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IQ level tied to choice of internet browser

In a study that is likely to incite controversy, AptiQuant, a Vancouver, British Columbia based Psychometric Consulting company has released a report that it says shows users of Microsoft Internet Explorer ...

Aug 01, 2011 weblog
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Microsoft probing new hole in IE security

Fresh from patching an Internet Explorer (IE) flaw exploited in cyberattacks on Google and other firms, Microsoft is looking into a newly exposed vulnerability in the browser software.

Feb 03, 2010
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Adobe Flash Player updates confront zero-day exploit

(Phys.org) —An Adobe Flash exploit has targeted three sites. Adobe Systems on Thursday announced knowledge of the exploit and what steps to take. The company assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2014-0502 to ...

Feb 21, 2014 weblog
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Microsoft's browser sees notable decline in usage

Microsoft Corp.'s Internet browser lost a notable number of users during the last half of 2008, according to recently published data, a trend that underscores the growing competition in a market long dominated ...

Jan 04, 2009
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Opera plans transition to WebKit engine

(Phys.org)—Opera will ditch its web browser rendering engine called Presto and instead will switch over to WebKit in a planned 2013 phase-out. The decision was announced this week. WebKit is the rendering ...

Feb 13, 2013 weblog
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Internet Explorer users are warned against Poison Ivy

(Phys.org)—More than a few Internet Explorer users stand vulnerable to fresh attacks of Poison Ivy. In the latest headline in the "Internet Explorer has a flaw" saga, a security hole in Internet Explorer ...

Sep 18, 2012 report
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Chrome overtakes Firefox globally for first time

Google's browser Chrome overtook Firefox for the first time globally on a monthly basis in November, according to StatCounter, the free website analytics company. The firm's research arm StatCounter Global ...

Dec 01, 2011
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