Re-Live the Windows 95 Glory Days in Your Browser With This Easter Egg

We've all got some nostalgia for computing days gone by, and you have to admit there's a little corner of your heart that lights up at the thought of Windows 95, right? Right?! Well Microsoft wants you to dig in and find it by taking a trip down memory lane with its new, re-invented web-version of Hover, a Win95 classic. Read More >>

Engineer "Mistake" Costs Microsoft Massive £480m EU Browser Monopoly Fine

EU competition police have handed Microsoft an enormous £480m fine, after the software giant admitted that a "technical error" saw new Windows machines arriving without the option to choose a default web browser. Read More >>

Microsoft Ironically Remembers the 1990s in New Internet Explorer Advert

Microsoft's latest Internet Explorer advert offers us a baffling retrospective of the 1990s, pretending it was a time when IE ruled the world alongside 56k modems, Tamagotchis and floppy discs. Read More >>

Microsoft's Officially Getting a Spanking From the EC (Again)

Looks like Microsoft's got some pain coming its way from the EC again. The European Commission has officially given notice that Microsoft broke antitrust laws, by not fully complying with its browser choice commitments in Windows 7. It's going to get a fine for sure, but how much? I suspect it'll be pretty hefty, this time round. Read More >>

How Internet Explorer Shaped the Internet

Long before Internet Explorer became the browser everyone loves to hate, it was the driving force of innovation on the Internet. Sometimes it's hard to remember all of the good that Internet Explorer did before Internet Explorer 6 became the scourge of web developers everywhere. Believe it or not, Internet Explorer 4-6 is heavily responsible for web development as we know it today. A number of proprietary features became de facto standards and then official standards with some ending up in the HTML5 specification. Read More >>


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