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Mozilla Firefox Leans Toward Yahoo Search Powered by Bing

Mozilla announced a five-year partnership deal today with Yahoo on browser search integration for the U.S. market.

Report: Cyber Attacks May Cause 'Widespread Harm' by 2025

Experts weigh in on how they see security and cultural trends related to the Internet going in the next decade.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Internet Explorer as a Service

Microsoft released a preview this week of a new free service that delivers the latest Internet Explorer browser across Windows, Android and Apple platforms.

Microsoft Expanding IE 11 Backward Compatibility Options

Microsoft plans to expand the backward compatibility options enabled by the Enterprise Mode feature in Internet Explorer 11, starting next month.

HTML5 Now Finalized as a W3C Recommendation

The Worldwide Web Consortium published HTML5 as a Recommendation this week.

Microsoft Planning To Disable SSL 3.0 Support in December

Microsoft gave notice today that it will disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 support in its Internet Explorer browser and in its Online Services, starting on Dec. 1, 2014.

Google Adding Physical USB Key to Authentication Process

The new process looks to verify the authenticity of a Google site before users provide their login details.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes Zero-Day Windows and IE Flaw Fixes

This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.

IE To Block Outdated Silverlight Plug-ins Next Month

Internet Explorer will begin blocking outdated Silverlight ActiveX plug-ins, starting on Nov. 11.

Yahoo Servers Reportedly Hacked Using 'Shellshock' Hole

Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.

Google Chrome Support for Exchange Tripped Up by Standards Again

Microsoft recently noted a problem with its Outlook Web App and its Exchange Admin Center when used with the latest Google Chrome browser.

Yahoo Threatened with Daily Fines after Challenging Surveillance Requests

The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.

Small September Patch Tuesday Release Fixes Huge IE Zero-Day Hole

This month's offering includes one "critical" and three "important" bulletins that look to fix 42 different flaws.

Microsoft Promises Limited IE Compatibility Support with Enterprise Mode

Microsoft has an evolving plan to help organizations address their legacy Internet Explorer support problems, but it only goes so far.

Old IPv4 Router Settings May Be Causing Internet Slowdowns This Week

Internet performance degradations may occur this week and the next due to settings on some IPv4 routers that are used across the Internet.

Microsoft August Patch Tuesday: 'Critical' Fixes for IE, Media Center

This moth's Security Update addresses a total of 37 flaws.

Gartner: Chromebooks Rising but Still in a Niche

Chromebooks are mostly being used today in North American educational markets, but sales are set to triple by 2017, according to a new report from Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Holds Back on Out-of-Date ActiveX Blocking Until September

Microsoft's new security protection feature for Internet Explorer that blocks older installations of ActiveX will now start to take effect on Sept. 9, instead of the earlier announced Aug. 12 date, and it will only block Oracle Java ActiveX for now.

Microsoft Announces New Support Policy for Internet Explorer

Microsoft wants organizations and individuals to use the latest Internet Explorer versions, so much so that it announced some new policy changes today.

SharePoint Tips and Tricks: The Publishing Feature

Here's the what, how and why of the SharePoint deployment tool.

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