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The Monkey On Microsoft's Back

Poor Microsoft. This week, the Redmond, Wash., giant is gearing up for the next big release of its Web browser, a leap from Internet Explorer 7 to IE 8. When open-source competitor Mozilla released its last update of Firefox in June, the Web went wild: People downloaded more than 8 million copies in 24 hours.

Microsoft's release might not have such a frat party feel. Even as it gears up to release IE 8, the developers behind the Firefox Web browser are experimenting with a new technology that sharpens the threat their browser software poses to Microsoft's most valuable businesses.

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marichuu3527d ago

Yea well.. IE was never and will never be useful for anything but checking my bank account since Firefox doesn't support the weird security they have.

gaffyh3527d ago

As soon as Firefox 3 was released IE7 became obselete, it is still pretty good if you download an addon called IEPro (basically makes it like Firefox), but Firefox is miles better due to it's stability.

Strikepackage Bravo3527d ago

What does this have to do with gaming?

GiantEnemyCrab3527d ago

Nothing but there is a tech section on the site. If it's negative MS/Xbox360 it's an insta-post here.

SUP3R3527d ago (Edited 3527d ago )

Hence the reason it's not in a gaming channel.

nieto3527d ago

PC/Tech

are you blind?

Kyur4ThePain3527d ago (Edited 3527d ago )

LOL
You're such a fing baby.

I'm calling you GiantCryBaby from now on.

lodossrage3527d ago

The dude practices the martial art known as "fist of the crybaby"

Even made himself look stupid complaining about virtually nothing just now

"Nothing but there is a tech section on the site. If it's negative MS/Xbox360 it's an insta-post here. "

Dude, why don't you say that when it's PS3 news on the receiving end. Oh wait, nvm. I know why

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