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The term "browser wars" refers to the competition for dominance in the web browser marketplace. The term is used to denote two specific periods of time: the competition between market-dominating Netscape Navigator and its eventual defeat by Microsoft Internet Explorer during the late 1990s, and the competition from 2003 onwards between the dominating Internet Explorer and several other emerging browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and, since mid-2008, Google Chrome.
Microsoft offers fix-it for IE 8 zero-day
Virus Bulletin / 5/9/13
... 8 zero-day. CVE-2013-1347 used in watering hole attacks. Following this weekend's discovery of a new zero-day vulnerability in version 8 of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, the company has released a 'fix-it' that addresses the known attack vectors.
Internet Explorer Browser is King Among IT Professionals at Work
Midsize Insider / 5/8/13
IT professionals are a diverse bunch but often come together around certain standards. Though the browser landscape is vast, IT professionals only chose a select few to work with and often make these decisions based on two factors: speed and compatibility ...
Google looks to spark iOS browser war with OpenInChrome function
Apple Insider / 5/8/13
Google looks to spark iOS browser war with OpenInChrome function. By Kevin Bostic. Google looks to be attempting to grow its mini-ecosystem on Apple's iOS platform, as the search giant is now enticing developers to have their apps open web links in its Chrome browser. chromed out. Google on ... Google's Chrome browser debuted to some degree of popularity, but the inability to set it as a default browsing app on iOS has relegated the browser to a very distant second place to Apple's Safari among iOS browsers.
US nuclear weapons researchers targeted with Internet Explorer virus
RT / 5/7/13
Hackers have exploited a flaw in the widely popular Internet Explorer browser that allowed them to target the computers of nuclear researchers within the United States. The party responsible for the recently discovered security flaw in the IE 8 browser has yet ...
Internet Explorer 0-day attacks on US nuke workers hit 9 other sites
Ars Technica / 5/6/13
Attacks exploiting a previously unknown and currently unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have spread to at least nine other websites, including those run by a big European company operating in the aerospace, defense, and ...
IE 10 doubles its share of desktop browser market
CNET / 5/1/13
... desktop browser market. The latest version of IE now claims 6 percent of the browser desktop market, according to Net Applications. ... Among the rival browsers in general, IE holds the overall lead with almost 56 percent of the market. Firefox takes second ...
IE10 Doubles Share of Browser Market
Datamation / 5/1/13
NetApplications has published its browser market statistics for April, and the big story is that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) doubled its market share. IE remained most popular desktop browser, while Apple's Safari continued its reign as the most ...
UCWeb eyes top spot in Indian mobile browser market
Times of India / 4/24/13
China-based mobile internet browser company UCWeb today said it aims to become the number one mobile browser in the country by the end of this year. "We currently hold more than 25% of market share of the mobile browser market in India. We aim to ...
Microsoft And The Hunger Games Partner Up To Promote Internet Explorer
Ubergizmo / 4/15/13
I am not quite sure about you, but seriously, how many folks do you know still use Internet Explorer voluntarily as the browser of their choice? Well, Microsoft certainly wants to continue pushing the legacy of the once all conquering Internet Explorer browser by ...