by Add-On Problems, Microsoft Says

Microsoft is gaining the upper hand over problems in Internet Explorer 9 traced to browser add-ons, the company announced today.

U.S. Energy Lab Hit by Phishing Attack

According to an Oak Ridge National Laboratory spokeswoman, a "very sophisticated" piece of malware apparently designed to steal technical information from the Energy Department lab's network caused laboratory officials to shut down its e-mail and Internet access last week.

IE 10 Won't Run on Vista

Microsoft's MIX 11 fanfare last week included the new IE 10 platform preview, but no mention was made at that time that it won't run on Windows Vista.

U.S. Lawsuit Targets Coreflood Botnet Perpetrators

Individuals responsible for the Coreflood botnet and its malware face legal scrutiny after the U.S. government announced lawsuits on Wednesday.

Microsoft Releases IE 10 Platform Preview

Microsoft today announced the first platform preview of Internet Explorer 10 today at its MIX 11 Web developer event, ongoing this week.

Google Gets Legal Clearance To Buy ITA

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Friday that it conditionally approved Google's acquisition bid for ITA Software Inc.

E-Mail Marketing Firm Hacked, Customer Data Accessed

Epsilon, a worldwide marketing service firm, reported on Friday that its clients' customer data, used in e-mail campaigns, have been compromised.

Google Blocking Search Competitors in Europe, Microsoft Claims

Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it had filed a complaint with European Commission against Google's search-ad practices.

Microsoft Issues Alert on Fraudulent Digital Certificates

Nine fraudulent digital certificates are circulating and could be in use by hackers, Microsoft warned yesterday.

Microsoft Helps Shut World's Largest Spam Network

In conjunction with federal law enforcement agencies, Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) announced on Thursday that it had helped pulled the plug on the Rustock spybot network.

Microsoft Rolls Out Tools for IE 9 Installs

Microsoft pointed to install resources following the release of IE 9, which was downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours.

HP CEO Plans Major Focus on Cloud Computing

Underscoring that cloud computing will be integral to its strategy moving forward, Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to launch a public cloud service, company CEO Leo Apotheker said Monday at the company's annual analyst meeting.

Browsium Offers IE 6 Web App Continuity Solution

IT organizations struggling with upgrading their Internet Explorer 6-based Web apps may be interested in a new tool released today by Browsium Inc.

Microsoft Extols IE 9 on Day of Its Release

Microsoft's one-year effort developing Internet Explorer 9 is coming to fruition as it readies its browser release tonight.

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