The browser developer says uptake of Firefox 57 are ‘super encouraging,’ but any increase in use still appears minimal.
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Microsoft's monthly security rollups for Windows 7 have almost doubled in size since the company revised the still-popular operating system's update regimen in 2016.
Analytics firm Net Applications revised its methodology to cull bots from its browser share numbers and found that as much as half of the traffic to Edge on Windows 10 was artificially inflated.
Microsoft's decision to change its long-established practice of letting customers decide which Windows patches to apply continues to plague companies.
The Mozilla Foundation brought in more than half a billion dollars in 2016, largely from deals with search engines. That money helped underwrite an overhaul of its mainstay browser.
Microsoft is highlighting previews of Windows 10 that would include new features – 'Timeline' and 'Sets' – aiming at boosting productivity on a PC.
Brave Software has opened its 'Basic Attention Token' digital currency-based reward system to YouTube content creators.
Excel Viewer, PowerPoint Viewer, PowerPoint 2007 Viewer and the Office Compatibility Pack are now slated for retirement in April.
Analysts argue that Microsoft should cut the number of Windows 10 upgrades in half and pledge to support each version for 24 months.
The company says it want to help early adopters of the 2015 feature upgrade with support through April 2018. The extra support is limited to patches for security vulnerabilities rated by MIcrosoft as 'Critical' or 'Important.'
The company said re-engineered browser – Firefox 57 – represents its biggest release since the debut of Firefox 1.0 in 2004 and showcases a significant speed boost.
The new ad hoc file-sharing service – similar to Apple's AirDrop – is included in the latest Windows 10 Insider (Build 17035) and is likely to be available for non-Insider users next year.
Firefox for iOS version 10 arrived on Wednesday and delivers the same look and user experience that will debut on the desktop version of the web browser next week.
Microsoft plans to roll out the successor to Office 2016 sometime in 2018. Here's our best educated guess on when the software will appear – and when it will lose support.
Apple's CFO now sees 'great traction...in the enterprise market.' Analysts, however, say the rising sales are all about hardware updates.