Microsoft releases IE 11; should have given up at IE 7

Chrome is winning the browser wars. It's doing it in a frightening way. We are all Google's bitches and there is no way to get around it. This update to a browser, that most Web app developers think of as a joke, just keeps the sad going for Microsoft. IT departments everywhere continue to experience job security as long as Redmond keeps giving them crap to install.

Apple confirms it was targeted by hackers

Apple has positively identified a strain of malware which infected a limited number of Mac systems via a vulnerability in the Java plug-in for browsers.

Tech giants team up for developer resource site

A group of industry heavyweights including the four biggest browser makers, along with Apple, Google and Microsoft, are promising to centralize developer resources.

EU to investigate Microsoft over browser choice (again)

Remember when the European Commission found Microsoft guilty of anti-trust practices and ordered it to offer users a choice of browser?

IE users have lower IQs

Still using Internet Explorer? Ooh, you thickie. According to Canadian psychometric consulting company AptiQuant, IE users have lower IQs.

How to run multiple browsers without installs

Have you ever wanted to run multiple browsers on your PC but couldn't be bothered to install more than one or two? 



Browsers leave fingerprints that identify users

Even without cookies, the vast majority of browsers leave unique signatures that can be used to track a user's online activity, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Chrome’s gain is Microsoft’s loss

Google’s Chrome increased its browser market share by 0.6 percentage points in April to 6.7%, while Microsoft’s Internet Explorer fell 0.7 points to 59.95%.

Orbot offers anonymous surfing for Android devices

The Tor Project has launched an official app that allows Android users to anonymously browse the Internet.

Apple approves Opera Mini for the iPhone

Opera has become the first browser other than Apple's own Safari to be approved for the iPhone.

Opera downloads double following new Choice Screen

Opera says it's more than doubled its browser downloads following Microsoft's forced introduction of the Choice Screen in Europe.