Microsoft’s new browser won’t enable ‘Do Not Track’ by default

Microsoft admits that when it switched on “do not track” by default in Internet Explorer 10 back in 2012, it was “welcomed by many.” However, the company now has to switch it off to comply with the latest industry standard. The newest World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) draft for the feature says it “MUST reflect […]

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

  SAN FRANCISCO — Cue the dirge for Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s much maligned browser. Soon the brand will be (mostly) no more. Microsoft has hinted that Internet Explorer brand was going to be scrapped. Now it’s official. Chris Capossela, Microsoft’s head of marketing, made the announcement Monday at the Microsoft Convergence conference. Microsoft is placing […]