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Microsoft’s New Browser ‘Project Spartan’ Knocks Out Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer fought a good fight. After so many versions 6… 7… 8… 9… 10… IE is going down. Microsoft’s new warrior — working title, Project Spartan — will be the browser of choice for Windows 10.

03/18/2015

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted Software

Google discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.

03/12/2015

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Homeland Security Warns Against Using Microsoft Internet Explorer Until Security Gap Is Fixed

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned of a massive hack of Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer, advising the public to use different browsers.

04/28/2014

(CBS)

California Considers Groundbreaking Ban On Internet Tracking

California lawmakers were headed into uncharted territory Tuesday, holding the first hearing in the nation on Internet “do not track” legislation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/03/2011

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Firefox To Develop ‘Do Not Track’ Privacy Tool

The browser will give users the opportunity to block advertisers from collecting information about them.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/24/2011

RockMelt browser with integrated social networking features (AP)

Silicon Valley Buzzing Over New Browser

The browser, available for the first time Monday, is built on the premise that most online activity today revolves around socializing on Facebook, searching on Google, tweeting on Twitter and monitoring a handful of favorite websites.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/08/2010