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The Pwn2Own contest is under way, and the first day saw Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer 8 all used to penetrate host systems.
Not surprisingly, Opera has said that Microsoft’s offer to completely remove Internet Explorer from Windows 7 was not enough to restore competition.
Although Microsoft has opted not to make IE8 an automatic install via Windows Update, users are set to be given a nag screen download offering the upgrade.
Microsoft has confirmed plans to introduce functionality within Windows 7 that will allow in-built packages - including Internet Explorer 8 and Media Center - to be disabled.
Figures released by Net Applications show Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser losing a big share of the market to rivals Safari, Firefox, and Chrome.
The Internet Explorer team over at Microsoft are hard at work on a pair of technologies designed to offer 'private browsing' without leaving incriminating evidence behind.
Internet Explorer 8, with its strict standards compliance, is due to ship to end users by the end of the year according to Microsoft. A second beta is also scheduled for next month.
The next public beta release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 web browser won't be coming out until August, significantly later than testers were expecting.
The latest beta of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 has been with us for a while now, but sadly nobody seems to have told the Windows Update team about the release.
Microsoft's next iteration of the Internet Explorer browser will default to rendering pages in a standards-compliant mode that rejects broken sites written for earlier versions.
April 16 2021 | 18:20
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