The company's new browser will be liberated from ActiveX and other old technologies. That should make Edge more competitive -- and help the Web itself move into the future.
The software giant is building tighter security into its browser designed specifically for the upcoming Windows 10.
Internet Explorer is still saddled with a reputation for being slow and behind the technology curve. Its developers clearly want to change that.
A cross-platform push may be on at "cloud first/mobile first" Microsoft, but for now Internet Explorer isn't a product the company plans to make available for its mobile OS rivals.
The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.
An Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability goes unfixed by Microsoft for more than half a year, reports the Zero Day Initiative.
Google and Microsoft are working on a Web standard for video copy protection, but the idea has notable opponents. Now the MPAA can lend its voice directly to the controversy.
Google begins building its Dart programming language directly into Chrome, hoping a multilingual future will speed up Web apps. But what if Dart apps only work in Chrome?
Vulnerability allowed a "drive-by attack" of malware installation when computers visited a malicious Web site.
A new security feature that will let users pick and choose which ActiveX controls can load is said to be included in a future version of IE9.