Microsoft created Internet Explorer to beat back the threat from Netscape Navigator. It would soon dominate the market.
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Microsoft is announcing a big milestone for the next version of Microsoft Edge: it's ready for everyday use. The company says it has had more than 1 million downloads on the preview builds of Edge to date, too.
At Gamescom 2019 today, HP announced new OMEN gaming hardware and software and a new line of Pavilion gaming PCs.
For the second time, Microsoft has released two separate Windows 10 19H2 builds to the Insider Program’s Slow ring.
Microsoft announces new Feedback Hub features that bring critical changes to the app, including the ability to add similar feedback to existing problems.
Microsoft announced today that it is working with Moon Studios to bring Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition to Nintendo Switch.
Minecraft's upcoming support for ray tracing will introduce a new look for Minecraft, adding realistic lighting, volumetric water, vibrant colors, and emissive textures
Microsoft's released a new set of updates for Windows 10, including updates for version 1809, 1709, 1703, 1607, and the original version of Windows 10.
Windows 95 wasn’t as sophisticated as NT, but it ran well on mainstream PCs and offered many advances over its predecessors.
Visual J++ is a historical footnote today, but it’s fascinating to go back and see what Microsoft did with the Java platform.
Microsoft wasted little time usurping the Java platform and creating Windows-only Java technologies that angered Sun Microsystems.
Starting with Windows 10 20H1, Microsoft will deliver Notepad as a standalone Microsoft Store app, allowing it to deliver Notepad updates independent of Windows 10 releases.
Microsoft releases new Windows 10 20H1 build with improvements to Search, Task View, Task Manager, Settings, and more.
Lenovo has given its ThinkPad X1 Yoga an all-new personality for 2019 and is further differentiating it from the X1 Carbon.
December 7, 1995 was another day that would live in infamy. For Netscape and any other company that got in Microsoft’s way.
Lenovo announced its 8th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, thanks largely to double-digit growth in its PC business.
It's the second Tuesday of the month, which means it's time for Patch Tuesday at Redmond. Microsoft is today releasing a number of new updates for almost all versions of Windows 10 today.
Parallels Desktop 15 launches with DirectX 11 support, improved performance, new macOS Catalina features, and more.
The 7th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon offers the thinnest and lightest design yet and an optional UHD HDR400 display.
After ignoring the Internet threat for years, Bill Gates finally decided to “embrace and extend” the Internet and “exterminate” Netscape.
Lenovo’s new ThinkBook lineup provides the business-class performance, quality, and security that small businesses expect.
A boldly innovative startup called Netscape understood that the web was a platform that could unseat the Windows monopoly.
In this sidebar, Microsoft’s planned successor to NT was a challenge that was too complex and ethereal in nature to succeed.
This week, Intel announced that laptops verified through its Project Athena program will feature a visual identifier. Right. It's a new sticker.
Microsoft announced today that its game-making subsidiary The Coalition has completed development of Gears 5.
This week’s Samsung event included a major Microsoft presence that makes the Note 10 launch far more interesting and significant.