Making it easier for Enterprises to stay up-to-date

As we shared in May, a top priority for Microsoft is helping customers upgrade and stay up to-date with the latest version of Internet Explorer. Today at TechEd Europe, we are making two announcements to help customers upgrade and stay up-to-date: Starting in November, we are expanding the functionality of the Enterprise Mode Site List…

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Celebrating HTML5 Recommendation with the W3C

Today, while several Internet Explorer team members are at W3C TPAC 2014, the IE team is happy to join Microsoft Open Technologies, other browser vendors, and the web community at large in celebrating the HTML5 specification reaching W3C Recommendation. This milestone represents many years of commitment from people and organizations around the world to produce…

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Bringing Interoperable Real-Time Communications to the Web

Together with the industry-leading expertise of Skype, we’re excited to announce development has begun on the ORTC API for WebRTC, a key technology to make Real-Time Communications (RTC) on the web a reality.  We aim to make browser-based calls more convenient by removing the need to download a plugin.  It’s all about convenience – imagine…

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Announcing the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for Internet Explorer 11

Today, we’re announcing a new capability in Internet Explorer 11 that allows IT Pros to discover which of their Enterprise line of business applications are truly critical and used by their users. Together with Enterprise Mode IE, this toolkit helps simplify Enterprise upgrades. Download the Enterprise Site Discovery Toolkit for IE11 today and learn more…

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Introducing the IE Platform Suggestion Box on UserVoice

On October 1st, we launched the Internet Explorer Platform Suggestion Box (http://uservoice.modern.ie) on the UserVoice platform. Since then, it has been great to see the feedback flowing in as everyone adds their voice in support of their most wanted Web platform features in IE. This post provides some background on our decision to launch a…

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October 2014 updates and a preview of changes to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking

This post describes the October updates for Internet Explorer that we are releasing today and provides a preview of updates to out-of-date ActiveX control blocking coming in November 2014. October Updates Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-056 – This critical security update resolves one publicly disclosed vulnerability and fourteen privately reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.  For more…

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Announcing key advances to JavaScript performance in Windows 10 Technical Preview

The Windows 10 Technical Preview brings key advances to Chakra, the JavaScript engine that powers Internet Explorer and store based Web apps across a whole range of Windows devices – phones, tablets, 2-in-1’s, PC’s and Xbox. As with all previous releases of Chakra in IE9, IE10 and IE11, this release is a significant step forward…

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HTTP/2: The Long-Awaited Sequel

Ready to speed things up? Here at Microsoft, we’re rolling out support in Internet Explorer for the first significant rework of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol since 1999. It’s been a while, so it’s due. While there have been lot of efforts to streamline Web architecture over the years, none have been on the scale of…

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Interoperable Top Level Domain Name Parsing comes to IE

As part of our ongoing commitment to help build an interoperable Web that “just works,” we are changing the way Top Level Domains (TLD) names are parsed to use the Public Suffix List. This change can be previewed using Internet Explorer in the Windows 10 Technical Preview. In the past, IE used a custom algorithm…

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Internet Explorer and the Windows 10 Technical Preview

Today, the Windows 10 Technical Preview was launched to give an early look at what’s next for Windows. Only available to install by joining the Windows Insider Program, the Technical Preview is also the best way to see the latest from Internet Explorer so join today. In this post we’re sharing what’s new for IE…

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