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Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla Urge Site Operators to Replace SHA–1 Certificates

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 20, 2016 1

Following their SHA–1 deprecation plans announced last year, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla detailed recently their timelines to remove support for SHA–1 certificates from their flagship browsers. Researchers at security firm Venafi found however, that 35% of analyzed websites are still using SHA–1 certificates.

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Microsoft Soon to End Support for IE 8, 9 and 10

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 06, 2016

Microsoft is to stop supporting IE 8, 9 and 10, inviting users to switch to IE 11 or Edge.

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Critical Flaw Allows Remote Code Execution on Internet Explorer

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 19, 2015

Microsoft has announced the presence of a critical flaw that exists in all versions of Internet Explorer, allowing for remote code execution. This flaw applies to all current Windows systems and should be patched as soon as possible.

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New F12 Developer Tools for the New Microsoft Edge

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 30, 2015 1

Microsoft's new web browser, Edge, comes with new F12 developer tools built in TypeScript.

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Ember Community Votes Overwhelmingly to Drop IE8

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 28, 2015

Ember.js users have voted overwhelmingly in favour of dropping support for Internet Explorer 8. Ember co-creator Tom Dale said "the vast majority of Ember users" were "comfortable" with giving up IE8 support in Ember 2.0. Dale went on to say that while there was also "enormous support for dropping IE9 support as well" the benefits were not "as strong".

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Internet Explorer's Days Are Numbered

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 19, 2015

Microsoft has been developing their new web browser, codenamed Project Spartan for some time. Now the company has revealed that the name Internet Explorer is also going to be replaced-- both in name and in substance.

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Microsoft Shares Details on Spartan Rendering Engine

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 03, 2015

Microsoft has provided new information on the reasoning behind the switch to a brand new rendering engine for Project Spartan, the web browser shipping with Windows 10. The new engine is a fork of Trident and eliminates swathes of code that have been in place for 20 years.

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Microsoft Releases Details, Confirms Rumours On Spartan Project

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 28, 2015 1

Microsoft has released details of its rumoured Spartan browser project, and confirms a move towards standards used by other, more modern, browsers.

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Service Workers Promise to Make Web Apps Feel Native

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 03, 2014

The service worker browser feature holds promise for developers looking to make their web apps feel more like native apps. Running in the background and without user interaction, service workers enable advanced scenarios such as offline functionality, cache, background sync, geofencing, and push notifications.

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Microsoft, Adobe Release Critical Security Updates

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Nov 18, 2014

Microsoft has released secruity improvements to Internet Explorer, fixing a vulnerablity that could allow an attacker to take control of a user's system. But according to Robert Freeman, manager of IBM X-Force Research, the issue was reported to Microsoft with a working proof-of-concept back in May 2014 -- and the issue is far older.

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Lovefield: An SQL-like Query Engine by Google

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 18, 2014

Lovefield is a JavaScript library providing an SQL-like query engine to web developers who want the benefits of a relational database.

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Bootstrap 4 Will Drop IE8 Support

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 06, 2014

Bootstrap 3.3.0 was announced last week, along with a set of upcoming changes in Boostrap 4 alpha. One of the biggest changes coming soon is removal of support for IE8.

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Chrome 38 Supports Art Direction through the picture Element

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 16, 2014

Google has added support for the element in the recently released Chrome 38, enabling developers to specify multiple image sources based on various media queries.

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Microsoft's JavaScript Engine Learns New Tricks For Windows 10

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 15, 2014

The Internet Explorer team at Microsoft recently detailed changes to the JavaScript engine coming in Windows 10. A significant change is the addition of a second tier in the Just-in-Time (JIT) compiler to reduce startup time.

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New for Internet Explorer: HTTP/2 Support

by Jonathan Allen Follow 25 Followers on  Oct 03, 2014

As part of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, Internet Explorer will offer HTTP/2 support, performance improvements to the Chakra JavaScript engine, and a top-level domains parsing algorithm based on publicsuffix.org.

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