Consumer Survey: 85% of Americans are concerned about their online privacy; far fewer take action

At Microsoft, we take our responsibilities for protecting your privacy very seriously. It’s a priority across all our businesses, and an area where we continue to work closely with othersthroughout academia, government and industry. And while we don’t pretend to have all of the answers, we do want to help raise awareness for how you… Read more

Internet Explorer 10 now available for more than 700M Windows customers

Today we are excited to announce the availability of IE10 for Windows 7, bringing the most modern and high performing version of IE to over 700M Windows customers. IE10 delivers a 20% increase in real-world site performance over IE9 making IE10 the fastest modern browser on the market according to third parties. IE10’s advancements run… Read more

Introducing modern.IE – Testing sites for Internet Explorer made easier

Today we are introducing modern.IE, a free set of tools and resources designed to make it easier for developers to ensure their sites work beautifully across Internet Explorer as well as other modern browsers. As part of the modern.IE release, we’re excited to announce a special partnership with BrowserStack, a leading browser testing service that… Read more

Internet Explorer 10 Now Available with Windows 8

Today, the Windows team shared that after much anticipation, Windows 8 is available to the world. Windows 8 represents a tremendous step forward in reimagining what people can expect from the devices in their life – whether PC, tablet, or something that can be both. The entirely new Internet Explorer 10 is a huge part… Read more

IE Comes to the Living Room with Xbox

Today the Xbox team announced an update to the Xbox 360 dashboard that marks the beginning of some exciting stuff on the biggest screen in the house.  Internet Explorer has come to Xbox 360. Starting today Internet Explorer will begin being rolled out on Xbox LIVE and will be available to Xbox LIVE Gold members…. Read more

Multi-Touch Gaming Comes to Life with IE10

Today we are excited to announce that the groundbreaking game Contre Jour has come to the web with IE10 and Windows 8. You can play it here – www.contrejour.ie.  Contre Jour started as an iOS game earning multiple accolades, including the 2011 “iPad Game of the Year” and a 2012 Webby award nomination for “Best… Read more

Atari Online: IE Brings Classic Games to the Web with HTML5 and Multi-touch

Today we’re excited to unveil the Atari Arcade!   It was summer of 1972 when Atari released its first arcade game – Pong. It was revolutionary entertainment, launching Atari to quickly become the definitive gaming platform of its era, selling 30 million Atari 2600 consoles. Most modern, successful video game franchises are still inspired by… Read more

With Internet Explorer 10 – Pulse comes to the Web

Today, we’re excited to share the award-winning news application, Pulse, is coming to the web. Check it out at http://www.pulse.me. Pulse started as a beautiful app which pulls content from thousands of news sources and blogs bringing together a customized view of your favorite content in one stunning experience. The success of the app was,… Read more

A New Way to Window Shop the Web

Today, in partnership with TheFind, we are announcing a new HTML5 online shopping experience called Glimpse Catalogs. TheFind is a leading vertical search engine for shopping, and their slogan says it all: “Every Store. Every Product. All At Once.” They have millions of users and have been cited as one of the fastest growing companies… Read more

New Internet Explorer TV Spot in 2.5D

If you caught the premiers of White Collar and Covert Affairs this week, you probably noticed we just released a new version of the Internet Explorer TV commercial celebrating the beauty of the web. This newest spot continues to feature the work of Keith Rivers, a Seattle-based filmmaker, and Alex Clare, a British singer-songwriter, whose… Read more