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    A message from the Internet Explorer Developer Relations team… Today we’re excited to announce the online debut of Thief of Thieves: Experience , an interactive online game based on the comic book series from Robert Kirkman and Skybound, his imprint at Image Comics. The site is a showcase of the new...
  • Blog Post: Continued Growth for IE9 on Windows 7 in January

    Last month, we talked about how IE9 had surpassed IE8 as the number one browser on Windows 7 worldwide.  This month that trend continues with IE9 growing worldwide on Windows 7.  New HTML5 experiences like Cut the Rope continue to show consumers what they can expect from a modern browser like...
  • Blog Post: What Makes Internet Explorer 9 Beta Fast?

    Over the next few weeks, we’re going to have several series that cover our point of view on some of the biggest investments we made in Internet Explorer 9 Beta and how partners are already taking advantage of them in the beta phase.  This week, we’ll be talking about the concept that a browser should...
  • Blog Post: A New Browser for the New Year - IE9 Hits 20 Million Downloads

    As 2010 comes to an end, we wanted to take a look at the changes this last year in the IE world. At end of 2009, IE 6 and IE7 accounted for 38.51% of internet users, while IE8 had 24.15% of users worldwide. Fast forward twelve months later, IE6 and IE7 have shed over 40% of users and now only account...
  • Blog Post: Dev Unplugged Kicks Off: Pushing the Limits of HTML5 in Gaming and Music

    Today, we are announcing the launch of Dev Unplugged , a contest that challenges web developers to push the limits of a modern browser without the use of plug-ins. We believe that HTML5 and related technologies, in conjunction with faster and faster browsers, finally give developers the tools they need...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Reaches 20% Usage Share Worldwide on Windows 7; Approaching 30% in the US

    This month we hit some pretty important milestones in the IE business. IE9 has now passed 20% usage share worldwide on Windows 7 as of the last day of August. In the US, IE9 closed out the month at 28% share on Windows 7. IE9 was built to take advantage of the unique capabilities of Windows 7 and it’s...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9: The Best Browser for Your Business

    Back when we launched IE9 in March, we blogged about why IE9 is the best browser for business customers . Great performance and a new user interface that seamlessly integrates with Windows 7 are great for business users, and robust security features and well-known and supported deployment and management...
  • Blog Post: IE9 Beta Momentum in September – 6 Million Downloads

    Internet Explorer 9 Beta made its debut earlier this month and was met with warm reception by our customers and partners . As we have talked about previously , one of the ways we measure success for IE is through customers choosing our latest product offerings. This month that means we get to expand...
  • Blog Post: Behind the Scenes of Disney TRON: Legacy Digital Book Site

    Try at: http://disneydigitalbooks.go.com/tron/ Thanks to the amazing teamwork of Disney and Vectorform, it took just about 1 month to build the new Disney TRON: Legacy Digital Book Site , an immersive HTML5 experience built on top of Internet Explorer 9 Hardware Accelerated HTML5. In this post I’d like...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Pirates Love Daisies: an HTML5 Tower Defense Game by Grant Skinner

    In preparation for the Internet Explorer 9 Beta in September, we had the opportunity to work with a wide group of talented web developers and designers . Since launch, numerous websites have enhanced their web experiences by taking advantage of features in Internet Explorer 9 that help make their sites...
  • Blog Post: IE9 with SmartScreen Leads Malware Protection Once Again

    While the web is a wonderful place, there are many dangers online that can put you and your computer at risk. Your browser is the first line of defense against attacks on the web, and it plays a critical role along with anti-virus and other security software to help keep you safe online. With Internet...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer Usage Share in July

    Last month, we saw coverage about Internet Explorer posting a worldwide gain in usage share. That encouraging news continues today with Net Applications’ release of their July usage share numbers . Net Applications reports overall Internet Explorer share grew 0.42% worldwide in July, while Firefox lost...
  • Blog Post: NVIDIA Guest Blog: Microsoft Internet Explorer – Now More Visual, More Immersive, and accelerated by NVIDIA GPUs

    In this post, David Ragones of NVIDIA guest blogs about Internet Explorer Platform Preview 3. Today, Microsoft hosted an incredible demo day in San Francisco celebrating the release of Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 3 . The PC has always been the richest platform for experiencing the most immersive...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer Wins OTA Award for Online Trust

    Browser security is similar in some respects to the MPG of your car; everyone might say it’s very important but the real value often doesn’t hit home until gas prices jump or budgets are tight.  Similarly, consumers often only realize the importance of having a trusted, secure browser after they...
  • Blog Post: Q & A with Gary Key of ASUS

    Today I was able to catch up with Gary Key who is a Technical Marketing Manager for ASUS to ask him a few questions about Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 3 . James : Thanks for your time Gary. As a Technical Marketing Manager, how have you been involved with the release of Internet Explorer Platform...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer collaborates with musical artists The xx

    Over the past couple months, we’ve had pleasure of working on some amazing projects. Today, we’re excited to share with you one of our latest collaborations with musical artists The xx on their sophomore album release, titled Coexist. This is the only place you can listen to Coexist prior...
  • Blog Post: One Billion Dots and Beyond – the Viral Phenomenon of World’s Biggest PAC-MAN

    This past April, we teamed up with NAMCO BANDAI Games America to launch WorldsBiggestPacMan.com at MIX11. It was an instant, viral phenomenon and in its first week over 242 million PAC-DOTS™ were eaten, 2.2 million mazes were played and over 10 thousand new mazes were created. WBPM caught the imagination...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Approaching 10% Usage Share on Windows 7

    This month’s share report from Net Applications continues to show some great momentum around Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7, with share about to pass 10% for the last day in April . We’re excited about that. But the share numbers also give us a great opportunity to reiterate what matters most to us...
  • Blog Post: New Game 2011: HTML5 Gaming FTW

    Last week, the IE team co-sponsored the first ever New Game Conference, an event focused on building games using HTML5. The event brought together Mozilla, Google, Opera, and us, along with a few hundred developers, framework vendors and other members of the gaming community. It was an awesome conference...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 Passes 30% Share in the US

    Internet Explorer 9 continues its growth this month as more and more people are switching to the latest version of IE. As of the end of September, IE9 now holds 31% share on Windows 7 in the US. Worldwide, IE9 is 22% of all usage share on Windows 7. Source: Net Applications , September 2011...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer Platform Preview 3 Released Today

    Keeping up with our commitment to developers to release updates to the Internet Explorer Platform Preview approximately every 8 weeks , today we released Internet Explorer Platform Preview 3 at an event in San Francisco. Together with representatives from top web sites, OEMs and silicon companies we...
  • Blog Post: Huffington Post: Reinventing the “Big News” Experience with IE9 Pinned Sites

    One of the core principles that has guided IE9 is putting sites at the center . Users go to their browser to visit sites, not for the browser itself. The browser should give sites the tools to build more engaging user experiences without getting in the way. Huffington Post is a leading social news and...
  • Blog Post: Om Nom Tops HTML5 Games List and Reaches a New Sugar High

    A few months back at CES, we had the pleasure of bringing to the Web the wonderfully addictive game ‘ "Cut the Rope."   The game is about feeding candy to a little green Monster named Om Nom. While we ported the game to the Web in order to showcase the power of HTML5, we are excited to...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Nearly 50% of Windows 7 Users in the US Are Experiencing a More Beautiful Web with Internet Explorer 9

    March was a great month for the IE team.  We are thrilled with the response to our new television ad .  The Hunger Games Capitol Tour brought the silver screen to the web.  And, we even had a little fun looking back at just how far we have come with Internet Explorer. As March comes to...