Microsoft Edge may be the talk of the town, but the new browser certainly hasn’t captured the hearts of many.
The majority of users out there, are using the browser which ships with Windows 7/8/8.1.
Yes it is none other than Internet Explorer, which adorns the crown among browsers. But that is not the surprising thing here, even though it does sound like it is. The real problem however, is that, most users are still using older and insecure versions of Internet Explorer.
The latest version of the browser is Internet Explorer 11, and it has been available for Windows 7 and above, for the past few years, and is even available in Windows 10. Older [...]
Microsoft has backtracked on its commitment to the privacy standard called , Do Not Track (DNT).
DNT is a feature which prevents websites from tracking a user’s activities, to distribute ads.
The Redmond company announced today, that it will be disabling the DNT feature, as the default setting in its browsers.
This is what Brendon Lynch, Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft wrote in a blog post:
Microsoft is changing how Do Not Track (DNT) is implemented in future versions of our browsers: We will no longer enable it as the default state in Windows Express Settings So Internet Explorer.
So DNT will be disabled by default in new computers, as well [...]