Making Crescent Moons.
Better second time around, right?
Double Fine knock it out the park with this masterful sequel.
The Pwn2Own contest is under way, and the first day saw Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer 8 all used to penetrate host systems.
Google has launched a plugin for Internet Explorer - Chrome Frame - which allows IE to use the Chrome rendering engine, and Microsoft isn't happy.
Microsoft has released details of an as-yet unpatched flaw in DirectShow - the second in a month - which leaves both desktop and server systems vulnerable to attack.
Browser developers Opera and Mozilla have accused Microsoft of anti-competitive behaviour over the Windows 7 update process, which resets the default browser to IE.
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.
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.
September 22 2021 | 09:03
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