Posts Tagged Microsoft

Oracle slams another nail in Intel Itanium’s coffin

Oracle has joined Microsoft and Red Hat in becoming the latest to stop all software development for Intel’s Itanium processor. The software giant today made a brief announcement, indicating that after discussions with the chip maker that it would stop all software development for the ageing processor. It cited Intel’s general focus on its X86 […]

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HTC HD7 exclusive to Telstra March 29

Telstra has become the latest to announce an exclusive handset release aimed for March. The Australian telco giant will be the exclusive retailer of the new HTC HD7, the Microsoft Windows 7-based smartphone. The phone features a 4.3-inch capacitive-touchscreen LCD panel and will capture 720p (1280×720-pixel) video via the on-board camera. It’ll be available for […]

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IE9 gets 2.35million downloads on first day

Microsoft has 2.35million reasons to smile a bit more today after the company announced that was the number of downloads of its latest web browser. Internet Explorer 9 jumped out of the blocks on March 15 and offers new features compared with IE8 such as support for H.264 and WebM video through new HTML5 specifications. […]

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Microsoft puts back H.264 video into Google’s Chrome browser

While Google is making waves, claiming Microsoft’s Bing search engine is stealing results from Google, the spat between the two will only increase after news that Microsoft is set to launch an H.264 plugin for Google’s Chrome web browser. Google announced earlier this year that due to controversy surrounding patent status of the H.264 video […]

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World’s Internet Explorer users at risk from new security flaw

Software giant Microsoft has confirmed that Internet Explorer users on all Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 computers are vulnerable to have their personal data stolen via a new vulnerability it its still-popular web browser. The security hole, known as MHTML script injection, allows hackers to use the protocol handler that enables MIME encapsulation of […]

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