An Internet Explorer 8 vulnerability goes unfixed by Microsoft for more than half a year, reports the Zero Day Initiative.
Microsoft is continuing to test privately the last preview build of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 before releasing it to the Web.
Microsoft said last month that a preview of its Web browser would be released in mid-November.
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 is still alive, Microsoft officials confirmed. And another test build is coming in November.
NursingJobs concludes that it's cheaper to purchase new computers for its customers than to keep supporting Microsoft's 2006-era browser.
Internet Explorer 11 saw a gain of almost two percentage points in all desktop browser traffic recorded by Net Applications in November.
This story was updated to correct Roger Capriotti's name.
Internet Explorer used to be the laughing stock of the browser world, but Microsoft's browser is once again a force to be reckoned with thanks to improvements in speed, security, and standards compliance.
Internet Explorer 11 ships by default in Windows 8.1, and a developer preview of the browser for Windows 7 confirms that the older OS won't be left behind -- for now.
Microsoft's about to augment its mobile OS with a glut of new features designed to help Windows Phone 7 handsets compete with the iPhone and Android phones.