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Microsoft Pushes IE10 Updates to Windows 7

If you’re one of the 50% of PC users with Windows 7, be prepared for an essential update coming your way. Internet Explorer 9 has been officially retired to make way for IE10. The new browser will be installed as part of the standard Windows Update unless you explicitly prevent it (please don’t!) It’s an important milestone for web developers. While IE9 was a radical step up from IE8, it was missing features we take...

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Microsoft IE10 and its "Do Not Track" Default Settings

Microsoft recently hit the headlines for their “Do Not Track” (DNT) implementation in Internet Explorer 10. In all other browsers, DNT is disabled by default — the user must specifically enable it. In IE10, DNT will be enabled by default. Users will be asked their preference when running IE for the first time but, if they go with the standard settings (as most do), DNT will be set. The decision has outraged many...