This story initially misstated the Acid3 benchmark scores. The latest IE9 preview scores 95 out of 100, earlier versions of the IE9 preview scored 83, and the current Internet Explorer 8 only scores 20.
Microsoft is introducing a feature to Internet Explorer 9 that gives users control over how sites can and cannot track their activity.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 will feature a new security feature that lets you block advertisers from tracking you.
Patch Tuesday will have fixes for three Windows holes but IE vulnerabilities reportedly being exploited in attacks will not be among them.
New 'cross_fuzz' tool is designed to find bugs in Web browsers and needs fast distribution because of an IE vulnerability leak, researcher says.
IE remains the most widely used browser, and version 8 is much safer than its predecessors; these six free add-ons help IE 8 users avoid malware and other Web dangers.
On Patch Tuesday, the software giant will release 17 updates plugging 40 holes. Microsoft also says its 106 security bulletins for 2010 is a record.
The three most popular browsers let you search and surf the Web without online ad networks and other trackers monitoring you--if you have the right privacy settings and add-ons.
New updates to Microsoft's beta of Internet Explorer promise to bring better stability, along with fixing a bug that left some users unable to offer their feedback.
The seventh IE version beats rivals on the SunSpider benchmark. But Microsoft doesn't like the test, and Mozilla doesn't like how Microsoft runs it.